The Qi of Life

What exactly is Qi? There have been many interpretations over the millennia. Qi, for the most part, can be defined as “force” or “vital substance” that animates and controls the observable functions of [life].[1] The concept of Qi is the basic foundation of Chinese medicine (as well as other traditional medicines, and known by different…

Balancing energy is the Qi to good health in TCM

Traditional Chinese Medicine: The Qi to Health Balancing energy is the key to good health in TCM   Copyright © Denise Thunderhawk, LAc, 1998  Often, Western medicine’s attitude toward the human body comes across as “What you see is what you get.”  Don’t like that tumor, cut it out.  Got pain? Take two aspirin and…