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Summer, Bright Yang and Seed of Yin

June 2015
by Jonathan Gilbert

In Chinese medicine, summer is the height of Yang energy. It is bright, warm, full of expanding energy. And yet it also is the time of the seed of Yin. This idea is mirrored in many of the herbal formulas that are part of the Chinese formulary.

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Chinese Herbology

August 2011
by The Gilbert Clinic, Inc.

Herbal medicine is the backbone and core practice within Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Over 80% of TCM interventions or treatments are traditionally herbal—the use of plant, mineral, and (historically) animal substances* to create a healing process within the body. The choice of which herbal agents to combine together has been, throughout the ages, recorded in […]

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