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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the great herbal systems of the world, dating back to the 3rd century BC. Yet throughout its...

Traditional Chinese Medicine in general

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM 中医 Zhōngyī) is a style of traditional Asian medicine informed by modern medicine but built on a foundation of more than 2,500...

Ten Enchanting Facts About the Healing Power of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a therapy that is renowned all over the world for its healing powers and the positive effects it leaves on the body. Acupuncture...

Wu Xing: Five Elements

The Wu Xing (Chinese: 五行), also known as the Five Elements, Five Phases, the Five Agents, the Five Movements, Five Processes, the Five Steps/Stages...

Eight principles of diagnosis

The process of determining which actual pattern is on hand is called 辩证 ( biàn zhèng, usually translated as "pattern diagnosis", "pattern identification" or "pattern discrimination"). Generally,...

Traditional Chinese Medicine Education

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been around for thousands of years. Although the first recorded history of Traditional Chinese Medicine dates back over two...

Chinese Medical Classics

The Yellow Emperor's Internal Classic The Yellow Emperor's Internal Classic, or Internal Classic for short, whose author is unknown, is the earliest medical classic in...

Zhang Zhongjing

Zhang Zhongjing (Chinese: 張仲景; 150—219), formal name Zhang Ji (张机), was an Eastern Han dynasty physician and one of the most eminent Chinese physicians...

Four pillars of TCM diagnosis

Diagnosis by Looking (Observation) Observing and tuning in to a patient's Shen (spirit) is particularly important to help determine the overal state and prognosis of...

Health Starts with the Mind(1)

Confucius said, “Once a person reaches his fifties, he shall know about the law of heavens.” This means everyone has his own fate. Our body, this...

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