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What is Jing Fang?

The theory and philosophy of Jing Fang is first recorded in Han Shu: Yi Wen Zhi (The book of Han: Annals of Dynastic Literature). The contemporary Shang Han specialist Professor Hu Xi Shu dedicated a lifetime of research into the practical application… Read more »

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Clinical Application of the Five Xie Xin Tang Formulas in the Treatment of Gastro-intestinal Disease

Glomus is defined as a subjective sensation of qi blockage in the middle jiao, which disturbs the ascent and descent of spleen and stomach qi. Glomus patterns are characterized by fullness and qi obstruction below the heart. According to Shang Han Lun,… Read more »

Tags: Gastro-Intestinal Disorders, Shang Han Lun, Xie Xin Tang
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Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Acne

Acne is a common skin disease characterised by pimples on the face, chest, and back. It is an inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands where the pores have become clogged with oil, dead skin cells and bacteria. The common Chinese term for acne is Q… Read more »

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