Cancer and Chinese Medicine – Part 2

Cancer and Chinese Medicine – Part 2

By Emma Suttie, D.Ac, AP Nutrition – The Biggest Weapon Against Cancer It is always amazing to me that patients receiving conventional treatments for cancer (chemotherapy and radiation) are given little to no information about what to eat. I know because I...
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...
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]...
Qi Gong for Weight Loss – One

Qi Gong for Weight Loss – One

By John Voigt Before commencing this or any other weight loss program consult with your appropriate healthcare providers. If any procedures in this article cause any mental or physical discomfort stop doing them and see a professional healer. If you have had or 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...
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