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Acupuncture Charts


BK-004 Acupuncture Wall Chart
Set of 4 acupuncture charts of size 21” x 44” each. High quality full colour printing on heavy bond paper. Labeled with alpha-numeric numbers and Chinese names.


BK-005 Acupuncture Book Chart
Set of 4 acupuncture charts of size 13” x 26” each, folded and binded with hardcover. High quality full colour printing on heavy bond paper. Labeled with alpha-numeric point numbers and Chinese names.

BK-006 The Latest Chart of Auricular Points
A 24” x 28” chart folded in a 12’ x 15” jacket. Points are labeled in numbers and English. Reference table included for selecting auricular points in treatment of common diseases. Printed in Hong Kong.

BK-007 The Newest Illustrations of Acupuncture Points
An Explanatory Book of The Newest Illustrations of Acupuncture Points, including a set of 3 acupuncture charts of size 15.6” x 34” each printed in full colour on glossy paper. Points are labeled in numbers and English. Printed in Hong Kong.

BK-008 Qdex: A Quick Index Guide of Acupoints (2nd Ed.)
Qdex is a quick, comprehensive, reference guide of Acupoints for students as well as practitioners. 14 Channels and 40 extra points are presented in 229 pages with full-colour illustrations and descriptions. Nerves, arteries, bones, muscles, and tendons of each acupoint are divided into different colours for easy and clear visualization. All acupoints include important relevant information, such as where to find it, what it does, when to use it, how to needle it, and special attributes. The Pin Yin, English translation, and Chinese characters for each acupoint are given. Anatomical structures are illustrated with acupoints for easy point location.

BK-018 A Guide to the Energetics of Food Chart
Colourful, attractive, easy to use, and based on the traditions of Chinese medicine, this chart classifies grains, vegetables, herbs, nuts and seeds, fish, fruit, etc. according to action, entering channel, temperature, flavour. Notes on chi, blood, yin and yang, tonifying and regulating foods, help to make this useful as well as decorative.

Publisher's Comments: This full colour laminated wall chart enables you to find at a glance the energetic properties of about 300 common foods. For anyone wishing to apply the principles of food energetics in their own kitchen, this chart is the perfect companion. This attractive chart from Meridian Press is also popular with schools and clinics. "A masterly condensation of information." - Shiatsu Society News

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Acupuncture Books

34-BK009 The Seirin Pictorial Atlas of Acupuncture
The large atlas, produced in full-colour, is a profusely illustrated manual of acupuncture points: those on the main channels, as well as the extraordinary vessels and extra points (409 total). Three different types of illustrations are provided for each set of points: a graphic which indicates body location; an overview of channels which depicts the point in the context of its pathway; and a photograph showing the needle in position. The text that accompanies the illustrations includes descriptive of location, needling technique, actions, indications, and precautions.
In addition, the text also provides important material concerning measurement techniques, needling techniques, depth and direction of needling, obtaining the qi sensation, needle stimulation, and point categories. It is sure to be a worthwhile investment for student and practitioner alike.

BK-010 Cross-Sectional Anatomy of Acupoints
The author presents an anatomy of acupoints based on a model of acupuncture rooted in a neurological response pattern. This method combines modern anatomy and acupuncture, integrating TCM and Western medicine. A total of 378 acupoints are covered. Each illustration describes specific structure, including nerve supplied, adjacent muscles, vessels and organs, as wells as safe depth, direction and angle of needle insertion.

34-BK012 The Atlas of Layered Anatomy of Acupoints
Drawing on 44 years of teaching and studying both acupuncture and human anatomy, the author presents a compilation of 70 full-color illustrations that depict the layered anatomy of the body and denote the acupuncture points in relation to the skin, muscles, blood vessels and nerves, organs, and skeleton. Additionally, the author describes the points of the 14 channels and reviews each point in terms of its indications, point location, patient posturing, and the direction, angle, and depth of insertion for needling. He further lists channel-by-channel precautions in acupuncture treatments and selected points for treatment of 117 Western-named common diseases.

BK-022 Anatomy of Movement: Exercises
By Blandine Calais-Germain, Andree Lamotte
The text covers characteristic movements, potential sources of stiffness or laxity, techniques for strengthening specific muscles and muscle groups, and how to coordinate movements. It illustrates specific exercises for strengthening each part of the musculoskeletal anatomy. 282 pages.

BK-101 Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion
By Cheung Xinnong, Chief Editor
Used as textbooks by most acupuncture schools. Covers general principles, techniques and clinical practice of acupuncture, moxibustion and cupping. Includes supplementary section for ear acupuncture and anesthesia.

