An academic course in TCM !
Historical and epistemological approach to theories and practices concerning the body, health and illness in China University Certificate This study programme consists of the two subjects – jichu lilun (fundamental theories) and zhenduan (diagnosis) – with which an understanding of Chinese medicine begins. After taking this course, participants will understand the theoretical structure on which Chinese medicine is (...)
Winter can be hard and long but spring always comes in the end
Dear Colleagues, Winter can be hard and long, as it was this year, but spring always comes in the end. We hope you are all well and would like to begin this year 2009 with some good news. At the end of 2008, we conducted an inspection tour of our Chinese suppliers. This GMP inspection, carried out under our Quality Action Plan, was also a requirement of the European Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine. The result was 100% positive. As (...)
Cupping-glasses in TCM
Publication of a very interesting book (written in an exquisite and lively French that will delight Francophiles) : Les Ventouses en MTC [Cupping-Glasses in TCM]. The authors, Joël Fournier (TCM practitioner in Amboise) and Patrice Lakhdari, have produced a rigourous and comprehensive work on this technique, with a special twist to discover at the end. Editions Robert Jauze, BP 385, 75626 Paris cedex 13, ISBN (...)