7 Quick Tips on How to Study Chinese Herbs & Enjoy It

From an early stage in my studies of Classical Chinese medicine, I realized that Chinese herbal formulas are where it’s really at. The formula is the clinically functional unit – not the single herb. Yes, of course, formulas are composed of single herbs. But the way I’m learning herbal medicine really relies on understanding the…

9 Enlightening Things I Learned About the Pericardium from the Chinese Organ Clock

Today’s post will cover some of what I’ve learned about the Pericardium organ system from studying the symbolic information available through the Chinese organ clock and etymological investigation of characters associated with Pericardium. What you will find below is just a fraction of the information that I learned about the Pericardium from Dr. Heiner Fruehauf….

7 Unique Facets of Classical Chinese organ systems

I’d like to piggyback off of the organ clock post and introduce the Chinese medicine theory of organs in a little more depth. Why should we pay attention to an alternative way of looking at the body – hasn’t conventional biomedicine (aka Western medicine) figured it all out? There are many ways of categorizing the…