Skip to 0 minutes and 9 secondsThe notion of equilibrium and the golden mean has always been emphasised in traditional Chinese culture. Philosophically speaking, the notion of the union of man and nature suggests a harmonic interaction between man and nature. In Chinese diet, different seasonal foods should be eaten for the maintenance of well-being. In Chinese culture, our well-being is maintained by following nature and coordinating yinyang.
Skip to 0 minutes and 37 seconds </font> As Chinese medicine emphasises the close relationship between the flow of qi and blood, and climate change, We easily catch a cold due to the change of weather, the wind-cold and damp pathogens in nature. It is called “catching wind-cold” in Chinese medicine. This syndrome is one of the external Shanghan syndromes mentioned in Chinese medical work - Shang Han Lun. Shang Han Lun was compiled based on Shang Han Zabing Lun written by Zhang Zhongjing in the Eastern Han Dynasty. He established the six-channel pattern identification and its prescription to treat both external and internal syndromes. How to cure these syndromes? Based on confirmed combinations of syndromes, this course introduces prescriptions for different diseases.
Skip to 1 minute and 36 secondsWe hope that you will have a basic understanding of different syndromes in Shang Han Lun upon completing this course.