Monthly Archives: July 2011

Herb for energy used by the Viet Cong

Response to the enquiry:  “What’s the herb the Viet Cong used [for] energy?” As mentioned in the essay, the specific herb for energy used by the Viet Cong was ginseng, Panax ginseng, red Korean ginseng.  If you visit an Asian food market … Continue reading

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Red wine, not white wine, increases brain function

According to Japanese reports translated into Chinese and published in the Chinese newspapers on July 28, 2011, , Japan’s Nagoya City College discovered that red grape wine increased the active matter of the hippocampal nerve cells by 1.5 times in … Continue reading

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Chinese strength training exercises

Response to the enquiry about “Chinese strength training exercises” Chinese strength training exercises are endurance exercises.  There are specific exercises for specific groups of muscles and specific limbs.  There are two basic groups of strength training exercises.   One strengthens the … Continue reading

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About reflexology and paralysis

About “reflexology and paralysis” Automobile accidents that cause spinal cord injuries often result in paralysis.  Strokes resulting from heart attacks and brain damage such as cerebral apoplexy and cerebral hemorrhage also cause paralysis.  In many cases, the limbs on one … Continue reading

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Herbs for visual acuity and kidney cleanse

Enquiry about bitter melon tea + acuity I presume you are talking about visual acuity.  Bitter melon tea comes in tea bags.  One can buy fresh bitter melon at Asian food markets.  Bitter melon is actually not a gourd as … Continue reading

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Chinese herbs for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Enquiry about Chinese medicine for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy We know that Progressive Supranuclear Palsy affects the nerves that control motor functions and speech, the same set of nerves that a drunk loses control of, therefore it is the rehabilitative exercises rather … Continue reading

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Isotonic rehabilitation exercises

About isotonic rehabilitation exercises Isotonic rehabilitation exercises depend on the particular movement disorder of the person afflicted. The exercises must be “designed” specifically.  For example, those who have lost balance, the ability to control leg movement and the ability to walk … Continue reading

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