Alchemy of Chinese Herbs

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Herbs and roots are life-nourishing. They are sustenance as well as medicine, and convey nature’s forces.  Through their connection to the natural world, herbs and roots of Chinese medicine imbue their resonance with these forces within us. Regulated by the rhythms of Yin and Yang, influenced by the 5 elements (sun, soil, minerals, water, and […]

The Arts of Internal Cultivation

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 TAI CHI  •  MIRCOCOSMIC ORBIT  •  SIX HEALING SOUNDS To understand the Tao, people of antiquity lived lives in accordance with the interplay of Yin and Yang. Eating and acting moderately, they refrained from dissipating strength through unseemly behavior, and thus, conserved Essence and lived out their years. This same timeless path unfolds today. THE SIX […]

Warming Needle Moxibustion

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Promotes free-flow of QI and blood and warms meridians; treating painful joints caused by cold-damp, for numbness, paralysis, and sensation of cold. An excellent treatment, particularly in seasonal cold-damp and conditions of debility.

Acupuncture & Moxibustion

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THE INTEGRAL WHOLE IN THE RELATIONSHIP OF MAN WITH HEAVEN & EARTH, AND ACUPUNCTURE AS A TREATMENT FOR ALL DISEASE. The human individual is an integrated aspect of the universe, with life’s happenings reflecting the interplay of Yin and Yang. These dynamics, displaying the shifting, greater movement of energy, are the root of prevention and […]

Moxibustion Charts 灸法圖

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Earliest illustrations of moxibustion treatment. By at least a century, moxibustion pre-dates the earliest bronze models from the Song dynasty used to understand locations of meridians and points in acupuncture. Therapeutic moxibustion, applying Artemisia cautery techniques, treats illnesses and strengthens the Qi of the body. It is a prevalent modality in Chinese medicine. Six fragments […]

Cholesterol From a TCM Perspective

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Did you know that yang-energy fight or flight hormones associated with stress rhythms can cause an elevation in cholesterol? Traditional Chinese yin-yang theory is adaptable to classify all universal phenomena, including the modern dietary-lifestyle staples now playing into many health conditions. Coffee, sugar, and alcohol, among the more ubiquitous ones, have an overwhelming and weakening […]

Bipolar Disorder

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The imbalance of spiraling from Yang to Yin to Yang In Chinese medicine, bipolar is a range of Mind-Body-Spirit disorder, Dian is a Yin manifestation, tending from deficiency, and manifesting as depression and withdrawal; While Kuang, or mania, belongs to Yang patterning, and manifests as full agitation. Prolonged withdrawal [Dian] leads to phlegm depression transforming […]

Diabetes in Traditional Chinese Medical Treatment

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Diabetes Mellitus originates from deficiency of Yin and manifests externally as a syndrome of excessive heat. As the disease progresses, deficiency of Yin produces dry-heat which in turn damages QI and Yin, exhausting both Yin and Yang in time. The incidence of diabetes is projected to double in the next 10 years worldwide; yet, in […]

 
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