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...

Health starts from mind (2)

As a human being, no one can avoid birth, old age, sickness, and death. Children going to school, adults going to work; family life, in...

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...

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...

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...

The simple philosophy of yin and yang

The Chinese terms yīn and yáng are linguistically analyzable in terms of Chinese characters, pronunciations and etymology, meanings, topography, and loanwords. The Traditional Chinese characters 陰 and...

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,...

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...

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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...

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