Out of Witchcraft to Zhuyou: Healing by Prayer
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Keywords

Traditional Chinese medicine literature
Zhuyou
Healing by prayer
Herpes zoster
Nocturnal fretfulness in infants

DOI

10.26689/jcnr.v5i6.2733

Abstract

Zhuyou is one of the methods to treat diseases in ancient China. It is controversial in modern times because of its mysterious form. Based on the observation and analysis of literature records as well as the folk customs of traditional Chinese medicine, this article discusses the methods of treating herpes zoster and nocturnal fretfulness in infants by using Zhuyou, with a purpose to summarize its therapeutic mechanism and principle, while taking its essence to make use of the past to serve the present.

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