Just as Western medicine has been influenced by European philosophy, so has Traditional Chinese Medicine been influenced by the Ancient Chinese philosophy of Taoism. In order to properly understand Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is necessary to understand Taoism. It is impossible to understand TCM from a western medicine, or western philosophical starting point. Taoism is a system of sciences, not a religion.
Medicinal Mushrooms and Nootropic herbs
Herbs have been researched and for thousands of years in many cultures, and in Chinese culture, this research has been documented as well, so we know a great deal about the brain enhancing qualities of herbs.
What would it feel like if this problem was completely solved, or healed or restored? What if it was already perfect? If there had never truly been a problem there to begin with? Begin to imagine That the solution to this situation was created long before the situation even happened? Imagine that you just stepped out of the way for a little while and that now It is already done Can you feel what it is like? Deep into the core of your being, with every fiber, feeling wellbeing Experience healing, with deep meditation
Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part 5 | Cordyceps
In Chinese Medicine it is called: Dong Chong Xia Cao, and it is categorized under "Herbs that Tonify the Yang" which is a pretty common category for the adaptogens. It is used for things like Tonifying the Kidneys, strengthening Yang and Jing, Nourishing Lung Yin, transforming Phlegm and stopping bleeding. It is generally used for the same things as in Western herbal medicine, with the addition of asthma, lung cancer, coughing up blood, joint pain.
MYALGIC ENCEPHALOMYELITIS, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
MYALGIC ENCEPHALOMYELITIS, or ME/CFS is a multi-system disease, a chronic disease that frequently follows a viral infection, such as EBV, Ear infections, Hepatitis, Glandular fever or Covid. Treatment is long term, and consistency is important.
Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part 4 | Salvia
The use of Dan Shen in China has a much longer documented history, and traditional uses have been for anti-inflammation, anti-oxidation, anti-tumor, anti-atherogenesis, and anti-diabetes as well as gynecological uses including mastitis. The use of Dan Shen is indicated if there is for example "Blood Stasis" present, which is a diagnostic pattern in Chinese medicine. In order to avoid unwanted side effects of herbal medicine it is important to understand pattern diagnosis, so according to Chinese medicine some contraindications are cases of "Blood Deficiency, or Yin Deficiency" and typically, if this herbs is needed, other herbs are added to prevent unwanted side effects. Dan Shen should be used with caution in cases where there is no Blood Stasis. Dan Shen is not a "one size fits all" adaptogen, but nonetheless, it has powerful effects on the cardiovascular system.
Trauma and the nervous system
Trauma and the nervous system Trauma can change the nervous system so that your ability to create and sustain relationships is altered. This change can lead to a belief that love and connections aren't safe, and you may find it hard to trust others, and you may withdraw or avoid people.
Big Pharma, Opioid addictions, Traditional Chinese Medicine | The Opioid pandemic
https://anchor.fm/anna--back/episodes/Big-Pharma--Opioid-addictions-and-Traditional-Chinese-Medicine-e1aacvl/a-a6tf7h4 I have had many clients, who came to me only after years, or even decades after becoming addicted to pain meds. They come in panic and despair. Still in pain, and sicker than before they started taking the meds, and with no other options available to them but acupuncture or a magic trick. They … Continue reading Big Pharma, Opioid addictions, Traditional Chinese Medicine | The Opioid pandemic
What is Structural Dissociation?
Chronically traumatized individuals can suffer from a form of dissociation known as structural dissociation. Structural dissociation causes the inability to regulate emotions and a chronic feeling of emptiness within, and is possibly misdiagnosed as a personality disorder called BPD. (Borderline personality disorder)
LIVING WELLNESS Immunity from the ground up!
According to the concept of immunology, no matter if the immune reaction belongs to physiological or pathological factors, all the developing factors are crucial to disease formation. The basic rule for treating illness is to shift the pathological immune reaction to a normal physiological immune reaction.