Dennis Willmont

Energetic Physiology in the Acupuncture Pointnames

  • ISBN: 9780974125701
  • 2007, 511 pages


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The acupuncture points are the doorway of the Body, Mind and Spirit

Ancient practitioners gave each of these points up to twenty-four different names.
These names go beyond mere descriptions of the points. They lend their original perspective to modern understanding by illuminating the world-view from which acupuncture was produced. The study of these names, therefore, constitutes one of the most important ways to understand, not only the acupuncture points, but acupuncture itself.
Energetic Physiology in the Acupuncture Pointnames is an in-depth study of all 894 pointnames of the 361 points on the Main Meridians of acupuncture. These names describe the actions, Effects and Spirit of the acupuncture points through symbols derived from various aspects of early Chinese culture including: the Chinese characters, philosophy, religion, mythology, alchemy, astrology, architecture, fengshui, sexology, political structure and city planning.
All of these symbols are here tied together with the energetics of the point to produce a rich and unified picture of each point’s meaning and how it can be used. This book is 511 pages long and is well illustrated with over 125 drawings and diagrams and bound for convenient study and clinical use.


Dennis Willmont

Dennis Willmont

Dennis Willmont has been practicing shiatsu, acupressure, Taijiquan, and Daoist meditation since 1971 and acupuncture since 1976. In 1969 Dennis received his bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing and Philosophy from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. During this period, he took a philosophy course in Comparative Religion and was exposed…

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