News & Comment

Latest research, news and informed opinion on hot topics in Chinese medicine (access to the complete 20-year archive requires a journal subscription)

Results from a Korean systematic review and meta-analysis support the effectiveness of acupuncture and herbal medicine as a treatment for premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Eight acupuncture studies and 11...


A systematic review and network meta-analysis comparing the clinical effectiveness of different treatment strategies for sciatica supports the effectiveness of acupuncture for this condition. A network meta-analysis can provide...


Acupuncture analgesia is a useful method of pain control in patients with acute dental pain, a Brazilian study has found. A sample of 120 patients waiting for emergency dental care underwent one session of acupuncture, using the...


Research from Taiwan suggests that electro- and manual acupuncture can exert positive therapeutic effects in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).



Shop - Featured Items

Aculine Copper Handle Needle (1000 needles per box)

  • The highest quality needle in its category
  • 1,000 needles per box
  • 5 needles per tube

Find out more

£28.98 £24.15 ex VAT
Add to Basket

Acupressure for Natural Pain Relief in Labour DVD

Debra Betts & Tom Kennedy

Instructional DVD for pregnant women & their support people. The acupressure techniques outlined in this DVD are easy to use, promote natural birth and encourage close partner involvement.

To view an introductory video, please click here ...

Find out more

£11.99 £9.99 ex VAT
Add to Basket

AS SUPER 4 digital needle stimulator

AS SUPER 4 digital belongs to the newest generation of acupuncture needle stimulator. Modern design, highest technology, various parameters are combined in one unit.

Find out more

£294.00 £245.00 ex VAT
Add to Basket

Mawangdui poster

Fine quality poster (666mm x 410mm) reproduction of the Daoyin Tu (“guiding and pulling exercises”) silk scroll found in the tomb at Mawangdui, China. Dated 168 BCE or before.

View larger image

Find out more

£12.00 VAT Exempt
Add to Basket

Quote of the day

However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results

Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

A Manual of Acupuncture iPhone app

We are proud to announce the release of a Manual of Acupuncture for iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad, now available from the Apple App Store.

Find out more


Upcoming events