The Eight Grand Methods of Treatment in Chinese Medicine

In Chinese medicine, there are eight grand methods of treatment that serve as guiding rules for helping people feel better. These methods are:

  1. Inducing Perspiration
  2. Clearing Heat
  3. Inducing Bowel Movements
  4. Striking a Balance (also known as Harmonizing)
  5. Warming Up Cold Areas
  6. Tonification
  7. Elimination
  8. Inducing Vomiting

Each method has its own special way of helping the body find its natural balance.