Grasping the Wind

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Paradigm Publications, 1989 - Health & Fitness - 462 pages
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Point names, the traditional means of identifying acupoints, have meanings that are hard to grasp. This text promotes understanding of each point's use in acupuncture practice by considering the meaning, context and significance of each. The 363 points covered are listed according to the system currently in use in China.
 

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Contents

Character Categories
16
The Large Intestine Channel
30
The Stomach Channel
56
The Spleen Channel
99
The Heart Channel
120
The Bladder Channel
143
The Kidney Channel
185
The Pericardium Channel
223
The Gallbladder Channel 252
276
The Conception Vessel
303
The Governing Vessel
328
Glossary of Single Characters
353
Special Point Groupings
414
Pinyin Primary Alternate Point Names
429
Bibliography
456
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About the author (1989)

He graduated Herriot Watt University with a masters degree in linguistics, a program reserved for the half-dozen most talented English speakers and has studied Chinese medicine in the Chinese language for 15 years. He now works at China Medical College.

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