The name for scholars / physicians in China with money and power who wrote medical texts
Huang Di Nei Jing (Yellow Emperors Inner Canon)
Written 221 b.c. at the end of the Waring States period and holds the core basic ideas of Chinese Medicine. This was also written while Qin Shi Huang Di became emperor.
Qin Shi Huang Di
Emperor who defeated the other war lords during the Waring States Period and unified China under his strict rule. He also standardized currency, weights and measures and roads. He is also the ruler who had the terra cotta army made to guard his tomb.
Theories of Chinese Medicine involved with the prevention & treatment of disease evolved as a combination of science & culture in China with the convergence of several factors:
Empirical clinical experience; naturalistic observation; socio-political factors; biology; psychology
Theories of Chinese medicine involved with the prevention & treatment of disease:
Embody the Chinese medical conceptions of - physiological activity; pathological changes; integrated unity within; connections among viscera-bowels & bodily regions; integration between humans & the natural world
Is the Mother of Qi; is produced by the spleen; is stored by the liver; is moved (governed) by the heart
Viscera Organs (Zang)
this category of organs include the heart; lung; spleen; liver; kidney and are known to STORE essence and solids
this category of organs include the gall bladder, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, triple burner, & bladder and moves things through (does not store essence or solids)
this category of organs are not of the zang-fu. They include the brain, uterus, blood vessels, bone marrow and also the gall bladder (which is one of the bowels (Fu) organs
Signs and Symptoms of Blood Vacuity
Palpitations, dry eyes, skin, hair; small, thin & pale tongue; experienced a lot postpartum pregnant women.
Signs & Symptoms of Hot Phlegm
cough, scanty, thick, yellow sputum; maybe thirsty, burning sensation in chest, red tongue, slippery and rapid pulse.
all phenomena in the universe are formed from this substance, according to TCM. It is also subject to the continuous movement and transformation of qi.
All physiological activity is the result of this, as is all thought, emotion and essence-spirit (psychological aspects) are the outcome of this.
Indicates water, reproductive ____of males and females, the source of qi within the univers, and one aspect of qi.