Watch this session from a two day seminar/webinar presented by Professor Chen Ming and Greta Young in Sydney on 29th & 30th July 2017. The full two day seminar is available on DVD which you can order on this page.
Professor Chen Ming陈明教授 is a Jing Fang practitioner with many years of clinical experience that adopts an unique approach by combining the theories of Shang Han Lun, Jin Gui Yao Lue, Wen Bing and Nei Jing to treat many contemporary diseases.
Apart from his rich clinical experience he is a popular lecturer at the Beijing University and has been nominated as one of the “Ten most popular and Beloved teachers” at the university.
Professor Chen studied under the renowned Shang Han specialist Professor Liu Du Zhou and is involved in the research of “Academic Theory of Zhang Zhong Jing”. He strongly advocates that the clinical approach and education of Chinese medicine should be based upon the TCM core theory to fully reflect the holistic concept of Chinese Medicine.
Professor Chen is the author of “Chinese Medicine Four Major Classics and their Clinical Relevance” published in 2001. His clinical forte includes treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, cough, asthma , diabetes, gout, acne, irregular menstruation and many other conditions that may be treated with Jing Fang.
The concept of “Lifting the Lid off the Teapot” is a Chinese Medicine strategy by adopting the method of diffusing lung qi to address many disorders such as prostate hypertrophy, constipation and edema. Zhu Dan Xi said in his book “Dan Xi Xin Fa” that the lung is located in the upper jiao while the urinary bladder is in the lower jiao, obstruction of the upper jiao may affect blockage in the lower jiao.
There are many Jing Fang in Shang Han Lun that incorporates the use of Ma Huang, Fu Zi and Xi Xin. Professor Chen Ming with his years of clinical practice in China has worked out some very good substitutes for these herbs that will deliver excellent and effective outcomes.
The scope of Shang Han Lun Shui Qi Disorders cover a wide range of disorders such as pyelonephritis, cystitis, ureteritis, urethritis, hematuria and urinary tract stones, chyluria etc
Based on the theory of Professor Liu Du Zhou, Shui Qi (or water qi) disorders can be further categorised as Shui Wei Bing (water qi in the stomach; Fu Ling Gan Cao Tang pattern); Shui Xin Bing (Water harassing the heart: Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang pattern); Shui Gan Bing (water qi in the liver, Zhen Wu Tang pattern); Shui Fei Bing (Water retention damaging the lung, Xiao Qing Long Tang pattern); Shui Shen Bing: Water retention in the kidney Fu Ling Gui Zhi Gan Cao Da Zao Tang; water amassment disorder, Wu Ling San pattern: Water bind in Yang Ming with heat and water accumulation; Zhu Ling Tang pattern; Water knotted in the Tai Yang channel, wind water + heat, Yue Bi Tang.