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9781592339891

The Chinese Medicine Companion A Modern Guide to Ancient Healing

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    9781592339891

  • ISBN10:

    1592339891

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2020-10-06
  • Publisher: Fair Winds Press

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Summary

Traditional Chinese Medicine is one of the most ancient healing systems, yet modern science is showing that it endures as a powerful healing modality for today's world. A condensed version of The New Chinese Medicine Handbook, The Chinese Medicine Companion explains the key principles of this holistic healing method.

Written by Dr. Misha Ruth Cohen, an internationally-recognized practitioner, lecturer, and mentor in the field of Chinese medicine, this essential volume explains the most common treatments of Traditional Chinese Medicine including:

  • Acupuncture
  • Qi Gong
  • Herbal therapy
  • Dietary practices
  • Nutrition

The Chinese Medicine Companion keeps esoteric information to "need to know" basics giving you a practical guide to achieving total health in body, mind, and spirit.

Author Biography

Misha Ruth Cohen, a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Licensed Acupuncturist, has practiced traditional Asian medicine for the past 40 years. She is the Clinical Director of Chicken Soup Chinese Medicine, Executive Director of the Misha Ruth Cohen Education Foundation, and Research Specialist of Integrative Medicine at the University of California, all in San Francisco. She is on the board of directors of the Society for Integrative Oncology and has authored seven books, for both professionals and for consumers, along with numerous professional journal and consumer magazine articles.

Misha is internationally renowned as a senior teacher, mentor, and leading expert in Chinese traditional medicine. She regularly trains Chinese medicine practitioners as well as medical doctors and practitioners in cancer support, gynecology, liver disease, and HIV. She frequently presents at international AIDS, hepatitis, and cancer symposiums, along with Chinese medicine and lay conferences.

She has collaborated with Western university and community-based research teams as a leading researcher in Chinese herbal medicine, acupressure, and acupuncture in the areas of HIV/AIDS, HPV, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, and breast cancer.

Table of Contents

Preface
CHAPTER 1 THE PHYSIOLOGY AND ANATOMY OF CHINESE MEDICINE
CHAPTER 2 CAUSES OF DISHARMONY AND DISEASE
CHAPTER 3 DIETARY THERAPY
CHAPTER 4 HERBAL THERAPY
CHAPTER 5 ACUPUNCTURE AND MOXIBUSTION
CHAPTER 6 EXERCISE AND MEDITATION
CHAPTER 7 MASSAGE AND OTHER FORMS OF BODY THERAPY
Conclusion
About the Author
Index
 

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