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Blood (Xue)

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The concept of blood (Xue) in traditional chinese medicine (tcm) has a broader and more philososophical meaning than the understanding of blood in western medicine. In the West, blood is seen as a fluid that carries nutrients, white blood cells and other…

Shen
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Shen

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Shen is the ”spirit” in traditional Chinese medicine (tcm) and is one of the three treasures that constitute life. The other two are Qi (life force) and jing (essence). Shen in TCM takes in not just spirit but also emotions, mental health…