Acupuncture Theories

Acupuncture

1.Introduction of acupuncture.

2.Definition of acupuncture

3.What is Qi?

Qi or chi — pronounced “chee” — is the energy  or life force energy or ”  Prana”  flows along created the pathways that connect the acupuncture points on the body. The pathways between the points are called meridians, which also connect to internal organs in the body.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the concept of qi or chi has two main branches. There is the physical or nourishing portion of qi that makes up the air, water, and food that we take in. The other branch of chi is more insubstantial. It is the vital fluids and the energy itself that flows through our bodies

3.Theories of Acupuncture

a.Five Elements theory.  

b.Yin Yang theory

c.Zang Fu theory

d.Jing Luo theory

e.Organ clock theory