Foods and Traditions for The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival | 中秋佳节的饮食

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Author: Elaine Guo Editors: Kai Yim, Zoey Gong   Mid-Autumn Festival: Harvest & Gratitude Today is the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival (Zhong Qiu Jie,中秋节), the 15th day of the 8th month in the Chinese lunisolar calendar. This day boasts an incredible, bright full moon, earning its common name, the “Moon Festival.” The Mid-Autumn Festival is a time of family reunion and celebration, a major cultural event in China and many other East and Southeast Asian societies. For millennia, Chinese rulers have worshipped the moon and celebrated the autumn harvest during the fullest moon of the 8th month. To show their gratitude for a...

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Mother's Day TCM Gift Bundle

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In celebration of all mothers and mother figures in our lives, we’ve partnered with YINA — a modern beauty brand promoting self-care and wellness inspired by TCM — to create the perfect wellness gift set to give to the incredible, dedicated women in your lives. 
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The Surprising Way to Stop Coughing when Smoking Weed by Dr. Michele Ross, PhD

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The scent of marijuana has been dancing around our heads much more frequently with its legalization! This year we're celebrating with several ways: we had our medicated bake sale, and we also brought on an expert (from the neurobiology realm) to discuss a symptom that we often see clinically: the chronic smokers' cough. Before we get started, a bit about Dr. Michele Ross... Dr. Ross is a neuroscientist with fibromyalgia who has used Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in her healing journey. With her understanding of the body-mind-spirit, she has authored five books including Vitamin Weed, created numerous online courses including the first certification on Cannabis &...

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The Centenarian & Renowned TCM Dermatologist, Chen Tong Yun

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At the age of 100 years old, Chen Tong Yun is the chief physician of the Dermatology Department of the Beijing Hospital of TCM. With more than 60 years of experience in clinical and scientific research in dermatology with regards to TCM, she is the most well known TCM dermatology physician in China, with an extraordinary history of treating neurodermatitis, chloasma, acne, and psoriasis. In honor of national women's history month, we cannot wait to share her story and beauty recipes with you!

 

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Cecilia Chiang

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Cecilia Chiang, “the mother of Chinese food in America and one of the most influential figures in Bay Area culinary history,” is our first feature for Women's History month. Learn of her feats and how she paved the way for true, authentic Chinese flavors to touch the palates of Americans.
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China's Most Loved West African TCM Doctor – Diarra Boubacar

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The incredible Doctor Diarra Boubacar became the first non-Chinese person, in China to earn a doctorate degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Ready his story on how he would go on to become of the most sought-after practitioners in his TCM hospital. He is a practitioner of the true healing spirit. 

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