Sharing the Beauty of China: Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Language: English
Page: 204
Publication Date: 08/2018
ISBN: 9787508540122
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a great and valuable treasure built by the Chinese nation through long-term production and practice. Aiming to cure diseases and suffering, TCM focuses on the harmony between people and nature, forges its theoretical framework and forms unique diagnosis and treatment methodologies based on ancient philosophical concepts. What are the causes and effects of the brilliant TCM? How does TCM recognize the human body? What about the major theories and thinking? What are the details of herbal treatments and acupuncture and moxibustion therapies? This book will usher readers into profound TCM with simple words. 

About Author

Liang Yongxuan, doctoral advisor at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, director-member of Chinese Society of Medical History of Chinese Medical Association.
Zhao Xin, associate professor at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, First-prize Winner at BUCM First Young Teacher Lecture Contest, and lecturer for the public video classes of Chinese universities.
Zhen Xueyan, associate professor at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, deputy director member of the Youth Committee of Chinese Society of Medical History of Chinese Medical Association.
Since 2008, Liang, Zhao and Zhen have jointly created many works, such as TCM Popularization Book for Adolescence, Three Character Classic for Enlightening TCM, Ballads for TCM Regimen, and lectured TCM in campuses of high and primary schools in Beijing. They are experienced writers in TCM popularization books.

Table of Contents
Evolution of Ancient TCM
A Brief Introduction to TCM and Chinese Traditional Culture
Spread of Ancient Medical Classics
Skills and Virtues of Ancient Doctors
Selections from Ancient TCM
Basic TCM Theories
The Foundation Works of TCM – Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine
Sun, Moon and Yin , Yang – Yin -yang Theory of TCM
Starting with Five-colored Soil – Five-Elements of TCM
From the Theory that Man Is an Integral Part of Nature– The Holistic View of TCM
Essence, Qi and Shen (Spirit) of Chinese People
Blood and Body Fluids
TCM on the Five Internal Organs (Viscera)
Why Do We Get Sick
Diagnostic Methods of the Traditional Chinese Medicine: Observation, Auscultation and Olfaction, Inquiry, and Pulse Examination
Syndrome Differentiation for Determining Treatment of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine Treats Disease by Preventing Illness before It Begins
Knowledge about Traditional Chinese Medicine
Origin of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Comprehensive Traditional Chinese Medicine
Natures and Flavors of Traditional Chinese Medicine
The Forms of Traditional Chinese Drugs
The Combination of Medicine
Increasingly Developed TCM in History
Acupuncture, Moxibustion and External Treatment
Channels, Network Vessels and Acupoints
Acupuncture and Moxa-moxibustion
Multiple Methods to Treat Internal Illness by External Treatment
TCM Theories about Health Cultivation
Balance and Health
Emotions and Diseases
Homology of Medicine and Food
Nourishing the Body with Five Grains
Health Maintenance in the Four Seasons
Moderate Movements and Rest
Development of TCM in Modern Times
Debate on TCM and Western Medicine in Modern Times
Trial for Integration of Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine
Exploration for Combination of Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine
Modern TCM Education and Legacy
Characteristics of Modern TCM Diagnosis and Treatment
Overview of Medicine of Ethnic Groups
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