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

2021-06-11T15:49:28-07:00Tags: , , , |

Xi'an Master Folk Physician

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

Chinese Medicine Past and Present: Problems and Solutions

2021-06-11T17:45:06-07:00Tags: , , , |

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

Herb Pairs: Mastering the Alchemical Element of Chinese Herbal Medicine (2 Parts)

2021-06-11T16:40:41-07:00Tags: , |

Professor, Chengdu University of TCM

In this concise and data-packed lecture, China's premier expert on herb combinations and herbal formulas illuminates one of the most important yet little talked about aspects of Chinese herbology. In this segment he focuses on the laws of alchemy, by explaining how the combining and dosing of single herbs can emphasize one specific function of a multi-spectrum herb over another.

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

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