Chinese herbal or plant extracts which are used as drugs to treat diseases or promote general well-being. The concept does not include synthesized compounds manufactured in China.
Nitro-phenanthrenes occurring in ARISTOLOCHIACEAE and other plants. They derive from stephanine (APORPHINES) by oxidative ring cleavage. The nitro group is a reactive alkylator (ALKYLATING AGENTS) that binds to biological macromolecules. Ingestion by humans is associated with nephropathy (NEPHRITIS). There is no relationship to the similar named aristolochene (SESQUITERPENES).
A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the Chinese culture.
Use of plants or herbs to treat diseases or to alleviate pain.
Nurses who are specially trained to assume an expanded role in providing medical care under the supervision of a physician.
A plant genus in the family FABACEAE, subfamily Papilionaceae, order Fabales, subclass Rosidae. Many of the species are associated with poisoning of grazing animals. Some of the species are used medicinally.
A plant genus of the family ARISTOLOCHIACEAE. Species of this genus have been used in traditional medicine but they contain aristolochic acid which is associated with nephropathy. These are sometimes called 'snakeroot' but that name is also used with a number of other plants such as POLYGALA; SANICULA; ASARUM; ARISTOLOCHIA; AGERATINA; and others.
Physicians whose practice is not restricted to a specific field of MEDICINE.
A mild form of LIMITED SCLERODERMA, a multi-system disorder. Its features include symptoms of CALCINOSIS; RAYNAUD DISEASE; ESOPHAGEAL MOTILITY DISORDERS; sclerodactyly, and TELANGIECTASIS. When the defect in esophageal function is not prominent, it is known as CRST syndrome.
A plant genus of the family RUTACEAE which is used in Chinese medicine (DRUGS, CHINESE HERBAL). Evodiamine and other quinazoline alkaloids (QUINAZOLINES) are obtained from the fruit of E. ruticarpa.
A plant genus of the family Gnetaceae, order Gnetales class Gnetopsida, division GNETOPHYTA. Members contain STILBENES and benzylisoquinoline alkaloids.
Concentrated pharmaceutical preparations of plants obtained by removing active constituents with a suitable solvent, which is evaporated away, and adjusting the residue to a prescribed standard.
Plants whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or other constituent parts possess therapeutic, tonic, purgative, curative or other pharmacologic attributes, when administered to man or animals.
A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
Acupuncture therapy by inserting needles in the ear. It is used to control pain and for treating various ailments.
Organic compounds that include a cyclic ether with three ring atoms in their structure. They are commonly used as precursors for POLYMERS such as EPOXY RESINS.
Twenty-carbon compounds derived from MEVALONIC ACID or deoxyxylulose phosphate.
A plant genus of the family CELASTRACEAE that is a source of triterpenoids and diterpene epoxides such as triptolide.
A plant species which is known as an Oriental traditional medicinal plant.
An alkaloid from Hydrastis canadensis L., Berberidaceae. It is also found in many other plants. It is relatively toxic parenterally, but has been used orally for various parasitic and fungal infections and as antidiarrheal.
A plant species of the family FABACEAE.
A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE. Members contain a number of diterpenoid alkaloids including: aconitans, hypaconitine, ACONITINE, jesaconitine, ignavine, napelline, and mesaconitine. The common name of Wolfbane is similar to the common name for ARNICA.
Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
The burning of a small, thimble sized, smoldering plug of dried leaves on the SKIN at an ACUPUNCTURE point. Usually the plugs contain leaves of MUGWORT or moxa.
A group of DITERPENES cyclized into 3-ring PHENANTHRENES.
A plant genus of the family BORAGINACEAE. Members contain lithospermans and lithospermic acid.
Purgative anthraquinone found in several plants, especially Rhamnus frangula. It was formerly used as a laxative, but is now used mainly as tool in toxicity studies.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the southeastern and eastern areas of the Asian continent.
ISOQUINOLINES with a benzyl substituent.
The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.
Inflammation of the interstitial tissue of the kidney. This term is generally used for primary inflammation of KIDNEY TUBULES and/or surrounding interstitium. For primary inflammation of glomerular interstitium, see GLOMERULONEPHRITIS. Infiltration of the inflammatory cells into the interstitial compartment results in EDEMA, increased spaces between the tubules, and tubular renal dysfunction.
A type of glycoside widely distributed in plants. Each consists of a sapogenin as the aglycone moiety, and a sugar. The sapogenin may be a steroid or a triterpene and the sugar may be glucose, galactose, a pentose, or a methylpentose.
A centrally active drug that apparently both blocks serotonin uptake and provokes transport-mediated serotonin release.
A group of phenyl benzopyrans named for having structures like FLAVONES.
Organic nitrogenous bases. Many alkaloids of medical importance occur in the animal and vegetable kingdoms, and some have been synthesized. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.
A class of dibenzylbutane derivatives which occurs in higher plants and in fluids (bile, serum, urine, etc.) in man and other animals. These compounds, which have a potential anti-cancer role, can be synthesized in vitro by human fecal flora. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
Pathological condition characterized by the backflow of blood from the ASCENDING AORTA back into the LEFT VENTRICLE, leading to regurgitation. It is caused by diseases of the AORTIC VALVE or its surrounding tissue (aortic root).
Preclinical testing of drugs in experimental animals or in vitro for their biological and toxic effects and potential clinical applications.
The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Agents obtained from higher plants that have demonstrable cytostatic or antineoplastic activity.
The study of medicines derived from botanical sources.
A subfamily in the family MURIDAE, comprising the hamsters. Four of the more common genera are Cricetus, CRICETULUS; MESOCRICETUS; and PHODOPUS.
Patient-based medical care provided across age and gender or specialty boundaries.
Pathological processes of the KIDNEY or its component tissues.
Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.
The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.
The expected function of a member of the medical profession.
The dried seeds, bark, root, stems, buds, leaves, or fruit of aromatic plants used to season food.
The interactions between physician and patient.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
A genus of the family Muridae consisting of eleven species. C. migratorius, the grey or Armenian hamster, and C. griseus, the Chinese hamster, are the two species used in biomedical research.
CELL LINE derived from the ovary of the Chinese hamster, Cricetulus griseus (CRICETULUS). The species is a favorite for cytogenetic studies because of its small chromosome number. The cell line has provided model systems for the study of genetic alterations in cultured mammalian cells.
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
Health professionals who practice medicine as members of a team with their supervising physicians. They deliver a broad range of medical and surgical services to diverse populations in rural and urban settings. Duties may include physical exams, diagnosis and treatment of disease, interpretation of tests, assist in surgery, and prescribe medications. (from http://www.aapa.orglabout-pas accessed 2114/2011)
Material prepared from plants.
Therapeutic practices which are not currently considered an integral part of conventional allopathic medical practice. They may lack biomedical explanations but as they become better researched some (PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES; DIET; ACUPUNCTURE) become widely accepted whereas others (humors, radium therapy) quietly fade away, yet are important historical footnotes. Therapies are termed as Complementary when used in addition to conventional treatments and as Alternative when used instead of conventional treatment.
The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.
The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.
The former British crown colony located off the southeast coast of China, comprised of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, and New Territories. The three sites were ceded to the British by the Chinese respectively in 1841, 1860, and 1898. Hong Kong reverted to China in July 1997. The name represents the Cantonese pronunciation of the Chinese xianggang, fragrant port, from xiang, perfume and gang, port or harbor, with reference to its currents sweetened by fresh water from a river west of it.
A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.
One of the mechanisms by which CELL DEATH occurs (compare with NECROSIS and AUTOPHAGOCYTOSIS). Apoptosis is the mechanism responsible for the physiological deletion of cells and appears to be intrinsically programmed. It is characterized by distinctive morphologic changes in the nucleus and cytoplasm, chromatin cleavage at regularly spaced sites, and the endonucleolytic cleavage of genomic DNA; (DNA FRAGMENTATION); at internucleosomal sites. This mode of cell death serves as a balance to mitosis in regulating the size of animal tissues and in mediating pathologic processes associated with tumor growth.
All of the processes involved in increasing CELL NUMBER including CELL DIVISION.
Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
Individuals licensed to practice DENTISTRY.
Nonspecialized dental practice which is concerned with providing primary and continuing dental care.
A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.
Practice of a health profession by an individual, offering services on a person-to-person basis, as opposed to group or partnership practice.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
A strain of albino rat developed at the Wistar Institute that has spread widely at other institutions. This has markedly diluted the original strain.
Communication between persons or between institutions or organizations by an exchange of letters. Its use in indexing and cataloging will generally figure in historical and biographical material.
The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.
The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
A cell line derived from cultured tumor cells.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
Individuals licensed to practice medicine.
The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.
Systems of medicine based on cultural beliefs and practices handed down from generation to generation. The concept includes mystical and magical rituals (SPIRITUAL THERAPIES); PHYTOTHERAPY; and other treatments which may not be explained by modern medicine.
An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.
A serovar of the bacterial species LEPTOSPIRA INTERROGANS, whose primary host is RATS.
The expected function of a member of the nursing profession.
Patterns of practice in dentistry related to diagnosis and treatment.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
A databank established by the Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986 authorizing the Department of Health and Human Services to collect and release information on the professional competence and conduct of physicians, dentists, nurses, and other health care practitioners. The data include adverse actions on physicians' malpractice, licensure, hospital privileges, concealing of pertinent information, and the like.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
A voluntary contract between two or more doctors who may or may not share responsibility for the care of patients, with proportional sharing of profits and losses.
Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.
Professional medical personnel approved to provide care to patients in a hospital.
A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the African peoples. It includes treatment by medicinal plants and other materia medica as well as by the ministrations of diviners, medicine men, witch doctors, and sorcerers.
Individuals referred to for expert or professional advice or services.
The occupational discipline of the traditional Chinese methods of ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY for treating disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians.
Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.
The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.
Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Surgery restricted to the management of minor problems and injuries; surgical procedures of relatively slight extent and not in itself hazardous to life. (Dorland, 28th ed & Stedman, 25th ed)
A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of medical care.
Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)
Treatment of disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians. The placement varies with the disease being treated. It is sometimes used in conjunction with heat, moxibustion, acupressure, or electric stimulation.
General and comprehensive nursing practice directed to individuals, families, or groups as it relates to and contributes to the health of a population or community. This is not an official program of a Public Health Department.
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
Visits to the patient's home by professional personnel for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment.
Branch of psychiatry concerned with the provision and delivery of a coordinated program of mental health care to a specified population. The foci included in this concept are: all social, psychological and physical factors related to etiology, prevention, and maintaining positive mental health in the community.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Women licensed to practice medicine.
The medical science that deals with the origin, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders.
The organization and operation of the business aspects of a physician's practice.
Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
Medical practice or discipline that is based on the knowledge, cultures, and beliefs of the people in EAST ASIA.
System of herbal medicine practiced in Japan by both herbalists and practitioners of modern medicine. Kampo originated in China and is based on Chinese herbal medicine (MEDICINE, CHINESE TRADITIONAL).
