Tag: gingko

Gingko: Past and Present

  Until the Song dynasty [960-1279 AD], the Chinese name for Ginkgo was ‘duck foot’ 鴨腳, referring to the shape of its leaves. The kernel was called ‘duck foot seed’ 鴨腳子. The name was changed to ‘silver apricot’ 銀杏 for the purpose of presenting tribute to the imperial ruler, presuming that ‘silver’ sounded more auspicious […]

ORDERLY PROGRESSION & CONCORDANT TREATMENT ☯

The laws of applying all needling therapy require that one observe the influences of sun, moon, and stars, as well as the characteristics of the four seasons and eight seasonal returning points. If, in this manner, one has determined the condition of the influences, the needle treatment may be carried out.   When the heavens […]

 
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