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Chinese Pulse Reading Techniques: Quick And Easy System for Learning Chinese Pulse Diagnosis

Dorothia Hultin

Chinese Pulse Diagnosis is a traditional diagnostic method used in Chinese medicine to assess the overall health and well-being of a patient. It is a complex and nuanced technique that involves feeling the pulse at various locations on the wrist to gather information about the state of the body's internal organs, energy flow, and overall balance.

The origins of Chinese Pulse Diagnosis can be traced back to ancient China, where it was used as a means of diagnosing and treating illness. The technique has evolved over time, with various schools of thought developing their own approaches and interpretations of pulse diagnosis.

In traditional Chinese medicine, the pulse is considered to be an extension of the heart, reflecting the state of the body's internal organs and overall health. The pulse is also believed to be an indicator of the body's Qi (life force energy) and Blood, with different pulse qualities indicating imbalances or deficiencies in these vital substances.

There are six pulse positions on each wrist, each corresponding to a specific organ or meridian in the body. The three positions on the proximal (closer to the elbow) wrist are associated with the organs of the upper body (Heart, Lung, and Pericardium), while the three positions on the distal (closer to the hand) wrist are associated with the organs of the lower body (Liver, Kidney, and Spleen).

Pulse diagnosis involves feeling the pulse at each of these positions and assessing the qualities of the pulse, including its rate, rhythm, depth, width, and strength. Each of these pulse qualities corresponds to a specific aspect of the body's health, and the combination of pulse qualities at each position can provide valuable diagnostic information.

For example, a thin, wiry pulse at the Liver position may indicate Liver Qi stagnation, while a deep and weak pulse at the Spleen position may indicate Spleen Qi deficiency. By interpreting the pulse qualities in combination with other diagnostic methods such as tongue diagnosis and questioning, Chinese medicine practitioners can identify patterns of disharmony in the body and develop appropriate treatment strategies.

While Chinese Pulse Diagnosis is a powerful diagnostic tool, it requires a high level of skill and expertise to perform effectively. Practitioners must undergo extensive training in the technique, including learning the nuances of pulse interpretation and developing a keen sense of touch and intuition.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: Apr 21st, 2023
  • Pages: 60
  • Language: English
  • Edition: undefined - undefined
  • Dimensions: 8.00in - 5.00in - 0.12in - 0.15lb
  • EAN: 9798392106417
  • Categories: Alternative & Complementary Medicine