The Foundation of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Journal of Chinese Medicine, Scientific Research, 2010, 1, 84-90 doi: 10.4236/cm2010.13016

7 Pages Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last revised: 15 Mar 2013

See all articles by K C P Low

K C P Low

Kazakh Leading Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering/ Kazakh American University (International Educational Corporation); University of the South Pacific; University of South Australia

Sik-Liong Ang

University of Brunei Darussalam

Date Written: December 30, 2010

Abstract

In this paper, the authors examine and interpret the concept of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) whom the Chinese believes and practices for so many centuries. The authors also explain the ancient Chinese concepts of Chi and Tao (Yin and Yang) which are the foundation of the TCM. This paper also seeks to discuss the ways of attaining a healthy body with the clarity of mind as well as to demonstrate the benefits of such healthy lifestyle.

Keywords: Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Chinese Concepts of Tao (Yin and Yang) and Chi, Meditation, The Yellow Emperor’s Canons of Internal Medicine, The Tao of Revitalization

Suggested Citation

Low, Kim Cheng Patrick and Ang, Sik-Liong, The Foundation of Traditional Chinese Medicine (December 30, 2010). Journal of Chinese Medicine, Scientific Research, 2010, 1, 84-90 doi: 10.4236/cm2010.13016, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1760869

Kim Cheng Patrick Low (Contact Author)

Kazakh Leading Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering/ Kazakh American University (International Educational Corporation) ( email )

28, Ryskulbekov street
Almaty
Kazakhstan

University of the South Pacific ( email )

Laucala Campus
Suva
Fiji

University of South Australia

37-44 North Terrace, City West Campus
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Australia

Sik-Liong Ang

University of Brunei Darussalam ( email )

Jalan Tungku Link
Gadong
Bandar Seri Begawan, BE1410
Brunei

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