Chinese medicine - Acupuncture & Moxibustion

[ 2006-03-06 21:04:59 pm | Author: Admin ]
Acupuncture & Moxibustion

Acupuncture & moxibustion is a unique therapy of China. It is a kind of treatment curing inner diseases from outside, and is used to treat various illnesses based on the theories of channels and vital points with applications of specific techniques.

Based on the diagnosis and therapy of traditional Chinese medicine, the doctor can find out the pathogeny of illnesses, distinguish the features of diseases, determine which channel and viscera the pathological change belongs to, and identify which type the illness belongs to (inner or outer; cold or heat; insufficiency or excessiveness), and finally make the diagnosis. Then, the doctor can prescribe the corresponding acupuncture to prevent and cure the diseases by dredging channels, regulating vigor and sap, balancing Yin and Yang, and harmonizing the functions of the viscera.

Acupuncture & moxibustion iatrology was first described in the Yellow Emperor's Internal Canon of Medicine two thousand years ago. It has prevailed in China and other countries all over the world since then.

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