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Ancient Chinese Doctors Only Thought of How to Best Treat Patients (Part 1) 

There were many famous ancient Chinese doctors in the past who had read Confucian classics before practicing medicine. They were indifferent to fame and fortune, did not care about their gains and losses, and took saving people as their lifelong career mission. They wholeheartedly aspired to be good doctors, preferring to fulfill that role rather […]

Rub 8 Parts of Your Body to Slow Aging and Remain Healthy

Rubbing these 8 parts of your body regularly can relieve sore muscles in adjacent areas, promote blood circulation, prevent diseases, and help to slow aging, which is more beneficial than getting a massage. Rub your face to help slow aging  Rubbing your face can promote blood circulation in your hands and face and make your fingers more flexible. […]

The Ancient History of Tea

Lu Yu, in The Classic of Tea, said: “Tea tempers the spirits and harmonizes the mind, dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens thought and prevents drowsiness, lightens or refreshes the body, and clears the perceptive faculties.” Tea has long been one of the most popular drinks in the world. According to World Tea News, tea ranks second only to water […]

The Legendary Tale of Houyi and Chang’e, Goddess of the Moon

Legends are like the shifting sands of a desert — forever changing and hard to grasp. This Chinese legend of Houyi and Chang’e is no exception, and many different versions have been passed down. The Jade Emperor, the ruler of Heaven, had 10 unruly sons. One day, they transformed themselves into 10 suns, heartlessly scorching […]

10 Tips for Healthy Kidneys

According to traditional Chinese medicine, the most important health care advice concerns our kidneys. Your kidneys aren’t very big — each is about the size of your fist — but they do important work. They keep you healthy by maintaining just the right balance of water and other substances inside your body. Unfortunately, if your […]

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Many Illnesses Are Caused by a Meridian Blockage

Traditional Chinese medicine believes that insufficient qi will cause bad blood circulation, thereby water will not flow, and toxins fail to discharge. Once a meridian is blocked, it will cause pain and various ailments. So, clearing meridians is very important. Here are several insufficient qi ailments with recommended foods, herbs, and acupressure points for the […]

10 Anti-Inflammatory Herbs With Important Gastrointestinal Benefits

There are 10 kinds of Chinese anti-inflammatory herbs that can be prepared at home. They can be used in making medicines, preparing meals, or making tea. These herbs are regarded as being anti-cold. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioners also recommend them for eye care and gastrointestinal care. The variety of benefits that the following herbs […]

Li Shizhen, ‘Medical Saint’ of China (Part 2)

Li Shizhen lived during the Ming Dynasty of China in the 16th century. He was a pioneer of medicine in the late Ming and early Qing dynasties who compiled a masterpiece to set standards for the identification, quality, strength, and purity of medicinal substances, the Compendium of Materia Medica, a task that took him nearly […]

Li Shizhen, ‘Medical Saint’ of China (Part 1)

Li Shizhen lived during the Ming Dynasty of China in the 16th century. He was a pioneer of medicine in the late Ming and early Qing dynasties who compiled a masterpiece to set standards for the identification, quality, strength, and purity of medicinal substances, the Compendium of Materia Medica, a task that took him nearly […]

All Illnesses Are Caused by Qi Stagnation

Life, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), is a gathering of Qi, or vital life energy. The vitality and health of the human body relies on the ‘pushing’ action of this Qi for good health. Conversely, Qi stagnation in any part of the body leads to illness or loss of vitality. Much like the Qi in […]

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