Category Archives: Chinese Medicine

Six Sounds

Liver   xū 嘘   xu Heart   hē 呵   he Spleen & Pancreas   hū 呼   hu Lung   sī 嘶   si Kidney  chuī 吹   chui Triple Burner   xī 嘻   xi

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Iron Crotch Qigong 鐵襠功 7

鐵襠功  tiě dāng gōng Iron Crotch Qigong strengthens kidney function, boosts yang energy, nourishes essence, and benefits the constitution. It can help with erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, male infertility, and aging. Raising and lowering the testicles: Sit comfortably and relax the whole … Continue reading

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Dietary Prohibitions

Continuing translation of chapter 24 of Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (Jin gui yao lue) by Zhang Zhong-Jing, a 1,700 year old text. Liver organ meat, especially if it’s from an animal that died on it’s own, should not be eaten … Continue reading

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Iron Crotch Qigong 6

鐵襠功  tiě dāng gōng Iron Crotch Qigong strengthens kidney function, boosts yang energy, nourishes essence, and benefits the constitution. It can help with erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, male infertility, and aging. Massaging the Testicles: Sit comfortably and relax the whole body. Make … Continue reading

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The lotus is a natural symbol of transformation

The lotus flower is a natural symbol of the transformative power of the human spirit. Rooted in a muddy pond, it is able to rise above it to blossom in glory, untainted by the turbid waters, in fact drawing nourishment from … Continue reading

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Iron Crotch Qigong 5

鐵襠功  tiě dāng gōng Iron Crotch Qigong strengthens kidney function, boosts yang energy, nourishes essence, and benefits the constitution. It can help with erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, male infertility, and aging. Kneading the Testicles: Enlivening Essence Sit comfortably and relax the whole … Continue reading

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Acupuncture Help for Scoliosis

Scoliosis is differentiated as functional or structural. It is functional when the curvature is caused by contracted muscles and the spine itself is intact. It is structural when the spinal bones themselves are involved. Functional scoliosis is easier to treat … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Green Tea

Mr. Zane, the proprietor of Tai Chi Green Tea, came to visit at my Lakeview office. While I sipped his delicious green tea and ate the baby leaves (Yes! More about that later) he regaled me with the lore of … Continue reading

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Qigong Against Cancer

Bud Beyer feels that his qigong practice was crucial in helping him beat cancer. Here is his most cogent description: ‘The study of Qigong is the preparation for all the activities of life from sports, to healing, to simply meeting the … Continue reading

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Iron Crotch Qigong 3

鐵襠功  tiě dāng gōng Kneading the Navel: Warming the Yang and Dissipating Stagnation Lie on the back, relax the whole body, make the breath slow, long, smooth, and regular without straining while paying attention to the rise and fall of the abdomen. … Continue reading

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