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Chinese healing

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Alternate title:Heilung auf Chinesisch
Summary:Explores how the Chinese look upon the human body: as an interactive energy system in which life energy -"chi"- flows along bodily meridians. This program examines the therapeutic value of acupuncture, massage, cupping, and chi kung, along with preventive measures for replenishing chi, balancing yin and yang, and promoting harmony of body, mind, and spirit. Until recently, the holistic approaches and almost mystical nature of Chinese medicine have been meet with skepticism by Western medical practitioners, despite the sometimes astonishing results. Illustrates how, as the dialogue between East and West evolves, both are integrating the methods of the other for the overall improvement of health around the world.
Contributor:Brandstätter, Susanne
Provider:Zhejiang TV
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Temporal subject: 2001-2010
Topical subjects:Medicine, Chinese
Medicine China
Acupuncture China
Acupressure China
Moxa China
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Science, Technology
Films@UM Browse terms:Asian Studies
China
Health, Family Studies
Collection:Films@UM
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