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Notice to Readers and Authors

Our Library includes articles written by Todd Luger and other members of the Chinese Herb Academy. These articles are printed here with the permission of the authors. The material in this library is provided solely for historical and scholarly interest. It should not be construed as healthcare advice for consumers or guidance for healthcare professionals. The opinions expressed in the articles listed below are solely of their authors, not the Chinese Herb Academy. Articles by Todd Luger have been written over a period of many years and are largely speculative in nature. They have been retained in this archive primarily for their historical interest rather than any scientifically proven clinical value.

In addition, we reference a list of articles (clearly identified) that are published on other web sites. These articles have NOT been republished here. If you wish to reprint articles that are published on sites other than Chinese Herb Academy, please contact the owner of the other site for permission.

Copyright law provides that one may download an article for personal use, but may not reprint in any form for redistribution. Please respect this restriction and everyone will be happy.

[CHA Articles] [Collected Abstracts] [Referenced Articles]

Articles Published by Chinese Herb Academy

Unless otherwise noted, articles in this section are written by Professional Members of the Chinese Herb Academy. As of 5/1/03, the most recently added articles are listed first.


Professional Articles

The Importance of Branch Treatment by Todd Luger

Chinese Herbs and Dietary Supplement Regulation by Todd Luger

Cultural Integration of Chinese Medical Theory in Taiwan by Eric Brand, MSTOM

Collected (and unedited) Blogs on the Little Hoover Commission report on the Acupuncture profession in California by Todd Luger

Zangfu Theory & Cellular Memory by Attilio D'Alberto

Principles for Nourishing Life by Philippe Riviere

The Eight Strategies in TCM by Attilio D'Alberto

A Review of the Traditional Chinese Herbal Sciences Self-Study Course by Todd Luger

Yinfire and Its Pathomechanism by Jason Blalack, L.Ac. [PDF File]

The Use of Chinese Herbs and Other Natural Modalities As Alternatives to Hormone Replacement Therapy by "Molly"Amelia Greacen L.Ac.

Fibromyalgia by Alon Marcus, L.Ac.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Case History/Curly Question by Heiko Lade

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Case History by Heiko Lade

Diabetes Mellitus: A Case History by Heiko Lade

Multiple Sclerosis - Revisited by Heiko Lade

Man jing zi - The Tonic? by Heiko Lade

Cancer and Pulse Diagnosis by James Ramholz

Li Shi Zhen Pulse Diagnosis by James Ramholz

Advanced Pulse Diagnosis by James Ramholz

An Open Letter about TCM by Todd Luger

Naturopathic Medicine, the Qi Dynamic and Leaky Gut Syndrome by Todd Luger

Spleen Dysfunction and Food Allergy: A TCM Perspective by Todd Luger

Notes on Formula Construction by Todd Luger

Thinking Critically about Diet by Paul Bergner and Todd Luger

TCM Reconsidered by Todd Luger

The Critical Issue of Dosage by Todd Luger

Treatment of Autoimmune Disorders by Z'ev Rosenberg

What is Qi? by Todd Luger

Diabetes: A New Clinical Perspective by Todd Luger

Homeopathy and TCM by Todd Luger

The Five Organ Networks of Chinese Medicine by Heiner Fruehauf, Ph.D: A Featured Speaker at the 2004 Conference

Principles for Nourishing Life by Philippe Riviere

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Popular Orientation Articles by Todd Luger

Salvia: An Ancient Herb for Modern Medicine

Chinese Herbs and Endangered species

The Causes of Disease in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Shopping for vitamins

Cycling Stars turn to Acupuncture, Chiropractic and Charity

The Role of Chinese Herbal Medicine in Modern Health Care Delivery

Why Herbs?

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Collected Abstracts

Ginseng (Ren Shen)

Salvia (Dan Shen)

Chinese Herb Nephropathy: Aristolochic Acid and Kidney Failure

Patent Medicine Toxicity

Scute (Huang Qin)

Rehmannia (Di huang)

Bupleurum (Chai Hu)

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Referenced Articles

[Journal of Chinese Medicine] [Paradigm Press] [Traditional Medicine] [Blue Poppy]

 

Articles published by the Journal of Chinese Medicine:

ON TERMINOLOGY & TRANSLATION by Charles Buck, Ken Rose, Robert Felt, Nigel Wiseman & Giovanni Maciocia from JCM 63

DIABETES: Modern Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine (Part One) by Clinton Choate from JCM 58

DIABETES: Modern Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine (Part Two) by Clinton Choate from JCM 59

DIABETES: Modern Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine (Part Three) by Clinton Choate from JCM 60

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Treatment by Traditional Oriental medicine by Andrew Pagon from JCM 58

The Treatment of Psoriasis with Traditional Chinese Medicine by Dr Zhu Zhi Qiang from JCM 56

Experience in Treating Senile Dementia According to Differentiation of Patterns by Xu Jiezhong from JCM 53

Adverse Effects Involving Certain Chinese Herbal Medicines & the Response of the Profession by Richard Blackwell,

Commonly Used Chinese Herb Formulas for the Treatment of Mental Disorders by Heiner Fruehauf from JCM 48

 

Articles published by Paradigm Press:

Marnae C. Ergil:
Considerations for the Translation of Traditional Chinese Medicine Into English

Z'ev Rosenberg:
A Review of Recent Paradigm Press Publications [PDF File]

