Heart of the Dragon (1984)

Genres - Culture & Society, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Medicine  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |  
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Synopsis

China's scientific and medical practices, many of which are guided by a belief that both humans and nature must have a perfect balance of yin and yang ("equal and opposite forces") to function properly. For instance, ailing Chinese are often sent to special restaurants that offer prescription dishes thought to restore internal balance and cure or prevent afflictions.

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China, medicine, science, Eastern-medicine