A Comparison of the Spleen Between Chinese and Western Medicines

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Ayurveda The Mother of Natural Healing

Ayurveda: The Mother of Natural Healing

Dr. Michael Tierra, L.ac., O.M.D., Herbalist, AHG The culture and philosophy of India has had a profound impact on the ...
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Brief History and Culture of Tobacco

Michael Tierra L.Ac, O.M.D., A.H.G., June 2007 Nicotiana Rustica Nicotiana Tobacum Nicotiana rustica is the species of tobacco that is ...
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Chinese Herbalism in America

Dr. Michael Tierra L.AC., O.M.D. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, Traditional Chinese Medicine was being overshadowed by Western ...
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Comparing the Liver According to Traditional Chinese and Western Scientifc Physiology

Dr. Michael Tierra L.Ac.,O.M.D. Perhaps in no organ system is the similarity and difference between Western physiological and Traditional Chinese ...
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Divergent Meridian Points

The purpose is to balance Zang-FU. Usually one Yang divergence on one side and one Yin divergence on the other ...
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Herb-Drug Contraindications

Verdict: DON'T TAKE DRUGS WITH HERBS! An Herbalist's Perspective Dr. Michael Tierra L.AC., O.M.D. The hottest topic on the herbal ...
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Integrating the Traditional Chinese Theory and Treatment of the Lungs with that of Western Physiology

LUNGS Michael Tierra L.Ac., O.M.D. The Lungs rule Qi, have a dispersing and descending function and are directly connected to ...
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Integrating the Traditional Chinese Understanding of the Kidneys into Western Herbalism

Dr. Michael Tierra L.AC., O.M.D. Introduction That Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a complete system of primary health care is ...
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Notes on Herb-Drug and Herb-Herb Contraindications

Andrew Bentley, Herbalist Following are some very insightful comments on herb-to-herb and herb drug contraindications submitted to the forum by ...
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Phytoestrogens

Sharol Tilgner N.D. The term phytoestrogen is used loosely in the herbal community. There is no current agreed upon definition ...
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Buddha: Psycho Spiritual Herbalist

Psychospiritual aspects of Herbal Medicine

Dr. Michael Tierra L.AC., O.M.D. A disease is of greater complexity according to the depth of neurological and emotional involvement ...
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The Chinese Five Elements

Dr. Michael Tierra L.AC., O.M.D. WOOD FIRE EARTH METAL WATER PLANET Jupiter Mars Saturn Venus Mercury DIRECTION East South Center ...
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The Five Stagnations

The Mother of all Diseases Dr. Michael Tierra O.M.D., L.A.C. and Lesley Tierra L.A.C. The Five Stagnations are Qi, Blood, ...
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Upper Respiratory System

Michael Tierra L.Ac., O.M.D. LUNGS The Lungs rule Qi, have a dispersing and descending function and are directly connected to ...
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Wood: the Liver and Gall Bladder

The Su Wen, in chapter 8, states: The Liver holds the office of General of the armed forces. Assessment of ...
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Yorubic Medicine: The Art of divine Herbology

Tariq Sawandi Yorubic medicine is indigenous to and widely practiced on the African continent. Yorubic medicine has its roots in ...
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