BK-102 A Chinese-English Handbook of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Compiled By Xie Jinhua, Fu Wenbin, Ye Wei
Written in both Chinese & English. Part 1 covers basic theory and techniques of acupuncture and moxibustion. Part 2 covers the treatment of common diseases. 433 pages.
BK-103 The Science of Acupuncture Therapy
By Joseph Wong, M.d. FRCPC & Richard Cheng, M.D. Ph.D
This book introduces the theory and mechanism of acupuncture analgesia, and the techniques of acupuncture, electro-acupuncture and transcutaneous nervous stimulation for the treatment of headaches and musculo-skeletal disorders. 122 pages.

BK-104 The Foundation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
By Dai Wenjun, Xie Jinhua and Colleagues
This book provides the general knowledge of meridians, collaterals and acupoints. It describes the meaning, indication, property, and techniques for each acupuncture point. 382 pages.
BK-105 Scalp-Needling Therapy
By Chiao Shunfa and colleagues, translated by P.S. Yau
This book includes the review of nervous system, techniques of scalp needling therapy, diagnostic and treatment of main indications of scalp-needling, and 12 case reports. 72 pages.

BK-106 Practical Ear-Needling Therapy
Published By Medicine & Health Publishing Co., Hong Kong
This book covers the distribution, location and functions of auricular points, and the manipulation methods of auriculo-therapy. 162 pages, with 8 coloured illustrations.
BK-107 How to apply Face, Nose, Hand & Foot Acupuncture
Edited & Translated By Dr. L.K. Kho
Describes the acupoints and needling method for acupuncture of face, nose, hand, and foot. Supplements include point-prescriptions for face and nose acupuncture anesthesia. 53 pages.
BK-108 Plum blossom Needle Therapy
Published By Medicine & Health Publishing Co., Hong Kong
Translated from a book in Chinese originally published by the Department of “Plum Blossom” Needle of the Kuang An Men hospital which is affiliated with the Research Institute of Chinese Medicine of Peking. This book introduces the basic knowledge of “plum blossom” needle therapy and the therapeutic methods of common diseases. 64 pages.

BK-109 A Handbook of Acupuncture Treatment of Dogs and Cats
Compiled by Lee kin, translated By Tin Shen
This book describes the common acupuncture points and applications, and the prescriptions of acupuncture therapy for common diseases and disorders of dogs and cats. 50 pages.

BK-110 China’s New Needling Treatment
Published by Medicine & Health Publishing Co., Hong Kong
This book introduces the basic knowledge of acupuncture techniques, the commonly used acupuncture points, and the new needling treatment for common diseases. 80 pages
BK-111 Handbook of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion
By Fu Wenbin, Xie Jinhua, Zhong Yongtao, and Li Daosheng
Published through joint efforts of doctors and lecturers of Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. This book provides a convenient and useful guide for diagnosis and treatment of many diseases and disorders by acupuncture and moxibustion. 215 pages.

BK-112 Therapeutics of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Edited By Shi Min and Su Hai Rui, Guangzhou
This book consists of two parts. Part I covers the techniques of acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, special needles, electro-acupuncture, therapy of ear acupuncture and scalp acupuncture.
Part II covers the general principles of treatment, and treatments of various common diseases. 390 pages.
BK-113 The Treatment of 100 Common Disease By New Acupuncture
Published By Medicine & Health Publishing Co., Hong Kong
Compilation of treatments of 100 selected diseased with descriptions of therapeutic methods, prescription of points, and techniques. 89 pages.

BK-114 The Manual of China’s Current Acupuncture Therapy
Edited By Dr. Lee Cheng-Wei
This book covers the basic knowledge of 8 kinds of acupuncture techniques, 151 commonly used acupuncture points, and 57 kinds of common diseases treated by using various methods of acupuncture. 247 pages.

34-BK-116 Neuro-Acupuncture
By Z.H Cho, E.K Wong, J. Fallon
A comprehensive Neuroscience based on acupuncture book written by a group of scientists in the field of Neuro-Radiologic Physics, Neuro-Ophthalmology, as well as Neuro-Anatomists & Physiologists. 156 pages.
BK-117 A Manual of Acupuncture
By Peter Deadman & Mazin Al-Khafaji
Contains chapter-length descriptions of the channels and collaterals, point categories and locations, and point selection and needling methods. Also includes illustrations and text descriptions of all primary, extraordinary, divergent, luo-connecting and sinew channels. Hardcover, 670 pages.

