Are we what we eat? An exploration of the Small Intestine organ system

2023-02-15T16:15:16-08:00Tags: , , , , , |

Having explored the Heart organ system and its integral role in health and disease, we now discuss the Small Intestine—the organ system charged with carrying out the mission of the Heart. The Small Intestine function is involved in making choices—what to eat, what to absorb of what we ate, what thoughts to entertain, what situations to engage in. When the Small Intestine function is healthy, we make choices that are true to our deeper nature, and therefore lead to real happiness and fulfillment.

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

2023-07-05T16:13:29-07:00Tags: , , , , , , , |


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.

A Classical Chinese Medicine Perspective on the Nature of Aging and Longevity

2019-01-23T18:52:23-08:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

National University of Natural Medicine,
College of Classical Chinese Medicine

This essay explores the process of aging by exploring the symbolism of the Chinese organ networks that are initiating the downward and inward spiraling motion on the Chinese organ clock, namely the heart, the small intestine, the bladder, and the kidney.


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