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By Men Jiuzhang, Guo Lei

ISBN-10: 1420090445

ISBN-13: 9781420090444

Verified via the Western Han dynasty greater than 2,000 years in the past, conventional chinese language drugs (TCM) is at present discovering elevated attractiveness. A common creation to conventional chinese language drugs explores the pondering at the back of TCM, its philosophy-based thought, and its state-of-the-art makes use of in today’s medical perform. The publication covers:

* institution and features of TCM’s concept
* institution and improvement of TCM’s medical system.
* simple positive factors of TCM
* TCM’s philosophical bases: primordial qi, yin-yang and 5 parts
* TCM’s clinical version, process, 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 historic details bizarre 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 consultant brings a time-tested perform again to the long run.

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Dr. Da Cheng Hao is an affiliate Professor and precept investigator on the institution of surroundings and Chemical Engineering, dependent on the Biotechnology Institute, Dalian Jiaotong college, Dalian, P. R China. he's a visitor Prof. of Institute of Medicinal Plant improvement (IMPLAD), chinese language Academy of scientific Sciences (CAMS), Beijing, P. R China.

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Unity of man and nature. 5. Definition and connotation of TSD. 6. Definitions and the distinction of symptom, syndrome, and disease. 7. Main content of syndrome differentiation. 8. Main content of TCM’s treatment. 9. Relation between syndrome differentiation and treatment. 10. Principles of TSD. Key Concepts 1. Two characteristics peculiar to TCM are holism and TSD. 2. Holism is an important concept of TCM. It refers to both the integrity of the human body itself, and the unity of the human body and nature.

Meanwhile, the unity of the human body and nature lies in the fact that the human body is influenced by the natural conditions and therefore human beings have to adapt to nature to maintain their normal vital activities. This notion was the manifestation of ancient materialism and dialectic, permeating such TCM aspects as physiology, pathology, diagnostic methods, syndrome differentiation, and treatment. 1 The Human Body: An Organic Integrity The human body is an organic integrity in the following three aspects.

9. Relation between syndrome differentiation and treatment. 10. Principles of TSD. Key Concepts 1. Two characteristics peculiar to TCM are holism and TSD. 2. Holism is an important concept of TCM. It refers to both the integrity of the human body itself, and the unity of the human body and nature. As an organic integrity, different parts of the human body are inseparable in structure, coordinative in physiology, and mutually interacting in pathology. Meanwhile, the unity of the human body and nature lies in the fact that the human body is influenced by the natural conditions, and therefore human beings have to adapt to nature to maintain their normal vital activities.

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