"Autumn Begins" is the 13th solar term in the 24 solar terms. It’s on August 8 or 9 every year meaning the beginning of the fall."
When it comes to this season, the leaves of the firmiana tree start to fall, thus there is a saying of “One leave falls, autumn arrives.” When the sun reaches the celestial longitude of 135 degrees, the summer is passing away and the weather turns cold gradually.
People can feel the wind is getting cool and see fogs in the morning sometimes. Its also a season of harvest.
Healthy Living Tips
“Autumn Begins" is the season of transformation.The Yang Qi gets less and Yin Qi grows. It's the most important time to protect one’s lung. People should not eat too much spring onions and ginger. Food such as sesame, sticky rice, honey, loquat and dairy food will be very good to the stomach.