What is acupuncture and how does it work
Acupuncture, or acapuncture, is an ancient method of treatment based on the action of needles on the so-called biologically active points of the body. It is also called reflexology, acupuncture.
Acupuncture originated in ancient China more than 6 thousand years ago. It is based on the doctrine of the vital energy of qi, which circulates through the body through special channels – meridians, so that all organs and systems of a person work normally. A disease occurs when obstacles arise in the way of energy and its flow is disturbed. As a result, an excess of energy appears in one organ, and a lack of energy in another – that is, the balance of energies is upset. By acting with needles at certain points – biologically active, or reflex, you can eliminate these obstacles and restore the correct passage of qi along the meridians. How? Each reflex point is associated with a specific organ, and with mechanical stimulation with a needle, the influx of energy to the diseased organ increases or, on the contrary, decreases. Continue reading