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Figure 1: (a and b) Etymology of the character Wu, magician, diviner, represents the movement of the sleeves during chants and shamanic dances. Su Wen “Yi Jing Bian Qi Lun Pian Di Shi San” (《素问·移精变气论篇第十三》 Plain Questions “Discourse on Moving the Essence and Changing the Qi”) keeps the memory of very distant times when shamans (巫医 wu yi) treated the sicks just by invocations, to move the Essences and transform the Qi

Figure 1: (a and b) Etymology of the character Wu, magician, diviner, represents the movement of the sleeves during chants and shamanic dances. <i>Su Wen</i> “Yi Jing Bian Qi Lun Pian Di Shi San” (《素问·移精变气论篇第十三》 <i>Plain Questions</i> “Discourse on Moving the Essence and Changing the Qi”) keeps the memory of very distant times when shamans (巫医 wu yi) treated the sicks just by invocations, to move the Essences and transform the Qi