The pulse diagnosis in Chinese medicine plays a key role and is much more complex than in Western Medicine. 28 different pulse qualities can be detected which give information on
- the state of balance of the body as a whole, for example the state of ‘’Qi’’, Yin and Yang and even the constitution.
- the state of individual Organs and mental state.
Jacqueline will feel the pulse and note the rate. She discerns width or amplitude, length, how close it is to the surface, how deep and close to the bone, the strength, and other qualities.