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Background and Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Abstract

Around 200 years b. c. the basic tenets of Chinese medicine were recorded in a classic work, the Huang Di Nei Jing, the Yellow Emperor’s textbook of physical medicine. The Chinese doctors of ancient times had a traditional theory that was based on a philosophical view of nature. They saw man as an integral part of nature and in a state of intensive interaction with his environment. Nature is in a constant state of change and continuous development.

Keywords

Chinese Medicine Vital Energy Life Force Creative Force Chinese Doctor 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

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  • G. Stux

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