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Consideration on Fasting Cure as Natural Healing and Holistic Medicine
Yun, In-Suk;
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 Abstract
The purpose of this study is to consider of fasting cure as natural healing and holistic medicine. As a study method, this author conducted a literature review to figure out the history and meaning of fasting found in religious thoughts and studied the cases applying fasting to either mental or physical healing analytically. According to the study results, first, in terms of religious thoughts, fasting plays significant roles mentally, and the act of fasting influences mankind`s mind considerably. Second, fasting as a means of humans` mental and physical healing has been playing significant roles as the medical act of natural healing that has been transmitted from a long time ago. As a result, this author has found that fasting cure has great value as holistic medicine based on natural healing. Based on the implications of this study, this researcher expects that this study will be used as fundamental material to provide the directions and grounds of fasting cure as efficient healing in the aspects of holistic medicine exerting effects on chronic disease resulted from habits or diseases caused by stress, a factor that results in many different kinds of diseases in this age.
 Keywords
fasting cure;holistic medicine;natural healing;mental and physical healing;efficient healing;
 Language
Korean
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