Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine: The Essential Guide to Understanding the Human Body

Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine: The Essential Guide to Understanding the Human Body

by Xiangcai Xu
     
 

Wisdom from the East ...for Living in the West. Discover the foundation behind this fascinating system of holistic health based on several thousand years of real clinical experience.Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a unique, comprehensive, and scientific system, maintaining that the root of a disease must be found, and that a patient must be treated according

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Wisdom from the East ...for Living in the West. Discover the foundation behind this fascinating system of holistic health based on several thousand years of real clinical experience.Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a unique, comprehensive, and scientific system, maintaining that the root of a disease must be found, and that a patient must be treated according to their whole being as well as their surrounding natural conditions. Viewing the human as a single, integrated entity that relates with nature, TCM maintains that the human body is affected by any changes that occur in nature, and must be treated as such. Since its beginnings, not only has TCM been well preserved and documented but it has also been continuously developing and growing. Having remarkable curative abilities and few side effects, it is an effective means to prevent and treat diseases and to keep yourself strong and healthy.Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine is systematic, concise, practical and easy to read.
Originally published in China, this re-edited edition (the 3rd book in our Practical TCM series) will provide you with the principles of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases.Discover the principles of treatment and prevention of diseases.Learn essential primary theories, such as Yin and Yang and the Five Elements Theory, as well as their use in clinical applications.Discover the foundations for diagnostic methods.Essential for today's alternative health library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781886969995
Publisher:
Ymaa Publication Center
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Xu Xiangcai was born in 1943 in a small village on the banks of the Yellow River near the city of
Jinan, the capital of Shandong province of China. During his childhood,
he lived a poor life but had a very rich mind. Once he was asked what do he wanted to do when he grew up. 'Something unusual!' was his answer.

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