“Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) embodies the profound philosophical wisdom and the traditional Chinese health-care concept and practical experience accumulated over thousands of years.
Deeply rooted in the profound Chinese culture, Traditional Chinese Medicine is the outstanding representative of global traditional medicine.
Qibo is known as the founder of TCM theory, great physician and naturalist in Chinese ancient times.
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The Party Secretary and the Vice President of Guang’anmen Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences
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The President of Wangjing Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences
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The President of Beijing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine Affiliated to Capital Medical University
There are altogether four kinds of basic diagnosis methods of TCM, i.e, inspection, listening and smelling examination, inquiry and palpation. Palpation is made up of two parts—taking the pulse and palpating relevant parts of the two parts—taking the pulse and palpating relevant parts of the doctor’s fingers to palpate patient’s pulses, which is the most important part in palpation.
To spread the healthy conception of TCM through the dialogue between TCM doctor and foreign guests, such as “correspondence between man and nature”, “Tao follows nature”, “preventive treatment before a disease occurs”, etc. And to fully display the glamour of TCM by carrying out exchanges and discussions on comparison between TCM and western medicine.
Chinese thermal moxibustion is a new moxibustion technology by using specific moxibustion method to efficiently stimulate propagated sensation along the meridians and achieve “focal arrival of acu-esthesia”, through which meridians can be regulated to treat diseases. Chinese thermal moxibusition is one of acumoxi methods, which is needle-free, with no physical contact and damage, painless and no side-effect. And its clinical efficiency is superior to common clinical acumoxi. Chinese thermal moxibustion has a significant clinical effect on prostatitis, knee osteoarthritis, myofascial pain syndrome (MFPS), cervical spondylosis, periarthritis of shoulder, protrusion of lumbar intervertebral disc, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), dysmenorrhea, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), bronchial asthma and stroke.
Guided by theory of meridian, Tui Na of TCM places much emphasis on the organic internal relationship between body surface with viscera through meridians and acupoints. Tui Na of TCM plays a therapeutic role by stimulating and massaging meridians of body surface and acupoints. Tui Na of TCM can harmonize qi and blood, relieve rigidity of muscles and activate collaterals, as well as relieve pain in lumbago, cervical spondylosis, protrusion of lumbar intervertebral disc those which are very common in modern living.
China is the country with the earliest origin of pedicure. Theory of meridian believes that feet have close relationship with viscera through meridian system, so the visceral function changes can reflect on the feet. Therefore therapeutic pedicure can enhance immunity and body resistance, which has a role of regulating viscera, promoting blood circulation for removing obstruction in collaterals and keeping health.
Baduanjin qigong (Eight-section Brocade), named after brocade, refers to its actions that stretch as beautifully as brocade. Baduanjin qigong consists of 8 parts, the complete set of actions is smooth and fluent by combination of dynamic and static exercises. As an excellent Chinese traditional martial art for health care, practicing Baduanjin qigong can make qi function flow, correct skeleton and knead muscles.
Just in the gate entrance of Jiangzhong medicine valley, stands a giant sculpture, which is 148- meter-long and 9- meter-wide. There are 68 famous doctors of TCM from Shennong in ancient times to Zhangxichun in late Qing Dynasty in the sculpture.
Owing to “medicine food homology”, Chinese medicated diets combine traditional Chinese medicine with Chinese food, which have the effect of preventing disease, keeping health and prolonging life.
China has the longest history in Chinese medicinal plants cultivation. Currently, there are more than 1,200 types of medicinal materials with an annual output surpassing 350,000 tons, occupying an area of 11 million mu (about 733,000 hectares).
Guided by theory of TCM, Chinese medicine processing is a kind of pharmaceutical technology in accordance with the syndrome differentiation, nature of medicine, and different requirements of preparation. It will directly affect the clinical effect whether the processing technology is reasonable and proper.
The 50,000 square meters of workrooms that have passed GMP certification in Jiangzhong medicine valley of Jiangzhong Pharmaceutical Group comprise many production lines with the world leading production equipments for the manufacturing of tablet, capsule, granule and liquid. Among these, Shenlingcao production technology is one of the world’s most advanced pharmaceutical technology. The whole Shenlingcao production process is enclosed, monitored and automatic in an unmanned workroom. Shenlingcao production equipment is by far the only one of its kind in Asia.
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