I will be reflecting on the tradition of fate assessment and lunar calendar traditions that come out of China. Here is a quote from my teacher, Liu Ming on this tradition from our modern context: Honoring the tradition of the lunar calendar from Central and East Asian countries, we recognize the inherent wisdom inherent to the traditional Chinese and Tibetan astrological practices. We observe in them an empirical method that provides for reflection and meditation of pattern
In a newly published review of research into Chinese herbal formulas to address metabolic diseases and gut health (which we all know means broader health benefits: heart health, brain health, longevity, etc.), they found the following:
"• Traditional Chinese medicine significantly improve glucose and lipid metabolism by modulating the gut microbiota.
• Traditional Chinese medicine could affect the abundance of mucin-degrading bacteria, bacteria with anti-inflammatory proper
Michael was asked to present on acupuncture channel theory and practice for eLotus.org - He presented on February 4, 2021. If you've ever wanted to know more about the history of acupuncture channel theory and how it continues to be validated and understood through neuroscience and acupuncture research, please enjoy this presentation: