Five Elements and Ten Stems

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Paradigm Publications, 1983 - Health & Fitness - 236 pages
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Accurate and inexpensive, this essential text for acupuncturists (also highly regarded by bodyworkers) has sold 12,500 copies.
 

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Contents

Heaven Man and Earth
4
Energetic Pathways
12
Earlier Heaven Sequence
22
Laws of Five Elements
27
Correspondences
40
Five Elements Creation and Controlling Cycles
41
Elemental Aspects of Water
54
Principles and Paradoxes
59
Treatment of General Chi Conditions
143
Mai Ching WarmerPulse Treatments
146
Classical Point Correspondences
152
Dispersion and Tonification
159
General Treatments
167
Mr Yanagiyas Treaments for Fullness
170
Mr Inoues Treatments for Full Condition
177
Mr Honmas Case Histories
182

Fire in the Hara
72
Correspondences Section Notes
83
Observations of Color
96
Diagnostic Wholeness
110
Engenderment
114
Pulse Qualities
119
Cautions and Comments
122
Treatment Procedure
130
Procedure Exercise One
134
Exercise Two
136
Rotation
140
Treatments Section Notes
190
A Personal Conclusion
195
Stems Branches Stars
201
Terrestrial Branches
202
Ho Tu Yellow River Map
208
Resources
213
Keptone Pellets
215
Index
224
Five Element Acupoint Chart 216
234
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About the author (1983)

He is currently engaged in post-doctural research at Yale University. The holder of a Ph. D. in acupuncture research, he is also a regular contributor to academic journals and has recently completed a compendium of acupuncture research.

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