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On what principles are traditional healing methods based?

Traditional healing methods are diverse, yet most are rooted in the following principles:

  • Health is not merely the absence of disease but a state of well-being in which the body, mind, and spirit are balanced.
  • Disease and treatment affect the whole body, not just one part.
  • Human energy flow (variously called chi or qi, prana, life force, or vital energy) can be affected by disease or treatment.
  • Each person has a great capacity for self-healing.
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