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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 62-65

The importance of the Classics in the Transmission of Chinese Medicine to the West

Editorial Department, Monkey Press Publishing, London, England

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Prof. Sandra Hill
Editor in Chief, Monkey Press Publishing House, London
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DOI: 10.4103/CMAC.CMAC_24_19

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This paper discusses the role of the classical texts (Neijing and Nanjing) in the transmission of Chinese medicine – in particular acupuncture – to the West. This is presented in the following sections: A short historical overview of acupuncture practice in the UK; Philosophy of health and nourishing life (Yang sheng养生); The body as a complex system; Mind-body connections and the future of medicine and the problem of qi (气).

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