Acupuncture is a system of complementary medicine in which fine needles are inserted in the skin at specific points along what are considered to be lines of energy (meridians), used in the treatment of various physical and mental conditions.
Comes from Taoism, founded by Lao-tse 604-517 B.C. He wrote Tao Te Ching a 5000-word book which means The Way of Virtue shortened to The Way.
“Qi” is the force that makes everything work in the body: it moves the blood, allows the lungs to breathe, the muscles to move, the peristalsis of the gut to digest and move the food. “Qi” is physiological function. “Qi” is life. When “Qi” is exhausted, there is no more life. Without movement or “qi,” there is no longer function, and no longer life...
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