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Acupuncture technique for strengthening the body.
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gentle stimulation of the acupuncture point; compare with sedation of it.

tonification points
acupuncture points used to increase or stimulate energy flow along a meridian or to stimulate an organ.
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Boyle, we use herbs to tonify the targeted system and to invoke the natural healing force of the body.
Huangjing is the "minister" herb of this regimen, helping Dangshen tonify qi and generate blood; it also has a neutral property and sweet flavor and fortifies the spleen qi to nourish the heart and lungs.
You need NO to tonify the muscles and tissues in your colon.
He stated that thermal or warm colours of red, orange and yellow are stimulating, raise blood pressure, strengthen, and tonify.
According to the Chinese tradition, Dipsacus asperoides (DA) is said to tonify the liver and kidneys, and to promote the movement of blood.
Stuff to detoxify, increase hydration, reduce cellulite, enhance metabolism, tonify, stimulate, rebalance and restore.
Based on this chart (which changes with each visit), electrical stimulation at a low level is introduced for 15 seconds at acupuncture points along the meridian to tonify, sedate, or connect meridians as indicated.
Xiao Yao Wan, a traditional Chinese herbal formula meaning "free and relaxed wanderer," is designed to move stagnant liver qi and tonify the spleen and blood.
This full line of herbal extract ingredients is designed to heal, nourish and tonify the skin, adding value and true functionality to your skin care products.
Ferguson says lipomas can be addressed with herbal formulas that tonify the spleen and resolve phlegm and dampness; acupuncture to help restore the movement of chi through the body, particularly the Spleen, and reverse stagnation; and occasionally gentle, non-traumatic massage such as Tui Na.
In Chinese medicine astragalus roots are said to tonify the Spleen, Blood, and Chi.