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On Summer Epidemic Qi 7-12-15

2017-09-20T16:35:20+00:00 July 12th, 2015|

Medical journal 7/12/15 on Summer Epidemic Qi by Z’ev Rosenberg, L. Ac. Update on summer epidemic qi pattern: A few weeks from my last report, this particular form of epidemic qi is still sticking around.  About ten days ago, a heat wave with high humidity flowed up from Mexico on southerly winds, firing up a [...]

A summer solstice message 6/21/15

2017-09-20T16:35:20+00:00 June 21st, 2015|

BLOG ENTRY: SUMMER SOLSTICE 7-21-15 Summer solstice: ䷀乾Qian/'the creative' great yang is transforming to the beginnings of yin qi from below (䷫姤Gou/'coming to meet'). Yang has reached it's peak and as yin reappears from below, the strong, uplifting force of the qi of springtime loses its strength. Yang qi is full at the surface, but [...]

PCOM New York with Yaron Seidman (May 2015)

2017-09-20T16:35:20+00:00 May 28th, 2015|

Z’ev Rosenberg, L. Ac. recently teamed up with Yaron Seidman to speak at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine on the New York campus on Monday, May 11th.  Over 120 practitioners and students showed up, a full house, with many questions and great interest.  Z’ev lectured on “Autoimmune Disease and Classical Chinese Medicine”, and Yaron spoke [...]

Chinese Medicine in America Today: The Turning Point, Part I

2017-09-20T16:35:20+00:00 March 7th, 2015|

By Lonny S. Jarrett & Z’ev Rosenberg Introduction For Chinese medicine (CM) in America today it is the best of times and, it is the worst of times. On the one hand, CM is increasingly accepted, and practitioners are finding opportunities to work in more venues than ever before. On the other hand, the cost [...]

An Interview with Z’ev Rosenberg

2017-09-20T16:35:20+00:00 March 5th, 2015|

By Micah Arsham Abstract Z’ev Rosenberg is one of the first generation of American practitioners of traditional East Asian medicine. With a background in macrobiotics and shiatsu, he began practicing acupuncture and herbal medicine in 1983, and has been active in the profession since. Regarded as an experienced clinician, teacher, and scholar, Z’ev was a [...]

A response on a discussion of the ‘immune system and Chinese medicine”

2015-03-08T14:25:42+00:00 March 1st, 2013|

This was posted on the TCM user group e-mail site: The problem really comes down to terminology. If practitioners of alternative medical systems or techniques want to use the language of the immune system to explain their results, they need to be able to engage in the immense complexities of immunology. Few of us can [...]

Wu yun liu qi/five movements six qi… from Su Wen to the NY Times

2015-03-08T14:25:42+00:00 January 27th, 2013|

An article in today's NY Times discusses circadian rhythms/body clocks and seasonal rhythms that affect our health, then ties them into cosmic changes involving lunar cycles and our bodies' relationship to the solar system. It is a succinct expression of the principles expressed in the famous Su Wen chapters 69-77 on wu yun liu qi/five [...]

Ekiken Kaibara on Supplementing Yin

2015-03-07T20:24:56+00:00 March 18th, 2012|

I've been doing some research for a book on 養生 yang sheng/nourishing life, and one of my favorites for many years has been Yojokun, by Ekiken Kaibara. Kaibara was a neo-confucianist philosopher, samurai and physician in the 17th century. As well as setting out laws of maintaining health, Yojokun also discusses many of the Jin-Yuan [...]