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Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit

by Peter Mole

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 190586213X, Paperback)

Acupuncture is a holistic therapy which originated in China over 5000 years ago. It is now widely practised in the Western world to relieve the symptoms of a wide range of physical and psychological conditions. Acupuncture, as in all Chinese medicine, views the patient as a 'whole' and treats nearly all chronic disease as a manifestation of the individual's particular weaknesses. When acupuncture is directed at these long-standing weaknesses or 'imbalances', the patient is often amazed to find that not only is his or her main complaint improving, but many secondary complaints are too. By inserting very fine needles into specific points on the body, the life force or 'Qi' in the body is stimulated, enabling it to return to health, balance and harmony in body, mind and spirit. AUTHOR BIOG: Peter Mole is one of the UK's leading practitioners of acupuncture and is the Dean of Studies at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading. Peter practises at the Oxford Natural Health Centre and is a member of the Executive Committee of the British Acupuncture Council.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:11:29 -0400)

This book is for patients, prospective patients, prospective students and lay people with an interest in acupuncture and complementary therapies. Originating in China over 5000 years ago acupuncture is now widely practiced in the Western world to relieve the symptoms of a wide range of physical and psychological conditions and is the most popular complementary therapy in the UK. Written by an expert in the field, this book introduces the reader to: the history and philosophical basis of Chinese medicine; how acupuncture is used as a preventive medicine; how an acupuncturist makes a diagnosis and what to expect in the treatment room; and the difference between acupuncture and its system of diagnosis and that of western medicine.Acupuncture.… (more)

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