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Acupuncture | Oct 4, 2010 PM

Commonly Used Acupuncture Points

In ancient times, the number of acupuncture points was established to be the same as the number of days in the year: 365. These points were mapped to 14 major meridian lines, one meridian for each of...

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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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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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