Archive for February 2015

Photo Album: Formula Friday

Bu Yang Huang Wu Tang   Check your herb ID knowledge with our pictures of Classical Chinese Herb Formulas. Follow us on Facebook and Pinterest  for our weekly Formula Friday contest. Guess the formula and win coupons towards purchases. 

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Photo Album: Warm Herbs that Release the Exterior

Enjoy these photos and use them to study your visual herb identification. Ma Huang, Cong Bai and Sheng Jiang are not included in this collection. Gui Zhi enters the Heart, Lung, and Urinary Bladder channels. Gui Zhi is Acrid, Sweet, and Warm.                          …

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Using Heat Clearing Herbs to Calm the Spirit

Cara O. Frank, L.OM. Dipl. OM. Introduction: Chinese medicine has always understood and treated the body and the spirit on a continuum. Throughout history, references to emotional experiences are often (but not always) described in terms of their physical symptoms. The impact that heat-clearing herbs and formulas have on the spirit is often underestimated. The…

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​The Treatment of Vertigo And Ménière's Disease with TCM

Cara O. Frank, L.OM. The following is an excerpt from one of the chapters of my forthcoming book on TCM Case Histories: Eye, Ears, Nose and Throat Disorders. Vertigo Due To Auricular Illness encompasses vertigo as well as Ménière’s disease. Vertigo is defined as the illusion of motion. It can include chronic or intermittent sensations…

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The Treatment of Bells Palsy in TCM

By Cara O. Frank, L.OM. The following is an excerpt from book TCM Case Studies: Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders, published by Peoples Medical Publishing House.  The full chapter with comparison cases and more discussion will be in the book. I hope that you find this helpful. You can order the formulas discussed in…

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