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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