Great Medicine eradicates karma.
High Medicine cures future diseases.
Intermediate Medicine cures present diseases.
Low Medicine applies static methods.
Inferior Medicine takes people's’ lives.
Training: East Asian Medicine practitioners (acupuncturists and herbalists) typically earn a bachelor's degree in a related field and then enroll in an acupuncture or oriental medicine master's program. Continuing education is required in most states, advanced degrees and certifications may be obtained for specialization but are not necessary.
General: In 1979, the World Health Organization published a short list of conditions seen as appropriate for treatment with acupuncture. This is not a complete list of conditions appropriate for treatment, but just some examples.
The list includes:
"The pursuit of health is invariably a spiritual quest."