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Acupuncture Theories

Acupuncture | Oct 4, 2010 PM

Ancient Acupuncture Theories

The understanding of how acupuncture works has evolved with its practice, but the descriptions set down a thousand years ago have largely been retained. The dominant function of acupuncture is to reg...

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Acupuncture | Oct 4, 2010 PM

Chinese Acupuncture History

Acupuncture is the procedure of inserting and manipulating needles into various points on the body to relieve pain or for therapeutic purposes. [1]The earliest written record of acupuncture is the Ch...

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The Meridians

TCM Theory | Oct 3, 2010 PM

The Primary And Secondary Meridians

In traditional Chinese medicine theory, the meridians - or channels carry and distribute qi and blood to all parts of the body, connect the organs, limbs and joints.When this flow of vital energy is ...

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TCM Theory | Oct 3, 2010 PM

Blood and The Body Fluids

The body fluids (such as Jing, Shen, and Jin-Ye), the qi and blood are the "fundamental substances" that are essential for life. They can be nourished by the use of herbs and are interrelated. e.g. ...

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TCM history

Miscellaneous | Oct 2, 2010 PM

Traditional Chinese medicine history

Traditional Chinese medicine, also known as TCM, includes a range of traditional medicine practices originating in China. Although well-accepted in the mainstream of medical care throughout East Asia...

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