Unique aspect of Tibetan medicine.
Unique aspect of Tibetan medicine. Acupunct Electrother Res. 2014;39(1):27-43 Authors: Dakpa T Abstract Tibetan medicine is known as the knowledge of healing in the Four Tantras, the main medical text studied by Tibetan doctors. In the 8th century, King Trisong Deutsen (718-785 CE) invited eminent physicians from India, China, Persia, East Turkestan, Mongolia, and Nepal for the First International Medical Symposium in Samye, Tibet and ordered his personal physician Elder Yuthog Yonten Gonpo (708-833 CE), who lived 125 years, and participated in this conference to summarize. By combining all the information available and presented during this symposium, he compiled the Four Tantras. He established the Tanadug medical school at Menlung in Kongpo, Southern Tibet in 763 CE, and worked for the propagation of Tibetan medicine. He is considered an emanation of Medicine Buddha, who is a symbol of mental and physical well being. In his left hand, the Medicine Buddha clasps a begging bowl with long-life nectar, signifying immortality, and in his right, the Chebulic myrobalan (Haritaki), a symbol of good health. Chebulic myrobalan, Belleric myrobalan, and Emblic myrobalan are together called the "3 Fruits" and are common ingredients in Tibetan medicines. Prof. Omura, Y of NY Medical College evaluated these "3 Fruits" and found that one of them available as a "Haritaki," had the highest normal cell telomere increasing effect by optimal d...
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Condition: Breast Cancer Lymphedema Interventions: Other: acupuncture; Other: sham acupuncture Sponsors: Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine; Baokang Hospital Affiliated to Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine; Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital; Gansu Provincial Cancer Hospital; The Second Affiliated Hospital of Baotou Medical Colle ge Not yet recruiting
Conclusion: We will evaluate the possibility of using acupuncture therapy, that is, CNT, in relieving fatigue sensation in patients with advanced cancer. Trial registration: UMIN000028304, registered on July 21st, 2017; https://upload.umin.ac.jp/cgi-open-bin/ctr_e/ctr_view.cgi?recptno=R000032401
Conditions: Insomnia, Secondary; Breast Cancer Female; Chemotherapy Interventions: Procedure: Electroacupuncture (EA) and Auricular Acupressure (AA); Procedure: Sham Electroacupuncture (SE) and Sham Auricular Acupressure (SA) Sponsor: The University of Hong Kong Not yet recruiting