Herbal Medicine

206 Bian Que- Myth, Magic and Method • Shelley Ochs

206 Bian Que- Myth, Magic and Method • Shelley Ochs

Much of our medicine is shrouded in myth, and one of the obscure, but persistent figures is that of Bian Que, the bird-headed healer first associated with the use of stone needles. In this conversation with Shelley Ochs we discuss her Ph.D...

Jun 29, 2021
Qiological Audio Journal, Summer 2021 • QAJ001

Qiological Audio Journal, Summer 2021 • QAJ001

Welcome to the first Qiological Audio Journal. The audio journal is a collection of interviews, discussions, clinical cases that help to illuminate the classics, book reviews, some business acumen and practical clinical skills to keep up your...

Jun 22, 2021
The Herbal Methods of Dr Jiang Tong — Bonus Episode

The Herbal Methods of Dr Jiang Tong — Bonus Episode

This is a solo show where Michael shares the methods and formulas his teacher in Taiwan, Dr. Jiang Tong, used in the treatment respiratory illness.   Here are two articles written by Dr. Jiang that Michael translated for The Lantern, that detail...

Apr 15, 2021
191 Fluid Physiology and Pathology • Steve Clavey

191 Fluid Physiology and Pathology • Steve Clavey

We think of the meridians as being a connective network within the body. But it is the fluids that actually permeate all the organs and tissues, and in a sense connect and allow for communication between all aspects of the body. And at the same...

Mar 15, 2021
188 Herbal Medicine for the Aftermath of Covid • Nigel Dawes

188 Herbal Medicine for the Aftermath of Covid • Nigel Dawes

There is a moment in between sensing and allowing what is felt to enter the world of cognition and concept. It’s a liminal space of being and feeling and if you can linger there for a moment there is information that is beyond the ken of words. In...

Feb 23, 2021
184 Celestial Secrets of the Mythic Tang Ye Jing • Sabine Wilms

184 Celestial Secrets of the Mythic Tang Ye Jing • Sabine Wilms

The Tang Ye Jing— where to start? Way back in the Shang Dynasty so the story goes. The Yang Ye Jing is a “lost” text on herbal medicine that has played hide and seek with practitioners over the centuries. How much of it is myth? How much...

Jan 26, 2021
174 What Acupuncturists Need to Know About CBD • Chloe Weber

174 What Acupuncturists Need to Know About CBD • Chloe Weber

CBD is a big deal these days. Is it really the panacea that is constantly being sold to us? How does this substance and cannabis in general fit in with our thinking in terms of Chinese medicine? How do we separate the wishful thinking from fact,...

Nov 17, 2020
164 The Resonant Hum of Yin and Yang • Sabine Wilms

164 The Resonant Hum of Yin and Yang • Sabine Wilms

Chinese is not that easy, and the 文言文 (wen yan wen) the classical Chinese, that stuff is a whole other order of magnitude in challenge to the modern Western mind.  And yet if we are going to practice this medicine with deep roots into a long gone...

Sep 8, 2020