Dr. Hui Zhang

Dr. Hui Zhang

Chinese Medicine Doctor, Researcher, Educator

山药 (Shan Yao)i.e. Chinese Yam (Dioscoreae Rhizoma), one of the well-known traditional edible and medical homologous food, has been used to treat various diseases for a long time. It supplements Qi of the lung, spleen, and kidney. Thanks to the mild nature, it can be used as a diet supplement for long-term use. It could be […]

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It is well known that maternal disorders affect the health of the offsprings. When I did my PH.D project in Chengdu Unviersity of TCM, I put focus on the prenatal PTSD and its influence on the offsprings ​(Zhang et al. 2018)​. Prenatal maternal simulation of PTSD during pregnancy could negatively alter the behavioural performance in […]

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1. Angiv mulige tunge (krop, belægning, undervenner) Hurtig og overfladisk puls: (ydre varm) tynd og gule belægning, lidt rød krop Langsom, dyb og svage: (indre yang xu kulde) tynd og hvid belægning, bleg opsulmet krop med tandemærk Hurtig, trådet i alle positioner, Strenget i venstre Guan: (yin xu varm, qi stagnatio n i lever): tynd eller mangle belægning, rød […]

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A research team from University of Science and Technology, Korea performed a systematic review aimed to verify the efficacy and underlying mechanism of moxibustion in treating cognitive impairment​(Aum et al. 2020)​. Sixteen trials involving 324 animals were obtained from various database including MEDLINE (PubMed), Cochrane, etc. They extracted the results of behavioral tests and immunohistochemical […]

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Pestle needle

Chu Zhen or Pestle Needle is a representative acupuncture style from Sichuan, where I come from. Pestle Needle originates from Taoist medicine and Dao Ying (Qi guiding) practices. The ancestor of Li’s family learned the technique of Pestle Needle from the Taoist Master Ru Huan in Wudang Mountain. From then on, it has passed through 16 generations. […]

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A research team from China and the USA performed a randomized controlled trial to study the effects of the pestle needle therapy a type of acupoint stimulation, on post-hemorrhoidectomy pain (​(Wang et al. 2020)​). The single-center, patient-assessor-blinded, and randomized controlled trial enrolled 154 patients who received Milligan hemorrhoidectomy surgery. The treatment group received the pestle […]

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A research team from Australia and the USA performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to summarize contemporary studies on the use of Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) to treat COVID-19 (​(Fan, Gu, and Alemi 2020)​). They screened out 7 original studes from 6 databases  (PubMed/MEDLINE, Cochrane Library, ScienceDirect, Google Scholar, Wanfang Data, and China National Knowledge […]

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A research team from Thailand performed a study to investigate the activities of green tea against skin aging in B16F10 melanoma cells and human skin fibroblasts ​(Chaikul et al. 2020)​. They found out that green tea composed mainly of epigallocatechin gallate, epigallocatechin, and epicatechin gallate. Green tea exhibited the activities against skin aging, including the […]

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