Traditional Chinese Medicine

The seeds, leaves, branches, bark, and roots of apricots can all be used in medical concoctions. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Healing Power of Apricots

Dong Feng was a renowned physician of traditional Chinese medicine during the Three Kingdoms period (220-280 B.C.). People sought him out for medical advice and treatment everyday, and he often treated them with concoctions made from apricots.

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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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Navel Moxibustion, and What It Can Do For You

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) believes that the navel (umbilicus or belly button) plays a significant role in the treatment of patients. The acupuncture point in the center of the navel…

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Berberine: The Essence of the Golden Thread

Before going on long trips, it is common for Chinese people to assemble a set of Chinese herbal medicine pills in order to prepare themselves for minor medical emergencies. Many of…

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The Healing Power of Apricots

Dong Feng was a renowned physician of traditional Chinese medicine during the Three Kingdoms period (220-280 B.C.). People sought him out for medical advice and treatment everyday, and he often…

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Legendary Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctors

Four famous figures stand out in the history of traditional Chinese medicine. They are Bian Que, Huatuo, Sun Simiao, and Li Shizhen. Bian Que is the earliest known physician, from…