Four Methods of Diagnosis Show Charm of Traditional Chinese Medicine

[Source]    Confucius Institute Headquarters /Hanban [Time]    2017-06-19 11:41:34 

On June 10th, 2017, students of the 14th Chinese Program for Foreign Diplomats visited the Chinese Medicine Culture Center of the Chinese Language International Promotion at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, and experienced therapies including four diagnostic methods, massage, acupuncture and moxibustion, which helped them grasp the essence of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Altogether 40 students from 17 countries participated in the activities, including 23 diplomat students from 9 “Belt and Road” countries.

A group photo of students and teachers of the Chinese Program for Foreign Diplomats and TCM experts

Students of the program first visited the Museum of Chinese Medicine. Through teachers’ patient and detailed explanation, students had a basic knowledge of TCM and Chinese herbal medicine. Afterwards, they went to the Chinese Medicine Experience Center with curiosity. After personally experiencing traditional Chinese therapies such as acupuncture and moxibustion, all students were really wowed by the charm of TCM.

A teacher of the “Chinese Program for Foreign Diplomats” introducing Chinese herbal medicine to students

Students experiencing the four diagnostic methods “inspection, auscultation and olfaction, inquiry, and pulse-taking and palpation”

A student trying the moxibustion

A student trying the navel needling therapy


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