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Traditional East Asian
       Medicine




  By Amelia Fehrenkamp
   University of Arizona
 Widely accepted and practiced in Asian
   cultures, traditional Asian medicine is
  still considered “alternative” in we...
East vs. West
Prevention vs. Reaction
Neijing Suwen
• Inner Canon: Basic Questions
• Covers the theoretical foundations of
  Chinese medicine and diagnostic
  m...
Philosophy
Closely tied to Taoist, Buddhist, and
 Confucian thought
Harmony with the universe is achieved
 partly throug...
The Body
Meridian System
Less concern for parts as to function
Wu Xing
Qi
Three Jiaos
Yin and Yang
Zang and Fu
Diagnosis Techniques
 Pulse (six positions)
 Tongue, voice, hair, face, posture, gait,
  eyes, ears, veins
 Body coolne...
Treatment
 Acupuncture
 Auriculotherapy
 Chinese Food Therapy
 Herbal Medicine
 Cupping
 Reflexology
 Etc…
And now, a clip!
 Anthony Bourdain - Reflexology
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Traditional Medicine In East Asia

  1. 1. Traditional East Asian Medicine By Amelia Fehrenkamp University of Arizona
  2. 2.  Widely accepted and practiced in Asian cultures, traditional Asian medicine is still considered “alternative” in western countries.  The history of Asian medicine begins with the Yellow Emperor (2698-2596 BCE)
  3. 3. East vs. West Prevention vs. Reaction
  4. 4. Neijing Suwen • Inner Canon: Basic Questions • Covers the theoretical foundations of Chinese medicine and diagnostic methods • Includes acupuncture, yin-yang, qi, and the five elements
  5. 5. Philosophy Closely tied to Taoist, Buddhist, and Confucian thought Harmony with the universe is achieved partly through the harmonization with one’s physical body Yin and Yang
  6. 6. The Body Meridian System Less concern for parts as to function Wu Xing Qi Three Jiaos Yin and Yang Zang and Fu
  7. 7. Diagnosis Techniques  Pulse (six positions)  Tongue, voice, hair, face, posture, gait, eyes, ears, veins  Body coolness/warmth  Various odors  Family, living environment, diet, habits, sleep, exercise, etc.  Little use of instruments, if possible
  8. 8. Treatment  Acupuncture  Auriculotherapy  Chinese Food Therapy  Herbal Medicine  Cupping  Reflexology  Etc…
  9. 9. And now, a clip!  Anthony Bourdain - Reflexology

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