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  1. Chinese Medicines By Amy Tran, Cathy Frey, Helen Nguyen and Tiffany Kyu

  2. Origins of Chinese Herbs By Cathy Frey • A Chinese herb shop

  3. Aloe Vera (蘆薈) By Cathy Frey • Aloe grows in the arid regions of the Old World.

  4. Chrysanthemum (菊花) By Cathy Frey • The significance of the chrysanthemum to the East is like the rose to the West

  5. Ficus (無花果屬) • Originated from the tropics of the Old World By Cathy Frey

  6. Hibiscus (芙蓉) • Hibiscus is a group of herbs, shrubs, and trees. By Cathy Frey

  7. Tigers (老虎) • Currently: practitioners refuse to use tiger bones By Tiffany Kyu

  8. Musk Deer (香獐子) • Part used: musk (greasy secretion found in glandular sac) By Tiffany Kyu

  9. Rhinoceros (犀牛) • Part used: decocted rhinoceros horn (boiled rhinoceros horn) By Tiffany Kyu

  10. Black Bear (黑熊) • Part used: bear bile (fluid secreted by liver) By Tiffany Kyu

  11. Seahorse (海馬) • About 90 health and medicine products contain seahorse By Tiffany Kyu

  12. Chinese Massage • Two types of Massage • Tui Na • ZhiYa By Helen Nguyen

  13. Tui Na • Hands-on body treatment that uses Chinese Taoist and martial arts principles to bring the body to balance By Helen Nguyen

  14. Zhi Ya • Based on acupressure By Helen Nguyen

  15. Gua Sha • “To scrape away disease by allowing the disease to escape as sandy-looking objects through the skin” By Helen Nguyen

  16. Principle of Massage • body has a network of pathways that transport qi and blood By: Helen Nguyen

  17. Acupuncture • The procedure of inserting and manipulating filiform needles into various points on the body By Amy Tran

  18. Theories About Acupuncture • By inserting the needle into a certain pressure point, it is said to unblock the qi (energy) By Amy Tran

  19. Traditional Diagnosis • In order to diagnose the patient the acupuncturist asks questions based on "patterns of disharmony" By Amy Tran

  20. Fire Cupping (拔罐) • Cupping is a method of applying acupressure by creating a relative vacuum next to the patient's skin By Amy Tran

  21. Ear • believed to be the greatest “key to the body”. By: Amy Tran

  22. Works Cited • www.drshen.com/chinesemedicineorigin.htm • www.logoi.com/notes/chinese_medicine.html • http://advocacy.britannica.com/blog/advocacy/2007/10/traditional-chinese-medicine-and-endangered-animals/ • http://tcm.health-info.org/tuina/tcm-tuina-massage.htm         • http://www.massageangels.com/articles/types_of_massage.html • Chinese Medicinal Herbs by Wee Yeow Chin & Hsuan Keng

  23. The End