Over the years there has been research into tradition Chinese medicine. There are many benefits to tradition Chinese medicine. Traditional Chinese medicine dates back to 3000 years ago. They have discovered a unique way to heal and cure illnesses.
What exactly is Tradition Chinese medicine?
This refers to a wide range of medicine practice. Some of these practices include acupuncture, massage, exercise, herbal medication.
In traditional Chinese medicine they use the five phase’s theory these five phases include:
- Sense Organ: Eye
- Zang Organ: Liver
- Fu Organ: Gallbladder
- Sense Organ: Ears
- Zang Organ: Kidney
- Fu Organ: Bladder
- Sense Organ: tongue
- Zang Organ: Heart
- Fu Organ: Small Intestine
- Sense Organ: nose
- Zang Organ: Lung
- Fu Organ: Large Intestine
- Sense Organ: Mouth
- Zang Organ: Spleen
- Fu Organ: Stomach
The view of traditional Chinese medicine is that the body is concerned only with anatomical stricter and functions such as breathing, digesting, temperature maintainece. They are associated then with the nourishment of tissues.
In Traditional Chinese medicine they distinguish between different types of energy or Qi. Your Qi has five functions:
Actuation: Physical processes in the body, like circulation of fluids.
Warming: Especially in the limbs
Defense: Against pathogenic factors or disease
Containment: Keeping blood, urine, semen, sweat from leaking
Transformation: of food and beverages into breath and then into qi.
It is the belief that Qi is generated from your food and beverages and a bit from breathing. The other part of Qi is inherited from your parents, and gets used over the course of your life.
There is much to be learned with traditional Chinese medicine. The above are only a small aspect of helping to heal the body with Traditional Chinese medicine.