BK-118 Fundamentals of Chinese Acupuncture
By Andrew Ellis, Nigel Wiseman
This text presents a thorough view of classical acupuncture alongside the modern approach. It has several unique features that have contributed to its popularity such as that the authors have applied a precise method of translation that allows the clinical experience of both modern and classical Chinese authors to be transmitted directly.

BK-119 Acupuncture Patterns & Practice
By Jingyi Zhao, Xuemei Li
Based on 40 cases from the authors’ experience in China and Europe, this book is divided into 9 chapters, each covering a different syndrome: cold, cough, dizziness, headache, insomnia, lower back pain, bi syndrome, palpitations, and wind stroke. 205 pages.
BK-120 clean Needle Technique: A Manual for Acupuncturists
By Jenny Belluomini
This book covers the detail cardiovascular, iatrogenic, infectious, and other complications and contraindications to safe acupuncture treatment, and finally provides clinical protocols including needle insertion and ear needle insertion. 76 pages.

BK-123 Acupuncture & Moxibustion
By Academy Press
This volume is one of seven from a series designed for Western scholars and practitioners of Chinese medicine. It offers a detailed presentation of the network of meridians and points, acumoxa techniques, and treatments for 70 conditions. 701 pages.
BK-124 Japanese Classical Acupuncture – Introduction to Meridian Therapy
This book is noted for the clarity and simplicity of its style, and is the most highly regarded introduction to this subject in Japan. The theoretical and historical basis, diagnostic framework and treatment strategies of meridian therapy are discussed in detail. 251 pages.
BK-125 Warm Diseases – A Clinical Guide
By Guohui Liu
Provides an in-depth, clinically oriented approach to this important subject. The introductory chapters tell how traditional medicine has evolved to meet contemporary needs. The second part of the book describes the various types of warm disease from a clinical perspective. 580 pages.

BK-126 Finding Effective Acupuncture Points
By Shudo Denmei, translated By Stephen Brown
The book is organized by body region, which makes it especially convenient for finding appropriate points on particular parts of the body. There are over 90 drawings, which illustrate the locations of the points in relation to anatomical landmarks and other points and channels.

BK-127 Acupuncture, Trigger Points and Musculoskeletal Pain
By Peter E. Baldry
This book deals with the principles of trigger-point giving a critical account of the evidence for, and the nature of, trigger points and their use to deactivate pain. It also gives a detailed account of musculoskeletal pain conditions and acupuncture treatment for each. 347 pages.

BK-132 BioMedical Acupuncture for Pain Management
By Yun Tao, Mila Ma and Zang Hee Cho
Contents include acupoint neuroanatomy, pathophysiology, neural bases, and peripheral mechanisms; an integrative neuromuscular acupoint system for evaluation and treatment; protocols for back pain, upper limb pain, lower limb pain, and systemic pain. 31 case studies are
included. 347 pages.

BK-142 Points for Profit
By Honora Wolfe, et al.
A complete, user-friendly practice management resource. The book and companion CD ROM covers everything you need to know for the business of practicing acupuncture. Though written specifically for the acupuncturist, there are many concepts and strategies in here that are valuable for any holistic health practitioner. 416 pages.



Traditional Chinese Medicine Books

BK-201 A Practical Dictionary of Chinese Medicine
By Nigel Wiseman, Ye Feng
From the simple and common to the complex and rare, this book contains subtitles, distinctions and nuances of Chinese medicine never found in beginners’ texts. It will provide rapid access to an enormous amount of information for the student, researcher, or clinician. 945 pages.
BK-202 Basic Theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine
By Academy Press
This series of books has been developed by the Beijing University of TCM. The information is presented in both English and in Chinese. Basic Theories of TCM covers the early development of TCM, its philosophical and cultural influences, and its basic theories and characteristics. 423 pages.

BK-203 Traditional Chinese Internal Medicine
By Academy Press
This dual presentation, coupled with judicious dictionary usage, allows students to gain proficiency and familiarity with the Chinese terms. The material itself is thorough and well ordered. 1000 pages.
BK-204 The Chinese Materia Medica
By Academy Press
Chinese Materia Medica begins with production areas, collection and preparation, theories on drug properties, applications of Chinese drugs, then details properties, effects, indications dosage and administration, and modern research for 277 specific drugs and 15 appendent drugs classified according to effect. 555 pages.

