Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Philosophical Basis of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine is a brilliant component of Chinese culture. Characterized by a unique theoretical system and enriched by thousands of years of practical experience, it still possesses great vitality. This seems to be a miracle in the world history of medicine. How could this happen? There are many reasons; the crucial one is...

Six External Factors That Cause Diseases -01

The six factors here refer to wind, cold, summer heat, humidity, dryness and fire. TCM calls them the “six evils” because they are the main causes of all diseases. It is the excess of these factors that causes the human organs to malfunction. Under normal conditions, they are just six manifestations of nature as a...

Traditional Chinese Medicine – knowledge you need to learn

A. Health Preservation in Chinese Medicine According to the theories of Chinese medicine, health preservation means preserving one's body so as to maintain good health, prevent diseases and prolong life expectancy. The key concept of health preservation in Chinese medicine is "Prevent disease before its occurrence". If one wants to preserve health according to the...

Traditional Chinese medicine – General Introduction

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), system of medicine at least 23 centuries old that aims to prevent or heal disease by maintaining or restoring yinyang balance. China has one of the world’s oldest medical systems. 

TCM Healing Modalities

TCM has a variety of natural healing methods that can help you resolve your health issues. These ancient healing forms have been used effectively—without harmful side effects—for thousands of years.

History Of Chinese Medicine

Despite this discrepancy, the Huangdi neijing has been revered for centuries and provides the theoretical concepts for TCM.

Chinese herbal medicine – the basics

Chinese herbal medicine is part of a larger healing system called traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), which also includes acupuncture, massage dietary advice and exercise. TCM is a popular method of treatment, with nearly three million Australians visiting TCM practitioners every year. The underlying principles of TCM are very different from traditional Western notions about health,...

If your body feels cold, warm it; feels hot, cool it.

In hot summer days, we wear less clothes and would love going to the beach for a good swim. When it gets cold in winter, we would rather stay home and keep warm. This is common sense. You go to a party and eat a lot of meat today. To help with digestion, you also...

TCM Concept of disease

In general, disease is perceived as a disharmony (or imbalance) in the functions or interactions of yin and yang, qi or energy, blood flow, internal organs, meridians etc. and of the interaction between the human body and the environment. Therapy is based on which "pattern of disharmony" can be identified. Thus, "pattern discrimination" is the...

What is TCM and shall we use it to treat our health problems?

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) originated in ancient China and has evolved over thousands of years. TCM practitioners use herbal medicines and various mind and body practices to treat or prevent health problems. It involves a broad range of medicine practices sharing common concepts which have become a tradition developed in China for more than 3,000 years, including various...
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