Pranic healing: an energy-based healing practice for the contemporary nurse

Aust J Holist Nurs. 2002 Apr;9(1):22-32.


This paper argues for the introduction of Pranic Healing (PH), an energy-based complementary healing technique, within clinical nursing practice. It explores the ideological foundation of PH and its potential to promote clients' well-being. Selected 'scientific discoveries' supporting the efficacy of energy therapies, such as PH, are noted.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Complementary Therapies / nursing*
  • Holistic Health
  • Holistic Nursing / methods*
  • Humans
  • Medicine, East Asian Traditional
  • Mind-Body Relations, Metaphysical
  • Qi*