Wei Qi runs around the blood vessel and Ying Qi inside the vessel. Wei protect the body from external pathogens, which functions like the immune system. Moreover, Wei is tightly related to the nervous system, which regulate temperature, sweating, circadian rhythm. Ying refers to blood and other Yin substances which nourish the whole body. In Shang Han Lun, a Taiyang exterior condition is regarded as Wei. Wei to treat a Wei disease. In Wen Bing (Warm Diseases), a Wei level condition refers to early stage of fever due to warm pathogens e.g. corona virus. The manifestation various in wind heat, damp heat, dryness, and wind cold. What are the similarity and difference of Wei in the two system? How can we use herbal medicine and acupuncture in practice to treat Wei disorders?
In this seminar, my course will cover the following topics
1.Deep explanation of Wei, form classics and meridians theory
2.Herbal medicine treatment, Ma Huang Tang and its modification
3.Acupuncture and moxibustion treatment
4.Wei, immunity, and corona virus: prevention and sequalae treatment
5.Wei and nervous system disorders, psychological diseases