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Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2007 Jan;27(1):59-62.

[Remarks on the research of specificities of acupoints].

[Article in Chinese]

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Institute of Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Meridians, Shanghai 200030, China. wuhuangan@citiz.net

Abstract

The scholars at home and abroad pay great attention to the studies of specificities of acupoints, but the studies were superficial and non-systemic because of lacking to application of modern sciences and technology. There are not persuasive conclusive achievements for the specificities of acupoints and the key factors influencing the effect of acupuncture. The study of the specificities of acupoints should be concentrate on the diseases for which acupuncture and moxibustion are effective. And multiple modern sciences and techniques should be adopted to resolve the key problems about biological and physical characteristics, pathological response, effects and law of compatibility of acupoints usually selected for the diseases, and then to create the model of the theory about the specificities of acupoints and to richen and develop the theory of the specificity of acupoints.

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