Videos about a wide variety of subjects in classical Chinese medicine.

The Organ Networks of Chinese Medicine: Pericardium (2 Parts)

2021-10-08T16:20:10-07:00Tags: , , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural Medicine
College of Classical Chinese Medicine

Total running time: 2 parts, approx. 1 hr each

These presentations comprise a unique series about the physiology of the Chinese medicine organ networks. Based on a 10-year research project led by sinologist and Chinese medicine practitioner Heiner Fruehauf, these lectures explore a field of ancient symbolism that greatly illuminates the physical, emotional, and spiritual functions of the organ systems. Based on the introductory lecture, Macrocosmic Alchemy: The Hidden Code to Deciphering the Function of the Chinese Organ Networks.

Spirit of the Points: Triple Warmer Channel

2021-08-31T17:31:15-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The great Tang dynasty scholar physician Sun Simiao hinted 1,400 years ago that the secret of understanding the power of the acupuncture points is encoded in their ancient names—a vital piece of information with enormous clinical implications, which has literally been lost in translation. Most Western practitioners of Chinese medicine associate each acupuncture point with an abstract number. This series represents the detailed delivery of goods that was announced last year with the existing video lecture on symbolism of acu-points.

The Organ Networks of Chinese Medicine: Triple Warmer (2 Parts)

2021-06-18T18:43:08-07:00Tags: , , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural Medicine
College of Classical Chinese Medicine

Total running time: 3 parts, approx. 1 hr each

These presentations comprise a unique series about the physiology of the Chinese medicine organ networks. Based on a 10-year research project led by sinologist and Chinese medicine practitioner Heiner Fruehauf, these lectures explore a field of ancient symbolism that greatly illuminates the physical, emotional, and spiritual functions of the organ systems. Based on the introductory lecture, Macrocosmic Alchemy: The Hidden Code to Deciphering the Function of the Chinese Organ Networks.

Yin Yang: A Deeper Look at the Core of Chinese Medicine System Science

2021-06-11T15:52:16-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural Medicine, College of Classical Chinese Medicine

Chinese medicine, at its core, is all about yin-yang. While recognition of this concept has by now entered into most non-Chinese languages, the cosmological depth and medical relevance of this most ancient of Chinese diagnostic systems remains nebulous. This two-part presentation represents Prof. Fruehauf’s approach to the concept and medical ramifications of yin-yang for an audience of Chinese medicine professionals.

Total running time: approx. 2 hrs.

Essential Prescriptions for Pregnancy and Post-Partum Care

2021-06-09T18:57:07-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural Medicine,
College of Classical Chinese Medicine


This month’s offering features a video summary of Heiner Fruehauf’s teaching about fertility, pregnancy and postpartum care given during a seminar on Mt. Qingcheng in Sichuan Province during the summer of 2019—an introduction to the practical use of the five most fundamental prescriptions for getting pregnant, staying pregnant, easy delivery and postpartum recovery.

Total running time: 29 mins

On Acupuncture

2021-06-10T17:49:57-07:00Tags: , , , , , |

LIU LIHONG
Institute for the Clinical Research of Classical Chinese Medicine, Guangxi University of TCM

Dr. Liu Lihong has become a household name in China since the publication of Sikao zhongyi, his inspirational best-seller on Chinese medicine 18 years ago (available in English translation under the title Classical Chinese Medicine). Originally an expert in herbal medicine, Dr. Liu has recently shifted his educational and clinical focus to a Daoist system of acupuncture called Huangdi Neizhen (The Yellow Emperor’s Inner Transmission of Acupuncture). In this month’s presentation he will share some of his insights into the art and science of classical acupuncture and the Neizhen system in particular.

Total running time: 1 hr.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Dao Yin: Theory and Practice (4 Parts)

2021-06-11T16:01:11-07:00Tags: , , , |

LIU LIHONG
Institute for the Clinical Research of Classical Chinese Medicine, Guangxi University of TCM

In these lectures, China’s premier advocate of the classical wisdom traditions in Chinese medicine explores the history, theory, and practice of Daoyin, the Daoist tradition of cultivating qi, maintaining the balance of Yin and Yang, and nourishing life as it was elucidated in the Huangdi Neijing.

