Understanding Acupuncture Closer: Alternative Health Tip

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Acupuncture literally means' needle puncture ".

Acupuncture is the practice of entering very thin needles into the skin to stimulate specific anatomic points in the body called acupuncture points (acupoints) for therapeutic purposes or treatment.

The purpose is to stimulate acupuncture points to balance the movement of energy (qi) in the body to restore health.

Along with the usual method of puncturing the skin with a very thin needles, the practitioners of acupuncture also use heat, the pressure, friction, suction (suction), or impulses of electromagnetic energy to stimulate the acupuncture points.

In the last 40 years, acupuncture has become one of the famous and the treatment has been available in both developed countries and developing countries.

Acupuncture is used to regulate or correct the flow of qi to restore health.

In order to really understand how acupuncture works, you need to understand the basics of Chinese philosophy.

Philosophy include Dao or Tao, yin and yang, the eight principles, the three treasures, and the five basic elements that form the basis of traditional Chinese acupuncture and its specific function in helping to maintain the health.