Edward is Acupuncture Physician and Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and inter-cultural herbalist in Miramar beach Florida.
Dr. Edward Coughlin AP, DOM

A graduate of the Florida Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Edward is a licensed acupuncture physician and Doctor of Oriental Medicine in Florida for the last 28 years. He completed his internship and worked with 5th generation TCM Dr. Hua cai wang in 1996. He is a diplomat in oriental medicine, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental medicine. As one of the first acupuncturists in Florida to have hospital staff privileges, He worked at the Northside Hospital pain institute in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has preformed over fifty thousand treatments. He trained in Eclectic Western herbal medicine with the Matthew Wood institute. He is Medical director of Jade Lotus Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Miramar Beach Florida.

Edward has studied and taught Chinese martial arts, qi gong, classical and Tibetan yoga and Chinese medicine and inter-cultural herbalism around the world. A senior student of Master Kao San Lun, he is a 35th generation disciple of the Little Nine Heaven system of martial arts. He has trained in the unique Little Nine Heaven system of martial arts and qi gong for nearly 30 years.

Edward has been a student of Dr. Nida’s since 2015, and integrates Sowa Rigpa and Tibetan herbalism into his medical practice.


"Joongpo Menmar" is a medicine from chapter 77 indicated for joongpo provocation. Which contains 27 ingredients mixed together in aged butter.

It is said to free patients from provocations when consume , rubbed on as an ointment, or taken internasally. the text also states (chapter 77) "it helps if the above is accompanied by worshipful offerings ,and the use of the five paths of mantric science". The formula is mentioned without commentary as to the mechanism of action. it is also the only internal medication mentioned in the chapter.

Joongpo are the 18 classes of elemental spirits categorized in the gyushi that can affect people with symptoms. Many of these symptoms are similar to psychological disorders.

In this paper each ingredient will be separately analyzed with photograph of each focusing on indication related to mental/emotional conditions. Then a summary speculating on the method of action based on the taste, potency and functions of the herbs . A summary of modern biomedical research of the herbs will be included. The actual formula will then be compounded for sample and research.