Author: Wu Jiarong//Peng Guoyuan
Shanghai Sixth People's Hospital, Shanghai, China
Conference/Journal: 6th Int Sym on Qigong
Date published: 1996
Other: Pages: 71 , Special Notes: Also in Chinese. , Word Count: 165
Gui Yuan Qigong is a kind of maneuvers of medical Qigong. Which is the basis on the theories of modern science of the human body and the principles of traditional Qigong and combining Chinese and Western medicine.
The guiding thought of “Qi and blood are the foundation' is carried out through the process of Gui Yuan Qigong. It stresses the association of posture, mental and qi and the combination of mental and physical training. It has been found that gui yuan qigong has the effects of nourishing the body, protecting the health, strengthening the body and preventing and curing disease in clinical practice.
Practicing gui yuan qigong is especially beneficial to patients who have heart or lung diseases. Forty patients (male= 20, female= 20) had been observed since April, 1995. We found that after six months of qigong practice the patients' condition improved and the effective rate reached 90 percent, some patient's lung function of ventilation increased; some who had cardio vascular diseases had a good change in ECG.