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The Five Elements of Chinese Medicine

Meme – The Five Elements theory is based on the observation of the natural cycles and interrelationships in both our environment and within ourselves.

On Chinese Medicine: The Five Xíng

Stephan Beyer, Singing to the Plants Waking Times BACKGROUND European philosophy has long been dominated by questions of epistemology: what do we know? how do we know it? how can we justify our claims to knowledge? Chinese philosophy — perhaps because of its origins in practical political thought — has been dominated instead by questions

Has Science Finally Confirmed the Existence of Acupuncture Points, Validating Chinese Medicine?

Buck Rogers, Staff Waking Times The number of acupuncturists, Traditional Chinese Medicinal (TCM) doctors, and complimentary alternative medicine (CAM) patients is growing in the United States, yet mainstream science, medicine and health insurance companies often disregard acupuncture as a legitimate medical treatment. However, it appears that science may finally be able to visually verify the

Zen and the Art of Chinese Medicine

Steven Alpern, Guest Waking Times The scroll of Zen Buddhist monk Sengai (1750-1838) entitled Circle, Triangle, and Square is a concise symbolic expression of classical (Neijing style) Chinese medical thinking. While this brush painting may not be language in the conventional sense, it articulates Sengai’s intention with clarity and power. Practitioners raised and educated in

Avoid the Flu With Traditional Chinese Medicine

Hugh Castor, Guest Writer Waking Times With the influenza season in full swing, it is a good idea to take preventive measures to decrease your chances of getting sick. There are a number of natural, safe, and simple measures from Traditional Chinese Medicine and Naturopathy that one can use to minimize exposure and to increase

Can Chinese Herbal Medicine Treat Cancer? The Research Says Yes

Case Adams, Naturopath, Green Med Info Waking Times A large scale review of research by Australia and Chinese University scientists has proved with thousands of studies using hundreds of thousands of cancer patients that Chinese herbal medicine offers significant treatment for most types of cancers – including breast cancer. The research comes from Australia’s University

The Chinese System Comes to America

Jon Rappoport – The plan is to use the “pandemic” as the rationale for “re-imagining” the guts of society—education, the workplace, social relationships, and the family.

Why Cannnabis Is the Future of Medicine

Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo Waking Times The future of medicine rests on the the fundamental right we all have to use things that spring from the Earth naturally as healing agents. Why should cannabis, used for at least 10000 years by humankind to alleviate suffering, be excluded from this inexorable mandate? The politics of cannabis are

42% of Drug Reactions Are Vaccine Related, Groundbreaking Chinese Study Finds

Sayer Ji, Founder, GreenMedInfo Waking Times A groundbreaking new drug safety study published in the open access journal PLoS and titled, “Adverse Drug Reactions of Spontaneous Reports in Shanghai Pediatric Population,” has revealed for the first that that 42.5% of all reported adverse drug reactions occurring in 2009 in a Chinese pediatric population (Shanghai, pop of 17

Kirlian Photography & Alternative Medicine

Deborah Lindholm, MACP, Guest Waking Times Kirlian photography has a well-established diagnostic purpose in the field of alternative and Eastern medicine. The images produced have a profound effect on the ability to heal. Let’s take a look at what Kirlian photography is and how it can be used to heal. What is Kirlian Photography? Discovered

‘Mushrooms of Immortality’: Reishi Mushrooms an Ancient Medicine for Modern Diseases

Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society Waking Times In China, reishi mushrooms have earned the nickname, “The Mushrooms of Immortality,” and if their longstanding reputation is any indication, this nickname could be appropriate for a few different reasons. Some archaeological evidence points to reishi mushrooms having been used as far back as 7,000 years ago, and with good reason. The

Plant Medicine Masters & Guaria De Osa Retreats: A Talk with Jonathon Miller Weisberger

Terra Celeste Waking Times Editor’s Note: Jonathon Miller-Weisberger is the author of Rainforest Medicine. He offers sacred plant medicine retreats at his remote eco-lodge in the jungles of Costa Rica guided by elder master-shaman of the Secoya tribe from Ecuador. You can find out more about his upcoming transformational events, here.  The Secoya elders, legendary

Let Fruit Be Your Medicine: Watermelon’s Remarkable Health Benefits

Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo WakingTimes Watermelon is so much more than just a highly refreshing summertime treat. From the perspective of a growing body of clinical research, it is a truly medicinal food. Only this month, research published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found watermelon juice is an effective remedy for reducing the recovery heart