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The Guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine is a complete system of medicine that combines the use of acupuncture, Chinese herbs, food therapy, acupressure, and massage. Health is thought to depend on the balanced flow of energy, or "qi", through the body.
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Traditional Chinese Medicine
Get the lowdown on traditional Chinese medicine, an age-old healing system used to treat everything from asthma and arthritis to depression and diabetes.

Emotions and Physical Wellness
In traditional Chinese medicine, emotions and physical health are intimately related. After reading about the specific relationships between mind and body, have you noticed any connections between your emotions and physical health?

Feng Shui Tips
Find out how you can improve the layout of your bedroom according to the principles of feng shui.

Feng Shui
Here is a brief description of the ancient practice of feng shui.

Meridians
What are meridians? Here is a brief definition.

Chi / Qi
What is chi, also spelled qi? Here is a brief definition.

Traditional Chinese Medicine
What is traditional Chinese Medicine?

Emotions in Traditional Chinese Medicine
In traditional Asian medicine, emotions and physical health are intimately connected. Sadness, nervous tension and anger, worry, fear, and overwork are each associated with a particular organ in the body.

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?
What is traditional Chinese medicine?

Can Cupping Cure Pain?
In traditional Chinese medicine, cupping is sometimes used to ease pain, depression, and inflammation. Here's a look at the science behind this ancient technique.

Uses and Benefits of Moxibustion
Here's a look at the science behind moxibustion, a traditional Chinese therapy thought to help ease back pain, soothe menstrual cramps, and treat digestive troubles.

What is Tuina?
An alternative therapy long used in traditional Chinese medicine, tuina may help treat health problems like carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and menstrual cramps.

What is Xiao Yao Wan?
A time-honored Chinese remedy for better mental health, xiao yao wan may help you fend off depression.

What is Juan Bi Tang?
An herbal formula made with natural inflammation-fighters, Juan Bi Tang is said to soothe the ache of common conditions like arthritis and back pain.

What is Coptis Chinensis?
A Chinese herb found to fight inflammation, Coptis chinensis may help cut your cholesterol and keep blood sugar in check.

What is Jiaogulan?
Sometimes called Southern ginseng, jiaogulan shows promise for controlling diabetes and fighting obesity.

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