Chinese medicine Tag

How well balanced are the flavours of your food?  Which taste do you eat the most?  The least?  Do you prefer more warming or cooling foods? How do you currently use the 5 flavours to enhance your health? From a Chinese medicine view, foods and herbs are...

Osteoarthritis and Chinese Medicine: An Overview of Theories and Evidence by Bin Hua and Kylie O'Brien Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, October 2010, No. 94 ABSTRACT  Osteoarthritis (OA) has been treated with Chinese medicine (CM) for hundreds of years, albeit under the auspices of other clinical descriptors understood...

Our tongues say a lot about us, including our health.  Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has developed a unique, effective diagnostic approach using inspection of the tongue.  In this way, TCM offers keys to harmonious health through understanding what we see about our tongue. For thousands of...

The Treatment of Parkinson's Disease by Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine by Yu-fang Xue Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine October 2003, No. 73 Parkinson’s disease is the most common central nervous system disorder. It is an idiopathic, slowly progressive degeneration of automatic and gross motor function. Parkinson’s disease is...

Modern Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine: Diabetes Mellitus (Part One) by Clinton J. Choate Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, No. 58, September 1998 BACKGROUND There is nothing new about diabetes; it has been a medical problem since antiquity. The name which was originated by Aretaeus (30-90 CE)...

Have you ever stopped to think about the perfect symmetry of your human body?  Have you ever wondered if the symmetry of your external shape and form – your paired arms, legs, lips, eyes and ears – is also found in your internal body landscape? If...