The quality or state of being independent and self-directing, especially in making decisions, enabling professionals to exercise judgment as they see fit during the performance of their jobs.
Compliance with a set of standards defined by non-governmental organizations. Certification is applied for by individuals on a voluntary basis and represents a professional status when achieved, e.g., certification for a medical specialty.
Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.
The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.
A plant genus of the family Ephedraceae, order Ephedrales, class Gnetopsida, division Gnetophyta.
Root-like underground horizontal stem of plants that produces shoots above and roots below. Distinguished from true roots which don't have buds and nodes. Similar to true roots in being underground and thickened by storage deposits.
Control, direction and financing of the total dental care of the population by a national government.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.
A large plant family of the order Asterales, subclass Asteridae, class Magnoliopsida. The family is also known as Compositae. Flower petals are joined near the base and stamens alternate with the corolla lobes. The common name of "daisy" refers to several genera of this family including Aster; CHRYSANTHEMUM; RUDBECKIA; TANACETUM.
An occupational discipline founded by D.D. Palmer in the 1890's based on the relationship of the spine to health and disease.
The expected and characteristic pattern of behavior exhibited by an individual as a member of a particular social group.
A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.
The branch of psychology concerned with psychological methods of recognizing and treating behavior disorders.
The different methods of scheduling patient visits, appointment systems, individual or group appointments, waiting times, waiting lists for hospitals, walk-in clinics, etc.
The utilization of drugs as reported in individual hospital studies, FDA studies, marketing, or consumption, etc. This includes drug stockpiling, and patient drug profiles.
Health care provided on a continuing basis from the initial contact, following the patient through all phases of medical care.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
The traditional Hindu system of medicine which is based on customs, beliefs, and practices of the Hindu culture. Ayurveda means "the science of Life": veda - science, ayur - life.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
A drugless system of therapy, making use of physical forces such as air, light, water, heat, massage. Treatments are often diet- and nutrition-oriented with attention given to the patient's personal history and lifestyle. (From Cassileth, Alternative Medicine Handbook, 1998, p329)
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
A state in southeastern Australia, the southernmost state. Its capital is Melbourne. It was discovered in 1770 by Captain Cook and first settled by immigrants from Tasmania. In 1851 it was separated from New South Wales as a separate colony. Self-government was introduced in 1851; it became a state in 1901. It was named for Queen Victoria in 1851. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1295 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, p574)
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The expected function of a member of a particular profession.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE with strong-smelling foliage. It is a source of SANTONIN and other cytotoxic TERPENES.
Interactions between health personnel and patients.
Individuals with a degree in veterinary medicine that provides them with training and qualifications to treat diseases and injuries of animals.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Educational programs designed to inform dentists of recent advances in their fields.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
The discipline concerned with using the combination of conventional ALLOPATHIC MEDICINE and ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE to address the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of health and illness.
Interaction between the patient and nurse.
A plant genus of the family BERBERIDACEAE which is used in DRUGS, CHINESE HERBAL. Members contain flavonol glycosides including epimedins, icariin and noricariin.
Outside services provided to an institution under a formal financial agreement.
The study of plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ETHNOMEDICINE and ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of PLANTS and PLANT EXTRACTS and their constituents, both historically and in modern times.
Any group of three or more full-time physicians organized in a legally recognized entity for the provision of health care services, sharing space, equipment, personnel and records for both patient care and business management, and who have a predetermined arrangement for the distribution of income.
A single nucleotide variation in a genetic sequence that occurs at appreciable frequency in the population.
Those persons legally qualified by education and training to engage in the practice of pharmacy.
The capability to perform the duties of one's profession generally, or to perform a particular professional task, with skill of an acceptable quality.
The status of health in rural populations.
The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
The profession concerned with the teeth, oral cavity, and associated structures, and the diagnosis and treatment of their diseases including prevention and the restoration of defective and missing tissue.
Institutional night care of patients.
A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.
The specialty or practice of nursing in the care of patients admitted to the emergency department.
The self administration of medication not prescribed by a physician or in a manner not directed by a physician.
Professional nurses who have received postgraduate training in midwifery.
The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)
A plant species of the Salvia genus known as a spice and medicinal plant.
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)
A latent susceptibility to disease at the genetic level, which may be activated under certain conditions.
The reproductive organ (GONADS) in female animals. In vertebrates, the ovary contains two functional parts: the OVARIAN FOLLICLE for the production of female germ cells (OOGENESIS); and the endocrine cells (GRANULOSA CELLS; THECA CELLS; and LUTEAL CELLS) for the production of ESTROGENS and PROGESTERONE.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
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Some practitioners are using this herb to battle painful gout symptoms.[citation needed] Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' Harrison ... In traditional Chinese Medicine, Lysimachia (whole plant) is used to treat stone lin syndrome, which encompasses gall stones ... Its common names include moneywort, creeping jenny, herb twopence and twopenny grass. It is native to Europe, but has been ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Luczak, S; Swiatek, L; Daniewski, M (1989). "Phenolic acids in herbs Lysimachia ...
In general, China has had a long history of food preservation methods. Tea eggs were originally developed to preserve the food ... Modern medical practitioners remain dubious of any health benefits of urine therapy in general. Evidence-based modern medicine ... According to some recipes, different herbs may also be added to the marinade. When finished, the eggs' whites have a pale ... It was widely believed in ancient China that eggs cured in one's own urine for seven days and consumed for a course of three ...
... respectively the dean of the School of Oriental Medicine and manager of the Chinese Herb Dispensary at Bastyr University) ... Oom Yung Doe practitioners describe the techniques taught within the school as "moo doe." Moo doe is generally translated as " ... Practitioners at 3rd degree black belt and below wear Korean-style uniforms similar to Karategi. 4th degree black belts and ... In this case the student/practitioner can truly only 'copy' the movement and cannot truly absorb and make it 'one' with their ...
The name of the herb Artemisia (mugwort) species used to produce Moxa is and ài or àicǎo (艾, 艾草) in Chinese and yomogi (蓬) in ... Practitioners may use acupuncture needles made of various materials in combination with moxa, depending on the direction of qi ... Moxibustion (Chinese: 灸; pinyin: jiǔ) is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy which consists of burning dried mugwort (wikt: ... www.yinovacenter.com/chinese-medicine/moxibustion/[full citation needed] American Journal of Chinese Medicine, Winter, 2001, ...
In the United States, Kampō is practiced mostly by acupuncturists, Chinese medicine practitioners, naturopath physicians, and ... In Japan, Agaricus blazei is also the most popular herb used by cancer patients. The second most used herb is an isolate from ... According to Chinese mythology, the origins of traditional Chinese medicine are traced back to the three legendary sovereigns ... Kampō medicine (漢方医学, Kanpō igaku), often known simply as Kanpō (漢方, Chinese [medicine]), is the study of traditional Chinese ...
In China acupuncture was increasingly associated with lower-class, illiterate practitioners. It was restored for a time, but ... Barnes LL (2005). Needles, Herbs, Gods, and Ghosts: China, Healing, and the West to 1848. Harvard University Press. p. 25. ISBN ... Around this time the surgeon-general of the Dutch East India Company met Japanese and Chinese acupuncture practitioners and ... Barnes, LL (2005). Needles, Herbs, Gods, and Ghosts: China, Healing, and the West to 1848. Harvard University Press. ISBN 978- ...
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"The Future of U.S. - China Relations , US-China Institute". china.usc.edu. Retrieved July 24, 2020. "Video: Amb. Randt on the " ... Prior to his work as a media practitioner, Klein first served in the military. Two years after he graduated from college, he ... "Crucial Relationship" , US-China Institute". china.usc.edu. Retrieved July 24, 2020. Richard Nixon Presidential Library - ... The first lecture, in April 2007, was by J. Stapleton Roy, former U.S. Ambassador to China. The second, in San Diego, was by ...
... and Chinese medical knowledge (arriving pre-TCM) with the migration of the T'ais who came largely from southern China. In the ... About 6,000 hospitals are equipped with clinics having licensed traditional medical practitioners. One of the leading hospitals ... External application of herbs through unique herbology of balms, liniments, compresses and poultices Spirit medicine - Use of ... Primarily the use of herbs and diet to promote health External medicine - All therapies applied to the external body including ...
... considerations of Chinese Astrology and Chinese numerology, traditional use of herbs and other substances found in China - a ... and half or more of the American alternative practitioners are licensed MDs.[155] In Germany herbs are tightly regulated: half ... Taylor, Kim (2005). Chinese Medicine in Early Communist China, 1945-63: a Medicine of Revolution. Needham Research Institute ... Traditional Chinese medicine Traditional practices and beliefs from China, together with modifications made by the Communist ...
A Chinese chef's knife - sometimes referred to as a càidāo (Chinese: 菜刀, which literally means "vegetable knife"), a Chinese ... Kitchen scissors or shears can be used for many of the same jobs as knives, such as chopping herbs. A knife block is a common ... Although it may seem unwieldy, skilled practitioners worldwide may be observed using this style of knife for everything - even ... However, Chinese-style knives of this weight are not common in the West. Caidao or so-called 'Chinese cleaver' is not a cleaver ...
... and half or more of the American alternative practitioners are licensed MDs. In Germany herbs are tightly regulated: half are ... Taylor, Kim (2005). Chinese Medicine in Early Communist China, 1945-63: a Medicine of Revolution. Needham Research Institute ... Studies that have been done will be cited by CAM practitioners in an attempt to claim a basis in science. These studies tend to ... Medicinal herbs in a traditional Spanish market Traditional medicines in Madagascar Assorted dried plant and animal parts used ...
כָּשַׁף‬ include "mutterer" (from a single root) or herb user (as a compound word formed from the roots kash, meaning "herb", ... Some practitioners are simply mentioned in passing.[18] There has also existed in popular belief the concept of white witches ... An expedition sent to what is now the Xinjiang region of western China by the PBS documentary series Nova found a fully clothed ... The Chinese concept of chi, a form of energy that often manipulated in witchcraft, is known as bioplasma in Russian practices.[ ...
With the rise of alchemy in Chinese civilization, alchemy began to be seen as an art. Among many practitioners, a significant ... Although metal compounds are more potent when curing ailments, herbs were used because they were easier to combine and more ... Chinese alchemy is an ancient Chinese scientific and technological approach to alchemy, a part of the larger tradition of ... "Comparing Greek and Chinese Philosophy and Science". In Medicine, Philosophy and Religion in Ancient China, chapter 1. Variorum ...
"The Chinese herbalist, for example, does not hold himself out as a practitioner of orthodox medicine. More particularly, the ... Mr Shakoor was given a mix of twelve herbs in ten sachets which were to be taken on alternate days after a meal. After nine ... Bernard Livesey QC found that there was no way to establish that the herbs could be known to contain toxic substances. Yet on ... Mr Abdul Shakoor went to a Nottingham based Chinese herbalist, which traded as the "Eternal Health Co." Mr Kang Situ, who ran ...
