A long time ago, an elderly Chinese herbalist accepted a disciple to help with his business. The herbalist wanted someone to pass down his herbal knowledge to, given the herbalist had no son.
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.
At the end of the Ming Dynasty, there was a war led by Li Zicheng. During the war, a wealthy man from Shanxi called Mr Yuan was forced to bring his only son to find refuge.
Eucommia bark looks just like tree bark, yet it prevents pain in the back and legs….
The Chinese character 藥 (yào) refers to a medicine or drug. It is composed of two parts. The top part, 艹, is the Chinese radical that indicates grass and grass-related plants, including herbs.
Cancer treatments were documented in ancient times. The principles behind traditional Chinese medicine encompass both the traditional Chinese value of moderation when treating illnesses and the practice of coexistence.
The history of performing arts is as old as the history of human beings. It is simply because performing arts activities—singing, dancing, painting, playing musical instruments, and composing—are an integral part of human life.
Real medicine will soon be gone
“Nowadays, medicine is integrative – not quite Western and not quite Eastern
In Chinese medicine, “from master to disciple” has been handed down for thousands of years.
For different seasons, different qi is dominant. For example, there is wind for the spring, heat for the summer, dampness for the late summer, and dryness for the fall. In the winter, we feel there is a cold qi in the air.
In the ancient East, Nu Wa made human beings; whereas, in the ancient West, it was God who created human beings.
The Chinese word for licorice is gancao. Gancao literally means “sweet root”. Here is a funny story about gancao.
Chinese medicine has been around in this world much longer than what is documented. It is said that the Yellow Emperor’s Inner Canon (Huangdi Neijing) has been around more than 2000 years and some even say more than 3000 years.