What is Chi?

Chi is a Chinese word meaning aliveness, life force energy, or life breath.

Traditional Chinese medicine asserts that ‘Chi’ (pronounced Chee), is the vital life force energy of the Universe, present within every living thing, the life force energy which flows through the pathways of all living forms – in order to maintain health and wellness, mentally, physically and emotionally.

Chi is at the foundation of many health and fitness practices such as Massage, Yoga, Martial Arts, Reiki, Feng Shui and Acupressure.

The history of Chi is much older than Western Medicine and as far back as 2690 BC the study of chi was a Chinese natural science that was called Tao- the way of nature.

The knowledge of the treatment of Chi has been around since the beginning of medicine yet has never really been understood until more recent times.

Some practitioners and individuals use aqua-chi “machines”  to treat Chi, aqua-chi meaning water, and chi meaning living energy or life force.

This video demonstrates the results of one such aqua-chi treatment as it enhances the life force of a tomato:

Aqua-Chi tomato test

The ancient Chinese strived to learn how to generate, conserve, and channel Chi for health and longevity. It was the element water that motivated the early practitioners to form their understanding of Tai-Chi, meaning the river of energy that unites the Yin and Yang into a dance to flow into the sea of energy.  Continue reading What is Chi?

Discover Traditional Chinese Medicine

Chinese medicine for vibrant healthPracticed before Western healthcare advances existed in any form, the Chinese had a complete and comprehensive program of medical treatment that ran the gamut of ailments that any individual could conceivably suffer.

Almost everything from headaches to pulled muscles, and almost everything in between, had its individual remedy.  Classic Chinese medicine has been around for 30 centuries or more, and is still in practice in numerous parts of the globe.

In contemporary times, many persons see standard Chinese medicine being a quite viable alternative to contemporary solutions.  Many of the treatments for sicknesses are totally organic, which ends up producing a remarkably short list of side effects compared to modern pharmaceuticals. Even if you don’t factor in cost, that fact alone makes it an extremely attractive fit for persons who have decided to select to live a more normal lifestyle that’s more in sync with nature.   Continue reading Discover Traditional Chinese Medicine