China Issues First White Paper on Traditional Chinese Medicine

China Issues First White Paper on Traditional Chinese Medicine

Source –  Xinhuanet.com BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) — The Chinese government published its first white paper on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) Tuesday, detailing policies and measures on TCM development and highlighting its unique value in a new era....
The Ethics of Healing –  The “Hippocratic” Oath of China’s King of Medicine, Sun Simiao

The Ethics of Healing – The “Hippocratic” Oath of China’s King of Medicine, Sun Simiao

Compiled by John Voigt Sun Simiao (581-682) was an outstanding Chinese physician, scholar and author who lived during the Tang Dynasty. Called the “King of Medicine” (Yaowang) Sun Simiao is said to have founded Chinese gynecology, pediatrics and geriatrics as...
10 Ways Chinese Medicine Changed My Life

10 Ways Chinese Medicine Changed My Life

By Emma Suttie, D.Ac, AP I feel very fortunate that I discovered Chinese medicine early in my life. Well, early-ish. I was 15 and had been suffering with terrible cramps for a couple of years and was unable to find anything that could help me other than drugs or the...
What is Qi?

What is Qi?

By Emma Suttie, D.Ac, AP Qi is a huge and complex subject, and one that is central to Chinese medicine theory. Qi is a difficult concept to explain because it is difficult to measure, and impossible to see. To the Chinese, it is a given. It is the very force that...
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