TCM DICTIONARY

All basic concepts X

Yin-Yang, the Five Elements theory, the Eight principles, etc. See a list of basic Chinese Medicine concepts and an explanation for each.

The Eight Principles (Ba Gang Bian Zheng) - Basic Concepts

The Eight Principles (Ba Gang Bian Zheng) - Basic Concepts

The Eight Principles is the most important theoretical tool Chinese practitioners use for their diagnosis. It is used to identify the nature of the pattern...

The Six Pernicious Influences or six Evils (Liu Yin or Liu Xie) - Basic Concepts

The Six Pernicious Influences or six Evils (Liu Yin or Liu Xie) - Basic Concepts

Also called the ‘Six Excesses’ or the 'Six Evils', the Six Pernicious Influences are the primary external cause of diseases according to Chinese Medicine....