Abstract

Propagation of light along a pericardium meridian is measured and compared with that along a non-meridian path one cm away from the meridian. Source-light is illuminated on the Nei-Guan(PC6) and propagated light is detected at three points along the meridian. Four reference points are one cm away from the corresponding meridian points, respectively. Light propagates better along the meridian than the reference path with more than twenty percent difference for all the subjects tested.

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[CrossRef]

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C. Choi, et. al. "Biophoton Emission from the Hands," J. of Kor. Phys. Soc. vol. 41(2), pp.275-278, 2002.8

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W. Zhang, "<TEX>$CO_2$</TEX> emission from skin of meridians," Beijing Biomedical Eng. (in Chinese), vol. 15 pp. 221, 1996

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W. Zhang, R. Xu and Z. Zhu, "The influence of acupuncture on the impedance measured by four electrodes on meridians," Acup. And Electro-Therapeutics Res. Int. J., vol. 24, pp. 181-188, 1999

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W. Zhang, "<TEX>$CO_2$</TEX> emission from skin of meridians," Beijing Biomedical Eng. (in Chinese), vol. 15 pp. 221, 1996

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H. Lazoura, M. Cohen, E. Lazoura and I. Cosic, "Do Acupuncture Points Have Different Absorption Properties to Laser Light than Surrounding Skin?," in Proc. 2nd IEEE Int. Conf. Bioelectromagnetism, IEEE, Melbourne, Australia, 1998, pp. 172-173
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C. Choi, et. al. "Biophoton Emission from the Hands," J. of Kor. Phys. Soc. vol. 41(2), pp.275-278, 2002.8

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H. Heine, "Anatomical structure of acupoints," J. Trad. Chin. Med., vol. 8, pp. 207-212, 1988

M. Ciszek, J. Szopinski and V. Skrzypulec, "Investigation of morphological structure of acupuncture pointsand meridians," J. Trad. Chin. Med., vol. 5, pp. 289-292, 1985

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K. -H. Kwon, et al. "The analysis of light coupling and propagation for a composite fiber-dielectric slab with a conductor cladding," J. Opt. Soc. Korea, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 20-27, 2003
[CrossRef]

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Z. H. Cho, et. al. "New findings of the correlation between acupoints and corresponding brain cortices using functional MRI," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, vol. 95 pp. 2670-2673, 1998
[CrossRef]

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M. Markert, "Whole body measurement of biophoton emission, Biophotonics and Coherent Systems," in Proceedings of the 2nd Additional Contributions, Moscow Univ. Press, 2000, pp. 405-410

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C. Shang, "Singular point, organizing center and acupuncture point," Am. J. Chin. Med., vol. 17, pp. 119-127, 1989
[CrossRef]

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M. -W. Ho and D. P. Knight, "The acupuncture system and the liquid crystalline collagen fibers of the connective tissues," Am. J. Chin. Med., vol. 26, pp. 251-263, 1998
[CrossRef]

Other (1)

S. Kaznachiev and L. Mochanova, Light from living life and human, (Novosibirsk, Russia, 1998), pp. 101-105

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