The Great Intent: Acupuncture Odes, Songs and Rhymes

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Songs and rhymes have been used by physicians for centuries in China as a means of memorising and passing on methods of practice and behaviour, moral attitudes, effective points, diagnostic tips and rules of thumb. These newly translated poems offer a rich insight into the life and thought of these skilled doctors, as well as practical indications for treatment. Contemporary acupuncturists can see from these poems the depths of the tradition, better understand a breadth of diagnostic skills and treatment planning, and as a ...

The Great Intent: Acupuncture Odes, Songs and Rhymes 2013, Singing Dragon, London

ISBN-13: 9781848191327

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