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A Close Look at the Application of the Yin-Yang- Based Acupoint Pairs

Submission: February 20, 2019; Published: March 20, 2019

Volume2 Issue4
March 2019


Yi-Yang is the unique concept that serves as the foundations for the developments of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine theories, such as the Five Elements, and Qi and Blood. Aimed at the balance of Yin-Yang, acupoint pairs consisting of acupoints on the Yin-Yang meridians, the locations classified Yin or Yang, and the Five-Shu acupoints are presented and discussed. However, it deserves more research to understand whether or not acupoint pairs can outperform the other protocols.

Keywords: Yin-yang; Five elements theory; Five-shu acupoints

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