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Alternative Medicine - Chinese

1) True or False: The Four Natures of Chinese Herbology focus on balancing the elements.

2) True or False: The connection between mind and body started to be lost with Hippocrates and his philosophy.

3) Natural breathing has to aspects of breathing, the inner breath of ____________ energy and the outer breath of physical ______________.

4) According to Traditional Chinese Classification the high level of categorization focuses on health and _____________ enhancement.

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1) True or False: The Four Natures of Chinese Herbology focus on balancing the elements.

AN: True

Chinese Herbology is focused on balancing the four natures of herbs: cold, hot, warm, and cool (each herb has its taste and nature). These four natures are sometimes referred to as energies, but not "elements." And when the word "element" is used, it refers to the five elements of water, metal, earth, wood, and fire NOT ying or yang or the four natures.

The four natures (Hot, Cold, Warm, and Cool) are related to balancing two energies of ying and yang. Chinese Herbology is about balancing these energies (ying and yang) and natures of herbs. For example, for ...

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Provides the answers and explanations for four questions related to Chinese medicine. Links provided for further research.

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