BK-205 Formulas of Traditional Chinese Medicine
By Academy Press
It includes an index of formula names and a Pinyin-English cross-reference of formula names. Indications, compatibility, source, ingredients, effects, indications and analysis of formula. 507 pages.
BK-206 The Medical Classic of the Yellow Emperor
By Ming Zhu
The text covers the theory of yin-yang and the five elements, the zang-organs and manifestations, the theory of channels and network-channels, theory of pathogens and path mechanisms, diseases and symptoms, diagnostic methods, therapeutic principles and methods, and the theory of health preservation. 302 pages.

BK-209 Manual Treatment for Traumatic Injuries
By Meng Zhong Xu
This work elucidates the application of manual techniques for relief of soft tissue and osteoarticular injury. Arranged by Western anatomical position, with general description, injury mechanism, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment, and examples. A guide to Chinese massage for injury. 274 pages.
BK-211 Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica 3rd edition
By Dan Bensky, Steve Clavey, Erich Stoger
The new 3rd edition of Chinese Herbal Materia Medica is designed to give practitioners the information they need to practice Chinese herbal medicine with greater understanding and confidence. It provides a wealth of new information and practical insight into the most commonly used herbs in the Chinese pharmacopoeia. 1311 pages.

BK-212 Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies
By Dan Bensky, Randall Barolet
The companion volume to Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica, this book serves as both a textbook for students and a major reference source for practitioners. Included are nearly 600 Chinese medicinal formulas arranged in 18 functional categories. 562 pages.
BK-213 Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines, a Clinical Desk Reference
By Jake Fratkin
In this new and vastly expanded version of his earlier work on patent medicines, Jake Fratkin covers some 1360 products, including 550 GMP level products and all of California FDB analysis on 505 products. He includes noting of endangered animals, heavy metals, pharmaceuticals, and relevant research on various formulas, plus original text where it first appeared. 1360 pages.

BK-214 160 Essential Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines
By Bob Flaws
Organized according to Chinese therapeutic category, this work discusses the ingredients, functions, indications, dosages, and contraindications of ready-made medicines that have been selected for their clinical utility. Multiple formula therapies are discussed in the light of treatment for more complex disease patterns. 288 pages.

BK-217 Patterns & Practice in Chinese Medicine
By Zhao Jingyi, Li Xuemei
Like its companion volume, Acupuncture Patterns & Practice, this book is a clinically oriented presentation of differential diagnosis and treatment in traditional Chinese medicine. 324 pages.
BK-219 Clinical Handbook of Internal Medicine - Vol. 1
By William Maclean, Jane Lytteton
It covers lung, kidney, liver and heart patterns The 40-page index lists biomedical diseases and symptoms. TCM patterns are listed according to the same biomedical categories by which the book is organized. This work is arranged to provide easy access to the clinical information needed to treat a patient. The book is compact and easy to carry considering its scope and size. 967 pages.

BK-220 Clinical Handbook of Internal Medicine - Vol. 2
By William Maclean, Jane Lytteton
974 pages
BK-221 Obstetrics & Gynecology in Chinese Medicine
By Giovanni Maciocia
This text is a comprehensive review of the Chinese clinical literature on women's problems informed by the clinical experience and understanding of Giovanni Maciocia.

BK-222 Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine
By Giovanni Maciocia
This immense tome begins with endorsements by the luminaries of Chinese medicine in the west, a 33 page Table of Contents that reveals the scope of the text, and a Foreword by Julian Scott
BK-223 The Practice of Chinese Medicine
By Giovanni Maciocia
Maciocia presents the theory of Chinese medicine as it is applied to the treatment of specific diseases with acupuncture and herbs. He integrates research and study from ancient and modern Chinese textbooks with his personal experience with Western patients, so that the traditional approach is applied to concrete Western clinical situations.

BK-224 Pocket Manual-Chinese Medicine
By Richard Lee

BK-226 Rheumatology in Chinese Medicine
By Gerard Guillaume & Mach Chieu
BK-226 - While rheumatological disorders (e.g. joint and other musculoskeletal pain) are perhaps the most commonly seen problems in clinics of Chinese medicine, until now there has been no comprehensive book on this important subject. Rheumatology in Chinese Medicine is the first of its kind in any language.
BK-227 The Essentials of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
By Ganzhong Liu, et al.
Part 1 briefly summarizes the history and sources of Chinese herbal medicines, the methods of processing, properties, pharmacology, and rules for clinical practice. Part 2 introduces commonly used Chinese herbs and their prescriptions. It explains the origin, appearance, processing, properties, efficacy, functions, pharmacology, and clinical application of each. 180 coloured illustrations.

