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In TCM, "Qi" is one of the basic substances that constitute the human body and life-sustaining activities.
In biology, energy is an attribute of all biological systems from the biosphere to the smallest living organism. Within an organism it is responsible for growth and development of a biological cell or an organelle of a biological organism. Energy is thus often said to be stored by cells in the structures of molecules of substances such as carbohydrates (including sugars), lipids, and proteins, which release energy when reacted with oxygen in respiration.
Similar to large numbers of people being told they have low vitamin D in recent years, there appears to be a similar increase in men being told that they have low testosterone. For better or worse many cultures, ours included, often seem more concerned with finding a way to increase testosterone (i.e. aspects of strength and virility) vs.
Before we get into details the crux of this article can be summed up in one statement... Chinese Medicine treats patterns of illness that can contain any number of symptoms/western conditions whereas generally western medicine is symptomatic/condition based. This is an important distinction to have in mind when you are are considering using Chinese Medicine (acupuncture, herbal medicine, tuina massage, etc.) for your ailments.
Twelve meridians Diagnosis
As practitioners of Chinese Medicine we know that we are offering something unique. Day after day we see patients heal with help from the tools offered by our medicine. Often these patients have failed to respond to any other treatment - traditional or “alternative.” The techniques and knowledge we share are drawn from the collective wisdom accumulated by generations of practitioners. A wisdow that has also been tested by generations of patients. As practitioners, we are simply conduits of this information perhaps adding our own jewels from time to time.
What is Dan Tian in Qi Gong? Dan means energy center, Tian means field, Dan Tian means energy field center.
In Qi Gong we have upper Dan Tian, middle Dan Tian and lower Dan Tain. Upper Dan Tian is in Yin Tang location, it is also called spirit center, middle Dan Tian is in Ren 17 location, it is also called Qi center, lower Dan Tian is in Ren 4 location, it is also called essent center.
Cun: for upper jiao organs' diagnosis
Guan: for middle jiao organs' diagnosis
Chi: for lower jiao organs' diagnosis
Left hand Right hand
Cun: L. Lu & Ht R. Lu & Pc
Yin Name Yang
Blood Liver Fire
Water / Blood Heart Fire
Update new Zi Wu Liu Zhu(found big mistake on TCM text book of the meridian direction)
Meridians Direction Energy(Qi) Schedule Start Point End Point
As we knew, the original meridian schedule is basic on <Nei JIng> - < Ling Shu> ( Ying Qi Pian
sixteenth), But, there are only collected separate sentences, not a detail describe the meridian schedule
sentences, even not describe the list of meridians names, just collected some sentences by younger