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๐ŸŽค๐ŸŒฟ HERBCAST ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŽค Episode 12: The strategic approach of Chinese Medicine with Charles Buckโ 
In this last episode of our first series of Herbcast we interviewed Charles Buck. He is an internationally respected practitioner, author and educator in the field of Chinese medicine โ and a Fellow of the British Acupuncture Council where he served a 3-year term as Chairman. He talks about:โ 
๐ŸŒฟ Chinese medicine philosophies such as the binary principles - ying & yang.โ 
๐ŸŒฟ Its strategic approach to the cycles of nature and approaching healthโ 
๐ŸŒฟ The nuances in Chinese medicine such as terminology and use of language. โ 
๐ŸŒฟ His views on integrating all medical modalities and why this could be problematic.โ 
๐ŸŒฟ Using Chinese principals in practice - from diagnosis to treatment.โ 
๐ŸŒฟ The levels of detail and specificity in Chinese formulas.โ 
๐ŸŽถ Listen to & follow Herbcast -> LINK IN BIO. โ 
๐ŸŒฟ Artichoke (Cynara scolymus) can be found growing in gardens in the summer. Its fresh leaf is clearly a vegetable, with warm earthy tones, almost tasting like a root. However there is a lingering, almost comforting bitter aftertaste which becomes concentrated on drying.โ 
This makes artichoke one of the bitter remedies, not as strong as some of the classic bitters but with a broad effect on liver and digestion.โ 
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๐ŸŒฟ Artichoke (Cynara scolymus) a remedy for liver, bile and associated digestive problems. The dried leaf is used to relieve biliary problems like recurrent gallbladder pains or the effects of hangovers. It is also effective for constipation and high cholesterol. โ 
๐Ÿ‘‰ Read on about the benefits of artichoke.

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