BK-228 Dermatology in Traditional Chinese Medicine
By Yihou Xu
This work draws on the author's extensive clinical experience to provide a thorough survey of more than 120 commonly seen and difficult skin disorders. Full pattern identification and a comprehensive array of treatment options for each condition.
BK-229 DUI YAO – The Art of Combining Chinese Medicine
By Philippe Sionneau, Bernard Cole
This book describes over 100 of the best-known, most useful dual-medicinal combinations. It helps the student and practitioner understand the construction of standard formulas, modify standard formulas, and draft new formulas.

BK-230 A Clinical Guide to Chinese Herbs and Formulae
By Chen Song Yu & Li Fei

BK-231 Ten Lectures on the Use of Formulas from Personal Experience of Jiao Shu-De
By ShuDe Jiao, Nigel Wiseman (ed)
Jiao Shu-De’s theories and extensive knowledge of Chinese medicinals culminate in these lectures on formulas. Here, Professor Jiao moves beyond theory and proves us with the most practical and obtainable information for use in everyday clinical situations. 640 pages.

BK-238 Treatment of Pain with Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture
By Peilin Sun
This work deals with pain and its treatment using Chinese traditional medicine. Eeach chapter covers the general characteristics, related disorders in Western medicine, the general principle of treatment, Chinese herbal and acupuncture treatment, and case histories. 656 pages.

BK-240 Traditional Chinese Therapy: Cupping Therapy
By Ilkay Chirali
Chinese methods of cupping are presented in historical and clinical perspective. Cupping treatments describe therapy for common disorders ranging from abdominal pain, stroke, and back pain. 200 pages with over 60 illustrations.

BK-261 GUA SHA: A Traditional Technique for Modern Practice
By Arya Nielsen
This book describes the Gua Sha technique, which stimulates the skin to bring sha rash to the surface, releasing the exterior and resolving Qi and Blood stagnation. The author explains how to apply gua sha in specific disorders, with case studies documenting successful treatment of pain and illness. 169 pages.

BK-400 Chinese Qigong Acupressure Therapy
By Huang Xiaokuan
The book contains six chapters which cover the basic knowledge and methods of qigong along with reports describing the clinical practice of qigong acupressure therapy. In addition, useful prescriptions of acupoints for qigong acupressure therapy and supplemental qigong exercise are presented. 118 pages.

BK-502 Review and Pretest for Acupuncture Licensure Exam 4th Ed.
By Sidong Chen
This book covers all important topics for NCCAOM exam except CNT. It includes 1323 board-like comprehensive questions, 100 board-like questions of point location with pictures (with answer keys). 513 pages.

BK-503 Review and Pretest for Chinese Herbology Licensing
By Sidong Chen
This book covers the essential topics required in the herbology licensure examinations (NCCAOM, California, New Mexico, etc). There are 1099 board-like comprehensive questions, 378 important tables and figures for the differentiation of herbs and formulas, and basic concepts of TCM theory. 481 pages.

BK-138 The Foundations of Chinese Medicine (2nd Edition)
By Giovanni Maciocia
This text covers the basic theory of traditional Chinese medicine for beginning students. Concentrating on acupuncture, and emphasizing relationships in its discussions of pathogenesis and therapy. 1205 pages.

BK-906 Moxibustion for Common Symptoms - DVD Video
Moxibustion for Common Symptoms offers a fundamental and practical guide to the basic application of moxibustion. The most compelling part of this DVD shows you how to locate moxibustion points on the body. It is an essential guide for self-reliant health management for yourself and your family.
This DVD includes:
• Principle of health: water energy up and fire energy down
• What is moxibustion and how it works
• How to practice indirect and direct moxibustion
• Moxibustion points for common symptoms: cold and flu, headaches, stomachaches, menstrual cramps, lower back pain, puffy face, ringing in the ear, knee pain and more

BK-911 Gua Sha Step-by-Step - VHS Video
The tape shows the step-by-step application of the Gua Sha technique, and explains the importance of gua sha in modern clinical practice.

In gua sha, the skin is pressured in strokes by a round-edged instrument: this, in Western terms, extravasates blood and metabolic waste congesting the surface tissues and muscles, promoting normal circulation and metabolic processes.

New information from the author's own research is seen for the first time, including the diagnostic significance of the color of sha, and the importance of checking for immediate tongue changes as a direct result of gua sha

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