For over two thousand years, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has made many significant contributions to China's growth and prosperity. This textbook, based on the unique characteristics of TCM, discusses its principle theories and presents a comprehensive daily practice guide for health maintenance and disease treatment. The book provides clinical practitioners with a fundamental understanding of the essence of TCM.? The principle theories inherent within thousands of years of classical TCM are expounded upon ? Provides a newer understanding of TCM by relying on evidence acquired from advanced research ? Corrects mistakes or omissions inherent within existing TCM by discussing true TCM fundamentals independent of cultural or historical reasons ? Recovers important concepts of TCM rarely acknowledged in current TCM practices ? Facilitates modern medical practices with roots in TCM for better therapeutic efficacy ? Provides a comprehensive understanding of TCM by relying on the latest scientific achievements.We highly recommend this book for students, TCM doctors, other practicing physicians, and healthcare professionals, researchers, and interested individuals in general. Readers will benefit from the inspirational viewpoints discussed in the book.