Chinese Medicine - Consultant editor Dr Duo Gao
'Considered one of the top five Chinese medicine practitioners in the world' The Times
The complete guide to Acupressure - Acupuncture - food Therapy - Qi Gong - Chinese Herbal Medicine - Preventative Care - Chinese Medicine - Traditional Chinese Medicine, known as TCM, restores harmony to the mind, body and spirit by balancing yin and yang and regulating qi - the energy that flows through the meridians of the body. Chinese practitioners believe it is possible to enhance the body's immunity, thus warding off illness and disease, and to increase energy and longevity.
This book is a fully comprehensive and authoritative guide to the four main branches of TCM: herbalism, food cures, acupuncture and manipulative therapy. Edited by Dr Duo Gao, one of the world's leading authorities on Chinese medicine, and written by a panel of experts, it provides an in-depth analysis of this increasingly popular holistic medical system, together with practical information and self-care instructions, including the art of qi gong and t'ai chi.
Introduced by Dr Duo Gao, Chinese Medicine includes:
An introduction by Barbara Bernie, of the American Foundation of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Expert advice on treating a range of medical disorders and health problems in a natural way
The cultural background and philosophy behind the practice
Beginner techniques for breathing and relaxation exercises, meditation and acupressure
Selecting and preparing herbal remedies
Healthy recipes for treating illness, along with an A - Z of ingredients and their benefits
Practical text with all terminology fully explained
An international list of contacts and resources
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