Gems from a Classical Chinese Medicine Pulse Master – Dr. Zeng Rongxiu (1927-2012)

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It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Dr. Zeng Rongxiu. Dr. Zeng was the last living disciple of the great Shanghan pulse master Dr. Tian Heming. During his long career as an internal medicine doctor in Chengdu, he synthesized a highly effective system of constitutional approaches to chronic illness. To celebrate Dr. Zeng’s life and legacy with you, is making available one of Dr. Zeng’s last public teaching sessions, in which he synthesizes his life-long insights on pulse diagnosis.

The Importance of Classical Chinese Medicine in Modern Times

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In this keynote speech at a recent Chinese medicine conference in Poland, Heiner Fruehauf spoke about the ancient core concepts of this dynamic medicine, and how utilizing the medicine in its intended classical forms (as a fully realized, potent system of medicine) is of great importance at a time when Western medicine and modern TCM are encountering limitations in treating the complex diseases of our time.

Principles and Persuasions in Chinese Medicine Diagnosis – Selected Readings

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Prior to the process of treating disease, the sage (superior doctor) must be able to distinguish the Yin and Yang of Heaven and Earth. S/he must know the rhythmic flow of the four seasons and the intricate relationships between the five organ networks and the six bowel systems. S/he must be able to distinguish the Yin/Yang and exterior/interior quality of the meridians, and know what kind of diseases to treat with acupuncture, what kind with moxibustion, and what kind with herbs.


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