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By Nadia Ellis

Acupuncture is now practised generally during the global. a few use acupuncture for its discomfort relieving results, and others use it as a part of conventional chinese language medication. This e-book addresses either features of acupuncture and demonstrates its useful software in medical remedy. this can be the 1st booklet on acupuncture written for physiotherapists and actual rehabilitation practitioners, and can be appropriate for reference for acupuncture scholars.

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Int. , 14, 217-226. Low, R. (1983) Formation of Acupuncture Energies, in The Secondary Vessels of Acupuncture, Thorsons Publishers Ltd, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. FURTHER READING Vieth, I. (1972) The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine, University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London. 1 INTRODUCTION According to traditional Chinese medicine vital energy or qi flows through a system of 12 channels and regulates body functions. These channels are called meridians. Each meridian is identified with an organ or function.

Tongue: thin white coating with a red tip. When combined with an Empty condition, there is perspiration and a feeling of cold. Pulse: weak, floating and slow. Tongue: pale. When combined with a Full condition, there is general pain and a lack of perspiration. Pulse: floating, rapid, strong. Tongue: white coating. 2 Hot/cold (a) Hot conditions (Re) These are caused by increased yang activity of the qi in the body. Heat is generated and yin energy is overcome, the result being a The Eight Principles of diagnosis 19 high temperature, hyperaemia, pain and agitation.

Tongue: white coating. 2 Hot/cold (a) Hot conditions (Re) These are caused by increased yang activity of the qi in the body. Heat is generated and yin energy is overcome, the result being a The Eight Principles of diagnosis 19 high temperature, hyperaemia, pain and agitation. The symptoms experienced would be: lack of saliva, yellow thick sputum, constipation, likes to stretch, warm limbs, reddish complexion, lips swollen, likes cold drinks. Pulse: floating, over-full, rapid, strong. Tongue: coarse coating which is dry and yellow or dry and black.

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