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.

Visions of the Baojun: Donald Trump and the Pathological Large Intestine Archetype in Classical Chinese Medicine

2019-12-06T15:06:16-08:00Tags: , , , , , |

National University of Natural Medicine,
College of Classical Chinese Medicine

This impromptu editorial by Heiner Fruehauf is an attempt to make sense of the recent US presidential elections through the constructive lens of Chinese medicine systems science.

Visionen eines Baojun: Donald Trump und der pathologische Dickdarm-Archetyp in der klassischen chinesischen Medizin

2019-12-06T15:02:32-08:00Tags: , , , , , |

National University of Natural Medicine,
College of Classical Chinese Medicine


Diese impromptu Editorial von Heiner Fruehauf ist ein Versuch, Sinn der jüngsten US-Präsidentschaftswahlen durch die konstruktive Linse der chinesischen Medizin Systems Science.

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

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

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.

Correlative Cosmology: Energetics of the Second Month of Spring and Large Intestine Function

2017-04-01T19:49:40-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , |


National University of Natural Medicine
College of Classical Chinese Medicine

According to the five phase element system, the large intestine is classified as a metal organ. Modern Chinese medicine discourse, therefore, has exclusively focused on this organ’s association with the metal season of fall. In original Neijing cosmology, however, the five phase system is paralleled by a more complex and inclusive system of twelve functional entities that correlate the twelve months of the year with the order of the twelve channel systems that we now refer to as the “organ clock.”


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