The pursuit of elixir of life by practitioners of Taoism was highly influenced by Peng Zu. He is well known in Chinese culture ... He ate naturally and used herbs to enrich his nutrition. He was known for cooking excellent soup. Chinese people believe that ... Some legends say that one year was 60 days in ancient China; that made him more than 130 years old. Others say he was over 200 ... Peng Zu (彭祖, "Ancestor Peng")(籛鏗) is a legendary long-lived figure in China. He supposedly lived over 834 years in the Shang ...
In China, archaeological evidence of medicine in Chinese dates back to the Bronze Age Shang Dynasty, based on seeds for ... beneficence - a practitioner should act in the best interest of the patient. (Salus aegroti suprema lex.) ... For example, a medicine man would apply herbs and say prayers for healing, or an ancient philosopher and physician would apply ... classical Chinese medicine (predecessor to the modern traditional Chinese medicine), and ancient Greek medicine and Roman ...
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ChinaEdit. Khat is illegal in China.[52]. Hong KongEdit. Khat is regarded as a dangerous drug in Hong Kong. Traffickers can ... "BBC News - Khat: What impact will UK herb stimulant ban have?". BBC News. Retrieved 24 January 2014.. ... meaning it is illegal to seek or obtain unless approved by a medical practitioner. Possession of khat for personal use is not ... "Visitors Please Do Not Carry Khat into China". May 4, 2014.. *^ "Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected ketamine and khat leaves ( ...
Theatre Bristol is a partnership between Bristol City Council, Arts Council England and local theatre practitioners which aims ... Herb Garden, Doreen Doreen, The Seers, Pigbag, and The Blue Aeroplanes. More recently a new wave of Bristol-based bands have ... Chinese ceramics and art, including the Bristol School. Touring exhibitions from other galleries are regularly hosted. ...
IPM Practitioner. 24 (3/4): 1-8. Retrieved 27 May 2010.. *^ Anderson, J. F.; Ferrandino, F. J.; McKnight, S.; Nolen, J.; Miller ... Chinese yángmáo cǎo , 羊毛草);[15] Eucalyptus saligna oil;[55][56] henna (Lawsonia inermis or camphire);[57] "infused oil of ... e.g. bayberry); Robert geranium (Geranium robertianum); bugbane (Cimicifuga spp.); "herb and seeds of Cannabis"; "opulus" ...
China[edit]. Beijing's increase in land area from 4,822 square kilometres (1,862 sq mi) in 1956 to 16,808 square kilometres ( ... Of the products made, an overwhelming majority of urban farms focus on fresh vegetable, followed by herbs and flowers. If an ... The boom in urban agriculture improved both the food security and the nutrition of its practitioners, as well as additional ... Traditionally, Chinese cities have been known to mix agricultural activities within the urban setting. Shenzhen, once a small ...
Kirk, Stuart A.; Kutchins, Herb (1994). "The Myth of the Reliability of DSM". Journal of Mind and Behavior. 15 (1&2). Archived ... oriented laws usually stipulate that independent medical practitioners or other accredited mental health practitioners must ... Other classification schemes may be used in non-western cultures, for example the Chinese Classification of Mental Disorders, ... Applications for someone to be involuntarily admitted usually come from a mental health practitioner, a family member, a close ...
... although estimations have been made by Chinese medical practitioners in later periods of time. There is controversy over the ... These herbs are qiye (漆叶; Toxicodendron vernicifluum leaves) and qingdian (青黏; Sigesbeckia orientalis). The Song dynasty ... Modern Standard Chinese mafei is reconstructed as Old Chinese *mrâipəts, Late Han Chinese maipus (during Hua Tuo's life), and ... The name Hua Tuo combines the Chinese surname Hua (華, literally "magnificent; China") with the uncommon Chinese given name Tuo ...
The China-Cornell-Oxford Project,[62] a 20-year study conducted by Cornell University, the University of Oxford, and the ... The most orthodox eat only "Ital" or natural foods, in which the matching of herbs or spices with vegetables is the result of ... "Life as a Vegetarian Tibetan Buddhist Practitioner". Serv-online.org. Retrieved March 31, 2015.. ... "China-Cornell-Oxford Project". Cornell University. Archived from the original on February 23, 2009. Retrieved March 31, 2012.. ...
Teacher and practitioner since 1998. Reefswaggie Talk I am a biologist with an interest in some alternative medicine topics. I ... traditional Chinese medicine, medical intuition, auriculotherapy I have practical expertise in these fields as well as writing/ ... I am biased, I support some forms of herbalism (many herbs contain active chemicals!) and I strongly oppose homeopathy. I will ... As a former practitioner of alternative medicine and a scientific skeptic I can provide balance, since I can see things from ...
"Herbs used in Siddha medicine for arthritis - A review" (PDF). Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. October 2007. Retrieved ... Most Siddha medical practitioners are traditionally trained, usually in families and by gurus (teachers). When the guru is a ... Chinese *Blood stasis. *Chinese herbology. *Dit Da. *Gua sha. *Gill plate trade ... practitioners and traditional vaidyas participated in the celebration.[11] In connection with the celebrations, a website was ...
Chinese yángmáo cǎo , 羊毛草);[16] Eucalyptus saligna oil;[81][82] henna (Lawsonia inermis or camphire);[83] "infused oil of ... e.g. bayberry); Robert geranium (Geranium robertianum); bugbane (Cimicifuga spp.); "herb and seeds of Cannabis"; "opulus" ... IPM Practitioner. Berkeley, CA: Bio-Integral Resource Center. 24 (3/4): 1-8. Retrieved 27 May 2010.. ...
Nutrition Care Practitioner Manual Edition 4. 2001:102. *↑ Haas, Elson M. Staying Healthy with Nutrition. Celestial Arts, ... The effect of Morinda officinalis How, a Chinese traditional medicinal plant, on the DRL 72-s schedule in rats and the forced ... Nutraceuticals: the Complete Encyclopedia of Supplements, Herbs, Vitamins and Healing Foods. Berkely Publishing Group. New York ... A combination of essential amino acids and herbs combat this multifaceted problem. Journal of Longevity. Issue 48, 1999. ...
In China, Bian Que (Chinese: 扁鹊, Wade-Giles: Pien Ch'iao, c. 300 BCE) was a legendary Chinese internist and surgeon who ... operating department practitioners and anesthesia technologists. International standards for the safe practice of anesthesia, ... which combined Korean morning glory and other herbs.[50] ... it was the Chinese physician Hua Tuo whom historians considered ... 49]Hanaoka learned traditional Japanese medicine as well as Dutch-imported European surgery and Chinese medicine. After years ...
See, e.g., "The Rhodes Scholarships of China" in Donald Markwell, "Instincts to Lead": On Leadership, Peace, and Education, ... Let there be coolness in the water, healing in the herbs and peace radiating from the trees. Let there be harmony in the ... and practitioners in the experimental John Woolman College initiative have arrived at a theory of "active peace". This theory ... including the Schwarzman Scholars to China created by Stephen A. Schwarzman in 2013.[17] ...
Berberine is the main active component of an ancient Chinese herb Coptis chinensis French, which has been administered for what ... especially in assessment of products and qualification of practitioners; in controlling advertising; in research and ... Born, D.; Barron, ML (May 2005). "Herb use in pregnancy: what nurses should know". MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 30 (3): 201-6. ... Braun, Lesley; Cohen, Marc (2007). Herbs and Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Guide. Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7295-3796-4.. ...
Stuart A, Kirk; Herb Kutchins (1994). "The Myth of the Reliability of DSM". Journal of Mind and Behavior, 15(1&2). Archived ... They found different practitioners using the DSM-II rarely agreed when diagnosing patients with similar problems. In reviewing ... Chinese Classification and Diagnostic Criteria of Mental Disorders. *Classification of mental disorders ... Kirk, Stuart A.; Kutchins, Herb (1994). "The Myth of the Reliability of DSM". Journal of Mind and Behavior. 15 (1&2): 71-86. ...
Herb, Bill. "What Is Raku." Dimensional Design. Bill Herb A.k.a Dimensional Design, Jan. 2000. Web. 6 May 2010. Knapp, Brian J ... Hideyoshi presented Jokei, Chōjirō's son, with a seal that bore the Chinese character for raku. Raku then became the name of ... Handmade Culture: Raku Potters, Patrons, and Tea Practitioners in Japan. University of Hawaii Press, 2005. ISBN 0-8248-2970-0. ... Print.) Branfman Herb Riggs, Charlie. "charlie riggs pop off slip" (PDF). Lessparks. Raku museum Kyoto Encyclopædia Britannica ...
The herb of interest is most commonly known as kaneh-bosem (קְנֵה-בֹשֶׂם[33]) which is mentioned several times in the Old ... In the Pāli and Chinese canons, it is explained thus:[13][14][15][16][17] ... Right livelihood (samyag-ājīva / sammā-ājīva). This means that practitioners ought not to engage in trades or occupations which ... Many Rastafari believe cannabis, which they call "ganja," "the herb," or "Kaya," is a sacred gift of Jah. It may be used for ...
Northern Chinese boar. S. s. moupinensis Milne-Edwards, 1871 There are significant variations within this subspecies and it is ... willow herb, bulbs, meadow herb roots and bulbs and the bulbs of cultivated crops. Such food is favoured in early spring and ... The Romans inherited this tradition, with one of its first practitioners being Scipio Aemilianus. Boar hunting became ... Eastern China, Ussuri and Amur bay canescens (Heude, 1888), continentalis (Nehring, 1889), coreanus (Heude, 1897), gigas (Heude ...
... kinds of wolfberries used by practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine.[10] ... Herbs. *Leaf vegetables. *Plants used in traditional Chinese medicine. *Geography of Ningxia ... Common names of the plant in English include Chinese wolfberry,[3] Chinese boxthorn,[3] Himalayan goji,[3] Tibetan goji,[3] ... China[edit]. Lycium barbarum has been cultivated in China, along the fertile aggradational floodplains of the Yellow River, for ...
J Herb Pharmcother. 2002;2(2):19-32. *↑ Durak I, Kavutcu M, Aytac B, et al. Effects of garlic extract consumption on blood ... Evidence from the German Association of Xeneral Practitioners' multicentric placebo-controlled double-blind study». ... China. 12.219.939 India. 1.057.800 Exiptu. 295.845 Corea del Sur. 295.002 ...
Cunningham, Scott (1989). Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner. Llewellyn Worldwide. pp. 60, 63, 104, 113. ISBN 978-0- ... In 2018, total world production of salt was 300 million tonnes, the top six producers being China (68 million), the United ... a salt-works in China dates to approximately the same period. Salt was also prized by the ancient Hebrews, the Greeks, the ... China, dates back to at least 6000 BC, making it one of the oldest verifiable saltworks.[10] ...
