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Traveling the Energetic Highway: What Are Meridians?

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a system that seems quite foreign to many in the Western world. However, this medical system has been around for over 3,500 years, in comparison to the Western Medical system, which has been around since the 19th century. One of the concepts of TCM is that of the Meridian or energetic pathways. This

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Acupuncture Point for Winter: Large Intestine 4

The Acupuncture Point: Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning Union Valley or Converging Valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger

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