The History Of Acupuncture



Acupuncture is an ancient system of healing that goes back before recorded history.

Acupuncture was first recorded in the ancient Chinese medical text Huang Di Nei Jing, The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine.

The basis of modern acupuncture was established during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) .

Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Previously, during the sixth century, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and acupuncture were introduced into Japan via improved transportation.  Acupuncture has been used in the West since the 17th century, recorded first in Europe in 1810.