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Acupuncture and massage have become increasingly more accepted within the field of medicine worldwide. The fascination lies in the fact that fine needles and the gentle strength can grant health without the need for pills. Now these two complementary techniques are the main representatives of Chinese medicine in the west. Operations with Fire: In the Chinese language from a linguistic angle, the character Jiu, which represents this kind of acupuncture operation, has the pictographic element of fire. This is to say that this method of treatment must be closely related to fire. Its origin can be dated back to the Eolithic age.

One theory for its origin is that as housewives approached the fire, they found the effects to allieviate aches, and this has led to the development of techniques known as moxibustion with moxa cone and cupping.Complete acupuncture systems have been developed after thousands of years of clinical practice and summaries, such as therapeutics, which conduct the operation. This theory has led to the widespread application of acupuncture, including frequently-occurring diseases of internal medicine,

surgical medicine, paediatrics,gynaecology and dermatology . The cupping operation needs more apparatus and techniques: the cupping jar should be of the appropriate size, with a thick and clean brim. The earliest written record of acupuncture is the Chinese text Shiji (Records of the Grand Historian) with elaboration of its history in the second century BCE medical text Huangdi Neijing (Yellow Emperor's Inner Canon). Different variations of acupuncture are practiced and taught throughout the world. Acupuncture has been the subject of active scientific research since the late 20th century but it remains controversial among conventional medical researchers and clinicians.

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Name:Places for Acupuncture in Beijing Reply

Hi, I’m interested in having acupuncture while in Beijing from Nov. 23 to 27, and want to get information about secure places to get acupuncture sessions. Do you have sugesstions. I'll be staying at Mariott Countryard. Thanks, Mayra

Name:Re: Places for Acupuncture in Beijing

Chinese Acupuncture has a long history and is increasingly accepted in the worldwide field of medicine. Many TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) hosipitals in Beijing provide acupuncture sessions. Considering you will stay in Mariott, we suggest PUMC Hospital (Peking Union Medical College Hospital). We can also help you to contact their TCM Department which offers very professional acupuncture, if you need.