TAG: chinese medicine

Face Mapping: What Are Your Pimples Telling You?

Video – Forehead, eyebrows, cheeks, nose, chin – all these zones indicate what is happening inside of the body. This video explains what it may mean when pimples and blemishes pop out in different areas of the face.

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

Qi Gong – Promoting Health Through Life Energies

Paul Fassa, Natural Society Waking Times As the efforts to diminish access to supplements and herbs in Europe and America increase, don’t forget that you can still take charge of your health by practicing Qigong. With Qigong, you can influence the subtle life energies that affect your health without relying on physical supplements. The recognition

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

An Introduction to Qi and Qigong

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA Waking Times If you study the history of the human race, you will see that a large part of this history has been taken up with war, conquest, killing, and the struggle for power. We have tended to worship as heroes those who could conquer and rule other countries, and we

‘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

Acupuncture and Insomnia ~ The Balance Between Yin and Yang

Erin Piccola, LAc, Guest Waking Times How many people do you know who suffer from occasional (or frequent) sleeplessness? How many colleagues have you overheard in the break room, pouring that third cup of coffee, and recounting the way they just lay there, staring at the ceiling, with hundreds of thoughts racing around in their

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

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

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

Study Involving 18,000 People Confirms Acupuncture for Pain a Truly Effective Solution

Lisa Garber Waking Times Researchers examined over two dozen studies and  determined that acupuncture effectively diminished chronic pain – news the  pharmaceutical industry does not want to hear. The studies involved nearly  18,000 patients with back, neck, and shoulder pain, osteoarthritis, or chronic  headaches, and showed that acupuncture for pain could be a simple solution.

Health Benefits of Tai Chi – A Chinese Art

Michael Auryn Waking Times Tai Chi was developed nearly one thousand years ago as a way to enhance the flow of vital energy in the body, with the health benefits of tai chi being one of the main reasons people still practice the technique today. In its earliest days, it was a secret teaching, passed

Can Science Harness The Force of Life? The Suppressed Works of Dr. Wilhelm Reich

Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times Dr. Wilhelm Reich (March 24, 1897 – November 3, 1957) In the 1940’s the scientific works of Dr. Wilhelm Reich were presented to a world, marveled upon and then radically suppressed by industry and democratic government.  A psychologist, scientist, mystic and refugee from Nazi persecution, Dr. Reich discovered ‘Orgone Energy’,

The Chinese Secret to Long Life

Prevent Disease With all the stories from China about dangerous toys, environmental abuses, crowded and dirty cities and widespread poverty, it’s hard to imagine how the Chinese can live to a ripe old age. But they do, with spectacular success, boasting of a life expectancy surprisingly close to that in the United States. China manages

A Brief History of Qigong

I believe that in the near future Qigong will be considered the most exciting and challenging field of research. It is an ancient science just waiting to be investigated with the help of the new technologies now being developed at an almost explosive rate. Anything we can do to accelerate this research will greatly help humanity to understand and improve itself.

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