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

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

What Is a Classic: On the Importance of Transmission, Inner Cultivation and Sage Consciousness

2021-06-10T20:42:21-07:00Tags: , , , |

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

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

In this lecture given on the top of Mt. Baishi, meditation site of the great 4th century alchemist Ge Hong, China’s main proponent of classical Chinese medicine gives an articulate and highly personal transmission about the reasons why a Chinese medicine practitioner should study the medical classics and use them as an important cultivational tool.

The Organ Networks of Chinese Medicine: Lung (3 Parts)

2021-06-09T18:31:36-07:00Tags: , , , , |

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.

The Organ Networks of Chinese Medicine: Large Intestine (3 Parts)

2021-06-09T17:15:40-07:00Tags: , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural 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.

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

2021-06-09T17:16:13-07:00Tags: , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural 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.

The Organ Networks of Chinese Medicine: Spleen (3 Parts)

2021-06-09T17:16:51-07:00Tags: , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural 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.

The Organ Networks of Chinese Medicine: Heart (3 parts)

2021-06-09T17:17:44-07:00Tags: , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural 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.

The Organ Networks of Chinese Medicine: Small Intestine (3 parts)

2021-06-09T17:22:28-07:00Tags: , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural 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.

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

2021-06-09T17:06:55-07:00Tags: , , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural 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.

The Organ Networks of Chinese Medicine: Kidney (3 Parts)

2021-06-09T17:23:11-07:00Tags: , , , , |

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.

Macrocosmic Alchemy: The Hidden Code to Deciphering the Function of the Chinese Organ Networks (2 Parts)

2021-06-11T15:59:03-07:00Tags: , , , |

HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural Medicine

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.

Total running time: 1 hr. 27 mins.
English

The Role of Fasting in Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Bigu (2 parts)

2021-06-11T16:03:10-07:00Tags: , , , |

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

The practice of fasting for cleansing and longevity purposes used to play an important role in the hygiene rituals of Daoist medicine. In this presentation, one of China's leading China's experts on the forgotten modalities of classical Chinese medicine introduces a traditional fasting system from a lineage healing with "bigu" in mainland China.

Total running time: 100 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Formula Family Series: Xiexin Tang, Sini San, and Baihe Tang Formulas (3 Parts)

2021-06-09T19:13:53-07:00Tags: , , , , , , |

ZENG RONGXIU
Five Branches University; National University of Natural Medicine, College of Classical Chinese Medicine

An 84-year old master of the Tian Heming Shanghan lineage of Sichuan herbalism shares practical case examples that illuminate important aspects of Shanghan lun formula application.

Total running time: 167 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

A Practical Introduction to Dr. Wu Sheng’an’s Method of Ascending/Descending Chinese Herbal Prescriptions

2022-04-07T14:39:01-07:00Tags: , , , , , , |

WU ZHAOQING
Xi'an Master Folk Physician

WU ZHAOQING
Eldest son of Dr. Wu

Dr. Wu Sheng’an is a classically trained master physician whose practice combines many traditional skills that are virtually impossible to find in Dr. Wu Sheng'anone person in modern-day China: chrono-acupuncturist, wildcrafter and processor of medicinal plants, internal medicine expert specializing in difficult and recalcitrant diseases, Taiji master, and active proponent of Sun Simiao’s medical ethics. In a medical practice that has spanned more than 50 years, Dr. Wu has synthesized core teachings of several historically renowned lineages into one highly effective and cohesive clinical system. In video lecture, Dr. Wu’s eldest son Wu Zhaoqing provides a practical and systematic introduction to the unique herbal approach of the Wu Sheng’an lineage.

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

A Synthesis of liujing bianzheng (Six Conformation Diagnostics) and the Practical Application of Shanghan lun Formulas (3 Parts)

2021-06-11T15:49:53-07:00Tags: , , , , |

ZENG RONGXIU
Five Branches University; National University of Natural Medicine, College of Classical Chinese Medicine

Dr. Zeng was a veteran physician from Chengdu (Sichuan) who specialized in the treatment of difficult and recalcitrant diseases with herbal formulas from the Shanghan lan and Jingui yaolüe. The simplicity of his clinical approach, combined with the fervent belief that all disease can be healed with natural methods, transmit the core essence of the practical aspects of classical Chinese medicine. Until his passing in 2014, he was living in retirement in Los Angeles and continued to teach students at Five Branches University and the College of Classical Chinese Medicine at National University of Natural Medicine.

Total running time: 178 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

The Classical Chrono-Acupuncture System of the Wu Sheng’an Family Lineage (3 Parts)

2021-06-10T19:55:16-07:00Tags: , |

HE CHAN
Shaanxi Province Sheng'an Research Institute for Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology

This video series introduces one of the clinical gems that Heiner Fruehauf found on this year's China trip—the uniquely effective and easy-to-learn classical acupuncture system of the esteemed contemporary Chinese medicine folk physician, Dr. Wu Sheng'an. Presented by Dr. Wu's main student Dr. He Chan.

Total running time: 136 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Understanding the Heart of Humanity: A Differential Analysis of the Fire Organs of Chinese Medicine (Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium, and Triple Warmer) (3 Parts)

2021-06-11T15:58:48-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

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


In this passionate lecture from the recent Roots and Branches Symposium, Heiner systematically illuminates the four different layers of the heart that play such an important role in the theory and practice of Chinese medicine.

