Blood stasis and COVID-19

apple.news/A_hLibjAUSnOA080GYL8Zdg This might be an interest clue for the Chinese medicine community. A pathologist is reporting extensive blood clotting in every organ during her autopsies. We also know that people…

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Long-term use of Chinese herbal medicine therapy reduced the risk of asthma hospitalization in school-age children: A nationwide population-based cohort study in Taiwan

Very interesting stuff, given the massive size of the study. Long-term use of Chinese herbal medicine therapy reduced the risk of asthma hospitalization in school-age children: A nationwide population-based cohort…

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Inflammaging

When you first learn about patterns of Heat during your study of Chinese medicine, it seems that what is being described is inflammation. (I will be capitalizing the word Heat…

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Pre-Modern Use of Cannabis

I have pulled together a few resources on the pre-modern use of Cannabis in various cultures, including 19th- and early 20th- century American medicine. Doctors and herbalists of all stripes…

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Qi Regulation and Gene Expression

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about the effect of natural therapies on gene expression. I found this study on Chinese herbs: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-00535-8 Chinese herbs obviously have pharmacological actions…

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The healing crisis

There is a concept in natural healing that when one has been unhealthy for many years, adopting a comprehensive natural health care regimen that includes changes in diet, herbal supplements,…

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