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Su Embroidery

With a history of more than 3,000 years, Su embroidery is the general name for embroidery products in areas around Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. The craft, which dates back to the Three Kingdoms Period (220-280), became a sideline of people in the Suzhou area during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Well known for its smoothness and delicateness, [...]

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Acupuncture, a Chinese traditional medicine, originally dating from 2000 BC, involves stimulating specific points in the body for therapeutic purpose. Puncturing the skin with a needle is the usual method of application, but acupuncturists may also use heat, pressure, friction, suction, or impulses of electricity to stimulate acupuncture points. Stimulating acupuncture points alters the flow [...]

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