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  1. Thread: Acupuncture

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    I dunno - looks like dim mak to me :D

    I dunno - looks like dim mak to me :D
  2. Thread: Yi Jin Jing

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    Shaolin Yi Jin Jing

    Greetings

    The interpretations of Yi Jin Jing are quite diverse, to say the least. Something I notice, however is that between the various Shaolin monk teachers, there is also not much consistency....
  3. Stoked! Helen Liang is one of the most skilled...

    Stoked! Helen Liang is one of the most skilled and graceful martial artists I've ever seen. She is also a truly gracious and kind human being as well. YMAA continues to be a cornerstone of...
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    Oh man... another martial great passed on. Sifu...

    Oh man... another martial great passed on. Sifu Lacey and his son Shane were a big presence in the martial community for me, growing up in the Tri-cities. Vince Lacey was a true martial tiger and...
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    Wude is an ancient concept that would do well to...

    Wude is an ancient concept that would do well to be emphasized in modern times. With the present day political climate, children who are raised by video games and a culture that oversells everything...
  6. Thread: Bicycle Day

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    Gosh am I the only other one here who gets this?

    Gosh am I the only other one here who gets this?
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    If you are saying "touching from the back" that...

    If you are saying "touching from the back" that seems to imply you are locating the point on the posterior tibalis bone. That is the general area of Spleen 6 aka Sanyinjiao - "the meeting of the 3...
  8. Thread: Po Chai Pills

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    Great article find, Gene! Thanks for posting that...

    Great article find, Gene! Thanks for posting that one. I do love me some Po Chai Pills :D

    herb ox
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    I'll just chime in here to say if you are...

    I'll just chime in here to say if you are self-treating and not trained in acupuncture, you would be better off with a TENS unit, and using gel electrodes placed on the surface of the skin. That...
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    Gene - to answer your question, yes, I have...

    Gene - to answer your question, yes, I have prescribed E Jiao in the past. It is not something that I stock or utilize currently as I prefer to use non-animal medicinals in my custom formulations....
  11. Try https://www.sacredlotus.com/go/chinese-herbs...

    Try https://www.sacredlotus.com/go/chinese-herbs

    peace
    herb ox
  12. :eek: those ****ed folk remedies! eel is...

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    those ****ed folk remedies!

    eel is better for constipation after it's been stuffed with glauber's salt (aka mang xiao) and barbecued with a rhubarb root (aka da huang) based sauce. works...
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    Don't start licking those frogs yet

    Not TCM related per se but along the lines of ethomedicine origins of emerging pharmaceutical interventions... h.ox
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    :confused: :eek: :D

    :confused: :eek: :D
  15. Thread: Dry Needling

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    It's really all about invasive vs non invasive...

    It's really all about invasive vs non invasive procedures...
  16. Thread: Dry Needling

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    Highly controversial - and the main problem seems...

    Highly controversial - and the main problem seems to be that the training required for "dry needling certification" is minimal - in the neigborhood of 20-200 hours. Contrast that to TCM education and...
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    Bums me out to post this... The question I...

    Bums me out to post this...



    The question I have to ask though, is "if she was inappropriately touched the first time, why did she go back a second time?"
    I personally know a massage therapist...
  18. Thread: new moderator

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    Point being this is a forum for the discussion of...

    Point being this is a forum for the discussion of things associated with TCM practices. I do not need to assess validity anyone's liking. We each are just one opinion in a sea of many voices. Right...
  19. Thread: TCM Fails

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    "The AIDS-causing virus is believed to have...

    "The AIDS-causing virus is believed to have spread when the doctor violated procedure by failing to dispose of syringes after use, transferring the infection from one HIV positive patient to at least...
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    E jiao - aka "a$$ hide glue" :D kid you not! ...

    E jiao - aka "a$$ hide glue" :D kid you not!

    Works wonders for restoring blood loss after giving birth, and stopping hemorrhage. Good for "gluing" a "slippery fetus" (i.e. fetus developing in a...
  21. Thread: Donkey Crisis

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    E jiao - aka "a$$ hide glue" :D kid you not! ...

    E jiao - aka "a$$ hide glue" :D kid you not!

    Works wonders for restoring blood loss after giving birth, and stopping hemorrhage. Good for "gluing" a "slippery fetus" (i.e. fetus developing in a...
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    "On par with these innovations has been...

    "On par with these innovations has been Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which has relied, in part, on herbal remedies (tui na). "

    I think what they are really referring to is Zhong yao or Cao...
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    Chinese herbal remedy Lianhuaqingwen inhibits influenza virus in vitro

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5324200/?report=reader#!po=19.5652

    Easily formulated but contains ephedra, which is banned in the US. Acupuncturists and Herbalists need to unite to...
  24. The boiled Coke and ginger solution is awesome if...

    The boiled Coke and ginger solution is awesome if not for the feeling that it leaves on your teeth - like the enamel has been etched slightly - which it probably has been. Did this one time after an...
  25. Thread: Jade Egg

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    Doctors warn against Gwyneth Paltrow's advice on vaginal jade eggs

    from http://www.cbsnews.com/news/gwyneth-paltrow-goop-advice-vaginal-jade-eggs-doctors-warning/
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