Yin & Yang – Chi as the Vital Force

The Chinese concepts about the processes of the human body, and the health and disease are different from modern, scientific concepts. According to them, religion and healing have been closely associated in most civilizations...

Five Elements of Chinese Philosophy and Acupuncture

According to the traditional Chinese philosophy, yin and yang produced the five elements, and all matter was fashioned from these elements. It was further imagined that the elements must have their parallels in the...

Acupuncture Urinary Bladder Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description urinary bladder meridian is a yang channel associated with the element water and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the kidney meridian. Total number of points: 67. Starting point: Medial...

Some Extraordinary Points of Acupuncture

In this section we have described some extra points which do not belong to any of the meridians. Most of them lie outside the path of the traditionally described channels but a few of...

Acupuncture Small Intestine Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description small intestine meridian is a yang channel associated with the element fire and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the heart channel. Total number of points: 19. Starting point: Corner...

The Governing Vessels Meridian (The Du Channel)

This meridian is not linked to any organ but it possesses a governing influence on all the yang channels of the body. The word Du means "governor". Total number of points: 28. Starting point: In the...

Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an art of healing where very fine needles are introduced into the skin for curing a disease at quite definite spots called acupuncture points. The usual inference that could be drawn from...

Acupuncture Massage Types

There are different ways to stimulate acupuncture points with the use of hand. Therefore, there are various types of acupuncture massages. Putting pressure over an acupuncture point is called acupressure and massaging the point...

Acupuncture Gall Bladder Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description gall bladder meridian of acupuncture is a yang channel associated with the element wood and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the liver meridian. Total number of points: 44. Starting...

Acupuncture Triple Warmer Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description triple warmer median of acupuncture is a yang channel associated with the element fire and possesses inferior and exterior relationship with the pericardium meridian. The term triple warmer indicates...