Four qi and Five flavors
Qi and flavor, the property and flavor of a medicinal that represent the main effects of that medicinal.
Four Qi, the four basic properties of medicinals, cold, hot, warmth, and coolness.
Five flavors, the five tastes of medicinals, […]
Traditional Chinese medicine emphasizes the relation between diseases and mental activities. Emotional mental activities are categorized as the seven emotional factors: joy, anger, melancholy, worry, grief, fear, and fright. They are the main pathogenic factors of endogenous diseases.
The seven pathogenic […]
China’s State Council Information Office on Dec. 6 issued a white paper on the development of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in China.
Following is the full text of the document.
Traditional Chinese Medicine in China
The State Council Information Office of the People’s […]
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition which can affect the brain and/or spinal cord, causing a wide range of potential symptoms, including problems with vision, arm or leg movement, sensation or balance.
It’s a lifelong condition that can sometimes cause serious […]
Diagnosis of the pattern/syndrome, through comprehensive analysis of symptoms and signs, which has implications for determining the cause, nature and location of the illness and the patient’s physical condition, and their treatment.
In clinical treatment, TCM physicians do not focus their […]
Holism is one of the philosophical ideas regard body as an organic whole, which is the external environment.
By “organic whole” we mean entirety and unity. TCM (traditional Chinese medicine) attaches great importance to the unity of the human body itself […]
The traditional medicine that originated in China(TCM), and is characterized by holism and treatment based on pattern identification/syndrome differentiation.
If you surfer from headache, the Chinese Medicine practitioner will ask you, where, when, how, how long it lasts, What the obvious […]
Fibromyalgia, also called fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body.
Other symptoms include tiredness to a degree that normal activities are affected, sleep problems, and troubles with memory. Some people also report restless legs […]
The image of the body being pierced by fine needles in an apparently random way is perhaps the stereotypical view of Chinese medicine. At face value, it must be difficult to imagine how this kind of treatment can benefit particular […]Read More