Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine

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Ballantine Books, 1992 - Health & Fitness - 432 pages
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Two of the foremost American educators and healers in the Chinese medical profession demystify Chinese medicine's centuries-odl approach to health. Combining Eastern traditions with Western sensibilities in a unique blend that is relevant today, BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH opens the door to a vast storehouse of knowledge that bridges the gap between mind and body, theory and practice, professional and self-care, East and West.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
3
The Reality of Medicine Shifts i
9
CHAPTER
17
CHAPTER THREE
29
Designations of YinYang
52
CHAPTER FIVE
61
The Five Emotions
67
The Eight Guiding Principles
77
So You Think Youre a Water Type
231
Correspondence Theory and Reorganizing Patterns of illness
240
Acupressure Massage
252
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
265
Four Examples
274
Translating Symptoms into Pattems
283
SelfAssessment Profile
299
Preparing Herbal Tea
312

CHAPTER
85
Traditional Chinese Physiology
91
The Consequences of Dissonance
98
For Example The Liver Pattern
104
T Y P E
131
CHAPTER EIGHT
160
How Come 1m Not Better Yesterday?
168
So You Think Youre a Wood Type
175
Is lt Warm in Here or ls lt just Me?
182
So You Think Youre a Fire Type
189
join My Team
197
So You Think Youre an Earth Type
203
CHAPTER TWELVE
218
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
224
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
323
Stomach and Spleen
330
Leaming Herbal Cuisine
341
Simple Recipes to Hannonize Qi Moisture and Blood
354
Seasons and Climates
360
Herbal Breads and Cakes
368
Afterword
380
Acknowledgments
387
Notes
393
Glossary
401
Herb Names Cross Reference
413
Bibliography
419
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