224 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
110 colour photographs
The Way of the Five Elements
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon
This book takes a refreshing, anecdotal stroll throughfifty-two weeks of acu-points, exploring their names,functions, and uses in treatments. Threaded through the descriptions ofthe points is a journey through the landscape of the Five Elements ofChinese medicine, framed within the context of the modern, everydayworld. The author explores the physical, psychological, emotional, andspiritual associations and uses of the points from the perspective ofthe Five Element tradition. With clear descriptions and illustrationsof point locations also given, this book is perfect for practitionersand students, and others interested in Chinese medicine.
John Kirkwood has been working, living, and playingwith the Five Elements for thirty years, and is currently apractitioner and teacher of Five Element Acupressure. He lives in theAdelaide Hills of South Australia.
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