AcupunctureThe practice of acupuncture originated in China 5,000 years ago. Today it is widely used throughout the world and is one of the main pillars of...
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BibliographyDISCLAIMER: Natural Standard developed the above evidence-based information based on a thorough systematic review of the available scientific articles. For comprehensive information about alternative and complementary therapies on the professional level, go to www.naturalstandard.com. Selected references are listed below.
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