 C.O.M.P.
Council of Oriental Medical Publisher's Guidelines

R.C.O.M.
Research Council of Oriental Medicine's Publication Guidelines

Edward Schafer:
Non-Translation and Functional Translation--Two Sinological Maladies [PDF File]

Volker Scheid:
Orientalism Revisited: Reflections on Scholarship, Research & Professionalization (Part I), (Part II) [PDF File]

Nigel Wiseman [mostly PDF Files]:
The Rationale for the Fundamentals' Terminology
Author Biography
Intro. to Glossary of Chin. Medical Terms...
...The Viewpoint of Translation Theory
Eighty Years of Chinese Medical Lexicography I
Eighty Years of Chinese Medical Lexicography II
Research Article Written in Chinese
Introduction to Dictionary of Chinese Medicine
The Transmission and Reception of Chinese Medicine: Language, The Neglected Key
Diagnosis and Treatment of Cough
Education and Practice of Chinese Medicine in Taiwan
Die westliche Rezeption der Chinesischen Medizin (German)

Charles Chace:
Ghosts in the Machine
On Natural Selection
Qin Bo-wei's Treatment of Liver Depression
The Error of Our Ways
Li Dong-Yuan's Gynecology

 Paul Unschuld:
Author Biography
The Reception of Oriental medicine in the West...
An Essay on Medicine and World View
 ...on the Cognitive Esthetics of Europe and East Asia
New Sources on the History of Chinese Medicne
Chinese Medicine: Nature Versus Chemistry and Technology
 ...Editing A Commentated Nan-Ching
 
 

Articles published by The Institute for Traditional Medicine:

Article Index

Drug/Herb Interactions

The Five Organ Networks of Chinese Medicine by Heiner Fruehauf, Ph.D

Disorders

Articles published by Blue Poppy Press

 

Members Only Articles

Numerous CHA Articles are only available to forum members. A list is provided below.

9 and 27 Sectors Notes.pdf
With illustrations
116 KB
jramholz
08/26/2003

AltHealth.pdf
Westerners Alternative Health-Care Values Eclipsing a Wealth of Knowledge
362 KB
rfaultson
08/01/2002

AntiTerm.pdf
Against Anti-Terminology
312 KB
rfaultson
08/01/2002

Bu Zhong Yi QI Tang.doc
Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang
49 KB
jramholz
07/17/2001

CI herbs 2.doc
Herbs CI'd and cautioned for pregnancy
96 KB
wsheir
03/20/2003

Cancer Herb List.pdf
In Chinese
456 KB
jramholz
08/02/2003

Cancerx.html
Pulses and Cancer (Ramholz)
12 KB
tluger1
05/13/2000

Characters1.pdf
A file that shows what characters you would know in Jiao Shu-de's formula text - if you studied 500
characters in appropriate stages.
488 KB
rfaultson
04/23/2003

Characters2.pdf
A file that shows what characters you would recognize in a traditional gynecological text - if you studied 500 characters in appropriate stages.
163 KB
rfaultson
04/23/2003

Cx during pregnancy.xls
Herbs to avoid durning pregnancy
21 KB
yingsuke2002
03/21/2003

Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang.doc
Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang
49 KB
jramholz
07/17/2001

HEADACHE.DOC
Headache by Sung Baek and James Ramholz
32 KB
jramholz
02/16/2002

Herb Identity Problem List.doc
List of Herbs With Multiple Potential Species
38 KB
plantboyman
09/21/2003

Herb Qualities and Pulse.pdf
How Herb Taste Effects the Pulse
17 KB
jramholz
08/25/2003

Hua To Ginseng Pills.doc
Hua To Ginseng Pills
49 KB
jramholz
07/17/2001

IntPrincip.pdf
English Translation of Chinese Medical Terms: A Scheme Based on Integrated Principles
211 KB
rfaultson
08/01/2002

MULTIPLESCLEROSIS.doc
04/04/2001

Menieresyndrome.doc
04/04/2001

Organs and their Associated Pulses in the Dong Han System.pdf
Organs and Their Associated Pulses in the Dong Han System
135 KB
jramholz
01/14/2002

Psychospiritual Aspects of TCM
 114 KB
chinmedsf
05/05/2003

RandomizedTrialChineseMedHerbsArchIntMed6-2004.pdf
Archives Chinese Herb HCV article
07/10/2004

SARS-TCM.pdf
Chinese Medicine formula for SARS
04/09/2003

SARSTCManalysis3.doc
TCM SARS Take 2
05/06/2003

SickBuildingSyndrome.doc
04/04/2001

TCM doctors look at SARS
Analysis and prediction
05/05/2003

TCM doctors look at SARS.pdf
Analysis and prediction - Converted to PDF
05/05/2003

TermFuss.pdf
Why the Fuss About Terminology?
155 KB
rfaultson
08/01/2002

The Normal Pulse.doc
jramholz
10/14/2001

Zaizaosan.jpg
Zaizao San in Chinese
81 KB
jramholz
02/10/2001

allergies.html
Food allergies and TCM (draft)
05/05/2000

language
TCM language and a unified curricullum
08/28/2002

lishizhen.html
Li Shi Zhen and the Pulse (Ramholz)
32 KB
05/13/2000

paradigms references.doc
 11 KB
02/21/2002

paradigms.doc
The implications for Chinese medicine oparadigm theory
26 KB
02/21/2002

pulsequestions.html
Pulse Q & A (Ramholz)
9 KB
05/13/2000

wantan.txt.txt
stubborn phlegm
tluger1
11/05/2003

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