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Surgical Casebook

Pioneering doctor  Hanaoka Seishū 華岡 青洲, of the Edo period, combined his knowledge of Chinese herbal medicine with Western surgical techniques he had learned, and became the first to perform surgeries with anesthetic. He was the first to formulate and use general anesthesia to remove tumors from cancer patients. His proceedure came 50 years before […]

Earth Element and its Role in Acceptance

We can not receive nourishment without acceptance of our task at hand. Partaking with some sense of openness we may transform our duty into something of personal value. This ability to transform is a central focus of the earth element in oriental medicine. Sometimes the foreign experience we must digest does not resemble something conferring […]

 
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