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  • This includes TCHM formulas custom compounded by Crane Herb Pharmacy (USA) from concentrated 5:1 water-decocted extract granules manufactured according to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 testing lab international standards and FDA regulation Title 21 CFR 111. (ahpa.org)
  • Our stringent herb sourcing, quality controls, and testing for maximum potency and purity result in Chinese herbal formulas offering you and your patients the benefits of both ancient wisdom and modern science. (healthconcerns.com)
  • We understand that the traditional means of administering Traditional Chinese Medicine, through the brewing and drinking of teas is not often effective for Western patients and have therefore developed a wide range of products based on TCM formulas in a tablet form. (healthconcerns.com)
  • An astonishing number of Chinese herbal formulas (over 5,000) use licorice to sweeten teas and to "harmonize" contrasting herbs. (mountainroseherbs.com)
  • The Chinese Herbalist's Handbook is a new tool for prescribing and modifying herbal formulas. (chiro.org)
  • For practitioners who rely upon patent herbal formulas, but would like to custom-tailor formulas to each patient's unique needs, this book demystifies the process, with instructions and exhaustive cross-referencing and indexing. (chiro.org)
  • Chinese medicine, relying mainly on herb formulas, but also on acupuncture, has been utilized extensively in East Asia to reduce blood sugar in persons with diabetes, especially those with the most common type (non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, NIDDM). (itmonline.org)
  • Chinese medicine has a plethora of herbal formulas, all plant-based and no synthetics, that have been developed over the last couple thousand years, and they are specific to each person's specific condition," Slagel said. (wallowa.com)
  • Guang Ci Tang offers a full line of over 140 different Chinese herbal formulas, covering a large variety of health concerns. (chineseherbsdirect.com)
  • The Kan Herb Company has been an international leader in providing superior Chinese herbal formulas to healthcare providers and their patients worldwide for more than twenty years. (easterncurrents.ca)
  • Traditional Chinese medicine embodies centuries of trial and refinement that have produced an ensemble of classic healing herbal formulas. (easterncurrents.ca)
  • Manufactured in the United States following stringent standards to ensure purity, potency and safety, Traditionals are high quality Chinese classic and patent formulas. (easterncurrents.ca)
  • These classical formulas display the genius, adaptability, and resilience typical of the Chinese Medicine that has so astounded the western world. (easterncurrents.ca)
  • The authors were meticulous in providing references to all formulas and research listed in this book, thereby, making it an invaluable resource book for all TCM practitioners. (jcm.co.uk)
  • So adverse has become the publicity about this herb that even proponents of Chinese herbal therapies rail against it, despite the fact that none of the therapeutic Chinese herb formulas have been connected with serious adverse reactions. (itmonline.org)
  • As with a growing list of traditional herbs, ma-huang may eventually need to be deleted from several of the ITM formulas. (itmonline.org)
  • This action would be taken because of fears of the practitioners and their patients, as the formulas are in compliance with the FDA proposal to limit the level of ephedrine in products to 8 mg per dose and 24 mg per day (the FDA proposal has been dropped due to lack of support for it). (itmonline.org)
  • Chai Hu (Bupleurum): Chai Hu is one of the most commonly used herbs to regulate the liver Qi and treat Qi stagnation, so it can be used in formulas targeting depression, stress, tension headaches and menstrual pain. (acuherbals.com)
  • TCM makes use of herbs and herbal formulas to strengthen organ function and support good health. (britannica.com)
  • Master Practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) develop personalized Chinese herb formulas for your needs. (aiam.edu)
  • Nationally board-certified acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist at the Cleveland Clinic Galina Roofener shared safety data and lessons learned from the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute's Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine (TCHM) Program at her keynote delivered at the American Herbal Products Association's (AHPA's) 7th Annual Botanical Congress presented on Nov. 10 in Las Vegas at the SupplySide West trade show. (ahpa.org)
  • An acupuncturist and Chinese medicine practitioner is one choice. (wallowa.com)
  • My previous acupuncturist would leave some herbs out of her immune mix - but I don't know which ones! (acupuncture.org.uk)
  • The Chinese acupuncturist I am currently seeing speaks fairly good English, but I am not sure she has understood why I am cautious about taking herbs as I'm not convinced she understands what bipolar is or the potential risks associated (psychotic episode requiring hospital admission). (acupuncture.org.uk)
  • I would like to show the acupuncturist a list of contraindicated herbs in bipolar before agreeing to take Chinese herbs as tea. (acupuncture.org.uk)
  • The acupuncturist will find this an indispensable guide to the treatment of diabetes mellitus itself and its complications using acupuncture and Chinese herbal formulations. (jcm.co.uk)
  • Ms. Keenan is Board Certified in Chinese Medicine and is a New York State Licensed Acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, and yoga instructor. (oneroofsaratoga.com)
  • Dr. Qisheng Guan is a licensed acupuncturist, master of Chinese herbal medicine, and a graduate of Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology. (acufinder.com)
  • With ear (auricular) acupuncture the practitioner places needles or small beads (acupressure beads) onto the outer part of the ear. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • A study published recently in the American Journal of Chinese Medicine, reports that patients who received acupressure and transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS) experienced a significant improvement in their insomnia symptom, including problems of fatigue, sleep quality and depression. (acufinder.com)
  • Traditionally, Chinese medicine has relied on the following forms of treatment to prevent or remedy disease and disorders: herbal therapy, acupuncture, acupressure/massage, dietary therapy, and exercise and meditation (often in the form of Qi Gong ). (lungcancercap.org)
  • 1 For example, one veterinary Chinese herbology text opens by stating: "By understanding the properties of Chinese herbal medicines, a practitioner can predict their actions and prescribe the appropriate herbal formula for a particular clinical condition. (veterinarypracticenews.com)
  • I cannot prescribe a Chinese herb unless I do a full intake. (wallowa.com)
  • NaturalNews) The Traditional Chinese 5 Element Diagnostic System is used as a tool to determine disorders and prescribe a combination of all natural herbs for healing. (naturalnews.com)
  • Professionals also often prescribe one or more Chinese herbs to reduce the negative effects of some of the more popular high cholesterol drugs. (doctorshealthpress.com)
  • Let's say you prescribe a traditional Chinese herb product in powder or dry form without processing it into a tablet or other pharmaceutical dosage form. (thestar.com.my)
  • The practitioner should also explain the potential side effects of the herbs they prescribe. (aiam.edu)
  • Falconer, who is a homeopathic practitioner, may prescribe nutritional changes, such as raw-food diets, for some of his patients. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Natural Health Care Practitioner, Certified Master Herbalist, Certified VoiceBio Analyst. (greenpeople.org)
  • by Kaiser Pharmaceutical Company (Taiwan), and prescribed according to Traditional Chinese Medicine principles by a licensed Chinese Herbalist. (ahpa.org)
  • Andrew Gaeddert is an herbalist, lecturer, and author of several books on immune disorders, digestive health, skin disorders and Chinese herbal medicine. (healthconcerns.com)
  • Consult with your doctor and a certified Chinese herbalist prior to taking any Chinese herb or remedy for high cholesterol. (livestrong.com)
  • Your doctor and Chinese herbalist should closely monitor you if you take hawthorn and digoxin together. (livestrong.com)
  • Make sure your herbalist has experience treating skin conditions, and that they're committed to using Chinese herbs from a reputable pharmacy. (mindbodygreen.com)
  • According to Chinese mythology, it was in 2737 BC when the Chinese Emperor Shennong, scholar and herbalist, was sitting beneath a tree while his servant boiled drinking water and a leaf from the tree dropped into the water. (vitaminsdiary.com)
  • We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. (mountainroseherbs.com)
  • The herb may also interact with blood thinners, so consult your health care practitioner before using it. (healthline.com)
  • Consult your practitioner for precise dosage recommendations based on body weight and other factors. (chineseherbsdirect.com)
  • For the most effective and safe treatment, consult a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine. (acuherbals.com)
  • Always consult a health practicioner when using herbal supplements. (invinciblemusic.com)
  • Be sure to consult an experienced health practitioner for herbal advice. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Practitioners give treatments following a medical diagnosis. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Your practitioner might recommend that you have treatments once or twice a week at first. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • [a] The TCM theory and practice are not based upon scientific knowledge , and there is disagreement between TCM practitioners on what diagnosis and treatments should be used for any given patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chinese herbal treatments, on the other hand, have little to no side effects. (mindbodygreen.com)
  • Let your TCM practitioner know about your cancer diagnosis and any conventional cancer treatments you are having. (cancer.ca)
  • We do not know if or how traditional Chinese herbal remedies affect the way conventional cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy work. (cancer.ca)
  • We also don't know if it is safe to use traditional Chinese herbal remedies together with conventional cancer treatments. (cancer.ca)
  • Ayurveda offers treatments for the prevention and rejuvenation, with the use of herbs and oils in a gentle massage to allow some time pressure on certain points. (amazonaws.com)
  • Most alternative medicine is paid for out of pocket, but managed care may begin to cover certain treatments and practitioners. (managedcaremag.com)
  • In lung cancer, Chinese medicine is used primarily for supportive adjunctive care in conjunction with Western treatments of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. (lungcancercap.org)
  • In China, where Chinese medicine is used in conjunction with Western medicine in hospitals and clinics, men and women undergoing various treatments for cancer are offered the choice to use Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture, Qi Gong , and exercise as adjunctive therapies to reduce side effects and increase the efficacy of the Western treatment. (lungcancercap.org)
  • Extensive research about CAM is being done in Chinese hospitals and oncology settings in conjunction with Western research approaches and treatments. (lungcancercap.org)
  • Like Cohen and Friend, more Americans are turning to traditional Chinese medicine after failing to find relief from conventional treatments. (sfgate.com)
  • Just as cautiously, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently revised its research protocols to support clinical trials of Chinese and other herbal treatments. (sfgate.com)
  • Studies like these have persuaded medical directors at hospitals to introduce traditional Chinese medicine treatments to their patient services. (sfgate.com)
  • A TCVM practitioner may use "opposite" treatments to restore balance, thereby improving the animal's health. (everydayhealth.com)
  • The practitioner of Chinese medicine is trained to observe one's tone of voice, complexion, eyes (in Complementary medicine, the shen or sprit of an individual is said to be revealed through the eyes), facial expression, overall demeanor, and how one walks, sits, and stands, and to use these observations to arrive at a diagnosis. (inciid.org)
  • The practitioner of Complementary medicine specializes not just in inserting needles or prescribing herbal remedies, but in being able to see 'hidden' or subtle conditions that may not been seen or understood by practitioners of other types of medicine. (inciid.org)
  • In addition to attacking a factor that is contributing to the disease process, it is the responsibility of the practitioner of Complementary medicine to support the individual in his or her goal of achieving overall total health, which includes the physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual aspects of the patient. (inciid.org)
