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The Concept of Fertility in Chinese Medicine: Tian Gui 天癸

Fertility, the natural ability to give birth to offspring, is expressed in Chinese Medicine by the concept of Tian Gui 天癸. Tian 天, meaning ‘heaven’, has two aspects: the pre-heaven and the post-heaven. That which is given at birth is … Continue reading

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Chief acupuncture point for eye problems

Urinary Bladder 1, named Jing Ming, meaning Bright Eye, is located within the eye socket, but off the eyeball. It is useful for inflammation of the eye causing redness, swelling, heat sensation, and pain. Also for blurry vision, eye itch and twitch. … Continue reading

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Ginseng the Star Root

Ginseng 人參 ranks at the top of a group of longevity herbs that have anti-aging and anti-cancer properties. Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing 神農本草經, The Divine Husbandman’s Classic of the Materia Medica, honors it as a superior herb with profound … Continue reading

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Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure

The regime is quite simple and it works all the time: Acupuncture treatments on a regular basis. Acupuncture can lower BP immediately. I have seen a drop of 20 points by needling one single point. Does the BP stay at … Continue reading

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Heaven Above, Earth Below

How is the story of Pangu 盤古 separating the yang from the yin to create heaven and earth important? Humans, unlike most animals,  are blessed with a vertically oriented spine, rooted in earth, but reaching up to heaven. In establishing order, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Iron Crotch Qigong 4

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. Rolling the Spermatic Cord: Soothes Liver Qi and Clears Stagnation Sit … Continue reading

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