Download e-book for kindle: A General Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine by Men Jiuzhang, Guo Lei

By Men Jiuzhang, Guo Lei

Validated via the Western Han dynasty greater than 2,000 years in the past, conventional chinese language drugs (TCM) is at the moment discovering elevated attractiveness. A basic advent to standard chinese language medication explores the pondering in the back of TCM, its philosophy-based concept, and its state-of-the-art makes use of in today’s medical perform. The booklet covers:

* institution and features of TCM’s idea
* institution and improvement of TCM’s medical system.
* easy good points of TCM
* TCM’s philosophical bases: primordial qi, yin-yang and 5 parts
* TCM’s clinical version, technique, and architecture

Organized to make info simply available, every one bankruptcy contains:
* Goals & Requirements and Key Contents to allow readers to appreciate the middle and the description of the chapter
* Endnotes for readers to profit a few cultural and ancient details odd to China
* Glossary for readers to appreciate extra particular information regarding TCM and chinese language culture

Complete with bankruptcy outlines and ancillary fabric, this conscientiously designed advisor brings a time-tested perform again to the long run.

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For one thing, The Classic of Internal Medicine attributes diseases to exogenous factors, emotional reasons, the disorders of meridians and viscera, and abnormal pathological changes of yin-yang, qi, blood, and body fluid. ” For another, syndromes of a kind of disease are differentiated by the causes in The Classic of Internal Medicine. For example, febrile disease can be categorized into exogenous febrile disease and endogenous febrile disease. And even the syndromes of an exogenous febrile disease may be different.

These substances distribute and circulate in the whole body, carrying out various functional activities. , due to the wholeness of the structure and the substantiality of building substances, various functional activities are not only interdependent but also mutually interacting, not only coordinative but also mutually restricting. 1 The Integrity of Physical Structures The related and inseparable components of the human body are head, face, four limbs, meridians, and trunk, as the well as internal five zang-organs (a collective term for heart, liver, spleen, lung and kidney), six fu-organs (a collective term for gallbladder, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, triple energizer, and the urinary bladder), extraordinary fuorgans (a collective term for brain, marrow, bones, vessels, gallbladder, and uterus), and qi, blood, and various body fluids.

In addition to the exploration of life growth, TCM also investigates the pathogenesis. The Classic of Internal Medicine reveals that disease results from the conflicts of the two aspects of a contradiction. Under normal circumstances, human beings have “healthy qi” to protect themselves from pathogenic factors. e. ” Disease occurs when healthy qi fails to defeat evil qi. The struggle runs through the whole process of disease occurring and progressing. This understanding macroscopically reveals the essence of diseases.

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