Patients often wonder why the needles are left in only 10 minutes on the back and longer on the front, or why sensations of QI vary the way they do.
Red Jujube Dates 红枣
By Wendy Brown, Lic. Ac. Chinese red jujube dates, or hongzao 红枣, have long been proclaimed a superfood. Date kernel fossils discovered by Chinese archeologists imply that red dates have been in China for more than 8,000 years, and have been used medicinally for more than 3,000 years. In autumn, jujubes are fresh, crisp, and […]
Contentment is important for physical and mental well-being. Do not worry about a problem before it has manifested, do not worry too much after it has, nor cling to what has already passed. Instead, adopt a detached attitude toward comings and goings; checking emotions and content in what is present. Keep a calm and […]
“Cun” Measure in Acupuncture Point Location
Acupuncture points affect therapeutic treatment results, and therefore, precision in their location is of great importance. The earliest record of proportional measurements to locate points can be found in Chapter 14 of the Celestial Pivot. The length and width of physical proportions are divided into equal, definite units determined by each […]