Category: Basic concepts

  • The theory of five elements

    Yin, Yang and five elements are basic concepts to explain the physical world in ancient Chinese philosophy. Since the early days of the 20th century, many Chinese scholars have blamed traditional Chinese medicine because traditional Chinese medicine is based on the theory of Yin, Yang and five elements. However, the survival of traditional Chinese medicine…

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  • The theory of Yin and Yang in Chinese medicine

    The theory of Yin and Yang applied by traditional Chinese medicine originated from ancient Chinese philosophy. The effective application practice in traditional medicine shows the vitality of the old theory. Qi is the basic substance of the world in ancient Chinese philosophy. In the broad sense, Qi divides into Yin and Yang. Lower, cold, dark,…

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  • The concepts of Yin and Yang in ancient Chinese philosophy

    Yin and Yang are important concepts in the theory of traditional Chinese medicine. The concepts were from ancient Chinese philosophy. In ancient China, the theory of Yin and Yang or the supernatural power of ghosts and gods were two ways that people explained natural phenomena. In the spring of 644 BC, five aerolites landed in…

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  • The concept of Qi

    When people talk about traditional Chinese medicine, the term “Qi” is always mentioned. Qi is an important concept of ancient Chinese philosophy. As the concept of philosophy, Qi is the origin of the universe. The cloud, the rain and the wind are the changes of Qi. The seasons are the changes of Qi. Plants, animals,…

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  • Taking care of Yin and Yang, a popular topic in Chinese medicine

    „Take care of Yang in spring and summer, and take care of Yin in autumn and winter” is from the book named “Su Wen”. Su Wen was written more than two thousand years ago, and it is the most important book about the basic theory of traditional Chinese medicine. According to the theory of traditional…

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