new, revised edition of the first book for students and practitioners
which explains how to do TCM style acupuncture. This book explains in
depth how to do a complex, individualized TCM pattern discrimination,
how to arrange and make sense of a welter of confusing signs and
symptoms, and how to think using TCM terms and statement of fact.
Western students and beginning practitioners will find this book an
invaluable aid in honing their ability to understand and use TCM.
Although specifically about acupuncture, the method presented in this
book can be used to erect a TCM treatment plan using any Chinese
modality Chinese herbs, Chinese dietary therapy, tui na or Chinese
massage, or qi gong, Chinese energy exercises. Included in this book are
the functions of the main points of acupuncture and the functions of
the main two and three point combinations.