Total running time: 56 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

On the Vital Concept of Precision in the Clinical Application of Chinese Medicine (2 Parts)

2021-06-11T11:36:07-07:00Tags: , , |

HU CHANGJIANG
College of Pharmacology, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

This collection of lectures is a continuation of our series on the forgotten science of paozhi (herbal processing). In these presentations, one of China's last remaining experts in the field of herbal alchemy expands on the previous introductory lectures to offer specific principles on how to process raw herbs with honey, vinegar, alcohol, clay and other transformative substances, and explains how these measures can affect an herb's clinical potency and direction. In this second section of the series, he presents relevant clinical case studies.

Total running time: 137 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Spirit of the Points: Lung Channel (4 Parts)

2021-07-20T12:27:18-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The great Tang dynasty scholar physician Sun Simiao hinted 1,400 years ago that the secret of understanding the power of the acupuncture points is encoded in their ancient names—a vital piece of information with enormous clinical implications, which has literally been lost in translation. Most Western practitioners of Chinese medicine associate each acupuncture point with an abstract number. This series represents the detailed delivery of goods that was announced last year with the existing video lecture on symbolism of acu-points.

Spirit of the Points: Large Intestine Channel (3 Parts)

2021-07-20T12:27:08-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The great Tang dynasty scholar physician Sun Simiao hinted 1,400 years ago that the secret of understanding the power of the acupuncture points is encoded in their ancient names—a vital piece of information with enormous clinical implications, which has literally been lost in translation. Most Western practitioners of Chinese medicine associate each acupuncture point with an abstract number. This series represents the detailed delivery of goods that was announced last year with the existing video lecture on symbolism of acu-points.

Spirit of the Points: Stomach Channel (3 Parts)

2021-07-20T12:27:00-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The great Tang dynasty scholar physician Sun Simiao hinted 1,400 years ago that the secret of understanding the power of the acupuncture points is encoded in their ancient names—a vital piece of information with enormous clinical implications, which has literally been lost in translation. Most Western practitioners of Chinese medicine associate each acupuncture point with an abstract number. This series represents the detailed delivery of goods that was announced last year with the existing video lecture on symbolism of acu-points.

Spirit of the Points: Spleen Channel (4 Parts)

2021-07-20T12:26:51-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

The great Tang dynasty scholar physician Sun Simiao hinted 1,400 years ago that the secret of understanding the power of the acupuncture points is encoded in their ancient names—a vital piece of information with enormous clinical implications, which has literally been lost in translation. Most Western practitioners of Chinese medicine associate each acupuncture point with an abstract number. This series represents the detailed delivery of goods that was announced last year with the existing video lecture on symbolism of acu-points.

Spirit of the Points: Heart Channel (4 Parts)

2021-07-20T12:26:41-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The great Tang dynasty scholar physician Sun Simiao hinted 1,400 years ago that the secret of understanding the power of the acupuncture points is encoded in their ancient names—a vital piece of information with enormous clinical implications, which has literally been lost in translation. Most Western practitioners of Chinese medicine associate each acupuncture point with an abstract number. This series represents the detailed delivery of goods that was announced last year with the existing video lecture on symbolism of acu-points.

Spirit of the Points: Small Intestine Channel (4 Parts)

2021-07-20T12:26:29-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The great Tang dynasty scholar physician Sun Simiao hinted 1,400 years ago that the secret of understanding the power of the acupuncture points is encoded in their ancient names—a vital piece of information with enormous clinical implications, which has literally been lost in translation. Most Western practitioners of Chinese medicine associate each acupuncture point with an abstract number. This series represents the detailed delivery of goods that was announced last year with the existing video lecture on symbolism of acu-points.

Spirit of the Points: Bladder Channel (6 Parts)

2021-07-20T12:26:17-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The great Tang dynasty scholar physician Sun Simiao hinted 1,400 years ago that the secret of understanding the power of the acupuncture points is encoded in their ancient names—a vital piece of information with enormous clinical implications, which has literally been lost in translation. Most Western practitioners of Chinese medicine associate each acupuncture point with an abstract number. This series represents the detailed delivery of goods that was announced last year with the existing video lecture on symbolism of acu-points.

