Don’t Let That Dampness Get You!

Sarah Duncan
November 18, 2013

In lieu of Chinese class on Friday all IES students participated in a Traditional Chinese Medicine lesson.  We learned the 6 causes of ailments: wind, fire, cold, dampness, dryness, heat. Students with ailments were then treated by Master Zhong, and this is how that went:

Students wait for our interactive lecture Receiving a lesson from Master Zhong Master Zhong checks Alexus' pulse Master Zhong administering acupuncture to Sydney's knees to cure her stomach ache Burning moxa on the needles to help cure the stomach ache Rafa getting treatment for his back pain This was meant to rid his back of "dampness"



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<p><span style="color: rgb(29, 29, 29); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(237, 237, 237);">My name is Sarah Duncan and I am a junior at Davidson College pursuing a degree in Political Science with a minor in Chinese Studies. I am a member of the Women&#39;s Lacrosse Team, and I also enjoy running, hiking, and skiing. I am originally from Houston, Texas, but I have been lucky enough to travel frequently with my family and experience a variety of cultures. I am very excited to settle down in a new place for a while, and I look forward to sharing my experiences with y&#39;all!</span></p>

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