The Web that Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 500 pages
The Web That Has No Weaver is the classic, comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of Chinese alternative medicine. This accessible and invaluable resource has earned its place as the foremost authority in synthesizing Wester and Eastern healing practices.
This revised edition is the product of years of further reflection on ancient Chinese sources and active involvement in cutting-edge scientific research.

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Contents

MEDICINE EAST AND WEST TWO WAYS OF SEEING TWO WAYS OF THINKING and the landscape patterns of nature and humans
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THE FUNDAMENTAL TEXTURES QI BLOOD ESSENCE SPIRIT AND FLUIDS or the basic ingredients of human life
41
THE ORGANS OF THE BODY THE HARMONIOUS LANDSCAPE and on anatomy and its absence
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About the author (2000)

Ted J. Kaptchuk, O.M.D., is associate director of the Center for Alternative Medicine Research and Education at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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