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By Dr. med. Gabriel Stux, Prof. Bruce Pomeranz (auth.)

Following an advent to the philosophical and theoreti- cal historical past of conventional chinese language medication, the dia- gnostic approach is gifted: the chinese language procedure of channels and practical organs, the importance of pointsand aspect different types, equipment of needling and moxibustion. there's a bankruptcy on therapy in accordance with western prognosis.

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Zou K. Yi QC, Wu SX, Lu YX et al (1980) Enkephalin involvement in acupuncture analgesia. Stux It is quite certain that acupuncture with the help of sharpened stones was already being practiced during the Stone Age. The earliest mentions of "stone needles," called Pien in Chinese, date from about 500 B. C. Decisive impulses that led to the development of the philosophical concepts of acupuncture came from the Shamans and from the early Taoist philosophers. Basic knowledge of the natural processes in the irrigation of the fields influenced the development of the concepts of the flow of life energy, Qi, in the human body.

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