Properties of Oriental Medicine Herbs

Bitter, Pungent, Salty, Bland, Sweet, Astringent, Sour, Warm, Cold, Neutral, Hot and Aromatic. To use herbs within the scope of Chinese Herbology, one must first understand the properties (the personality which dictates how an herb will function) of each herb beyond the scope of its category. Properties are tastes, temperatures, and qualities of an herb. …

Chinese Medicine Helps Shed Those Extra Pounds

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 97.1 million adults are overweight, and 39.8 million of those people also meet the criteria for obesity. Approximately 280,000 deaths and 39.3 million missed workdays are attributable to obesity each year. While Americans spend $33 billion annually on weight-loss products and services, the prevalence of obesity increased …

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Hosts “Asthma Day 2000”

Asthma is the most common chronic condition in the United States , affecting an estimated 15 million people and costing $5.8 billion annually in treatment. In an effort to promote a safe and effective complementary natural asthma treatment , Pacific College of Oriental Medicine hosted “Breath & Relax – Asthma Day” at their New York …