An Exposition on the Eight Extraordinary Vessels: Acupuncture, Alchemy, and Herbal Medicine (Paperback)

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This is the first English translation of and commentary on Li Shi-Zhen's Exposition on the Eight Extraordinary Vessels. In addition to the original Chinese text and translation, the authors provide an overview of its themes -- theory, acupuncture, herbal medicine, internal cultivation, and pulse diagnosis -- extensive commentaries on the text, and a discussion of the book's influence on subsequent pre-modern and modern practitioners.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780939616695
ISBN-10: 0939616696
Publisher: Eastland Press
Publication Date: March 1st, 2010
Pages: 508
Language: English