  • But this can be remedied using an ancient Chinese medicine protocol known as Ren Shen Yang Rong Tang , or RSYRT, which a new study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine found helps conventional cancer patients maintain some semblance of quality of life. (naturalnews.com)
  • Integrative medicine and complementary therapies in lung cancer may include Chinese medicine, Western herbal therapy, relaxation and visualization techniques, prayer, exercise, nutritional supplementation, and dietary therapy. (lungcancercap.org)
  • Terry Keenan practices the holistic treatment of patients with the complementary use of Chinese Medicine. (oneroofsaratoga.com)
  • We assessed the therapeutic effect of traditional Chinese herbal medicines commonly used in China for acute bronchitis. (cochrane.org)
  • Traditional whole herb extracts from wild-crafted plants, Reiki, Massage. (greenpeople.org)
  • Chinese herbalism is one of the major components of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), or Oriental medicine (OM). (encyclopedia.com)
  • In modern China, traditional Chinese herbalism is taught alongside conventional Western pharmacology. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Traditional Chinese medicine originated in the region of eastern Asia that today includes China, Tibet , Vietnam , Korea , and Japan . (encyclopedia.com)
  • They are basic concepts in traditional Chinese medicine. (encyclopedia.com)
  • One objective of traditional Chinese medicine is to keep yin and yang in harmonious balance within a person. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Traditional Chinese physicians did not learn about the structures of the human body from dissection because they thought that cutting open a body insulted the person's ancestors. (encyclopedia.com)
  • It is wise to draw from traditional systems of medicine such as Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine and apply accumulated knowledge to facilitate the development of a patient-centered approach to modern medicine," Roofener said. (ahpa.org)
  • She stressed that this data illustrates Traditional Herbal Chinese Medicine as practiced at Cleveland Clinic is likely to be safe. (ahpa.org)
  • Today's herbal products industry should learn from traditional Chinese medicine which have established rules of herb combinations that can be applied to drug-herb combinations in order to avoid negative adverse events or enhance positive interactions, along with modern scientific research studies," Roofener said. (ahpa.org)
  • In addition, Drs. Lin and Panzer called for a "strict examination" of claims made by Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medical (TCVM) providers regarding its effectiveness. (veterinarypracticenews.com)
  • We are excited to introduce you and your patients to an entirely new way of taking Traditional Chinese herbal medicine. (pacherbs.com)
  • Pacific Herbs is committed to providing the highest quality, tested, pure herbal blends so you and your patients can experience the ease and simplicity of Traditional Chinese Medicine. (pacherbs.com)
  • We are THE gold standard in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbal processing and packaging. (pacherbs.com)
  • I look forward to working with you and providing the best Traditional Chinese Medicine has to offer. (pacherbs.com)
  • With Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), we address weight wellness with our patients. (acupuncture.com)
  • Licorice root is one of the most widely used herbs worldwide and is the single most used herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine today. (mountainroseherbs.com)
  • Zhōngyī ) is a style of traditional medicine built on a foundation of more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice that includes various forms of herbal medicine , acupuncture , massage (tui na) , exercise (qigong) , and dietary therapy, [1] but recently also influenced by modern Western medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • [7] Scientific investigation has not found histological or physiological evidence for traditional Chinese concepts such as qi , meridians, and acupuncture points. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's popular in traditional Chinese medicine as a treatment for many ailments, including depression and poor sexual function. (healthline.com)
  • In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), palm numbness is likely linked to problems with the liver, kidneys and spleen. (straitstimes.com)
  • This highly successful textbook covers the basic theory of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, and discusses in detail the use of acupuncture points and the principles of treatment. (chiro.org)
  • This case report will also outline current medical knowledge regarding the condition and present treatment protocols from both conventional medicine and traditional Chinese medicine perspectives. (gancao.net)
  • Furthermore, this paper endeavors to encourage further research into the efficacy and safety of traditional Chinese medicine therapies for Bell's palsy. (gancao.net)
  • These herbs have been utilized in a small number of traditional formulations for centuries, both for treating obvious diabetes and for other disorders that produce similar symptoms. (itmonline.org)
  • Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine books. (directory4health.com)
  • In endometriosis, traditional Chinese medicine addresses the imbalance of Chi in the reproductive and other related organs and helps to re-establish the flow of Chi, thus leading to recovery. (worldwidehealth.com)
  • Traditional Chinese herbal remedies are part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and have been used in China for thousands of years. (cancer.ca)
  • Traditional Chinese herbal remedies are a large part of TCM. (cancer.ca)
  • Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine often use herbal remedies along with other therapies, such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi. (cancer.ca)
  • There is no evidence at this time that traditional Chinese herbal remedies can treat cancer itself. (cancer.ca)
  • So our current knowledge of traditional Chinese herbal remedies is limited. (cancer.ca)
  • Talk to your healthcare team if you are thinking about taking any traditional Chinese herbal remedies. (cancer.ca)
  • Side effects of traditional Chinese herbal remedies will depend on the herbs and the combination of herbs in the preparation. (cancer.ca)
  • There have been cases of traditional Chinese herbal remedies containing prescription drugs that weren't listed on the label, which could cause serious side effects. (cancer.ca)
  • Some traditional Chinese herbal remedies may interact with other herbs or over-the-counter drugs, which could be dangerous to your health. (cancer.ca)
  • This means that TCM practitioners must meet training and examination standards in order to practice traditional Chinese medicine using herbal remedies. (cancer.ca)
  • According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, infertility stems from an imbalance of vital energy, or qi. (wholeliving.com)
  • Many herbs used in Traditional Chinese Medicine have the power to balance your hormones and help you feel as good as new. (davidwolfe.com)
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners use Longan berry to calm anxiety, relieve insomnia, and fight fatigue. (davidwolfe.com)
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine also credits the Chinese wild yam with many health benefits, including the ability to sooth anxiety, lower blood sugar levels, and promote healthy sleep patterns. (davidwolfe.com)
  • Lotus seed is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to strengthen both the reproductive system and the digestive system. (davidwolfe.com)
  • What scientific basis does it have and why is the Traditional Herbal Doctor in China usually paid a much better salary then the typical MD in that country? (naturalnews.com)
  • Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners recommend reishi mushroom tea as a prevention for cancer. (livestrong.com)
  • Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners recommend adding herbs high in vitamin C such as citrus to counteract this effect. (livestrong.com)
  • In the world of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), there are many Chinese herbs to lower cholesterol. (doctorshealthpress.com)
  • In traditional Chinese medicine, high cholesterol and arterial plaque build-up are due to imbalances in the energetic organ systems of the liver and spleen. (doctorshealthpress.com)
  • We have all the information you need about public and private traditional chinese medicine clinics in Dublin North. (whatclinic.com)
  • Compare all the traditional chinese medicine clinics and contact the traditional chinese medicine practitioner in Dublin North who's right for you. (whatclinic.com)
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  • Treating each client by getting to the root of the problem through body, mind and spirit BA, Licensed Diploma in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Electro Acupuncture, Fertility Acupuncture, Cosmetic Acupuncture & Facial Rejuvenation and Chinese Cupping Therapy. (whatclinic.com)
  • In China, mushrooms are used as part of Fu zheng therapy,that benefits the entire organism In traditional terms these herbs would be said to support defensive Qi, the Wei. (easterncurrents.ca)
  • Aligning with the philosophy of traditional Chinese medicine, which maintains that fatigue is caused by a deficiency in Qi , a physical life force related to the energy flow of the body, RSYRT appears to boost Qi levels naturally, effectively restoring energy and alertness to those damaged by chemotherapy and radiation. (naturalnews.com)
  • RSYRT therapy was safe and was associated with fatigue improvement in nonanemic cancer survivors, consistent with historical TCM [Traditional Chinese Medicine] clinical practice experience," reported the authors, noting that every cancer patient evaluated experienced improvements as a result of taking RSYRT. (naturalnews.com)
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine describe a complex medicine system developed in China over 3,500 years ago that has spread around the world in its various forms through diverse social movements seeking for new and healthier alternatives of life based in ancestral knowledge and approaching nature to find healing of the stressful life. (vitaminsdiary.com)
  • Nicolai started his healing practice in the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, which consisted of two employees in three rooms. (wikipedia.org)
  • These courses provided scientific insights into the herbs and plants and more importantly, explained how these herbal medicines work, in a way different from traditional Chinese medicine. (nobelprize.org)
  • After graduation from the university in 1955, I was assigned to work in the Institute of Chinese Materia Medica of the newly established Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine under the China Ministry of Health. (nobelprize.org)
  • The academy has been growing and expanding rapidly over last sixty years along with change of its name from the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine to the China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine and now the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences. (nobelprize.org)
  • My first research project was on Lobelia chinensis (半边莲), an herb commonly prescribed in the traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of Schistosomiasis , a disease caused by Schistosoma type parasitic flat worms. (nobelprize.org)
  • The reputation of ma-huang has been permanently damaged by allegations that such non-Chinese and non-traditional products caused several deaths in the U.S., including persons who did not seem to have life-threatening health problems at the time. (itmonline.org)
  • We often say in Traditional Chinese Medicine that the liver is the system most easily susceptible to stress. (acuherbals.com)
  • This article was posted in Herbal Medicine , Traditional Chinese Medicine and tagged anger , irregular menstrual cycles , irritability , migraines , pms , tension headaches , trouble sleeping . (acuherbals.com)
  • Therefore, there is a particular interest in exploring research about Chinese traditional medicine in cancer and treatment options. (lungcancercap.org)
  • She received her Masters of Science degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City and is a student and practitioner of the pulse diagnosis system taught by Dr. Shen and Dr. Leon Hammer. (oneroofsaratoga.com)
  • He said these products contained herbs that were referred to as "traditional use from generation to ge-ne--ration" and the recommended do---sage was based on such referen-ces. (thestar.com.my)
  • However, traditional medicine practitioners said the current laws were adequate but that the unregistered products and unlicensed practitioners posed a concern. (thestar.com.my)
  • What Can Traditional Chinese Medicine Do For You? (fivebranches.edu)