Spirit of the Points: Kidney Channel (4 Parts)

2021-07-20T12:26:11-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The great Tang dynasty scholar physician Sun Simiao hinted 1,400 years ago that the secret of understanding the power of the acupuncture points is encoded in their ancient names—a vital piece of information with enormous clinical implications, which has literally been lost in translation. Most Western practitioners of Chinese medicine associate each acupuncture point with an abstract number. This series represents the detailed delivery of goods that was announced last year with the existing video lecture on symbolism of acu-points.

Spirit of the Points: Pericardium Channel (4 Parts)

2021-07-20T13:09:41-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The great Tang dynasty scholar physician Sun Simiao hinted 1,400 years ago that the secret of understanding the power of the acupuncture points is encoded in their ancient names—a vital piece of information with enormous clinical implications, which has literally been lost in translation. Most Western practitioners of Chinese medicine associate each acupuncture point with an abstract number. This series represents the detailed delivery of goods that was announced last year with the existing video lecture on symbolism of acu-points.

The Ancient Chinese Holomap of the Body: Exploring the Mystery of the Acupuncture Point Names (3 Parts)

2021-06-09T17:02:32-07:00Tags: , , , , , , |

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Building the Heart Bridge: The Importance of Direct Connection in the Transmission of Traditional Knowledge (4 Parts)

2021-06-11T16:01:43-07:00Tags: , , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural Medicine, College of Classical Chinese Medicine

WANG QINGYU
Sichuan Academy of Cultural History,
Department of Martial Arts & Nourishing Life


In this presentation, respected Daoist medicine elder Wang Qingyu dialogues with his student, Heiner Fruehauf, about the importance of maintaining consistency in Qigong practice, and the vital importance of the concept of lineage in Chinese medicine and related forms of personal cultivation.

Total running time: 1 hr. 5 mins.
English and Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Jinjing Qigong: Deeper Meaning of the Phase Element “Wood” and the Foundational Principles of Jinjing Qigong (3 Parts)

2021-06-11T16:02:16-07:00Tags: , , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural Medicine, College of Classical Chinese Medicine

WANG QINGYU
Sichuan Academy of Cultural History,
Department of Martial Arts & Nourishing Life


In this presentation Dr. Heiner Fruehauf explores advanced layers of the Wood element in Chinese medicine by introducing the meaning of Jinjing Gong 筋經功 (Tendon and Meridian Opening Qigong), the Daoist lineage he received from nourishing life expert Wang Qingyu and later incorporated into the curriculum of the College of Classical Chinese Medicine at National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon.

Total running time: 2 hrs. 58 mins.
English and Mandarin Chinese, translated into English
by Heiner Fruehauf

Principles of Classical Herb Prescribing and Paozhi Processing with Clinical Case Studies (3 parts)

2021-06-11T11:36:42-07:00Tags: , , |

HU CHANGJIANG
College of Pharmacology, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

This collection of lectures is a continuation of our series on the forgotten science of paozhi (herbal processing). In these presentations, one of China's last remaining experts in the field of herbal alchemy expands on the previous introductory lectures to offer specific principles on how to process raw herbs with honey, vinegar, alcohol, clay and other transformative substances, and explains how these measures can affect an herb's clinical potency and direction. In this second section of the series, he presents relevant clinical case studies.

Total running time: 209 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Medicine and the Dao: New Reflections on the Relationship Between Two Vital Aspects of Chinese Culture (3 Parts)

2021-06-11T16:02:41-07:00Tags: , , , , , |

WANG QINGYU
Sichuan Academy of Cultural History,
Department of Martial Arts & Nourishing Life


HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural Medicine, College of Classical Chinese Medicine

After a similar lecture series Daoist Medicine: the Alchemical and Shamanic Root of Chinese Medicine that we offered 10 years ago, Prof. Wang Qingyu, China's premier expert of Daoist medicine and the ancient science of nourishing life is back with us at the ripe age of 80 to give us another round of reflections on his favorite topic.

