Guide to Alternative Medicine and the Digestive System

Anil Minocha, MD FACP FACG

Chapter 19: Energy Medicine (continued)

KEY POINTS Energy medicine strategies aim to unclog the clogged up vital energy that is causing the diseased state. Reorientation of the vital energy returns the body to a healthy state. Reiki involves transfer of positive energy from the healer to the patients, which, in turn, promotes body defenses and restores the body and soul to its harmonious balance. THE ENERGY Invisible energy has been invoked in several systems of medicine in one form or the other as therapeutic modalities. It is known by different names like qi (Chinese), prana (Ayurveda), ki (Reiki), life