Category: Acupuncture and Moxibustion

He Pu Ren

The second part of the series paper on great acupuncture masters (Cheng Shennong and He Pu Ren) is now alive with Chinesische Medizin, one of the leading journal on Chinese Medicine published in German. Abstract of the article. In the second part of this article, the author Zhang Hui presents the valuable experience gathered by […]

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Zheng et al analyzed 325 participants with diarrhea treated with acupuncture and found that that chronic diarrhea patients with higher weekly stool frequencies, less abdominal pain and receiving acupuncture treatment at He-sea acupoints may be more likely to respond to acupuncture treatment. Their findings can contribute to the clinical prognosis for the acupuncture treatment to […]

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Moxabustion

Read Article in Danish/Læs artikel på dansk. When people travel to a place with plague, malaria, and other epidemic pathogens, moxibustion should be frequently applied to prevent the infections. Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang (Prescriptions Worth a Thousand Pieces of Gold for Emergencies) written by Sun Simiao published on 652. AD Chinese Medicine has […]

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Liu et al​(LIU and SHI 2013)​ reported that scalp acupuncture and body acupuncture in combination with rehabilitation exercise could improve the movement, sensation, and hemorheology of extremities of patients with hemiplegia and shoulder pain after stroke. Body Points Used: BL 20, BL 21,ST 36, ST 40, SP 10, and accompanying points according to the symptoms […]

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Military Pingheng Acupuncture

Introduction Pingheng (平衡, Balance) Acupuncture (PHA) was innovated by professor Wang Wen Yuan (1945~ ), professor of Beijing University of TCM, Chef of National Military Balance Acupuncture Training Centre. Wang Wen Yuan initiated the system based on his rich experience of treating military training injuries. PHA was firstly popularized in military health care services. Thanks […]

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Mechanism of Cupping

Al-Bedah et al from the National Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Saudi Arabia and Tanta University reviewed the possible mechanisms of action of (CT) from the modern medicine perspective and offer possible explanations of its effects ​(Al-Bedah et al. 2019)​ . The research team screened 223 articles from English literature in PubMed, Cochrane Library […]

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Cupping Therapy

Original Article Aboushanab TS, AlSanad S. Cupping Therapy: An Overview from a Modern Medicine Perspective. Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies, 11(3), 2018, 83-87. The article is shared under a Creative Commons license Cupping therapy is an ancient traditional and complementary medicine practice. Recently, there is growing evidence of its potential benefits in the treatment of […]

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Diabetes

A research team​(Kazemi et al. 2019)​ from Iran and China carried out a randomized clinical trial to compare the therapeutic effects of acupuncture with sham acupuncture on levels of fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) among patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) under treatment with metformin. Acupoints used: SJ5, ST25, ST36, ST40, RN6, […]

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Liu Jing

There are 12 Jing channels and 15 Luo channels, which hold and construct 27 kinds of Qi and run up and down. The Qi goes out through the Jing-well point and mildly flows through the Xing-well point. The various branches of the Qi meet in the Shu-stream point. Then the enriched Qi flows freely through the Jing-river point. Eventually, the […]

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Cupping Therapy

A research team from the Federal University of Alfenas, Brazil reported a randomized clinical trial on the effect of single cupping therapy in the treatment of lower back pain​(Volpato et al. 2019)​. The cupping on the pints BL23, BL24, and BL25 bilaterally significantly reducing low back pain and improved pain, sleep and disability of movement. […]

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