Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion

( 中国针灸学 )

Based upon Essential of Chinese Acupuncture, used as a textbook in the International Acupuncture Training Centers in Beijing, Shanghai, and Nanking, Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion incorporates the plentiful experience of class teaching and clinical practice and the results of acupuncture research, retaining the characteristic features of the traditional theory of acupuncture and stressing the integration of theory and practice.

The book consists of eighteen chapters and two appendices, being compiled by the International Acupuncture Training Centres and Acupuncture Institute of China, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, on commission of the Ministry of Public Health. It has been in use as the textbook for advanced courses.

A Brief Table of Contents

1. A Brief history of Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion
* The Origin of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
* The Academic Accomplishments of Ancient Acupuncture and Moxibustion
* Modern Decline and New Life of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
* Rejuvenation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion in New China
* The Dissemination of Acupuncture and Moxibustion to the World
2. Yin-Yang and the Five Elements
* Yin-Yang
* The Five Elements
3. The Zang-Fu Organs
* The Five Zang Organs
* The Six Fu Organs
* The Extraordinary Fu Organs
* The Relationship among the Zang-Fu Organs
4. Qi, Blood and Body Fluid
* Qi
* Blood
* Body Fluid
* The Relationship between Qi, Blood, and Body Fluid
5. The Meridians and Collaterals
* The Basic Concept of the Meridians and Collaterals
* The Twelve Regular Meridians
* The Eight Extra Meridians
* The Twelve Divergent Meridians and Fifteen Collaterals
* The Twelve Muscle Regions and Twelve Cutaneous Regions
6. An Introduction to Acupoints
* Classification and Nomenclature of Acupoints
* Methods of Locating Acupoints
* Specific Points
* An Outline of the Therapeutic Properties of the Points of the Fourteen Meridians
7. Acupoints of the Taiyin and Yangming Meridian
* The Lung Meridian of Hand-Taiyin
* The Large Intestine Meridian of Hand-Yangming
* The Stomach Meridian of Foot-Yangming
* The Spleen Meridian of Foot-Taiyin
8. Acupoints of the Shaoyin and Taiyang Meridians
* The Heart Meridian of Hand-Shaoyin
* The Small Intestine Meridian of hand-Taiyang
* The Bladder Meridian of Food-Taiyang
* The Kidney Meridian of Foot-Shaoyin
9. Acupoints of Jueyin and Shaoyang Meridians
* The Pericardium Meridian of Hand Jueyin
* Sanjiao Meridian of Hand-Shaoyang
* The Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang
* The Liver Meridian of Foot-Jueyin
10. Acupoints of the Du and the Ren Meridians and the Extraordinary Points
* The Du Meridian
* The Ren Meridian
* The Extraordinary Points
11. Aetiology and Pathogenesis
* Aetiology
* Pathogenesis
12. Diagnostic Methods
* Inspection
* Auscultation and Olfaction
* Inquiring
* Palpation
13. Differentiation of Syndromes
* Differentiation of Syndromes according to Eight Principles
* Differentiation of Syndromes according to the Theory of Qi and Blood
* Differentiation of Syndromes according to the Theory of Zang-Fu Organs
* Differentiation of Syndromes according to the Theory of Meridians and Collaterals
14. Acupuncture Techniques
* Fileform Needle
* Needling Methods
* Precautions, Contraindications and Management of Possible Accidents in Acupuncture Treatment
* The Three-Edged Needle
* The Cutaneous Needle
* The Intradermal Needle Therapy
* The Nine Needles in the Ancient Times and the Needling Methods Listed in Internal Classic
15. Moxibustion and Cupping
* The Materials and Functions of Moxibustion
* The Classification of Moxibustion
* Application of Moxibustion
* Cupping Method
16. A General Introduction to Acupuncture Treatment
* General Principles of Treatment
* Therapeutic Method
* The Basic Principles for Prescription and Selection of Points
* Application of Specific Points
17. Internal Diseases
* Emergency Diseases and Syndromes Caused by Exogenous Pathogenic Factors
* Zang-Fu Syndromes
* Diseases of Head, Trunk and Lumbar Regions
18. Gynecological and Other Diseases
* Gynecological Diseases
* Pediatric Diseases
* External Diseases
* Diseases of Eyes, Nose and Throat
19. Supplementary Section
* Ear Acupuncture Therapy
* Acupuncture Anesthesia

  • New Hardcover 19*26.5 cm, 544 pp.


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Condition: New
ISBN: 711900378X
Shipping Weight: 2lbs
Published: 1987
ISBN-13: 9787119017587

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