In Chinese medicine, the soul isn’t only an ethereal wisp; it comes in parts, one of which is the corporeal soul, which is attached to your body via the pomen until death. So, what is the pomen?
In this thoughtful interview, you'll get rare insights into the state of modern health care and how coronavirus is impacting the future of the health industry.
In both China and the West, doctors have sought to understand and explain how the body protects itself against sickness. In the West, this mechanism is known as the immune system, while in China, there is more focus on the energetic forces of Qi and its careful balance.
What we call acupuncture today has been used by humanity for thousands of years, developed by different cultures in the ancient world who discovered its healing properties. Many of these cultures had subtle differences in their practice, particularly in defining acupuncture points and also in the methods they used to activate those pressure points.
For the first time in its history, the World Health Organization (WHO) will be recognizing traditional medicines in the 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). The landmark decision from the compilers of the influential medical compendium means that Chinese medicine is set to travel far overseas.
For thousands of years, people have been looking for the best diet and healthiest foods. Today, while we have some answers, we still don’t have a definitive one. As much as we think might know about carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals, there’s always a fresh study that throws that knowledge into doubt.