Ginseng root has been used as a medicinal supplement and a natural remedy for a long time, especially in Asia. (Image: markroad PixabayCC0

Ginseng: The Powerful Healing Root

Since ancient times, ginseng has been considered to be the “king of herbs.” In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), ginseng is said to have a unique and highly nourishing effect, and that it holds many benefits for both the body and…

One of the latest and most controversial hypotheses currently offered to explain how the brain can continue accommodating a complete sensorial spatial representation of the lost limb is described as an intangible or “microcosmic” body. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Other Body

“I suddenly felt a strong pain in my left leg. I tried to reach it… with my only arm, but finding myself too weak, called the nurse and asked: “Please help me scratch the itch in my left calf.” He…

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Organs Have Their Own Circadian Clocks

Everybody knows that the body has circadian rhythms. Interestingly, scientists have discovered that the organs in your body are just like numerous independent beings, with their own internal clocks.

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The Emperor and Chinese Yellow Tea

A yellow tea produced in Anhui Province, China, known locally as huòshān huángyá (霍山黄芽), makes an infusion that tastes mellow with the aroma of chestnut. It also provides such benefits…

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Ginseng: The Powerful Healing Root

Since ancient times, ginseng has been considered to be the “king of herbs.” In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), ginseng is said to have a unique and highly nourishing effect, and…

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The Other Body

“I suddenly felt a strong pain in my left leg. I tried to reach it… with my only arm, but finding myself too weak, called the nurse and asked: “Please…

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7 Foods and Drinks That Help Detoxify the Body

During the metabolic process, the body generates waste, such as creatinine, urea, oxygen free radicals, carbon dioxide, and toxic metals. Some toxins can damage body tissues and accelerate the aging…

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Organs Have Their Own Circadian Clocks

Everybody knows that the body has circadian rhythms. Interestingly, scientists have discovered that the organs in your body are just like numerous independent beings, with their own internal clocks.

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Music Therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Music therapy has developed into a modern science, but it was first developed in China. The Chinese have searched for the secrets of the universe’s melody and rhythm for millennia.

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Weight Loss and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Successful weight loss depends on a number of factors, ranging from mental strength and  physical constitution to, most of all, the right understanding about how to get from A to…

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5 Sleeping Positions That Reveal Your Destiny

Who would’ve thought that even the way you sleep can reveal things about you? According to traditional Chinese medicine, sleeping habits indicate character and destiny. In Chinese, this ancient field…

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The Many Uses of Baking Soda

Baking soda is a cheap and handy item in every household, whose uses are many fold. Other than its use in baking or as an odor absorber, it is also…