Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a branch of traditional medicine that is said to be based on more than 3,500 years of Chinese medical practice that includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, cupping therapy, gua sha, massage (tui na), bonesetter (die-da), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy, but recently also influenced by modern Western medicine. TCM is widely used in the Sinosphere where it has a long history, and in later years it is also increasingly practiced across the globe. One of the basic tenets of TCM is that the body's vital energy (ch'i or qi) is circulating ...more

The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine
Between Heaven and Earth
The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists
The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine: A New Translation of the Neijing Suwen with Commentary
Healing With Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition
A Manual of Acupuncture
The Channels of Acupuncture: Clinical Use of the Secondary Channels and Eight Extraordinary Vessels
Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica
Applied Channel Theory in Chinese Medicine: Wang Ju-Yi's Lectures on Channel Therapeutics
A Tooth from the Tiger's Mouth: How to Treat Your Injuries with Powerful Healing Secrets of the Great Chinese Warrior
Obstetrics & Gynecology in Chinese Medicine
Medicine in China: A History of Ideas
The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing
The Spark in the Machine: How the Science of Acupuncture Explains the Mysteries of Western Medicine
Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine

Hisako Arato... ... is an expert at medicinal cooking!" MEDICINAL COOKING Based on both Western and Eastern medicinal practices, it melds together food and pharmaceutical science. It is a culinary specialty that incorporates natural remedies and Chinese medicine into recipes to promote overall dietary health. "Besides the four traditional natural remedies, I also added Jiāng Huáng, Dà huí Xiāng, and Xiāo huí Xiāng... ... to create my own original 'Medicinal Spice Mix.' Steeping them in water ...more
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Many of those in the medical fraternity instantly label treatments in the traditional, natural or holistic health fields as quackery. This word is even used to describe Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Indian Ayerveda, two medical systems which are far older than Western medicine and globally just as popular.
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