A General Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine by Men Jiuzhang, Guo Lei PDF

By Men Jiuzhang, Guo Lei

ISBN-10: 1420090445

ISBN-13: 9781420090444

Tested through the Western Han dynasty greater than 2,000 years in the past, conventional chinese language medication (TCM) is at present discovering elevated reputation. A normal creation to conventional chinese language medication explores the considering at the back of TCM, its philosophy-based concept, and its state of the art makes use of in today’s scientific perform. The publication covers:

* institution and features of TCM’s concept
* institution and improvement of TCM’s medical system.
* easy gains of TCM
* TCM’s philosophical bases: primordial qi, yin-yang and 5 parts
* TCM’s clinical version, approach, and architecture

Organized to make details simply obtainable, every one bankruptcy contains:
* Goals & Requirements and Key Contents to let readers to appreciate the center and the description of the chapter
* Endnotes for readers to benefit a few cultural and old info unusual to China
* Glossary for readers to appreciate extra particular information regarding TCM and chinese language culture

Complete with bankruptcy outlines and ancillary fabric, this rigorously designed advisor brings a time-tested perform again to the long run.

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At the age of seven, permanent teeth appear to replace deciduous ones and hair grows in a rapid speed; at the age of 14, with the arrival of menarche, female teenagers begin to have the physiological ability to reproduce; at the age of 21, growth slows down or even stops; at the age of 28, physiological functions are at their climax; at the age of 35, physiological functions start declining; at the age of 42, women begin to age with haggard faces and white hair appearing; and at the age of 49, reproductive function begins to fail with the reach of menopause.

To sum up, the successive publication of The Classic of Internal Medicine, The Classic of Medical Problems, and The Classic of Meteria Medica shows the great achievements in the exploration of disease law and the medication experience accumulation, which symbolizes the establishment of TCM’s theoretical system and the standardization of clinical practice. 3 Preliminary Establishment of TSD Treatise on Exogenous Febrile Diseases and Miscellaneous Diseases (the later physicians divide it into two books: Treatise on Febrile Diseases 54 and Synopsis of the Golden Chamber) establishes the typical model of TSD and integrates medical theory, principle, prescription, and herb for clinical practice.

2. Definition and connotation of the holism view of TCM. 3. Organic integrity of the human body. 4. 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.

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