Traditional Chinese Medicine

How can one tell the condition of the body by massaging the calf muscles? (Image:  pexels /  CC0 1.0)

The Second Heart of the Body

How can one tell the condition of the body by massaging the calf muscles? Try gently massaging your calves.  Do the lower legs feel stiff and cold, or warm and flexible? For a healthy person, both mentally and physically who…

Many people suffer from insomnia, which can go on for a long period of time. (Image: via  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Human Body Has a ‘Sleep Point’

Many people suffer from insomnia, which can go on for a long period of time. Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by having difficulty falling asleep, even though the body is exhausted, or, finally falling asleep but dreaming…

Kiwi fruit is thought to clear the body’s internal heat. (Image: manoftaste.de via Compfight cc )

Fruits That Can Boost Your Health

Most professionals will recommend fruits for daily consumption, as they are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. However, not all fruit is made the same and different fruit has different properties. Do you know which fruit is good for what…

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4 Ingredients With Medicinal Value

Wu Guobin of the Chinese Medicine Clinic in Xinyitang describes the medicinal benefits of four common ingredients found in the kitchen.

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The Second Heart of the Body

How can one tell the condition of the body by massaging the calf muscles? Try gently massaging your calves.  Do the lower legs feel stiff and cold, or warm and…

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Tips to Reduce Excessive Fluid in the Body

Many people lead an unhealthy lifestyle by staying up late, eating highly processed foods, leading stressful lives, and doing little exercise. All of these bad habits lead to excessive fluid…

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The Human Body Has a ‘Sleep Point’

Many people suffer from insomnia, which can go on for a long period of time. Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by having difficulty falling asleep, even though…

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Fruits That Can Boost Your Health

Most professionals will recommend fruits for daily consumption, as they are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. However, not all fruit is made the same and different fruit has different…

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4 Tips for Maintaining Healthy Kidneys

According to traditional Chinese medicine, the kidneys are the foundation of life. Maintaining healthy kidneys is important for keeping the body healthy. When a kidney develops a lesion, it is…

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3 Chinese Remedies to Help Soothe a Dry Mouth

The symptom of the medical condition called xerostomia is a dry mouth from reduced or absent saliva flow. Xerostomia may indicate the presence of various underlying medical conditions or the side effects…

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An Ancient Life-Saving Method

It is well known that CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) is a life-saving method for cardiac emergencies, but you may not know that there is also a life-saving first-aid procedure in traditional…

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China’s Famous Physician Bianque (扁鵲)

During the Spring and Autumn Period (about 770 B.C.) in China, the famous physician Bianque (扁鵲) was invited to Qi State to meet with Duke Qi (齊桓侯). Bianque said to…

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To Help Prevent A Stroke, Avoid These Foods

A cerebral infarction, or stroke, is a brain lesion in which a cluster of brain cells die when they don’t get enough blood. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) suggests that the…