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Each of these books is one we consider especially valuable in the study and practice of Chinese medicine and related activities. Wherever possible we include contents pages, reviews and sample text.
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Reflexology in Pregnancy and Childbirth is a definitive text on the safe and appropriate use of reflex zone therapy in pregnancy, labour and the puerperium, focusing on evidence-based practice, professional accountability and application of a comprehensive knowledge of the therapy related to reproductive physiology.
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Payne's Handbook of Relaxation Techniques, 4th Edition - A Practical Guide for the Health Care Professional
Payne’s Handbook of Relaxation Techniques provides the health care professional with a practical introduction to a variety of approaches to relaxation, both somatic and cognitive, that may usefully contribute to patient care.
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This book details the ingenious use of five major acupuncture points to effectively treat a wide variety of ills. Written by one of the most experienced and well-known acupuncturists in California, this book is a must for any complete clinic reference shelf and one that will be used regularly.
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The Moon Over Matsushima sets out on a journey of exploration, one with unexpected twists and turns. It adds up to much more than a standard or run-of-the-mill acumoxa text, its unusual approach subtly stitching together motifs which take it outside the conventions of most books in the genre.
The first part of this book clarifies the aspects of the heart which have been variously translated as heart governor, heart protector, heart constrictor and pericardium. Xin zhu is discussed as ‘the heart as master’ and contrasted with the heart as a void. Xin bao luo is presented as the enveloping and connecting aspect of the heart, and tan zhong as the central temple within the chest – the sea of qi and gathering place of ancestral qi, the place of transmission for elation and joy.