Shang Han Lun Liu review

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Weighing in at over 950 pages (and well over $180 US) Dr. Guohui Liu’s (2015) Discussion of Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun) is not for the casual reader. ISBN: 978-1-84819-254-6 For Chinese Medicine herbalists, it may well become be the new English language standard for the Shang Han Lun. Although we’ve had many fine translations (Mitchell et al. and Greta Young) of […]

Chinese Medicine from the Classics

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Chinese Medicine from the Classics – A Beginner’s Guide Sandra Hill – Monkey Press – ISBN 978 1 872468 15 0 Chinese Medicine from the Classics – A Beginner’s Guide from Sandra Hill fills a nice niche for students (experienced or not) of Chinese Medicine. This is 220 page book fulfills the need for a deeper look […]

Remember the Palm Pilot

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Palm Pilot Note that this article is several years old and Palm Pilots are a thing of the past. So this is a historical document. Reviewed by Douglas Eisenstark, L.Ac. Rules #1: Never trust an advertisement for a product that says “it will simplify your life”. We here at the review section of Taiqi.com have […]

Acupuncture Point Combinations Ross Book

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Acupuncture Point Combinations, The Key to Clinical Success by Jeremy Ross Jeremy Ross goes further than most books on the same subject. Ross clearly states in the introduction that Acupuncture Point Combinations deals with deeper treatments involving the organ systems and constitutional issues and not with symptomatic point combinations. This decision reflects Ross’s depth as […]

CHINESE WAY TO HEALING Cohen Book

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THE CHINESE WAY TO HEALING The Chinese Way to Healing: Many Paths to Wholeness written by Misha Ruth Cohen with Kalia Doner The Chinese Way to Healing: Many Paths to Wholeness is a consumer directed book with a difference. The author, Misha Ruth Cohen (with Kalia Doner) is an experienced practitioner and The Chinese Way to […]

Practical Application of Meridian Style Acupuncture Book

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The Practical Application of Meridian Style Acupuncture  by John E. PirogPacific View Press 1996 $70 The Practical Application of Meridian Style Acupuncture is one of the more interesting books to come out of the American Acupuncture press. Most acupuncture books written and translated into English are basically texts used for teaching purposes. This book is […]

Tai Chi Flipbook Balcom Book

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The Tai Chi Flipbook by Craig Balcom & Kirk Bales The Tai Chi Flipbook presents the Yang style form from beginning to end in 415 individual photographs. The concept is simple, ingenious and it works. In addition, there are short descriptions of the positions, the trigrams and other comments concerning aspects of Chinese philosophy. For […]

The Tao and The Tree of Life Yudelow Book

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The Tao and The Tree of Life  Eric Yudelove The Tao and The Tree of Life is an extremely unique and fascinating book that looks at the practices of Taoist Qi Gong and compares it to the Kaballah, an ancient European Jewish mysticism. The author Eric Yudelove, is a long time practitioner of Mantak Chia’s […]

Qin Bowei Anthology Book

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A Qin Bowei Anthology  translated by Charles Chace with Zhang Ting Liang Paradigm Publications 1996 Qin Bowei is a modern legend in Chinese acupuncture. Born at the turn of the century he went on to found and defend Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Shanghai and Beijing Traditional Chinese Medical Universities. He was known as a […]

Warm Diseases by Liu Book

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Warm Diseases A Clinical Guide by Guohui Liu (Eastland Press: $65.00; 580 pp. ISBN: 0-939616-34-3) Reviewed by Douglas Eisenstark, L.Ac. Warm Diseases, A Clinical Guide by Guohui Liu is probably one of the best Chinese Medicine books to be published in English. Finally we have a book that puts it all together, theory, practice, historical […]