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Five Elements in TCM

Five elements (Xings) are abstractive concepts using basic materials such as wood, fire, earth, metal, and water, as their representatives. These five basic elements represent the relationship between the different elements in nature and the “Qi” that flows through them. 

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July 2021

Qi in TCM

Qi (pronounced "Chi") is a universal energy that cannot be created nor destroyed. Every substance and matter on Earth is made up of Qi. 

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June 2021


The Meridian System

The meridian system in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) focuses on maintaining the flow of the Qi. This system transports energy throughout the human body using the channels that different meridians are located.

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May 2021

Deficiency and Excess

Deficiency and excess in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are the concepts used to interpret between the forces of the body's resistance to pathogens and the disease itself. Both deficiency and excess can result in many illnesses.

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April 2021

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Pulse and Tongue Diagnosis

In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), pulse diagnosis is one of the major and effective assessments that health professionals perform to identify certain health conditions of a patient. Pulse diagnosis is also a common health assessment used in Western medicine.

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March 2021

Yin and Yang

Yin and Yang is a concept of two opposite, but interconnected forces that exist in the universe. This concept is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to determine the movement or "flow" within the human body and its goal is to help the body maintaining balance. 

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February 2021



Moxibustion is a widely known Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) modality that is commonly used to treat various disorders and illnesses. It is famous for its remarkable healing effects on an individual’s overall health. 

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January 2021