Total running time: 3 hrs. 5 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Importance of Herbal Processing (paozhi) in the Clinical Science of Chinese Medicine (3 parts)

2021-06-11T11:37:20-07:00Tags: , , |

HU CHANGJIANG
College of Pharmacology, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

In this lecture series, one of China's last remaining experts in the field of herbal alchemy gives a passionate introduction to the forgotten science of paozhi. He explains how processing raw herbs with honey, vinegar, alcohol, clay and other transformative substances can affect their clinical potency and direction.

Total running time: 223 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

The Six Conformations (liujing): Reflections by a Shanghan Expert (2 Parts)

2021-06-11T15:48:36-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

LIU LIHONG
Institute for the Clinical Research of Classical Chinese Medicine, Guangxi University of TCM

The organization of the 12 organ systems into 3 yang pairs and 3 yin pairs and the associated system of six conformation diagnostics (liujing bianzheng) remains one of the less explored areas of contemporary Chinese medicine. Twenty five years ago, Dr. Liu Lihong wrote one of China's first doctoral dissertations in the field of Chinese medicine on the six conformation approach to diagnosis and therapy. Since then, he has become known for his deep and clinically relevant lectures on this classical system that was first outlined in the Neijing and Shanghan lan.

Total running time: 112 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Traditional Chinese Perspectives on the Importance of Trust and Integrity in the Field of Medicine

2021-06-11T15:52:46-07:00Tags: , , |

LIU LIHONG
Institute for the Clinical Research and Preservation of Classical Chinese Medicine, Guangxi University of TCM

Dr. Liu Lihong, pioneer of the classical Chinese medicine movement in China, lectures on the central position of the phase element 'earth' in Chinese medicine and the associated virtue of trust and belief.

Total running time: 75 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Restoring the Vital Link Between Gut Chemistry and Brain Chemistry: Using Chinese Herbs to Treat Food Allergies, Leaky Gut Syndrome, IBS, SIBO and GAPS (2 Parts)

2021-06-11T15:48:52-07:00Tags: , , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural Medicine,
College of Classical Chinese Medicine


In this 2-part series, Heiner Fruehauf explains how to restore gut terrain with Chinese herbs and re-establish the important connection between the body's digestive system and the nervous system and brain. Particularly, he focuses on digestive impairments such as food allergies, leaky gut, irritable bowel syndrome, small intestine bacterial overgrowth, and gut and physiology syndrome.

Total running time: 96 mins.
English

The Crisis of Modern TCM – An Analysis

2021-06-11T17:48:05-07:00Tags: , , |

LIU LIHONG
Institute for the Clinical Research and Preservation of Classical Chinese Medicine, Guangxi University of TCM

Part 1 of the presentation The Path of Transmission - Restoring the Art of Teaching Chinese Medicine

In this presentation, one of the primary proponents of the Classical Chinese Medicine movement in China offers one of the clearest analyses to date regarding the problems of Oriental Medicine in the modern educational environment. Furthermore, he asserts that the clinical efficacy of medicine has already declined and enumerates why this must change.

Total running time: 65 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English Heiner Fruehauf

The Path of Transmission – Restoring the Art of Teaching Chinese Medicine

2021-06-11T15:53:55-07:00Tags: , , |

LIU LIHONG
Institute for the Clinical Research and Preservation of Classical Chinese Medicine, Guangxi University of TCM

Part 2 - a continuation of the presentation The Crisis of Modern TCM – An Analysis

In a continuation of the previous seminar, Prof. Liu suggests specific ways of how to immerse oneself in the classics and begin one’s cultivation toward the timeless ideal of the superior physician.

Total running time: 74 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

The Concept of the Upper Level Physician

2021-06-11T15:54:30-07:00Tags: , |

LIU LIHONG
Institute of Research and Preservation of Classical Chinese Medicine, Guangxi University of TCM

In another inspiring lecture presented at Baishi Dongtian Monastery, Dr. Liu Lihong transmits an important ideal within the holistic approach of Chinese medicine: the concept of the upper level physician as defined in the medical classics, and how it contrasts from the lower, more technique oriented ways of practicing the art of medicine.

Total running time: 134 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

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