Alternative Medicine Holistic Health Terms Defined Qi
Alternative medicine terms defined. Holistic health theories defined.
Qi Qi is a fundamental concept of everyday Chinese often defined as breath. It is a vital force that underlies functioning of body, mind, and spirit. This concept of life force is fundamental to various Chinese practices, including architecture, art, health practices, magic, and martial arts. Philosophical conceptions of qi date from the earliest recorded times in Chinese thinking and have been very important within all Chinese philosophies and also within traditional Chinese Medicine. Also see Chi. See also TCM.