Winter Solstice — Dōngzhì 冬至

Winter Solstice — Dōngzhì 冬至

On December 21st, we entered the period of Dōngzhì 冬至, also known as 'Winter Solstice'. Dōngzhì is the 21st solar term, which occurs annually around December 21st and symbolises the zenith of Yin energy as daylight reaches its minimum...

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Ileocecal Valve Dysfunction

Ileocecal Valve Dysfunction

In normal circumstances, the ileocecal valve is closed most of the time, opens briefly to let the contents of the small intestine move into the large intestine and then closes again quickly to prevent any materials in the large...

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Minor Snow — Xiǎoxuě 小雪

Minor Snow — Xiǎoxuě 小雪

On November 22nd, we entered the period of Xiǎoxuě 小雪, also known as 'Minor Snow'. Xiǎoxu is the 20th solar term, which occurs annually around November 22nd and signifies a subtle transition from autumn's vibrant hues to the hushed...

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Frost Descend – Shuāngjiàng 霜降

Frost Descend — Shuāngjiàng 霜降

On October 23rd, we entered the period of Shuāngjiàng, also known as 'Frost Descend'. Shuāngjiàng is the 18th solar term, which occurs annually around October 23rd and marks the beginning of colder and frosty days.

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Autumn Equinox – Qiūfēn 秋分

Autumn Equinox – Qiūfēn 秋分

On September 21st, we entered the period of Qiūfēn, also known as 'Autumn Equinox'. Qiūfēn is the sixteenth solar term, which occurs annually around September 21st. As the days grow shorter and the air turns crisper, nature prepares for...

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Acupuncture Within The Western Research Model

Acupuncture Within The Western Research Model

While acupuncture has gained popularity and recognition worldwide, it still often encounters scepticism within the framework of Western medicine (WM) research models. This disparity arises due to several factors that challenge the conventional scientific approach.

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