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TCVM EDUCATION

"The wise man is one who knows what he does not know" ~Lao Tzu

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Qi

 

Qi is the lifeforce energy of the body and is considered one of the FIVE TREASURES.  The Five Treasures include Qi, Shen, Blood, Jing, and Body Fluids. There are eight classifications of Qi. 

 

"Where there is pain, there is stagnation of Qi"

~Dr. Xie, Chi University 

BALANCE

 

 

Balance is an important concept in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM).

"Countless words count less than the silent balance between Yin and Yang" ~Lao Tzu

Dr. Brown believes in treating imbalances before they become dis-ease. 

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TAIJITU

Tai Ji is the symbol that represents the continuous interchange between Yin and Yang. 

Everything can be divided into opposite aspects. All Yin has Yang parts and all Yang has Yin parts. 

Imbalance of these parts can lead to dis-ease. 

Yang animals are hyperactive, outgoing, dominant, prefer a cool environment and benefit from a cool diet

Yin animals are quiet, shy, aloof, withdrawn, prefer a warm environment and benefit from a warm diet

Yin Properties

Night, moon, rest, cold, winter, blue./purple/black, heavy, water, slow, interior, and more....

Yang Properties

Day, sun, activity, hot, summer, red/yellow/white, light, fire, fast, exterior, and more...

FIVE ELEMENT THEORY

The Five Element Theory in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) is utilized to identify the unique constitution or personality of each patient and is utilized to diagnosis and treat imbalances within the body. The Five Elements are FIRE, EARTH, METAL, WATER and WOOD. Learn more

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