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Balanced Stones

An Historical Peep at the ”The Law of Cure”

You may have heard of the “The Law of Cure”; the merit for its formulation goes to Dr Constantine Hering, who referred to it as “The Law of Direction of Symptoms”. His original Law specified the direction of symptoms as: “From above downwards”. I learned this as: “Symptoms move from above to below”. “From within […]

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Writing Articles

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Article Submissions

Our Members can submit articles, for consideration in our blog, that relate to acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Your article can feature your name and a direct link back to your profile page on The 5 Element Acupuncture Network. This is a great way of increasing the success of your listing. As articles already link to […]

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Seirin Acupuncture Atlas

The Seirin Atlas of Acupuncture

by Hans P. Ogal, Wolfram Stor This is probably a very odd book to do a review on, as it’s more a pictorial atlas, however I was so impressed with this publication that I feel it warrants writing about. This whole book is a goldmine of information regarding point location, the only drawback is that […]

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Acupuncture Anaesthesia

Introduction to Acupuncture Anaesthesia

by William C. Lowe This is only a very small publication from 1973, but it’s a very useful and well put together little book. The first few pages cover the basics of acupuncture and needle techniques, and also the basics of treatment. As we get further into the book the subject of acupuncture anaesthesia is […]

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Chronic Pain Acupuncture

Proof That Acupuncture Works for Chronic Pain

In what may be the most significant research to emerge in the last five years, an international collaboration, involving some of the UK’s top acupuncture researchers, has provided definitive evidence that acupuncture is effective for chronic pain. 17,922 patients were evaluated across twenty-nine studies identified for inclusion. The effects of acupuncture were tested in clinical […]

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Autumn

Get Ready for Autumn

In Chinese medicine, autumn is governed by the Metal Element. As the nights start to cool and the energy shifts, it’s a great time to visit your acupuncturist for a balancing treatment to help you ride through the changes more easily. Metal is associated with the Lung, so practitioners tend to see a rise in […]

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Understanding Acupuncture

Understanding Acupuncture

by Stephen J. Birch PhD BA LicAc & Robert L. Felt I found the chapter on the theoretical basis of acupuncture very interesting, this information may be useful to anyone with a general interest. The initial chapters of the book cover a lot of historical information regarding acupuncture, which is really fascinating. On the whole […]

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