  • In the webinar, Dr. Chi will explain to us how Traditional Chinese Medicine can actually offer a solution to this issue. (fivebranches.edu)
  • The studies have been published just three weeks after the EU's Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products Directive came into force, and all Chinese and Ayurvedic products were removed from the shelves. (wddty.com)
  • In the second study, a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbal paste - Xiao Chuan - can help ease the worst symptoms of the lung condition COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during the winter. (wddty.com)
  • Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have been using the herb ginkgo to treat asthma for centuries. (besthealthmag.ca)
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a complete medical system that has been used to diagnose, treat, and prevent illnesses for more than 2,000 years. (limamemorial.org)
  • Dr. Guan is skilled in both traditional Chinese acupuncture and herbal medicine. (acufinder.com)
  • Qisheng Guan is a professor of traditional Chinese medicine at Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Internal College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin, China. (acufinder.com)
  • He also taught at the Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center in the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine. (acufinder.com)
  • Burns uses traditional Chinese medicine at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, 1701 Divisadero Street, San Francisco. (sfgate.com)
  • Weary and frightened after 10 years of fighting a losing battle against bronchitis, Sheila Cohen turned two years ago to traditional Chinese medicine. (sfgate.com)
  • UCSF, Kaiser Permanente and Stanford University Medical Center are among a growing number of medical institutions that offer traditional Chinese approaches such as acupuncture, tai chi chuan and meditation as evidence mounts of their effectiveness. (sfgate.com)
  • she recommends the Beijing Tongrentang brand because it doesn't stray from the traditional mix of herbs that have been used for centuries in China. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Read more about Traditional Chinese Medicine and its applications by clicking here . (aiam.edu)
  • The roots of Chinese Traditional Medicine (also referred to as TCM) date back more than 2000 years. (amfoundation.org)
  • The changes that followed these influences explains why both terms-- Traditional Chinese Medicine and Traditional Oriental Medicine (TOM)--are seen in the literature. (amfoundation.org)
  • Up until this period, Chinese medicine had witnessed great growth, but also decline, as Western influence expanded and the training of traditional medicine grew poorer and more limited. (amfoundation.org)
  • The Communits realized that there were little or no medical services and actively encouraged the use of traditional Chinese remedies because they were cheap, acceptable to the Chinese, and used the skills already available in the countryside. (amfoundation.org)
  • In 1940, Yang Shao proposed to 'scientificize' and 'popularize' Traditional Chinese Medicine. (amfoundation.org)
  • Since then, this resurgence has opened facilities in China to provide, teach, and investigate Chinese Traditional Medicine. (amfoundation.org)
  • While both Western and Chinese medicine have been practiced in China since the late 1800s, the traditional Chinese approach to medicine began to grow in popularity in the West in the 1970s, when ties to China opened. (amfoundation.org)
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine is a complex system that requires many years of training to master. (amfoundation.org)
  • Although acupuncture is the practice most often associated with Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is not limited to the Chinese culture. (amfoundation.org)
  • Although it is difficult for Westerners to relate this philosophy to the Western approach to medicine, it is fundamental to the understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine. (amfoundation.org)
  • Traditional Chinese veterinary medicine practitioners may also use Chinese herbs or acupuncture (a treatment in which small needles are placed under the skin). (everydayhealth.com)
  • TCM practitioners who treat the geriatric population will have encounters with common pharmaceuticals like warfarin, Vioxx, Celebrex and Lopressor, but of these pharmaceuticals, one class is particularly significant to the practice of herbal medicine: anticoagulants. (1stholistic.com)
  • Roofener noted that Chinese herbal medicines are regulated by the FDA and must be manufactured in a manner that complies with current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) requirements for dietary supplements, which include required procedures to ensure products contain what is on the label and don't contain hidden or prohibited substances. (ahpa.org)
  • Nonetheless, this is common practice among TCVM practitioners. (veterinarypracticenews.com)
  • In a recent survey of Western medical herbalists, licorice ranked as the 10th most important herb used in clinical practice. (mountainroseherbs.com)
  • With a detailed introduction to the ancient philosophical, ethical, and religious Chinese practice of Taoism, The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity is a unique, comprehensive, and practical self-help guide to live a balanced and positive Taoist lifestyle. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • Peter Deadman studied acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in England and China, and for the past 20 years has been in private practice in Brighton, England. (chiro.org)
  • The material is based on rigorous reference to ancient and modern Chinese texts, and explains the application of theory in the context of Western clinical practice. (chiro.org)
  • This book makes the practice of herbs easily accessible to Chinese medical practitioners and students. (chiro.org)
  • With these formulations and expertise, any veterinarian, regardless of their training in Chinese Medicine, will begin to experience success in medicine that can scarcely be dreamed of in conventional practice. (easterncurrents.ca)
  • As such, this work represents a significant contribution to the modern clinical practice of Chinese medicine in the West, and will remain an exemplary work in the field for years to come. (jcm.co.uk)
  • Our finding is important information for patients, Chinese medicine practitioners, and clinicians on the safety use of AS in breast cancer, which will affect future clinical practice. (frontiersin.org)
  • All practitioners will have to be registered with a recognised professional trade body by April next year, or they will be forced to cease practice, and the remedies will be completely unavailable to the public - other than from a conventional doctor. (wddty.com)
  • This led to 16 years as the only holistic practitioner in a 7-person practice. (animalwellnessmagazine.com)
  • So Howard took two pills of a Chinese herbal formula called niu huang she recommends to patients at her Wellness Associates of Chicago medical practice on the North Side. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Acupuncture is the practice that most often comes to mind when thinking of Chinese medicine, but TCM represents a much broader system of medicine that includes herbs, massage, diet and exercise therapy. (amfoundation.org)
  • 3-12 droppers per day or as directed by your health care practitioner. (rawliving.eu)
  • Advice on treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a trained health care practitioner. (chineseherbsdirect.com)
  • These design limitations resulted in us being unable to draw conclusions on the effects of Chinese herbal medicines for acute bronchitis. (cochrane.org)
  • Tell your practitioner about any health problems you have and any medicines you take. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • A variety of characteristics is used to describe Chinese herbal medicines. (veterinarypracticenews.com)
  • The first Chinese manual on pharmacology, lists near 365 medicines of which 252 of them are herbs. (vitaminsdiary.com)
  • However, its mission of focusing on professional training, research and continuous exploring and development of Chinese medicines for human healthcare through utilization of evolving sciences and technologies has never changed. (nobelprize.org)
  • This novel approach of applying breast cancer cell lines, xenograft, and syngeneic tumors models, as well as primary breast cancer cells from patients' tumors in Chinese medicines safety evaluation was proven feasible. (frontiersin.org)
  • Always let everyone on your health care team know about any medicines, herbs, or supplements you are taking. (limamemorial.org)
  • You may consider a combination of Chinese medicine, acupuncture, cupping therapy, tuina and moxibustion to improve your condition. (straitstimes.com)
  • Cupping is most commonly associated with Chinese medicine, but it has actually been used in cultures across the world for many years. (amazonaws.com)
  • In TCM, herbs are often used in conjunction with such other techniques as acupuncture or massage. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Moxibustion involves burning a small herb above acupuncture points to help healing, while tuina is a TCM massage treatment. (straitstimes.com)
  • The Panchakarma is the method used for the prevention and treatment of diseases, including massage together with herbs and oils. (amazonaws.com)
  • A practitioner from the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSF prescribed herbal pills and teas, as well as deep tissue massage, to boost the 58-year-old's immune system. (sfgate.com)
  • The practitioner puts fine, stainless steel, disposable needles in through your skin. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • The practitioner might flick or turn the needles to stimulate your nerves. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Sometimes, an herb would be placed on top of the acupuncture needles, then set on fire. (psychcentral.com)
  • He burned herbs on the tiny tips of the acupuncture needles that were stuck in Charles' forehead, arms, and legs. (dmagazine.com)
  • Our free webinar "Chinese Herbs for Pain Relief" is in just one week on March 22, 2018 at 9am Pacific Time. (healthconcerns.com)
  • Our Webinar: Chinese Herbs for Pain Relief is happening in just two weeks, on March 22, 2018 ad 9am Pacific Time. (healthconcerns.com)
  • 1.Besause ther is no cure from conventional medicine i asked help from homeopatic practitioner. (healingwell.com)
  • The tonic herbs are not harsh and are not specifically medicinal in the conventional sense. (rawliving.eu)
  • A:This is not unique to Chinese medicine and the best of conventional medicine will offer the same. (acupuncture.org.uk)
  • The review of current conventional integrative nutritional and lifestyle approaches is of value both to the conventional and alternative practitioner. (jcm.co.uk)
  • For serious conditions, make sure you are working with a conventional doctor along with a TCM practitioner. (limamemorial.org)
  • The whole health picture helps determine what Chinese medicine calls 'patterns of imbalance. (mindbodygreen.com)
  • The Chinese herb with combination of bupleurum and peony makes a hormone enhancing medication that helps to restore hormonal imbalance in the reproductive system that causes symptoms of endometriosis such as menstrual cramps abdominal pain, premenstrual syndrome, anxiety, and depression. (worldwidehealth.com)
  • The TCM practitioner will ask you questions about your medical history and do a physical exam to look for signs of imbalance. (limamemorial.org)
  • In fact, both herbalists and Chinese practitioners aim to treat endometriosis pains by underlining its causes. (worldwidehealth.com)
  • Lindsay Staker is an Oriental medicine practitioner who specializes in treating infertility, women's health and pregnancy. (livestrong.com)
  • Three years ago, he met with Joseph Acquah, a licensed Chinese medicine practitioner at the Osher Center. (sfgate.com)
  • They identified research as "the only way to reveal the clinical value of Chinese herbal medicine . (veterinarypracticenews.com)
  • Bone K, Morgan M (1992) Clinical applications of ayurvedic and Chinese herbs: monographs for the Western herbal practitioner. (springer.com)
  • A summary of current research and new clinical techniques, Healing Your Eyes with Chinese Medicine emphasizes the practical and useful-what helps people of all ages see better. (amazon.com)
  • First, the authors have applied a precise method of translation that allows the clinical experience of both modern and classical Chinese authors to be transmitted directly. (chiro.org)
  • It is hoped that this paper will serve as a useful practitioner resource as it will outline effective protocols from both clinical trials and prominent Chinese hospitals. (gancao.net)
  • Based on extensive laboratory and clinical evaluations, about 20 herbs have emerged as primary candidates for treatment. (itmonline.org)
