Acupuncture Understood: Rediscovering Traditional Five Element Healthcare

Acupuncture Understood: Rediscovering Traditional Five Element Healthcare

by Stuart T Lightbody

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ISBN-13: 9789814583787
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/04/2014
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Acknowledgements xiii

Introduction 1

The Fundamentals of Chinese Philosophy and Medical Theory 5

Historical Background of Acupuncture and Moxibustion 17

Different Styles of Acupuncture 23

Emperors, The Forbidden City, Heaven, Earth and Humankind 31

The Wood Element 41

The Fire Element 55

The Earth Element 71

The Metal Element 83

The Water Element 95

How Diagnosis Works 107

The Five Element Acupuncture Consultation 127

How Acupuncture Works 133

Preventive Medicine and Measures 143

Bibliography 163

Appendix: Overseas Acupuncture Organisations 165

Index 185

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