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How to utilize the Large Intestine Meridian

By Cindy Black / December 5, 2013 /

Treating the common cold is one of the most confounding challenges for western medicine. Chinese Medicine offers an excellent method of both treating and preventing colds. The Large Intestine meridian is a key player the treatment of colds and flus in Chinese Medicine.

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What is a Meridian?

By Cindy Black / November 21, 2013 /

A meridian is where Qi flows. This simple sentence speaks volumes! Qi (pronounced “chee”) is a Chinese word that is translated as “energy” or “breath.” All life depends on Qi and all life arises from Qi. We cannot see Qi directly, yet we are completely dependent on it. Without breath, without Qi, there is no…

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Stomach Meridian

By Cindy Black / October 24, 2013 /

On various occasions, just by massaging the Stomach meridian on the leg and pressure to ST 36 I’ve seen digestive issues such as cramping, bloating, and constipation be relieved.

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Lung Meridian

By Cindy Black / August 8, 2013 /

The Lung meridian begins internally, in the stomach. This internal pathway connects with the large intestine, stomach, lungs and throat. The external Lung meridian pathway that we can contact begins on the upper chest, at the first Lung meridian point, Lung 1 (LU 1). “The Lung is the advisor. It helps the Heart in regulating…

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Heart Meridian in Chinese Medicine

By Cindy Black / July 23, 2013 /

“The Heart is the sovereign of all the organs and represents the consciousness of one’s being. It is responsible for intelligence, wisdom and spiritual transformation.”
-Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine

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Pericardium Meridian

By Cindy Black / June 4, 2013 /

Communication and emotional protection are key words for the Pericardium meridian. The Pericardium meridian is one of three Yin meridians located on the arm. “The Pericardium is like the court jester who makes the king laugh, bringing forth joy.” – Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine The Pericardium meridian begins on the chest, just lateral to…

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