Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture

Archetypal Acupuncture

Healing with the Five Elements

Written by Gary Dolowich, M.D.
Price: $19.95
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The Chinese model of the Five Elements (wood, fire, metal, earth, and water) and the Twelve Officials (the organ systems that comprise the map of traditional Chinese medicine) has been applied as a system of medicine for three thousand years to balance chi, the vital force of the body. Archetypal Acupuncture...

Cultivating Qi

An Introduction to Chinese Body-Mind Energetics

Written by Jun Wang, Ph.D., C.M.D.
Price: $16.95
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While Chinese acupuncture and herbalism enjoy widespread popularity in the West, traditional Chinese exercise techniques—with the exception of qi gong—have rarely been taught outside China. This book is designed to change that. Written by Jun Wang, a doctor of Chinese medicine, Cultivating Qi draws on classic Chinese texts to introduce these...

Dragon and Tiger Medical Qigong, Volume 1

Develop Health and Energy in 7 Simple Movements

Written by Bruce Frantzis
Price: $23.95
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Practiced by millions in China to release stress and maintain robust health, Dragon and Tiger qigong is also used to help prevent and heal cancer and to mitigate the effects of radiation and chemotherapy. Frantzis chose Dragon and Tiger from among several hundred sets he researched because its seven simple movements...

Feng Shui Made Easy, Revised Edition

Designing Your Life with the Ancient Art of Placement

Written by William Spear
Price: $18.95
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The first edition, released in 1995, was lauded by seasoned practitioners and beginners alike. And no wonder. While most of the early English-language books on feng shui were dauntingly mystical or relied on complex calculations or culturally specific design practices, Feng Shui Made Easy took a more holistic approach, clearly explaining...

Power of the Five Elements

The Chinese Medicine Path to Healthy Aging and Stress Resistance

Written by Charles A. Moss M.D., Foreword by Peter Eckman, M.D. Ph.D
Price: $18.95
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Based on his thirty years of using acupuncture in an integrative medical practice, Power of the Five Elements presents the Five Adaptation Types, Dr. Charles Moss’s modern application of the Five Elements of Chinese medicine.

This book provides you with:
• A roadmap to understanding why you react to stress the way you...

A Tradition of Soup

Flavors from China's Pearl River Delta

Written by Teresa M. Chen, Foreword by Martin Yan
Price: $24.95
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Through recipes that use time-honored medicinal ingredients, A Tradition of Soup provides a fascinating narrative of the Southern Chinese immigrants who came to the United States in large numbers during the last half century, the struggles they faced and overcame, and the soups they used to heal and nourish their bodies...

The Tao of Rejuvenation

Fundamental Principles of Health, Longevity, and Essential Well-Being

Written by Angelo Druda
Price: $16.95
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Throughout history Taoists, Christians, the yogis of northern India, and others have learned that the secret of longevity and even bodily rejuvenation lies in unlocking the body's own healing "somas" (or higher chemistry). Traditionally, however, the principles and techniques behind their discoveries have been hidden, transmitted only from teacher to student...

Chi Gong

The Ancient Chinese Way to Health

Written by Paul Dong and Aristide H. Esser
Price: $14.95
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Chi Gong: The Ancient Chinese Way to Health bridges the divide between Chinese and Western science, systems of health care, and spiritual practice. With proven, step-by-step exercises, chi gong instructor Paul Dong and psychiatrist Aristide Esser show how to perform basic and advanced chi gong exercises; increase vitality by maintaining the...

The Concise Book of Trigger Points, Revised Edition

Written by Simeon Niel-Asher
Price: $29.95
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Most muscular aches and pains are caused or affected by untreated “trigger points,” localized tender spots in muscles. Understanding and treating these points can lead to rapid and lasting pain relief. Trigger point therapy is a powerful tool in the management of both acute and chronic pain, including such common problems...

Acupuncture and the Chakra Energy System

Treating the Cause of Disease

Written by John R. Cross, Foreword by Nadia Ellis and John Amaro
Price: $19.95
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Acupuncture and the chakra energy system have both become increasingly mainstream in the West, but rarely have the two approaches been joined into one practice. Acupuncture and the Chakra Energy System: Treating the Cause of Disease does just that. By comparing the traditional approaches of Chinese medicine and modern Western acupuncture...

A Practical Guide to Acu-points

Written by Chris Jarmey and Ilaira Bouratinos
Price: $39.95
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An understanding of acu-points is vital not only for acupuncturists but also for bodyworkers. This user-friendly manual contains current, comprehensive information for both groups, with special emphasis on how shiatsu and tuina therapists can best utilize “point knowledge” in their practice. Renowned experts Chris Jarmey and Ilaira Bouratinos use succinct text...

Sanando con alimentos integrales

Tradiciones asiáticas y nutritión moderna

Written by Paul Pitchford
Price: $35.00
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Healing with Whole Foods is recognized internationally as the authoritative source on integrative and personalized nutrition, merging modern nutrition with insights from ancient Asian traditions. Its more than 700 pages provide life-enhancing guidelines to renewal and rejuvenation, allowing readers to develop an optimal diet to fit their constitutional type. The book...

