Essays Tagged: "chinese medicine"

Chinese medicine History

Chinese MedicineTraditional medicine of China has a long historical and culturalbackground dating ba ... ine of China has a long historical and culturalbackground dating back about 2500 years. The ancient Chinese people were ableto reach a level of social stability that included the ability to treat dise ... elite class that refined and developed these ideasover many centuries.(1)The ideas that the ancient Chinese had about the organs of the body, andtheir functions, as well as the causes and development ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Ma Huang Paper about ephedra

ng is a popular dietary supplement in the United States and has been used for thousands of years in Chinese medicine. Ephedra includes "ephedrine alkaloids," which are naturally occurring compounds th ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Should Animals be used for experiments?

nd herbs that was safe for human consumption. This practice has been well docu-mented in Indian and Chinese medicine. Powerful and Wealthy individuals in ancient times used domestic animals to test wh ...

(2 pages) 65 1 3.4 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

Purification Of The Heart

wn to peoples who before us. Although we can see within the ancient traditions, for instance in the Chinese tradition, in Chinese medicine, the heart houses what is known as shen which is the spirit a ... ing, thought, love, intending to listen and virtue all contain the ideogram from heart. The ancient Chinese new that, also in almost every culture in the world people use metaphors that deal with the ...

(9 pages) 5 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


edical systems include eastern medicine, ayurveda, chiropractic, homeopathy, naturopathy, Tradition Chinese medicine, and Unani.Early on, acupuncture caught the attention of many Americans, probably b ... rgy medicine and is used to promote "qi" flow along the meridians (pathways) of the body. Qi is the Chinese term for vital energy or life force found in all living things, and is pronounced "chee." Wh ...

(7 pages) 139 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative


eeded to take a 300-level history class, and it fit into my schedule. I expected to "do my time" in Chinese history, and that go on to bigger and better things. Oh, how wrong that assumption proved to ... , how wrong that assumption proved to be! Quite simply, Professor Rudolph made me fall in love with Chinese history. She conveyed the course content, but she also managed to hit on something much deep ...

(2 pages) 609 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors


n the beginning. Taoism is not only a philosophy and a religion, but also the basis for traditional Chinese medicine. The religion is a representation of an accumulation of knowledge of over 5,000 yea ... eligion is a representation of an accumulation of knowledge of over 5,000 years of Chinese history (Chinese Philosophies and Religions 1). Taoism started to develop around the second century AD; it de ...

(9 pages) 80 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Alternative/Modern Medicine

re developed. Alternative medicine has been passed down from generation to generation. "Traditional Chinese medicine, which encompasses many different practices, is rooted in the ancient philosophy of ... s linked the human body with nature and the universe as a whole. "This view is based on the ancient Chinese perception of humans as microcosms of the larger, surrounding universe-interconnected with n ...

(11 pages) 98 0 4.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Traditional Medical Systems

Traditional Medical Systems Traditional Chinese medicine can be traced back thousands of years and has been proven effective while withstand ... ctive while withstanding the ultimate test of time over the past centuries. The base of Traditional Chinese Medicine is the concept of Qi, or Chi, which is most simply defined by Karen Fontaine as, "A ... ne must understand this concept of Chi in order to begin to understand the practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine has both its positive attributes and benefits as wel ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine