Brief account of Daoyin qigong

Author: Qiu Jining
China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100091, China [1]
Conference/Journal: 2nd World Conf Acad Exch Med Qigong
Date published: 1993
Other: Pages: 157 , Word Count: 104

This paper systemizes and formulates, from the angle of Chinese medical literature, the ancient Chinese qigong treatments for the internal organs. There are three main points: (l) Different qigong methods are indicated for different organs. (2) Each of the qigong methods must be according to the seasons, directions as well as five colors. (3) Even to the very same organ, the qigong treatment must be different because of different conditions. This paper introduces seven influential Daoyin exercises, indicated for the five organs. The purpose of the paper is to offer some reference ideas and methods for further research on the qigong treatment according to correct diagnosis.