Chinese Tonics – Legend of Horny Goat Weed

Once there was a goat-herd in ancient China who noticed that several of his billy-goats were especially randy, often mounting their mates many times in a brief span of time. Curious about, and perhaps...

Diagnosis According to Chinese Medicine

Chinese diagnosis involves the reading of basic physical indicators of health and disease such as complexion, eyes, color and texture of tongue and tongue fur, the patient's personal habits, pulse, and so forth. To...

Chinese Medicine – Causes of Disease – Excesses and Emotions

Modern Western medical science attempts to isolate purely physical factors as the cause of all diseases. Germs and bugs, bacteria and viruses, chemical compounds, and other tangible factors are blamed for virtually every illness....

Vital Connections of Organs in Chinese Medicine

Since the Chinese emphasis the functional relationships rather than the physical anatomy of the vital organs, the means by which they influence each other is of prime importance. That the circulatory, lymphatic, and nervous...

Vital Organs of Chinese Medicine

The functioning relationships among the vital organs are key factors in the Chinese approach to the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Their predictable interactions, based on yin-yang and the Five Elements, permit the experienced...