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Pocket Handbook of Particularly Effective Acupoints

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Pocket Handbook of Particularly Effective Acupoints

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Pocket Handbook of Particularly Effective Acupoints for Common Conditions Illustrated in Color Guo Changqing Guoyan and Zhaiwei Liu Naigang The study of acupoints plays an essential part in the effective practice of acupuncture. This book provides a practical guide to the key acupuncture points that aid the treatment of many common conditions. It covers the most important acupuncture points located on the fourteen meridians, from the five-shu points to the confluence points of the eight extraordinary vessels. With full color illustrations, it offers practical information on the locations, functions and indications for the points and how they should be needled or otherwise treated. The names of the points are presented in both English and Chinese, providing readers with a comprehensive pocket reference for the treatment of common conditions using acupuncture. Compiled by professors of the School of Acupuncture and Massage of Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, this is an authoritative handbook that will be of interest to acupuncturists as well as teachers, students and practitioners of Chinese medicine. Contents Abstract. Preface. 1. Five Shu Antique Points. 2. Yuan-Source Points. 3. Luo-Connecting Points. 4. Xi-Cleft Points. 5. Back-Shu Points. 6. Front-Mu Points. 7. Lower He-Sea Points. 8. Eight Influence Points. 9. Eight Confluence Points.

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