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  • By Dr. Pharm Tao
    Oct 15, 2009
    "Classical Acupuncture" Acupuncture for A Hundred Diseases in Verse (known as “Bai Zheng Fu” in Chinese) summarizes the experience of how to choose the most effective acupuncture points (acupoints) for the treatment of about 100 diseases. These diseases include twenty-eight ailments in the head and face, six diseases in the neck and throat, six diseases in the shoulder and back, seven gynecological diseases, one pediatric disease, five infectious diseases, and forty-three diseases in other categories such as psychological problems. Totally 156 acupuncture points are used for these diseases. A broad range of diseases are covered, from complicated diseases such as diabetes to small problems such as twitching eyelids. Solutions for some of the health problems are hard to find elsewhere in common books, such as deafness caused by anger, and nightmares. The Jade Dragon Verse of Using Acupuncture (known as “Yu Long Fu” in Chinese) uses “jade dragon” in its name to indicate its... More > great value. This verse summarizes the experience of how to choose the most effective acupuncture points (acupoints) for more than eighty diseases. These diseases include twenty-one ailments in the head, face, neck, shoulder, and back, and twenty-one diseases in the chest and four limbs. The verse provides the most useful acupuncture prescriptions for four gynecological and pediatric diseases, twenty-one internal diseases, and seventeen diseases in other categories. Totally 102 acupuncture points are used for these diseases. The Jade Dragon Verse of Using Acupuncture emphasizes on the coordination of exterior and interior meridians. Another feature of this verse is that it uses many extra acupuncture points that are outside regular meridians or channels. In this English translation, locations of these points are added by the translator and listed at the end of the verse. This verse is one of the most popular acupuncture verses in Chinese medicine history. It was originally from Dr. Bian Que, one of the best physicians in Chinese history. He was called the “miraculous doctor” in China. The verse is a revised and extracted version of another longer acupuncture verse The Jade Dragon Song of Using Acupuncture (known as “Yu Long Ge” in Chinese). Understanding the Miracle and Essence of Acupuncture (“Tong Xuan Zhi Yao Fu” in Chinese) was written by a well-known acupuncturist Hanqing Dou (1196-1280) in the Yuan Dynasty. This verse summarizes the experience of how to choose the most effective acupuncture points (acupoints) for more than 50 diseases. These diseases include different pain syndromes and ailments of the eyes, ears, teeth, and nose. Totally 43 acupoints are used for these diseases, especially the Five-Shu points below the elbows and the knees. Manipulation techniques and the application of basic theories are emphasized. This translation not only translates the language, but also provides explanations and some background knowledge of the history and legends in Chinese medicine.< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781442104075
Edition
1
Publisher
PharmTao.com
Published
March 10, 2009
Language
English
Pages
33
Binding
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
Weight
0.21 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
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