Maciocia Chinese Medicine CEUs and Acupuncture CEUs Online

Acupuncture CEU Course, TCM CEU Course

CEUs for Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture by Giovanni Maciocia are available online. All courses are registered to provide CEUs from the California, Florida and Texas State Acupuncture Boards and NCCAOM. The courses are also approved by the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS), New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists (AcNZ) and New Zealand Acupuncture Standards … Read More

Giovanni Maciocia on Lucid Mind

Giovanni Maciocia

The pathology of ADD revolves around the Heart, Liver and Spleen and their respective emotional-mental-spiritual faculties, i.e. the Mind (Shen), the Ethereal Soul (Hun) and the Intellect (Yi). In general, we can say that both ADD and ADHD are characterized by a pathology of the both the Intellect (Yi) and Ethereal Soul (Hun). However, in … Read More

Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine

Tongue Diagnosis

Example 1 Body colour: Reddish-Purple. Body shape: Swollen and cracked. Coating: peeled. A Reddish-Purple tongue body colour usually indicates Blood stasis deriving from or associated with Heat (whereas a Bluish-Purple colour generally indicates Blood stasis deriving from Cold). In this case, the tongue colour is consistent over the whole tongue so we cannot determine from … Read More

Q & A with Giovanni Maciocia on Several TCM Topics

Backaches, Calf Muscle Ache, Fatigue, Headaches, Multiple Sclerosis, Trigeminal Neuralgia

Giovanni Maciocia “Question and Answers” for the following topics: Trigeminal Neuralgia Headaches from Raeder’s Syndrome Differentiation of Backache Post-viral Fatigue Syndrome Loss of Sense of Taste and Smell Multiple Sclerosis Calf Muscle Ache Trigeminal Neuralgia Q: I have been unable to find any information about trigeminal neuralgia, i.e. how to differentiate and treat it. Do … Read More

Giovanni Maciocia on Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Terminology

Terminology

1) Note on Terminology from Giovanni’s book: Please download PDF on Terminology. 2) Extract of letter sent to ‘Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine’: The following is an abridged version of a letter sent to the editor of “Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine” in response to an article by N Wiseman published in the same journal. … Read More

The Heart Channel in TCM

Heart Channel, Terminology

The Heart houses the Shen and its most important clinical use is for mental emotional problems. This article will explore the clinical use of the Heart channel for uses other than for mental-emotional problems. Itching Sexual function in men Connection with Uterus in women Backache in men Nausea, vomiting Calm “nerves” in asthma Tremors Knee … Read More

The Origin of Blood Deficiency in Chinese Medicine

Blood Deficiency

This article discusses the origin of Blood and its relationship with qi and jing, it works out the signs and symptoms of Blood deficiency and outlines the three main syndromes, Liver Blood, Heart Blood and Spleen Blood deficiency. The main part of the article focuses on Liver Blood in gynaecology and its relationship with Liver … Read More

Su Wen on The Kidneys, Sadness and Tears

Emotion

SU WEN CHAPTER 81 and TEARS Chapter 81 of the Su Wen has an interesting view of sadness and tears. The Jing of Water is Zhi and the Jing of Fire is Shen. The interaction of Water and Fire causes sadness of both the Zhi and the Shen and that is why tears run out … Read More

TCM: Unusual Heart Functions From the Nei Jing

Giovanni Maciocia

I have been consulting the Nei Jing for 35 years initially in its French translation (by Chamfrault) and later in Chinese. As we all know, the Nei Jing is a mine of information and most of the things we do in practice are in this text. It should be stressed that the Nei Jing was … Read More