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The fundamentals of acupuncture

Author: Nigel Ching; Charles Buck
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Singing Dragon, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English language editionView all editions and formats
This accessible textbook clearly explains the basic foundations and principles of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. With over 70 illustrations, it covers the theories of yin and yang, the five phases, the physiology of the body, the internal organs, the channel system, acupuncture point categories, the point functions and indications, needling techniques and aetiological factors. Authoritative, yet readable, this is  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Ching; Charles Buck
ISBN: 9781848193130 1848193130
OCLC Number: 944306805
Notes: Translation of: Akupunkturens Grundprincipper / Nigel Ching. Klitrose Publishers, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2012.
Description: 752 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Basic principles --
The vital substances --
The internal organs --
The channel system --
The acupuncture points --
Causes of disorder.
Other Titles: Akupunkturens Grundprincipper.
Responsibility: Nigel Ching ; foreword by Charles Buck.


A fantastically readable guide to Chinese Medicine, this illustrated textbook covers the basic foundations and principles of acupuncture and TCM. Nigel Ching covers everything from the theories of  Read more...
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This is an excellent introduction to acupuncture that stands in its own right. While it is most obviously of use to acupuncture students, it's also an excellent summing up of the basics for Read more...

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