Treatment Principles of Chinese Medicine
Disperse blockages to open flow.
Release and unwind constrictions.
Bring imbalances back into balance.
Transform pathological feedback loops into healthy ones.
Nourish and replenish when there is depletion and exhaustion.
Calm anger, anxiety, depression, fear, grief, stress, and worry.
Boost and move energy when there is stagnation and accumulation.
Harmonize the functioning of the internal organs if they are out of sync.
Cool systems if they are overheated, warm them if they are underfunctioning.
Treat the physical and emotional person together for they are inseparable.
Preserve and maintain health with mindfulness and preventive care.
Address the underlying cause as well as the outward symptoms.
Work with the body to stimulate its natural healing processes.
Center when unbalanced, anchor when ungrounded.
Redirect the energy if it is going the wrong way.
Release pathogens and pathological emotions.
Rest and relax to replenish energy reserves.