Moxibustion: The Power of Mugwort Fire
- ISBN: 9781891845468
- 2008, 284 pages
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For the first time in English, this new book by Lorraine Wilcox covers in detail what the classic Chinese medical literature says about the use of moxibustion and how to apply this information in your clinic.
This book includes:
A complete history of the use of moxibustion in China from the Han dynasty (200 BCE) through modern times.
Practical protocols using many types and styles of moxibustion based on the writings of Yang Jizhou (The Great Compendium of Acupuncture-
Moxibustion), Zhang Jiebin (Illustrated Supplement to the Categorized Classic), and Li Shizhen (The Great Pharmacopeia)
Detailed information about the source materials used for this book along with passages in Chinese in every chapter as relevant.
General guidelines and techniques for the use of moxibustion as well as special point locations and usages
Treatment protocols for a wide range of conditions with case studies from classic sources
Moxibustion, astrology, and divination
How to deal with moxa sores according to the classic literature.
Lorraine Wilcox, Ph.D., L.Ac. has been a licensed acupuncturist since 1989. She is on the faculty of three Los Angeles area schools of East Asian medicine and received a Ph.D. in Classical Chinese medicine in 2007. She has written or translated a number of books: Moxibustion: the Power of Mugwort…