January 15, 2020

The Yang Metal Stem (庚) supports the Water Rat (子) which lies below it, according to the Five Element cycle. The Rat is a Water Element. Hence in the Five Element cycle; Metal births Water.

The Heavenly Stem of Yang Metal symbolically represents the axe or knife. The bl...

July 17, 2017

There is a passage in a classical herbalist text book by the author Zhang Ji I would like to share with you in relation to his thoughts on preserving life, modern doctors and what medicine truly entails to become a competent practitioner.

January 30, 2017

The Yin fire stem resembles the Heart generally. The Heart is divided into four chambers stemming from Shao Yang, Tai Yang, Shao Yin and Tai Yin according to the famous Wang Qing Ren. The right lower quadrant is directly related to Shao Yin, indicating Yin fire problem...

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