Anusha Mittal

The ancient Chinese believed that there is a universal life energy called Chi or Qi present in every living creature. This energy is said to circulate throughout the body along specific pathways that are called meridians. As long as this energy flows freely throughout the meridians, health is maintained, but once the flow of energy is blocked, the system is disrupted and pain and illness occur.
All out physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of life are in Qi. This Qi is influenced by the Yin and Yang, which are the universal forces.
There are about nine kinds of Chinese Acupuncture needles; however, only six kinds of needles are used today. Each of these needles has a different shape of head, width of shaft and a different length.
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