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....
Spirituality and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Spirituality and Traditional Chinese Medicine

By John Voigt The key character in the Chinese word “spiritual” is shen (神). This image from West Learns East From the Yellow Emperor’s Canon of Internal Medicine: If you have shen, you will progress towards health. If you lose your shen, you will lose your life. [1]...
Alignment – Part 1

Alignment – Part 1

By Steven Lubka I write this in the beginning of the year 2016. In the last several decades we have experienced increasingly rapid and dramatic changes in the ways in which most humans live on this beautiful planet. We have developed incredible technologies that have...
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...
What is Traditional Chinese Medicine? An Introduction

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine? An Introduction

By Emma Suttie, D.Ac, AP Traditional Chinese medicine to the uninitiated, may seem mysterious, magical and a bit odd. But the fact that TCM has been around for thousands of years and is still able to treat modern diseases is a testament to its ability to heal the...
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