Total running time: 2hr. 23 mins.
English

Understanding Cancer: Spiritual and Physical Reasons for Its Development and Complementary Treatment Strategies with Chinese Herbs (3 Parts)

2021-06-09T18:58:42-07:00Tags: , |

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


Heiner Fruehauf found his way to the profession of classical Chinese medicine more than two decades ago while healing from cancer. Since then, he has explored many alternative cancer treatments and accumulated a host of information on how to accompany conventional treatments of cancer with Chinese herbs, Qigong, emotional therapy, and other modalities. In this multi-part lecture at his home in the Sandy River Gorge in Oregon, Heiner systematically shares his clinical approach to this difficult disorder.

Total running time: 148 mins.
English

Clinical Realizations of a Chinese Medicine Physician (2 Parts)

2021-06-11T12:03:17-07:00Tags: , , |

LU CHONGHAN
Associate Professor, Chengdu University of TCM

In this passionate video lecture, the main successor of the Sichuan “Fire Spirit” school of aconite, ginger, and cinnamon usage reveals the clinical secrets of his herbal lineage. In an unveiled challenge to the textbook parameters of TCM, Dr. Lu contents that support of yang-qi must override most superficial symptoms of heat and yin deficiency.

Total running time: 120 mins.
Mandarin Chinese with English subtitles

The Science of Longevity: Reconsidering a Key Concept of Chinese Medicine (2 Parts)

2021-06-11T16:03:37-07:00Tags: , |

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


In this richly illustrated lecture, Prof. Fruehauf explores the time-honored concept of longevity from a Chinese medicine perspective, drawing from classical texts, ancient symbolism, and parallel developments in modern research.

Total running time: 118 mins.
English

Erhu: The Instrument of Emotion and Character

2021-06-14T16:33:35-07:00Tags: , |

WAN LANZHEN
Guangxi Musician
Total running time: 54 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English
by Heiner Fruehauf

Well-known Guangxi musician Wan Lanzhen plays the erhu, or two-stringed "Chinese violin", displaying its versatility as an instrument commonly used in a variety of modern and classical Chinese music.

Preserving the Whole

2021-06-11T17:47:15-07:00Tags: , , |

DENG TIETAO
Professor at Guangzhou University of TCM; principal of the legendary Chinese medicine SARS task force

Honored in China as one of the “four elders of Chinese Medicine,” Prof. Deng discusses the power of the classical approach to Chinese Medicine. In this presentation, he shares valuable philosophical insights into this system’s emphasis on function, over structure, and discusses specific relevant clinical examples from his many years as a practitioner and teacher of this medicine.

Total running time: 76 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English
by Heiner Fruehauf

Chinese Medicine Past and Present: Problems and Solutions

2022-04-04T12:29:22-07:00Tags: , , , |

DENG ZHONGJA
Professor, Chengdu University of TCM

In this video conversation, one of China’s most outspoken experts on the philosophy of teaching Chinese medicine issues a comprehensive analysis of the state of modern TCM. As a scholar and former university administrator, he pinpoints the problems of the present PRC model of TCM education. Furthermore, he gives us his own suggestions on how to productively face the challenge of learning, teaching, and practicing an ancient medicine in a modern world.

Total running time: 93 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Shanghan lun (2 Parts)

2021-06-10T19:10:35-07:00Tags: , , , |

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

Total running time: 92 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

In this two-part video lecture, one of China’s premier experts on the Shanghan lun shares his unique insights into the nature of Zhang Zhongjing’s work and the clinical relevance of the six conformation approach in diagnosis and treatment.

Supporting the Yang: Southwest China’s Aconite Masters

2021-06-10T19:19:08-07:00Tags: , , , , |

LU CHONGHAN
Professor, Chengdu University of TCM

Total running time: 85 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

In this presentation, the main successor of the Sichuan “fire spirit” school of aconite, ginger, and cinnamon usage tells the highly personal story of one of Southwest China’s great Shanghan lineages.

The Meaning of Health: Harmony and Balance in Classical Chinese Medicine (3 Parts)

2021-06-11T15:56:13-07:00Tags: , , , |

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

In these lectures, Prof. Liu systematically traces the root concepts of Chinese medicine, and makes bold suggestions how its classical spirit needs to be interpreted dynamically to meet the clinical needs of our time. A brilliant plaidoyer to all natural health professionals for recognizing and healing the emotional causes of disease.

Total running time: 163 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Restoring the Clinical Power of Chinese Medicine: Theory, Diagnosis and Treatment (3 Parts)

2021-06-11T15:59:28-07:00Tags: , , |

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


These lectures are an in-depth continuation of Prof. Fruehauf’s previously uploaded presentation on Macrocosmic Alchemy, which set out to delineate the basic parameters of the ancient cosmological system that originally informed Chinese medicine theory. They clarify the concept of the mid-level and high-level physician, and gives concrete examples as to how traditional knowledge about the months of the year, stellar constellations, hexagrams, rivers, and tribal territories can be used to significantly enhance diagnostic and treatment skills. Richly illustrated, professionally edited by Kamal Khan.

Total running time: 2 hr. 40 mins.
English

Wang Fengyi’s Five Element Style of Emotional Healing (6 Parts)

2021-06-14T17:26:19-07:00Tags: , , , |

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

AUDIO RECORDINGS
These audio lectures lay out in great detail the necessity and the foundations for psychological treatments in classical Chinese medicine. Furthermore, they outline in considerable detail the five element style of "virtue healing" introduced by the great 19th century educator and healer Wang Fengyi, which is still practiced with great clinical success by his remaining students in present day Northern China.

Total running time: 455 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

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