How to Prevent and Heal Flu and Common Cold Using Acupressure and Acupuncture (Journal of Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture)
eBook (PDF), 18 Pages
Flu and common cold are preventable even without drugs or herbs. Natural methods from Chinese medicine including acupressure and acupuncture can be used for the prevention and treatment of influenza and common cold. These prevention methods have been proven quite effective in history and are still used today. For healing colds and flu, non-drug methods and acupuncture point prescriptions are collected here. These natural healing methods include acupressure, acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping therapy, and auricular (ear) acupuncture. Locations of these acupuncture points are provided. Differential diagnosis types of colds and flu are described for personalized treatment. Therapeutic principles and needle manipulation methods are recommended for each type. Acupuncture point prescriptions from some ancient traditional Chinese medicine classics are collected. These classics provide the guidance of selecting the most effective acupuncture points from hundreds of years of experience.
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Jul 27, 2009"This document is not for beginners" I am very disappointed in this document. There are no supportive diagrams. The document is really only about 10 pages long if you omit the large extra space at the bottom of many of the pages. This information is not written for beginners or the general public. Save you money.
Jun 25, 2009"Natural Healing of Flu and Colds with Non-Drug Methods" How to Prevent and Heal Flu and Common Cold Using Acupressure and Acupuncture Table of Contents 1. General Prevention 2. Prevention with Acupressure and Acupuncture 3. Differential Diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine 4. Acupressure Healing 5. Acupuncture Therapy 6. Moxibustion Therapy 7. Cupping Therapy 8. Auricular Acupuncture Therapy 9. Time-Tested Acupoint Prescriptions from Traditional Chinese Medicine Classics Excerpts from “How to Prevent and Heal Flu and Common Cold Using Acupressure and Acupuncture”: “General prevention: … for air cleaning during the flu season…” “The following methods can be used for the prevention of common cold and flu…. Using the thumbs to press acupuncture points (acupoints) for 3-5 minutes at each point, 2 to 3 times a day…. During the flu season, perform acupuncture at two sides of this acupoint once a day for 3 days consecutively to strengthen the defensive energy and prevent... More > the disease …” “Chinese medicine is a personalized medicine. Each person is treated differently as they have different health conditions and respond differently even to the same pathogenic factor. Understanding the differential diagnosis types of diseases is important for deciding therapeutic strategies and providing personalized treatment…. Different seasons in a year have different pathogenic factors that are dominant at the time.” “Use fingers to press these acupuncture points (acupoints), 1 minute for each acupoint…. Heating pads can also be applied on these acupoints…” “Apply moxibustion to the acupoint …, using a moxa roll for 20 minutes,… This method has been found quite effective in the clinic.” “Choose these points for auricular (ear) acupuncture therapy… Use filiform needles with … and manipulate the needles every 10 minutes. Herbal seeds such as … can also be used.”< Less
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- influenza ,
- common cold ,
- traditional Chinese medicine ,
- acupressure ,
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- prevention ,
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- healing ,
- acupuncture points ,
- moxibustion ,
- cupping therapy ,
- auricular acupuncture ,
- ear acupuncture ,
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