  • Although more clinical research needs to be done to demonstrate the level of effectiveness of the herbs and acupuncture, these methods of therapy are currently available in many locations in the Western cultures as a result of the increasing acceptance of Chinese medicine during the past three decades. (itmonline.org)
  • Dr. Brown is the founder and clinical director of the first BC Chinese medicine clinic to focus on reproductive health. (acubalance.ca)
  • Dr. Brown is a Doctor of Chinese Medicine and a clinical hypnotherapist and is a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine. (acubalance.ca)
  • The restorative RSYRT formula, which contains ginseng, astragalus, cinnamon and various other Chinese herbs, has been shown in dozens of clinical studies to treat more than just cancer. (naturalnews.com)
  • Textbook and clinical manual on the Chinese medical treatment of diabetes and its many complications. (jcm.co.uk)
  • Since safety studies of herbs would be unethical to carry out in patients, the present study aimed to investigate the potential unsafe effects of AS in a systematic pre-clinical approach. (frontiersin.org)
  • Dr. Guan has 38 years of clinical experience in Chinese medicine, and he has practiced extensively in China, Europe, Africa, and the United States. (acufinder.com)
  • When they see an alternative practitioner, they're not rushed through a 20-minute appointment with a phlegmatic physician who barely makes eye contact. (dmagazine.com)
  • Fo Shou (Finger Citron Fruit, "Buddha's Hand"): Fo Shou is another herb that directly regulates the liver Qi, specifically for symptoms such as rib pain or belching. (acuherbals.com)
  • In 2016, the ministry established a T&CM Council and T&CM Act to integrate T&CM into the national healthcare system, but it only regulates practitioners and services like acupuncture. (thestar.com.my)
  • Chinese medicinal herbs have also been used as a treatment. (cochrane.org)
  • At the beginning of your acupuncture appointment, your practitioner will ask you to fill out forms or verbally answer questions about your health history and the reasons you are seeking treatment. (canyonranch.com)
  • The good news, though, is that Chinese herbal treatment is a completely different approach to healing acne . (mindbodygreen.com)
  • But in my opinion, Chinese herbs are the number one choice for the treatment of acne. (mindbodygreen.com)
  • Treatment of Diabetes with Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture: 1. (itmonline.org)
  • Chinese medical treatment of diabetes includes herbal prescriptions, acupuncture, and dietary recommendations. (itmonline.org)
  • Thus, practitioners can begin with an empiric trial of treatment without relying on cultures. (medscape.com)
  • Medical doctors occasionally include acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in a treatment regimen. (wallowa.com)
  • acutherapy providing acupuncture and herbs for women's problems, cancer treatment in vancouver, bc. (medexplorer.com)
  • Chinese herbs, on the other hand, are considered to be far less toxic than statin drug therapy, and therefore potentially a better option in the treatment of high cholesterol. (doctorshealthpress.com)
  • Available for FREE online viewing through June 20, 2015, the research looked at the effects of RSYRT on fatigue in cancer patients, comparing their health statuses both before and after the 12-herb treatment. (naturalnews.com)
  • For example, cancer patients in China receive radiation treatment or chemotherapy, and they also receive Chinese herbal medicine to ameliorate the side effects. (vitaminsdiary.com)
  • This comprehensive book offers a detailed synopsis of Chinese acupuncture and herbal therapy for the treatment of diabetes mellitus hitherto unavailable to Western readers. (jcm.co.uk)
  • This book is an excellent review of the approach to the treatment of diabetes mellitus from both a Chinese and Western medicine perspective. (jcm.co.uk)
  • Treatment protocols, strategies, and outcomes are outlined in a manner that enables the reader to manage this disease confidently and responsibly with Chinese medicine. (jcm.co.uk)
  • Other organ systems and syndromes may be involved, and until the body is brought back into balance through Oriental medicine treatment such as herbs for insomnia and acupuncture, each insomnia symptom will continue. (acufinder.com)
  • Ma-huang (see Figure 1) , a widely used Chinese herb, was discovered by Western herb enthusiasts 25 years ago and converted from an herbal treatment for diseases to an energy stimulant and a weight-loss product. (itmonline.org)
  • Chinese herbs can be a very useful treatment for moving stuck liver Qi and helping it to flow smoothly, to reduce these sorts of symptoms. (acuherbals.com)
  • In China and many parts of the United States today, people with various types of cancer seek out Chinese medicine in addition, or as an alternative, to Western medical treatment. (lungcancercap.org)
  • When intensive Western therapies are being used, Chinese medicine can relieve adverse side effects and improve the treatment outcome. (lungcancercap.org)
  • Chinese medicine is a system of medicine that has been used for thousands of years in the treatment of health imbalances and disease. (lungcancercap.org)
  • Antithyroid therapy is the treatment of choice for many practitioners and cat owners, because it's non- invasive, and inexpensive. (thyroid-info.com)
  • No matter what type of holistic vet you choose, you can expect most practitioners to spend a lot of time examining your pet and getting a complete pet health history since their treatment plan will be personalized for your pet's specific situation. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Each of the Four Examinations can take years to master, and the astute practitioner uses them to arrive at a differential diagnosis. (inciid.org)
  • Mayo practitioners gave Mary a definitive diagnosis but little to deal with symptoms. (acupuncturetoday.com)
  • Shortly after the IPF diagnosis in 1998, Mary consulted a TCM herbal master who had been a pulmonary specialist in China. (acupuncturetoday.com)
  • A focus on the individual, along with nuanced variation in diagnosis and therapy, makes the systematic application of the same protocol to all enrollees seem foreign to many alternative practitioners. (managedcaremag.com)
  • Chinese herbalism is a holistic medical system, meaning that it looks at treating a patient as a whole person, looking at the mental and spiritual health as well as the physical health, of the individual. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Without it, practitioner are merely "chasing" the sickness and forgetting that the patient is much more than their disease. (inciid.org)
  • Looking at underlying issues, we work with each patient to develop a customized plan that may include acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, nutritional advice and exercise. (acupuncture.com)
  • Using a well-validated patient-reported symptom outcome measure and qualitative documentation, this study obtained a preliminary impression of positive fatigue reduction from this formula," they added, affirming what TCM practitioners throughout China have known for centuries. (naturalnews.com)
  • Medicinal herbs of 'hot', yang nature are used when the person is suffering from internal cold that requires to be purged, or when the patient has a general cold constituency. (vitaminsdiary.com)
  • Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner. (mountainroseherbs.com)
  • Search for holistic healthcare practitioners with over 50 specialties nationwide. (medexplorer.com)
  • Natural healing remedies, ayurvedic herbs, using the whole herb. (greenpeople.org)
  • Ayurvedic Herbs, Natural Herbs, Herbal Supplements for Healthy & Rejuvenated life. (greenpeople.org)
  • Chinese herbs produce little to no side effects compared to Western medications that lower cholesterol. (livestrong.com)
  • Written by a Westerner for the Western mind, The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity is perfect for the modern reader interested in exploring the balanced and holistic health care system used by Chinese physicians, martial artists, and meditators for over 5,000 years. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • This paper may also provide an educational opportunity for western medicine practitioners seeking to direct Bell's palsy patients toward an effective and safe therapy option. (gancao.net)
  • Chinese medicine has been used as the primary medication throughout Asia and it is considered an alternative medical system in much of the western world. (worldwidehealth.com)
  • This has a great deal to do with the fact that there was a strong tradition of medical acupuncture and western herbs already in existence, and the separate elements of TCM grouped around them. (acupuncture.org.uk)
  • In Chinese hospitals, Chinese Medicine is practiced alongside modern Western Medicine. (vitaminsdiary.com)
  • The joining of Chinese and Western approaches offered in this book is to be called nothing less than excellent. (jcm.co.uk)
  • In this chapter, the primary focus will be on Chinese medicine and related therapies that may be used in conjunction with other integrative medicine and Western medicine for supporting people diagnosed with lung cancer. (lungcancercap.org)
  • There are three main areas of contrast between Western and Chinese medicine: general approach to symptoms and disease, approach to cancer, and synergy between Western and Chinese medicine. (lungcancercap.org)
  • Chinese and western herbs, especially tumeric (curcumin). (christinachambreau.com)
  • She became certified in acupuncture by IVAS in 1987 and followed up with education in chiropractic, Chinese herbs, Western herbs, and homotoxicology. (animalwellnessmagazine.com)
  • of Carum carvi, a biennial herb of the parsley family (Apiaceae, or Umbelliferae), native to Europe and western Asia and cultivated since ancient times. (britannica.com)
  • TCM practitioners are trained to view the body, mind, and spirit as one system, as opposed to Western medicine practitioners, who are taught to regard each of these elements as separate. (amfoundation.org)
  • Health Concerns was the first company to manufacture Chinese herbal products in the United States for practitioners. (healthconcerns.com)
  • Unfortunately, veterinary Chinese herbal textbooks, course descriptions and journal publications continue to invoke metaphors to explain products' actions. (veterinarypracticenews.com)
  • See our Factory Video Tour and Quality Assurance Video's for more information on how our herbs are tested, processed and tracked from raw to finished products. (pacherbs.com)
  • High quality practitioner-only products. (naturaltherapypages.com.au)
  • The Kan Herb Company has always believed the best way to ensure the consistency, quality, and safety of their products is to do their own manufacturing. (easterncurrents.ca)
  • Herbal products are only available to qualified practitioners with TCM herbal training. (easterncurrents.ca)
  • Animal studies and human studies have shown that most herbs in this decoction, and especially the anti-inflammatory compounds derived naturally from these herbal products, strengthen the immune system," adds the most recent RSYRT cancer study about the benefits of this herbal formula. (naturalnews.com)
  • Choo Teik Liang, who is the secretary--general of the Malaysia Federation of Chinese Medicine Dealers and Practitioners Asso-ciation, blamed "merchants without conscience" for producing unregistered pro-ducts and fake re--gistered products. (thestar.com.my)
  • use of vegetable products, or herbs, originated in this fashion and still persists. (britannica.com)
  • The herbs we stock have been rigorously tested to ensure they are of the highest quality, pesticide-free and species correct products. (aiam.edu)
  • Herbs can be very effective for fertility issues, preparing for IVF, pregnancy conditions such as morning sickness, turning a breech baby as well as postpartum. (rchm.co.uk)
  • For male fertility Chinese herbs make a valuable contribution to improve sperm morphology, motility and count. (rchm.co.uk)
  • Mike will answer your questions about how to use acupuncture and herbs to enhance fertility. (inciid.org)
  • Studies have shown that acupuncture can boost ovulation and may also enhance male fertility, particularly when combined with Chinese herbs. (wholeliving.com)
  • Chinese herbalism has been practiced for over 4,000 years. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Individuals with chronic disorders in particular are increasingly drawn to the holistic aspect of Chinese herbalism and TCM in general. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Dragon Herbs practices Tonic Herbalism, which is based on a 5000 year old system of health promotion, protection, and psychological transformation. (rawliving.eu)
  • The utilization of the tonic herbs is called Tonic Herbalism. (rawliving.eu)
  • Congestive symptoms such as heavy dragging pain with late onset of period, then some herbs will be given to relieve the pain by bringing on menstrual flow. (worldwidehealth.com)
  • In one study, college-aged women with poor moods during menstruation found that Chinese red dates helped improve symptoms. (davidwolfe.com)
