The Emotional Aspects of The Heart According to Chinese Medicine “A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.” Proverbs 15:13 In almost every culture there is a thought process that the heart holds emotion or the mind. Hence sayings like “follow your heart”. The Chinese culture […]
Auricular Acupuncture Traditional Chinese Medicine is nearly 4,000 years old. The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, one of the first written texts of Chinese Medicine, made mention of auricular acupuncture around 500 B.C. However, with technological advances and growing research, TCM has transformed into a much gentler and specific healing system. In […]
Why am I so cold? Are you the type of person that is constantly cold? The type that as people are taking clothes off you are happily content sitting there with your long sleeve shirt and pant? Or are you the person that snuggles in close to that special someone, with the ulterior motive […]
Symptoms related to the Bladder and Kidney according to Chinese Medicine, and the benefits of essential oils to aid relief.
When referring to an organ system in Traditional Chinese Medicine it does not mean the physiological organ system, but rather the energetics of the organ pertaining to Chinese Medicine. As such, each organ has its own specific functions, and commonly seen symptoms. The bladder and kidney are referred to as a yin/yang pair, and work […]
The Bladder & Kidney System According to TCM According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, there are six yin organs that are paired with six yang organs. They work together. The vital substances (such as Qi, blood, yin and yang) are stored within the yin organ systems. The yang organ systems are more active, […]