Nora Franglen writes with passion about five element acupuncture. It has been the guiding philosophy of her life for over 20 years, and is a discipline which has nourished her and helped heal her patients. She shares with us her views on what it means to live in harmony as a unique being and how the elements themselves help shape us, body and soul, illustrating this with her keen observations of various well-known people. She offers us rich insights into how to practise five element acupuncture and concludes with her vision for acupuncture in the 21st century.
This is a book that deserves its place on any practitioner’s shelf, a book which reaches out to our souls.
This well-respected reference represents a synthesis of the clinical experience gained in the treatment of a wide variety of disorders throughout four generations of one of China's leading practitioners of traditional acupuncture. It presents a unique blend of pattern identification-based point combinations, practical insights, scholarly commentaries, and representative case histories. Applications are derived from a selection of 86 commonly used points, presented in a clear, easy-to-follow layout. Clinical Application of Commonly Used Acupuncture Points is a valuable clinical resource for acupuncturists.
This book was originally intended for practitioners of TCM in mainland China as an introduction to schizophrenia (from the Western perspective) and a review of the TCM treatments being used in treating not only schizophrenia, but all mental diseases.
A detailed introduction to how we can detect diseases i the human body that are already there or under development. Diagnostic of disease by inspection of face and facial expressions, eyes, ears, nose, mouth cavity, philtrum body and skin, hands, excretion and secretion. Self-diagnosis.
Gua sha has been used for centuries in Asia, in Asian immigrant communities, and by acupuncturists and practitioners of traditional East Asian medicine worldwide. With the expansion of traditional East Asian medicine, Gua sha has been used over broad geographic areas and by millions of people. Because it stimulates the skin to bring sha rash to the surface, releasing the exterior and resolving Qi and Blood stagnation, it is valuable in the treatment of pain and for functional problems with impaired movement, the prevention and treatment of acute infectious illness, upper respiratory and digestive problems, and many acute or chronic disorders. Research has demonstrated Gua sha radically increases surface micro perfusion that stimulates immune and anti-inflammatory responses that persist for days after treatment.