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Acupuncture Today – April, 2021, Vol. 22, Issue 04

Treating the Spirit: Acupuncture, Psychosomatics and Healing Via The Luo Vessels

By Nicholas Sieben, LAc
The study of psychosomatics benefits by understanding classical Chinese medicine. Mind and body, emotions and physicality are inseparably linked within our healing art. Acupuncture is the study of body humors: qi, blood, fluids, jing essence and shen spirit. These humors create the myriad of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual manifestations within the human being. Mental-emotional distress can be as much a dysfunction of qi and blood as physical disorders. 

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