Essays Tagged: "Traditional Chinese medicine"


AcupunctureAcupuncture is a Chinese medical practice that treats illnessand provides local anesthesia by the insertion of needle ... e word acupuncture comes from the Latinword acus, meaning needle, and pungere, meaning puncture. TheChinese call acupuncture Chen Chiu.On doing my research over acupuncture I used manydifferent source ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Acupuncture, A Chinese medical technique

A Chinese medical technique; acupuncture is a medicine originating in the orient over four-thousand ye ... ese meridians. These 'meridians' are energy trails or channels throughout the body; believed by the Chinese to hold the opposite forces Yin and Yang, acupuncture keeps these two forces in balance. For ...

(4 pages) 117 2 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Chinese Medicine

Traditional medicine of China has a long historical and cultural background dating back about 2500 y ...

(6 pages) 177 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


ease of other chemicals and hormones which influence the body's own internal regulating system.2.In traditional Chinese medicine YIN represents "-" (negative) and YANG represents "+" (positive). The m ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Ancient Chinese Medicine How was medicine practised in Ancient China? What methodes did they use?

ddictions. This was believed to increase the amount of Yang in the body which was needed for health.Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practised in Asia for over 5,000 years. It is not surpri ... ng, therefore, that between 65 to 80 percent of the world's health care services are classified as "traditional medicine." The philosophy behind TCM is holistic health care, from diagnosis to treatmen ...

(2 pages) 114 2 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Chinese Medicinal Meals (Yao Shan) in the West.

food can be added more nutrient. People may get therapy while also enjoy delicious food. Therefore traditional medicinal diet is differing from normal nourishing diet, it is a multifunctional diet.Ch ... nder the theoretical guidance of diet preparation based on differentiation of symptoms and signs of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It has not only the efficiency of medicine but also the delicacy ...

(13 pages) 99 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Compromises of Alternative Therapy.

classified as alternative, alternative medicine is still in the status of being a substitution for traditional Western medical practices because of the equivalent effects to some scientifically-prove ... mented report supporting this assertion. Another alternative therapy is Tai Chi, which is a Chinese traditional, slow and graceful exercise, that enhances and balances the flexibility and coordination ...

(2 pages) 58 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Research paper on the dietary supplement Ephedra.

res of dietary products claim ephedra can do for someone. Ephedra is an herb which has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 5,000 years and is considered the world's oldest medicine. Eph ...

(8 pages) 187 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Comparison of Chinese and Western medicine.

ic studies because they use natural plants and herbs. Another reason why the Chinese practice their traditional medicine is because modern treatments are much more expensive than their old ones. The C ...

(2 pages) 95 0 2.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Alternative Therapies: Accupuncture

ventional medicine. Many whole medical systems were developed by individual cultures and considered traditional within that culture. A few examples of whole medical systems include traditional Chinese ... bout 1932 when Western medicine was introduced and the sitting emperor of China at that time banned traditional therapies including acupuncture in the cities until 1945 when a new emperor came into po ...

(8 pages) 205 0 4.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Discuss how notions of 'consumerism', 'pluralism' and 'modernity' are linked to the resurgence of CAM

alternative medicine has always been available to people from lay practitioners such as herbalists, traditional medicine such as Chinese medicine, acupuncture (which dates back thousands of years) and ... no longer just accepting orthodox medicine as always being right, but are using orthodox medicine, traditional medicine such as Chinese medicine and acupuncture and CAM therapies such as reflexology, ...

(6 pages) 115 1 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The history of integrative medicine

today as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has roots going back 5,000 years to Chinese (traditional Chinese medicine), Indian (Ayurvedic medicine) and similar healing traditions in culture ...

(3 pages) 133 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Finding Your Passion.

d creativity".Trapped creativity is really trapped energy.The ancient Hawaiians call energy Mana In Chinese Medicine, they call it Chi Western culture calls it Passion Indian culture calls it Prana By ...

(1 pages) 15 1 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays


passed sorcery, the difficulties of translating the Bible into Chinese and the scientific basis for traditional Chinese medicine, all in less than an hour.) Studying with Professor Rudolph thus proved ...

(2 pages) 609 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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


e religion in 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 ov ...

(9 pages) 80 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Acupuncture-History and Practice

ively as science and research progresses.Works Cited:"Development of Acupuncture in Ancient China." Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture. Herbland. 20 Sept. 2008.Fleischman, Dr. Gary F. ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Alternative/Modern Medicine

IntroductionIndividuals often choose non-traditional or alternative medicine and techniques in substitution of conventional medicine, as a wa ... ul of an individual.The practices of alternative medicine have been used for centuries, long before traditional medicines and technologies were developed. Alternative medicine has been passed down fro ... hnologies were developed. Alternative medicine has been passed down from generation to generation. "Traditional Chinese medicine, which encompasses many different practices, is rooted in the ancient p ...

(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 ... proven effective 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 Fon ... ntaine 51) One 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 ben ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Pain Assessment Week 11

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Science Essays