Tag Archives: TCM

Simple techniques to promote self-healing

[Method of Self-Healing 自愈法]  Simple Techniques to Promote Self-healing by Lilian Kluivers The most beautiful thing about working with Chinese medicine, is to enable people heal themselves. There are so many things we can learn our clients regarding their health. … Continue reading

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A Reflection of Nature

[Featured Article 精选文章] A Reflection of Nature by Lilian Kluivers   How can we adapt to the changing energies of the seasons? Insights from Do-In provide us with a series of simple but accurate stretchings. Following the wisdom of Chinese … Continue reading

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Effects of Common Foods by TCM

[TCM Food Therapy 中医食疗] Effects of Common Foods and Their Energetic Nature Compiled by Ellasara Kling  In Western diet, foods are evaluated for proteins, calories, carbohydrates, vitamins, and other nutritional contents. However in TCM diet, we can find not only … Continue reading

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Cardiomyopathy and Congestive Heart Failure

TCM Food Therapy Cardiomyopathy and Congestive Heart Failure by Helen Hu, OMD Dilated (congestive) cardiomyopathy is a group of heart muscle disorders in which the ventricles enlarge but are not able to pump enough blood for the body’s needs, resulting … Continue reading

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Let Flavor Be Your Guide

Seasonal Harmony Let Flavor Be Your Guide By Ellasara Kling Generally, whether we plan a meal or one dish, we think of the flavor of the foods we are going to use to create a particular taste. We choose seasonings … Continue reading

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TCM Food Therapy-Cancer Prevention

Traditional Chinese Medicine, Food Therapy and Cancer Prevention by Helen Hu, OMD When we discuss how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help prevent cancer, we might think we have to take something to kill the cancerous cells in order to … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony-Winter

Winter: The Season for Contemplation and Restoration by Ellasara Kling The Winter Season is ruled by the Kidney-Urinary Bladder organ system and is usually referred to as Kidney Season. During this season we strive to nourish the Kidney function. Let’s … Continue reading

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Diagnosing Heart-Sickness

Healing Through Pleasure Diagnosing Heart-Sickness by Felice Dunas, Ph.D. Sonya fell in love again.  She is in her late 30s now and her body clock is ticking so loudly she mistakes the sound for tinnitus.  While she hopes that this … Continue reading

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TCM Food Therapy

TCM Food Therapy for Diabetes by Helen H. Hu, OMD, L.Ac. Diabetes Mellitus is a syndrome characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from impaired insulin secretion and /or effectiveness. There are many complications of diabetes such as retinopathy, nephropathy, atherosclerotic coronary and … Continue reading

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From the Editor

From the Editor “Return to nature,” and “humans and nature are one,” represents the core philosophies of the law of nature. TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) teaches “food and herbs come from the same source.”  By using natural foods and herbs … Continue reading

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