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Report on the Disappearance of Carcinoma/Cancerous Syndrome

Even though medicine has developed tremendously, cancer is still today a chronic and life threatening disease. Recently, patients are turning to traditional therapies such as acupuncture for cancer management as opposed to the aggressive approach of modern medicine.
There has been much research published indicating that acupuncture is beneficial for chemotherapy-induced nausea, vomiting, and cancer pain.Other data also suggests acupuncture might …

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About Herb Ren Shen (Ginseng)

Rén Shen (Ginseng)
Ginseng (Ren Shen) is a popular herbal tonic that combat fatigue and boosts our immune-system function. The botanical name is known as Panax ginseng C. A. Mey. and the Pharm. name is Radix Ginseng. The plant’s medicinal portion is the root, tasted sweet and slightly bitter. It is warm in property and enters the lung, spleen and heart …

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About Herb Gou Qi Zi

Gou Qî Zi
Gou Qi Zi (Wolfberry fruit; Lycium fruit) , the dried fruit is ovate, spindle-shaped. The skin is bright or dark red. Large, red fruits with few seeds and sweet flesh are best. The botanical name is Lycium chinense Mill.; Lycium barbarum L; and the pharma name is known as Fructus Lycii. The taste is sweet with neutral properties. …

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About Herb Huang Qi

Huáng Qí
Common Name: Astragalus rootBotanical Name: Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bge. Astragalus mongholicus Bge.Pharm. Name: Radix AstragaliUsed Part: RootTaste and Property: Sweet, slightly warmEmbryonic Property: Spleen and lung
To replenish the Qi (vital energy) and stop perspirationTo consolidate the defensive energyTo dispel pus and accelerate the healing of woundsTo regulate the water metabolism and reduce edema
Spontaneous and night sweat, prolapse of the anus …

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Ancient stories – Herbs for good health and longevity

Lately, there were several international reports from various countries pertaining to people who stay near the mountains or countryside away from cities and towns and these people have lived longer and stayed healthier in their old age of over 100 years old.
The peculiar part of these elderly people is that they can still maintain perfect vision, a healthy frame of …

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About Herb He Shou Wu

Hé Shôu Wu
Common Name: Fleeceflower rootBotanical Name: Polygonum multiflorum Thunb.Pharm. Name: Radix Polygoni MultifloriUsed Part: Tuberous rootTaste and Property: Sweet, bitter, astringent, slightly warmEmbryonic Property: Liver and kidney
To replenish the vital essence of the liver and kidneyTo nourish the bloodLaxativeDetoxicant
Early greying of hair, aching back and knees, neurasthenia, insomnia, palpitationAnemiaConstipation of the elderlyBoils, abscess, scrofulaHypercholesteremia
Contra-indication: For a person with diarrhea
Chemical Component:
Anthraquinone …

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Immune System Therapy

LING ZHI Mushroom
Surgical operation, radiotherapy, chemotherapy are the main means for the treatment of cancer at the present. But side effect or toxicity remains when tumours are resected or controlled. If wrong indications are chosen, patients will suffer serious complications even leading to death.In fact, about 50% tumour patients have not died of cancer itself, but died of the complications of …

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The article is extracted from English-Chinese Concise, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Publishing House of Shanghai College of T.C.M. (1993)
Identification and Treatment
1 Yin Deficiency of the Liver and Kidney.
Main Manifestations: Early cataract with senile debility, dizziness, tinnitus, and soreness of the low back. Red tongue with scanty coating or without coating, thready and rapid pulse.
Therapeutic Method: Nourish the liver and kidney.
Decoction: Prepared rehmannia root 24g, Chinese yam …

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Pigmentary Degeneration of Retina

The article is extracted  from English-Chinese Concise, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Publishing House of Shanghai College of T.C.M. (1993)
Identification and Treatment
1)  Decline of the Fire from the Life Gate
Main Manifestations: Night blindness but with normal vision in the day time, slight contraction of visual field, lustreless eyes, pale complexion, aversion to cold and cold limbs. Pale tongue with white coating, deep and thready pulse.
Therapeutic …

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