From the Publisher
A chapter on materials and methods and a chapter on definitions of various terms of acupuncture are added in the first part of this book. In the first part. meridians and collaterals are also included where importance is given only to the frequently used acupuncture points of various meridians. and their practical applicability. i.e. twelve paired meridians. two unpaired meridians and extra-ordinary acupuncture points. A brief discussion of the important acupuncture points of ear (ear acupuncture) are also added.
In the next part of the book - acupuncture therapeutics. a general consideration of the diseases amenable to acupuncture therapy with various problems associated with the diseases are discussed elaborately. Moreover, discussion of the various aetiological factors syndromes associated with diseases are included in this book.