  • Geng Nian An Pian (Geng Nian An Wan, Menoplease) is an all natural Chinese herbal supplement used for menopause symptoms like hot flashes, restlessness, and occasional sleeplessness. (chineseherbsdirect.com)
  • Using a relatively fixed TCM formula with a combination of herbs rather than a single herb is based on the TCM theory of the entire human system as an object in which symptoms are driven by maladjustments in the body. (naturalnews.com)
  • Bo He (Field Mint): Bo He is an herb for "releasing exterior heat," which means fighting off acute infection with symptoms such as sore throat, fever, cough and headache. (acuherbals.com)
  • Echinacea and goldenseal are herbs that should be used only when sore throat and cold symptoms are present (and no more than 10 consecutive days) and not as preventive supplements. (chicagotribune.com)
  • This chart indicates at a glance the herbal and nutritional supplements that I and other WholeHealthMD practitioners have found most helpful for this ailment. (wholehealthmd.com)
  • Were they never taught the modern pharmacology of the Chinese herbs? (veterinarypracticenews.com)
  • She is a practitioner of the Chinese Medical Aromatherapy system taught by Jeffrey Yuen and continues advanced studies in Classical Chinese Medicine with him in New York City. (oneroofsaratoga.com)
  • For support with your weight concerns, schedule an appointment with a TCM practitioner. (acupuncture.com)
  • Make an appointment with any of our individual practitioners. (oneroofsaratoga.com)
  • Make sure your acupuncture practitioner knows your full medical and drug history. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Jen Hsou Lin, DVM, Ph.D., and Richard Panzer, DVM, MS-both recognized for their contributions to Chinese medical literature-published a paper in 1994 on the "Use of Chinese Herbal Medicine in Veterinary Science: History and Perspectives. (veterinarypracticenews.com)
  • Articles for practitioners and the general public about Chinese medical therapeutics. (directory4health.com)
  • Slagel spent three months working in Chinese hospitals alongside medical professionals. (wallowa.com)
  • She reads medical textbooks and studies Chinese Medicine and acupuncture every day. (wallowa.com)
  • Therapeutic modalities can include art therapy, the postures and exercises of Chinese tai chi, and the herbs, purgatives and rubbing oils of the ancient Hindu medical system ayurveda. (managedcaremag.com)
  • As a clinician practicing Chinese medicine on a day-to-day basis, I can also say it is an outstanding text on the Chinese medical view of diabetes. (jcm.co.uk)
  • This December, we celebrated the 60th anniversary of the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS). (nobelprize.org)
  • This holistic approach integrates body, mind and spirit using acupuncture, eastern nutrition, Chinese herbs, Chinese medical aromatherapy, stone therapy, Chinese bodywork known as Tui Na, and movement such as Qi Gong or Yoga. (oneroofsaratoga.com)
  • A 2004 Tufts-New England Medical Center review of 47 studies on tai chi found the Chinese discipline of meditative movements promoted cardiovascular fitness in people with chronic conditions. (sfgate.com)
  • To find a holistic veterinary practitioner in your area, visit the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association's referral Web page . (everydayhealth.com)
  • They are commonly divided into the categories of spices, spice seeds, and herbs. (britannica.com)
  • She also referred me to other experts such as a Chinese Doctor who specializes in acupuncture and other holistic specialists. (thumbtack.com)
  • Specializes in Chinese internal styles. (directory4health.com)
  • We provide a reliable, worry-free source of effective, quality Chinese herbs to the practitioner. (healthconcerns.com)
  • One of our goals is providing the highest quality Chinese herbs with NO unnecessary FILLERS. (pacherbs.com)
  • It became an important part of Chinese medicine about 2000 years ago. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • The concerns raised by practitioners of Chinese medicine predate the 2000 Olympics. (itmonline.org)
  • As an example, pungent herbs are used to vitalize IQ and the blood generating sweat. (vitaminsdiary.com)
  • Taking as example menthol, we find this herb is pungent, cool and linked with the liver and lungs. (vitaminsdiary.com)
  • herb , parts of various plants cultivated for their aromatic, pungent, or otherwise desirable substances. (britannica.com)
  • In addition, the safety of Chinese medicinal herbs is unknown due to the lack of toxicological evidence, although some adverse events, for example, slight gastrointestinal reactions, skin rash, etc., were reported in some case reports but not in the so called 'random' studies which we excluded. (cochrane.org)
  • This review aimed to summarise the existing evidence on the comparative effectiveness and safety of Chinese medicinal herbs for treating uncomplicated acute bronchitis. (cochrane.org)
  • Jiang L, Li K, Wu T. Chinese medicinal herbs for acute bronchitis. (cochrane.org)
  • Herbal supplements, bulk medicinal herbs, organic/wildcrafted herbs. (greenpeople.org)
  • Premium natural supplements and whole medicinal herbs in 100% biodegradable GreenPacks. (greenpeople.org)
  • CCOF Micro Farm specializing in Medicinal Herbs, Natural Hom Remedies, Culinary Herbs and Veggies. (greenpeople.org)
  • The doctrines of Chinese medicine are rooted in books such as the Yellow Emperor's Inner Canon and the Treatise on Cold Damage , as well as in cosmological notions such as yin-yang and the five phases . (wikipedia.org)
  • As with everything in existence, all herbs are subject to Yin and Yang and have hot or cold, wet or dry (etc.-etc.) energies. (naturalnews.com)
  • For example if a person is always cold, has little sex drive, and wakes up many times in the night needing to urinate (a kidney yang deficient condition) the TCM doctor would give them (as a part of their formula) a Kidney-Yang tonic herb such as Yin Yang Huo ( Epimedium Sagittatum) to counter balance this condition. (naturalnews.com)
  • In Chinese medicine, health is at its optimum when there is natural balance between yin and yang, smooth flow of Qi/energy and harmony amongst the organs. (whatclinic.com)
  • This category pertains to the degree of yin and yang, ranging from cold, cool, and neutral Chinese herbs considered all as yin plants, to those warm and hot considered extreme yang. (vitaminsdiary.com)
  • Chinese Herbs seeks the patient's internal balance of yin and yang taken into account when the herbs are selected. (vitaminsdiary.com)
  • The AIAM Chinese Herb Clinic dispenses herbs in concentrated granule form. (aiam.edu)
  • Some practitioners also work with alternative therapies for milder forms of hyperthyroidism. (thyroid-info.com)
  • The practitioner then tries to correct imbalances in your body by providing a combination of the therapies discussed above. (limamemorial.org)
  • In modern language, this translates as herbs that strengthen immunity. (easterncurrents.ca)
  • Jiao gu lan is highly regarded as a tonic herb that works on the spleen, liver, lung, kidney, and heart meridians. (doctorshealthpress.com)
  • With the effect jiao gu lu has shown on spleen and liver meridians, it is not a surprise that this Chinese herb could help lower high cholesterol. (doctorshealthpress.com)
  • More than the herbs, Meridians refer to which organs the herb acts upon. (vitaminsdiary.com)
  • Traces of therapeutic activities in China date from the Shang dynasty (14th-11th centuries BCE). (wikipedia.org)
  • Hundreds of different types of herbs are used in TCM, and TCM practitioners often use combinations of herbs rather than a single herb. (cancer.ca)
  • Creating recommendation for practitioner-use according to patient's TCM pattern differentiation. (ahpa.org)
  • Retail, wholesale and manufacturer of herbs and herbal supplements. (greenpeople.org)
  • Some people have reported stomach upset and dryness of the mouth, nose and throat as an allergic reaction to this herb. (livestrong.com)
  • Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can be stimulating a nerve response to help your body function at its best. (acupuncture.com)
  • He has also been a teacher of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, and has lectured widely throughout the United Kingdom, Europe, Israel, Australia, and the United States. (chiro.org)
  • This text is without question unique in its extensive description of diabetes and its complications from the acupuncture and Chinese herbal point of view. (jcm.co.uk)
  • Health Concerns is at the leading edge of research in herbal medicine and is known for bringing the centuries of knowledge amassed in the Chinese herbal tradition to the West. (healthconcerns.com)
  • Its first documented use dates back to the time of the great Chinese herbal master Zhang Zhong Zhing, about 190 AD, but it was certainly used for many centuries prior to this. (mountainroseherbs.com)
  • This article will examine how Chinese medicine views high cholesterol, as well as how to combat the problem with a number of Chinese herbs that have been used for centuries to treat high cholesterol and other heart disease risk factors. (doctorshealthpress.com)
  • Tea herbs are mentioned in early text of 50 BD describing servants preparing the tea, although it was not until 350 A.D., when Kuo P'o noted the first detailed description of tea-drinking, found centuries later in an ancient Chinese dictionary. (vitaminsdiary.com)
  • After the Han dynasty, the next great age of Chinese medicine was under the Tang emperors, who ruled from a.d. 608 - 906. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Bulk All Natural Herbs at Bulk Prices for Everyone! (greenpeople.org)
  • 8 Natural Herbs that Improve Thyroid Function Better Than Medication! (davidwolfe.com)
  • The herbs used for this approach have traditionally been called the superior herbs, but today they are called the tonic herbs. (rawliving.eu)
  • The tonic herbs are the elite herbs of the Chinese herbal system, the most fully developed herbal system in the world. (rawliving.eu)
  • The Chinese tonic herbs have always held a very special place in Asian culture. (rawliving.eu)
  • Tonic herbs come from China. (rawliving.eu)
  • Tonic herbs are by their very nature safe and may be used for a lifetime. (rawliving.eu)
  • He shou wu is one of the primary essence (jing) tonic herbs used in Chinese herbal medicine. (doctorshealthpress.com)
  • I thought that a practitioner of Chinese medicine who was actually from China may have different viewpoints and use an alternative approach. (psychcentral.com)
  • Chinese herbs are a natural, holistic approach to reducing elevated cholesterol levels. (livestrong.com)
  • Experience demonstrates that the effectiveness of herbs is enhanced when the right formula is paired with the correct dosage. (healthconcerns.com)
  • The power and effectiveness of Chinese medicine is evidenced by its long history of continued success. (inciid.org)
  • [6] The effectiveness of Chinese herbal medicine remains poorly researched and documented. (wikipedia.org)
  • So, the methods of Chinese medicine will no doubt play an important role in the coming years in the population of East Asia. (itmonline.org)
  • She is a graduate of the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, has a bachelor's degree in pre-med and spent four years in acupuncture school, served an internship and residency, and then went to China. (wallowa.com)
  • It was the second herb ever described in a Chinese herbal text, by Shennong nearly 2,500 years ago. (rawliving.eu)
  • I was born on December 30, 1930 in Ningbo, a city on the east coast of China with a rich culture and over seven thousand years of history. (nobelprize.org)
  • the person lying face down had just learned that I am a student of Chinese Medicine at Five Branches University and that I had practiced acupuncture in Johannesburg, South Africa, for almost twenty years. (fivebranches.edu)
  • The paste has been used to ease breathing difficulties in China for more than a thousand years. (wddty.com)
  • As a holistic practitioner specializing in dermatology, I see a lot of patients with moderate to severe acne. (mindbodygreen.com)
  • They are trained to know which patients they can treat safely, and which ones they need to refer to other health care practitioners. (healthy.net)
  • Cancer patients were instructed to take RSYRT twice daily for six weeks, after which time researchers from the Peking University School of Oncology in China and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas assessed their outcomes. (naturalnews.com)
  • Are certain Chinese herbs useful in patients with HIV infection? (managedcaremag.com)
  • hence, the use of AS in breast cancer patients remains a major concern for both patients and practitioners. (frontiersin.org)
  • Many experienced TCM doctors from China, who have treated COVID-19 patients, believe that this pandemic belongs to dampness, and they call it Damp Yi. (fivebranches.edu)
  • Last time, we were talking about this COVID-19 and how China has used TCM to help the patients at different stages. (fivebranches.edu)
  • Howard said the herbs goldenseal and echinacea fight sore throats as effectively as niu huang for some patients. (chicagotribune.com)