"Qi" Essays and Research Papers

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great deal of energy and exhausts Qi levels which decreases immune function and leaves the body open to opportunistic pathogens. Qi gong is a Chinese healing practice that integrates physical posture, breathing techniques, exercises (movements), and the focusing of one’s attention. Qi gong means “life-force cultivation”. Qi gong is performed to promote healing, increase vitality, or to maintain health and stave off disease, and increase one’s sense of well-being. Qi gong consists of a series of specific...

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Traditional Chinese Medicine vs. Western Medicine

liver had normalized after approximately 17 days. The practice of qigong aims at balancing and strengthening qi in the human body. Qigong is a system created centuries ago by Chinese healers. It incorporates breathing in a meditative fashion along with moving the body in slow, yoga-like movements. In Medical Qigong, for example, the objective for healing illness is to build the patient's qi (pronounced chee, loosely translated as breath or energy), or chi, to counteract the pathogenic influences and...

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Speech for Chinese Medicine

most often by inserting thin metal needles through the skin, practitioners seek to remove blockages in the flow of qi. 2. moxibustion (burning moxa- a cone or stick of dried herb, usually mugwort- on or near the skin, sometimes in conjunction with acupuncture) 3. cupping (appyling a heated cup to the skin to create a slight suction) 4. mind-body therapy (qi gong and tai chi) III. “In spite of the advent of Western practices, the Chinese have never completely ceased to...

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 What is Acupuncture – including history and systems (Meridian, Qi, Five Elements, Yin and Yang) Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese therapy, which has been around and been used for 5,000 years. It is used as a treatment for pain relief, balance certain systems within the body, and treat paralysis among other abilities and properties top health. In China, most medical centres and hospitals offer acupuncture and is part of everyday health. In many cases, they would rather use acupuncture than ‘conventional...

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When choosing specific points for a patient it will depend on illness and qi or chi flow. The qi circulates through the 14 meridians and organs of the body to give the body nourishment. All channels of the meridians and organs are interconnected. Purnell 141. The qi flow is extremely important to the chinese. The chinese founded and developed acupressure about 5,000 years ago. The key concept is the belief in chi. Chi or qi is considered the essential force of life; includes air, breath, or...

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Acupuncture: New Uses for an Ancient Remedy

1. According to Dr. Felix Mann Acupuncture: The Ancient Chinese Art of Healing and How It Works Scientifically. Traditional Chinese medicine based on the flow of vital energy EYE CONTACT !!! 2. This energy—known in Chinese as qi—flows along channels or pathways called meridians. 3. Problems are caused when the free flow of energy through these meridians is blocked 4. The aim of acupuncture is to restore the open flow of energy through the meridians. ...

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My Dream Job

Chinese massage [pic] Chinese massage is known as Tui Na, uses wave-like motions to loosen joints and nourish muscles. Bring awareness back to a person’s body and making it a first step in the healing process. Stimulate the flow of Qi, blood and body fluids can be used to treat pain, stress or digestion problem. The masseur can give you an all-over massage and focus on specific areas with pain or do a treatment on the affected area. So tradition Chinese medical can use our life....

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Tai Chi

view Tai Chi and Qi Gong are used to promote personal energy for self healing and wellbeing. The Tai Chi model is based on the premise that there is a bio energy system in the body. The bio energy or Qi gets carried round the body in energy channels called meridians - a bit like the way the veins carry blood around the body. There are 12 main meridians and 8 secondary meridians carrying Qi throughout the body and through the major organs. Interrupted, weak or blocked flow of Qi causes illness. Tai...

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Comparisons and Contrast of Jainism and Daoism

natural flow. The best way to achieve this is by withdrawing from the busyness of everyday life, contemplated life and love of nature, and harmonizing with the cosmos. Acts of meditation and feng shui; a type of geomancy which determines natural flows of qi through the earth as revealed by the flows of wind and water, are major draws to the teachings of Dao, especially Westerners. Comparisons and Contrast… 4 Although from different locations and having different practices, Jainism and Daoism share...

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Life Force

energy Chi (Qi) and charted its movement through the body. Indian yoga adepts call it Prana and used it for healing. In the West, Dr. Wilhelm Riech discovered the same energy and called it Orgone energy. It is known as Ruach in hebrew, Barraka in islamic countries, and Ch'i in China. In Japan the energy is called Ki and it is from this word that Reiki is named. In traditional Chinese medicine, Qi is a form of energy flowing along unseen meridian channels throughout the body. Qi is not visible...

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