Zev Rosenberg

The Treatment of Autoimmune Disorders by Classical Chinese Medicine

A Seminar with Z’ev Rosenberg, L. Ac.

Part I: Source literature for studying autoimmune disorders:  Nei Jing Su Wen, Nei Jing Ling Shu, Nan Jing, Shang Han Lun, Jin Gui Yao Lue

How did autoimmune disorders become so prevalent in the 21st century?
Disconnection from the natural world as a prime cause of autoimmune disease
Allergies…at war with the natural world 

2 hours  9 am-11 am

Part II: Key principles/concepts in treating autoimmune disorders:

  • Ministerial fire/xiang huo
  • Harmonizing ying/wei construction and defense
  • Qi hua/Qi transformation
  • Chinese medicine thermodynamics: cold damage and preserving yang qi
  • Degrees of disconnection: Su Wen 3   

1.5 hours 11 am to 12:30 am

(Lunch break 12:30 to 1:45 pm)

Part III: Reconfiguring autoimmune diseases from biomedical descriptions to Chinese medicine disorders

  • Lao sun/taxation fatigue
  • Xiao ke/dispersion thirst and diabetes
  • Bi zheng/impediment disorders (rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Jue/reversal disorders
  • Li jie bing/joint and articulation disorders 

1.5 hours 1:45 pm to 3:15 pm

(15 minute break 3:15 pm to 3:30 pm)

Part IV: Classifying autoimmune disorders according to liu jing bian zheng/six channel pattern differentiation

Case histories and live case demonstration

3:30 pm to 5 pm  1.5 hrs. 

About Zev Rosenberg