Neck Exercise Jingxiang GongJ

Functions Prevents and cures neck troubles, activates the flow of blood in the channels and collaterals, and lubricates the joints. Methods 1. Preparation. Assume a standing or sitting posture. Relax the neck, breathe naturally, and look straight ahead. 2. Dredging Fengchi. Knead the point Fengchi G.B. 20 gently with the thumbs 10 times during each respiratory cycle for 14 cycles. Then with the thumb, index, and middle fingers clenched together like a beak, gently tap on Fengchi G.B. 20 30...

Psychosomatic Relaxation Exercise Fangsong Gong

Functions Relaxes internal and external aspects of the body, develops the skill necessary to practice advanced Qigong. Psychosomatic relaxation is a basic exercise, which is easier to master than other forms of static Qigong. One must be relaxed, quiet, and natural no matter which Qigong exercise is being practiced. Certain types of psychosomatic relaxation serve to initiate practitioners into more serious Qigong exercises. Methods The standing, sitting, and lying postures are all appropriate...

Liver Regulation Exercise Ligan Gong

Functions Regulates the Qi and blood of the Liver channel, soothes the liver, and subdues hyperactivity of the liver. Methods 1. Taking Green Qi. Assume a standing, sitting or lying posture, relax, breathe naturally, and expel the distractions. Place the tip of the tongue on the palate. Tap the upper and lower teeth together 36 times, and stir the resulting saliva with the tongue. After tapping, swallow the saliva in three segments sending each one down to the hypochondria and further to the...

Syncope

Syncope, also called fainting, is a state of temporary loss of consciousness, which is usually caused by temporary cerebral ischemia or temporary cerebral anoxia. Syncope is often caused by mental excitement, fright, severe pain, standing for a long period of time, or standing up suddenly. TCM holds that syncope is caused by a disorder of Qi, by Qi deficiency and collapse, or by failure of lucid Yang to rise. Symptoms. The patient is usually weak, experiencing dizziness, blurred vision,...

Insomnia

According to TCM, failure to fall asleep is the main symptom of Insomnia, which is caused by over-anxiety, impairment of heart and spleen, loss of essence and blood, improper diet, and impairment of the stomach and intestines. Symptoms. The main symptoms of insomnia are failure to fall into sleep, falling asleep with difficulty, or broken sleep and difficulty in falling asleep again. Insomnia of the type Timidity Due to Insufficiency of Qi and Deficiency of Blood of the Heart has the additional...

Impotence

Impotence is a disease manifesting itself as failure of penis erection or softness of the erected penis. It is usually caused by masturbation in adolescence or in sexual life intemperance. Anxiety, which impairs the reproductive essence, depression, and kidney impairment due to fright, may also give rise to impotence. Symptoms. Failure of normal erection or softness of the erected penis that collapses quickly are the main symptoms. These symptoms may also be accompanied by lassitude in the...