Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine is generally based on the theory that a universal life-force, called chi, manifests itself in the body as 2 complementary qualities that are known as yin and yang. According to this belief, vigorous yang and restraining yin must be in balance, and the chi must flow evenly for good health. Treatments for illness aim to restore the yin-yang balance and normalize the flow of chi using techniques such as Chinese herbal medicine, acupressure, acupuncture, and t’ai chi.


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