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
Rotation
140
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

Fire in the Hara
72
Correspondences Section Notes
83
Observations of Color
95
Diagnostic Wholeness
109
Engenderment
113
Pulse Qualities
118
Cautions and Comments
121
Treatment Procedure
130
Procedure Exercise One
134
Exercise Two
136
Mr Honmas Case Histories
182
Treatments Section Notes
190
A Personal Conclusion 195
Stems Branches Stars 201
Trigram Element Correspondence 207
Resources 213
Index 224
Five Element Acupoint Chart 216
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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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