Oriental Analysis:

Oriental analysis is intimately related to identifying a Pattern of Disharmony. Signs and symptoms reflect the condition of the Internal Organ Meridians. Two principles of oriental analysis are:

"A part reflects the whole"
&
"Inspect the exterior to examine the interior"

The 4 traditional methods of analysis are:

LOOKING, HEARING/SMELLING, ASKING, FEELING

1. LOOKING:
5-Element correspondences
Tongue assessment
2. HEARING / SMELLING:
Voice
Breathing
Body Odor
3. ASKING:
Energetic functions of the meridians
Yin-Yang and Five-Element correspondences
History
Complaint/Concern
Symptoms
4. FEELING:
Pulse
Back Transporting & Front Alarm points
Meridian assessment
Hara assessment

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Calvin Dale Smith, BA, MSc, R-TCMP, R-Ac
Registered Traditional Chinese Medical Practitioner
Riverside Acupuncture and Wellness Centre
2211 Riverside Dr., Suite 106
Ottawa, ON K1H 7X5
613-232-5888
cdalesmith@calvindale.com