Fortune and the Pulse: Pulse Physiognomy in Mid and Late Imperial China


Autor: Xing Wang


Journal: Journal of Chinese Medicine, 116, 2018, 49-58, englisch


This paper explores pulse physiognomy in mid and late imperial China and looks at how the traditional Chinese medical knowledge of pulses and bodily channels is systematically used for mantic practices. The pulse is perceived in these medical/mantic texts as a cosmic and numerological phenomenon, and such an understanding of the pulse is the foundation for this medical divination technique. Pulse physiognomy shows the multiple nature of medical knowledge in the traditional Chinese context and the cosmological understanding of medicine and human physiology.


Andere Benutzer haben sich neben diesem auch noch folgende Artikel angesehen:

The Clinical Application of Gui Pi Tang (Restore the Spleen Decoction) in the Treatment of Skin Condition
Yizhen Jia; 2018

The Classical Roots and Clinical Application of the Saam Acupuncture Tradition
Daly Toby; 2018

Acupuncture for the Treatment of Lisinopril- Associated Diarrhoea: Case Report
Falkner Michaela et al.; 2018




 
 

Vorheriger Artikel

Übersicht

Nächster Artikel
 

Link zum Journal