TITLE

Spirits, Ghosts and Chinese Medicine

AUTHOR(S)
Chiang, Poney
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Oriental Medicine Journal;Jan2008, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay about the demonological and spiritual remnants of Chinese medicine is presented. It centers on the relevance of Daoist mysticism to the study and understanding of Chinese medicine. It claims that the examination of the demonological and spiritual remnants of Chinese medicine can retrace shamanic origins of Chinese medical concepts. The essay also explains that various mystical healing philosophies and practices which are considered superstitious are central to the Chinese medicine.
ACCESSION #
37262870

 

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