Getting to Know You

A Physician Explains How Acupuncture Helps You Be the Best YOU

Written by Joseph Helms, M.D.
Price: $26.00
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Medical acupuncture stands out among the alternative health modalities for ease of use, cost-effectiveness, and applicability to a wide range of conditions. In Getting to Know You, Dr. Joe Helms uses down-to-earth language to help readers make the best use of this treatment. He clearly identifies what sorts of problems respond...

Healing Your Eyes with Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture, Acupressure, & Chinese Herbs

Written by Andy Rosenfarb, Foreword by Marc Grossman
Price: $17.95
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For the past ten years, Andy Rosenfarb has successfully used acupuncture and Chinese medicine to treat a wide range of eye conditions. His treatments include moxibustion techniques, tuina (massage), microcurrent stimulation, Chinese herbs, and qigong exercises, along with “essential acupuncture” where essential oils are placed on acupuncture points. The culmination of...

Five Elements, Six Conditions

A Taoist Approach to Emotional Healing, Psychology, and Internal Alchemy

Written by Gilles Marin
Price: $21.95
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Taoism and the use of the five elemental forces of nature for healing, says Gilles Marin, are esoteric, understandable only through daily experience with a knowledgeable mentor. Marin’s 25 years of clinical practice teaching the ancient Taoist method of Chi Nei Tsang, which uses hands-on techniques and Taoist meditations to help...

Healing with the Chakra Energy System

Acupressure, Bodywork, and Reflexology for Total Health

Written by John R. Cross, Foreword by Robert Charman
Price: $22.95
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Written in accessible language for bodyworkers and hands-on therapists, Healing with the Chakra Energy System describes the use of very simple nonsuppressive and nonsymptomatic techniques in which the cause of the disease process may be halted and disharmony within the body may be changed into harmony. Each chapter contains case histories...

Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body

Qigong for Lifelong Health

Written by Bruce Frantzis
Price: $21.95
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Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body explains the practice of chi gung (qigong), the 3000-year-old self-healing exercise system from China. Originally published in 1993, this book has become a classic that has inspired tens of thousands of Westerners to learn to activate their chi—life-force energy—to improve their health, reduce stress...

The Scientific Basis of Chinese Integrative Cancer Therapy

Including a Color Atlas of Chinese Anticancer Plants

Written by Bruce Halstead and Terry Halstead
Price: $85.00
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This useful text features an extensive discussion of the history, development, and science of Chinese medicine, and a summary of the authors’ fact-finding research trip to countries and hospitals that use Chinese herbs in the treatment of cancer. Central to the book is a substantial section of 103 colored botanical plates...

Healing with Whole Foods

Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition

Written by Paul Pitchford
Price: $60.00
Hardcover

Used as a reference by students of acupuncture, Healing with Whole Foods is an invaluable guide to the theory and practice of Chinese medicine. With facts about green foods such as spirulina and blue-green algae and information about the "regeneration diets" used by cancer patients and arthritics, it is also an...

Healing with Whole Foods

Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition

Written by Paul Pitchford
Price: $35.00
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Used as a reference by students of acupuncture, this is a hefty, truly comprehensive guide to the theory and healing power of Chinese medicine. It's also a primer on nutrition—including facts about green foods, such as spirulina and blue-green algae, and the "regeneration diets" used by cancer patients and arthritics—along with...

Voices of Qi

An Introductory Guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine

Written by Alex Holland, Foreword by Fred Lanphear
Price: $13.95
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We are in the middle of a cultural revolution in the health care industry. Nearly eight thousand people practice Traditional Chinese Medicine in the US and thirty-five states currently offer some form of legal status for its practice. Many people are seeking alternatives to the Western, medical approach to health care...

Healing from Within with Chi Nei Tsang

Applied Chi Kung in Internal Organs Treatment

Written by Gilles Marin, Foreword by Mantak Chia
Price: $17.95
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Chi Nei Tsang is a Taoist visceral manipulation body-work and massage which emphasizes moving chi energy to the abdominal organs. Developed by Taoist Master Mantak Chia as part of his Healing Tao System, it works on internal dysfunctions and energy blocks using the breathing exercises of chi-kung, therapeutic manipulations, and meditation...

Wind in the Blood

Mayan Healing and Chinese Medicine

Written by Hernan Garcia, Antonio Sierra and Gilberto Balam, Translated by Jeff Conant
Price: $20.00
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Wind in the Blood is a detailed look at Mayan medicine on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula and its similarities to Chinese traditional medicine. It was originally published in Spanish as a manual for health workers in Mayan areas to bridge the gulf between Western medcal technique and Mayan medical knowledge. Mexican physicians...

The Art of Acupuncture Techniques

Written by Robert Johns
Price: $24.95
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Acupuncture patients who want the nitty-gritty of such needling techniques as depth, placement, and needle type should read The Art of Acupuncture Techniques. It's unique historical perspective preserves theoretical concepts that haven't been taught in China since the Cultural Revolution. If you really want to know what's going on during treatment...

Chinese Herbs in the Western Clinic

A Guide to Prepared Herbal Formulas

Written by Andrew Gaeddert
Price: $15.95
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The disorders in this book are alphabetized by Western conditions and indexed by traditional Chinese medical terminology for easy reference while patients are in the office. The book recommends formulas by a variety of manufacturers, and all herbs are mentioned by the English and Pinyin names. This book includes sections on...