Explore the Role and Function of Bigu on Taoism Health Preservation

Zhonghua XUE


“Methods of health preservation or regime” pursued by Chinese Taoism sects strives for immortality in a fairyland. One of these methods is Bigu, who had its own take on the genre. Due to its excellent effect on curing diseases and prolonging life, Bigu has been considered as the only path to becoming an immortal. As a consequence, Bigu occupies an important position in all Taoism methods of health preservation.


Bigu, Taoism; Health preservation ; Effect

Full Text:



Gai, J. M. (2001). Taoism medicine. Beijing: Religious Culture Press.

Karu, T. I. (2008). Action spectra: Their importance for low level light therapy photobiological sciences online. In K. C.

Smith (Ed.). American Society for Photobiology. Retrieved from http://www.photobiology.info/

Rustum, R. (2002). The Bigu Phenomenon: An introduction. Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 22(5), 391.

Zhan, S. C. (2003). Taoism culture fifteen chapter. Beijing: Peking University Press.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/7639


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2015 Zhonghua XUE

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Share us to:   


  • How to do online submission to another Journal?
  • If you have already registered in Journal A, then how can you submit another article to Journal B? It takes two steps to make it happen:

1. Register yourself in Journal B as an Author

  • Find the journal you want to submit to in CATEGORIES, click on “VIEW JOURNAL”, “Online Submissions”, “GO TO LOGIN” and “Edit My Profile”. Check “Author” on the “Edit Profile” page, then “Save”.

2. Submission

Online Submission: http://cscanada.org/index.php/ccc/submission/wizard

  • Go to “User Home”, and click on “Author” under the name of Journal B. You may start a New Submission by clicking on “CLICK HERE”.
  • We only use four mailboxes as follows to deal with issues about paper acceptance, payment and submission of electronic versions of our journals to databases: caooc@hotmail.com; office@cscanada.net; ccc@cscanada.net; ccc@cscanada.org

 Articles published in Cross-Cultural Communication are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC-BY).


Address: 1055 Rue Lucien-L'Allier, Unit #772, Montreal, QC H3G 3C4, Canada.
Telephone: 1-514-558 6138 
Website: Http://www.cscanada.net; Http://www.cscanada.org 
E-mail:caooc@hotmail.com; office@cscanada.net

Copyright © Canadian Academy of Oriental and Occidental Culture