Traditional Chinese Medicine

Most Americans are unaware that pumpkin seeds are very healthy. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Pumpkin Seeds Pack a Punch

Every year, come late November, cooks in small towns and big cities all over America scoop out precious pumpkins seeds and toss them away, with only the very committed cooks setting the seeds aside to serve later as snacks. This…

Traditional Chinese medicine treatment for people with breast cancer can be used for multiple purposes. (Image:  Kristoffer Trolle via  flickr  CC BY 2.0 )

Acupuncture Can Aid in the Care of Breast Cancer

Patients diagnosed with breast cancer often suffer from stress generated by the diagnostic procedures. They face decisions about treatment options and the impact the diagnosis will have on their professional and personal lives. The stress can generate multiple biological changes…

Certain individuals seem to be born with social intelligence. (Image:  Guadalupe Cervilla   via   flicker  /  CC BY 2.0 )

The Five Elements and the Human Body

In Chinese medicine, a human body is divided into five systems: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. Human organs and tissues correspond to the five elements. The body’s five systems not only automatically self-regulate according to the laws of yin…

Insomnia affects millions of individuals, their families, and communities. (Image:  Alyssa L. Miller via  flickr  CC BY 2.0 )

Say Goodbye to Insomnia

Insomnia affects millions of individuals, their families, and communities. Sufferers have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, or they wake up too early and are unable to get back to sleep. People who suffer from insomnia usually wake up feeling…

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Pumpkin Seeds Pack a Punch

Every year, come late November, cooks in small towns and big cities all over America scoop out precious pumpkins seeds and toss them away, with only the very committed cooks…

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A Herbal Treatment for Back Pain

Eucommia bark (Du Zhong) is used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat back and leg pain. It is also one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in Chinese herbology.

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Acupuncture Can Aid in the Care of Breast Cancer

Patients diagnosed with breast cancer often suffer from stress generated by the diagnostic procedures. They face decisions about treatment options and the impact the diagnosis will have on their professional…

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How to Find a Good Acupuncturist

Many people wonder how to find a good acupuncturist. To answer this simple question, it is important to understand what acupuncture is and how it works.

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The Five Elements and the Human Body

In Chinese medicine, a human body is divided into five systems: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. Human organs and tissues correspond to the five elements. The body’s five systems…

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Say Goodbye to Insomnia

Insomnia affects millions of individuals, their families, and communities. Sufferers have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, or they wake up too early and are unable to get back to…

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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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3 Herbs for Healthy Skin

Since ancient times, the Chinese have formulated many secret recipes for beautifying the skin and nourishing the hair.

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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…