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[F Area] Introduction of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Course Objective

This course is a general course in the field of life sciences. It mainly focuses on traditional medicine. It introduces the origin and development of the theory of traditional Chinese medicine in a series. We will use traditional Chinese medicine and diet therapy that can be seen in daily life to illustrate the phenomenon and application of Chinese medicine theory. We hope to provide comprehensive and correct knowledge and concepts of health preservation for students.


Outline of Course

 1 Introduction of TCM 2 History of TCM 3 The Yellow Emperor’s Inner Canon 4 Nan Jing 5 Shennong's Materia Medica 6 Treatise on Cold Pathogenic and Miscellaneous Diseases 7 Theory of TCM:Yin-Yang, Five Elements 8 Theory of TCM:Qi, Blood, body fluid, essence, spirit 9 Theory of TCM:Five Zang organs 10Theory of TCM:Six Fu organs 11 Meridian theory:Hand Taiyin lung meridian,Hand Jueyin pericardium meridian,Hand shaoyin heart meridian 12 Meridian theory:Hand Yangming large intestine meridian,Hand Shaoyang triple energizer meridian,Hand Taiyang small intestine meridian 13 Meridian theory:Foot Yangming stomach meridian,Foot Shaoyang gallbladder meridian,Foot Taiyang bladder meridian 14 Meridian theory:Foot Taiyin spleen meridian,Foot Jueyin liver meridian,Foot Shaoyin kidney meridian 15 Meridian theory_Eight extraordinary meridians 16 Constitution Theory 17 Four Diagnostics_Inspection, auscultation olfaction, inquiry and palpation 18 Chinese herbs

 Course Code: TCG127301

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#GE Type: F

#NTNU General Education Course

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