Open access peer-reviewed chapter

Application of “Five Elements Theory” for Treating Diseases

By Yasuyo Hijikata

Submitted: February 15th 2011Reviewed: July 20th 2011Published: January 18th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/27074

Downloaded: 9298

© 2012 The Author(s). Licensee IntechOpen. This chapter is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to cite and reference

Link to this chapter Copy to clipboard

Cite this chapter Copy to clipboard

Yasuyo Hijikata (January 18th 2012). Application of “Five Elements Theory” for Treating Diseases, Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine Haixue Kuang, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/27074. Available from:

Embed this chapter on your site Copy to clipboard

<iframe src="" />

Embed this code snippet in the HTML of your website to show this chapter

chapter statistics

9298total chapter downloads

More statistics for editors and authors

Login to your personal dashboard for more detailed statistics on your publications.

Access personal reporting

Related Content

This Book

Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine

Edited by Haixue Kuang

Next chapter

An Approach to the Nature of Qi in TCM–Qi and Bioenergy

By Xing-Tai Li and Jia Zhao

Related Book

First chapter

Fostering the Art of Well-Being: An Alternative Medicine

By Robin Philipp

We are IntechOpen, the world's leading publisher of Open Access books. Built by scientists, for scientists. Our readership spans scientists, professors, researchers, librarians, and students, as well as business professionals. We share our knowledge and peer-reveiwed research papers with libraries, scientific and engineering societies, and also work with corporate R&D departments and government entities.

+3,550 Open Access Books

+57,400 Citations in Web of Science

+108,500 IntechOpen Authors and Academic Editors

+560,000 Unique visitors per month

More about us