Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion

Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion
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Weight 4 lbs
ISBN 7119017586 /9787119017587
Level All
Size 10.4 x 7.8 IN
Pages 590
Language English
Publisher Foreign Languages Press
Year Published 1999 (2nd edition)
Author Cheng Xinnong

Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion, this definitive text, used in licensing exams in many states, is the 1999 revised edition. Hailed as a classic since its first edition in 1987, Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion has been reprinted many times. Valued by people in the field of acupuncture and moxibustion the world over, it has become an authoritative teaching text, and plays an important role in promoting the international development of acupuncture and moxibustion. This edition features standardization of the localization of certain meridian points, and additional material on standard nomenclature, as well as new illustrations.

Chapters include the history of acupuncture; yin-yang relationships; the five element theories; techniques of acupuncture, moxibustion and cupping; the major organs; the role of qi; blood and body fluids; major meridians, collaterals, and acupoints; etiology and pathogenesis of disease; diagnostic methods of differentiation; general principles of treatment; internal and gynecological diseases, anesthesia, and much more. An essential reference volume for professionals and students. Includes bibliography and index.

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