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Eastern Medicine

The traditional healing methods of Asia began to gain popularity in the West right around the time we started publishing books back in 1969. Books on the topic have remained a mainstay of our program since then—as the identity of Eastern medicine has morphed from “alternative” to mainstream.

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  1. The Shambhala Guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine

    The Shambhala Guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine

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    • Daniel P. Reid
    The Chinese approach to health and healing is a rich and complex tradition, encompassing disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the full spectrum of illnesses, as well as offering a holistic approach to mental health. More than a system of medicine in the Western sense of the term, the Chinese approach to health care reflects the Taoist belief in the importance of promoting balance and harmony in body, mind, and… Read More

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  2. A Handbook of Chinese Healing Herbs

    A Handbook of Chinese Healing Herbs

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    • Daniel P. Reid
    Traditional Chinese medicine is perhaps the oldest system of health care in the world—and one of the safest and most effective. This first easy-to-use pocket guide provides everything readers need to know to explore Chinese herbal medicine for themselves. The book includes: A brief overview of the basic terms and concepts of traditional Chinese medicine. Simple instructions on how to prepare herbal formulas at home. An illustrated guide… Read More

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  3. The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine

    The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine

    A New Translation of the Neijing Suwen with Commentary

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    • Maoshing Ni
    The Neijing is one of the most important classics of Taoism, as well as the highest authority on traditional Chinese medicine. Its authorship is attributed to the great Huang Di, the Yellow Emperor, who reigned during the third millennium BCE. This new translation consists of the eighty-one chapters of the section of the Neijing known as the Suwen, or "Questions of Organic and Fundamental Nature." (The other section,… Read More

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  4. The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing

    The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing

    Guarding the Three Treasures

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    • Daniel P. Reid
    Here is the first complete manual of Chinese medicine specifically written for the layperson. Filled with illustrated exercises and recipes, this book offers a unique, integrated system of preventive health care so that now anyone can promote good health, longevity, and spiritual awareness using these traditional techniques. Included are: Key concepts of Chinese medical theory Dozens of illustrated T'ai Chi and Chee-gung exercises The Chinese approach to… Read More

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  5. A Manual of Chinese Herbal Medicine

    A Manual of Chinese Herbal Medicine

    Principles and Practice for Easy Reference

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    • Warner J-W. Fan
    This manual of diagnosis and therapy is brilliantly organized for study and reference. It might even be called the "Merck Manual" of Chinese herbal medicine, for it makes the principles and practices of this traditional healing art highly accessible with its concise and lucid compendia. The book covers: Important basic concepts of traditional Chinese medicine, such as yin and yang, the five elements, qi, … Read More

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