The “Yin” and “Yang” Ancient Chinese Philosophy and its Practical Application to Body Treatment




dialectical relationship, yin and yang theory, human body


The birth of the theory of yin and yang is the result of a long process of reflecting and generalizing the practice of the Chinese people in ancient times. The original meaning of the theory of yin and yang was only an expression of the contrast between light and darkness. Its development has become a theory to explain the laws of nature, society and thought. In this article we will focus on clarifying the relationship of yin and yang theory on the human body through the relationships of the above, below, left and right, inside and outside, diagonal in the body position. To have a solid basis for this determination, we have conducted an evaluation at a health clinic from June 2005 to September 2022 with 2,402 people. The determination of the yin-yang relationship on the human body is conducted and recorded in a scientific and objective manner.


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VAN VO, D., & XUAN CAO, L. (2022). The “Yin” and “Yang” Ancient Chinese Philosophy and its Practical Application to Body Treatment. WISDOM, 24(4), 227–234.