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Gold Mirrors and Tongue Reflections
Gold Mirrors and Tongue Reflections
The Cornerstone Classics of Chinese Medicine Tongue Diagnosis - The Ao Shi Shang Han Jin Jing Lu, and the Shang Han She Jian
Ioannis Solos

Two of the major texts in the history of tongue diagnosis are presented and put into context in this volume, reaffirming the strength of tongue diagnosis as a core diagnostic method. These key texts are made available to western readers for the first time, with typical, traditional Chinese editions reproduced alongside the translation. The author provides an excellent overview of the tongue diagnosis theories in the major classics prior to the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), and discusses significant developments and publications. The Gold Mirror Records, first published in 1341, was a popular manual for centuries, appearing in many editions and variations. Tongue Reflections in Cold Damage, first published in 1668, developed the field of diagnosis as a whole by adopting the analysis of tongue colour as its main principle. Both texts are introduced with meticulous English translations and notes.

2012, Hardback: £40.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-095-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 304pp

Subjects: Chinese Medicine, Tongue Diagnosis

I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method
I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method
Clinical Applications of the Ba Gua and I Ching
Dr David Twicken DOM, LAc

I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method is a system of acupuncture point selection based on the principles of Chinese philosophy and classic Chinese texts, including the I Ching, Nei Jing Su Wen and Ling Shu. In this unique book Dr. Twicken presents classic Chinese philosophical models that explain the relationships between philosophy, Chinese medical principles, acupuncture channels and the human body. The models are the He Tu, Luo Shu Nine Palaces, Early Heaven Ba Gua, Later Heaven Ba Gua, Twelve-Stage Growth Cycle, Stems and Branches and the Chinese calendar. These models and theories clearly show the relationships between the acupuncture channels and the human body and provide guiding theory for acupuncture strategies and point selection. I Ching Acupuncture presents six Balance Methods. This clinically effective system of acupuncture is based on minimal and distal acupuncture treatments.

2012, Paperback: £25.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-074-0, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 322pp

Subjects: Massage and Bodywork, Shiatsu, Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Daoism, Qigong, Nei Gong

Wan's Clinical Application of Chinese Medicine
Wan's Clinical Application of Chinese Medicine
Scientific Practice of Diagnosis, Treatment and Therapeutic Monitoring
Giorgio Repeti, LAc
With Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD

Much of acupuncture practice in the West remains incomplete or less potent because it has been based upon particular interpretations often by only one individual, in translation. The broad, diverse and ancient practices of Chinese medicine are often misconstrued and overshadowed by the more modern Traditional Chinese Medicine in Westernised texts. This book places more powerful tools in the hands of practitioners and expands our knowledge of the full potential of Chinese medical practices. Grandmaster Wan was a well known doctor of Chinese medicine, who in the traditional way of Chinese teaching took on only a handful of students throughout his life, one of whom was Giorgio Repeti.

2011, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-047-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Subjects: Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs

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