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Constitutional Facial Acupuncture

We are re-defining the face of ageing on a daily basis, with the Baby Boom generation in the vanguard, followed by younger generations who are similarly intrigued by non-invasive natural solutions that are integrative rather than purely cosmetic.

Constitutional Facial Acupuncture has begun to make an impact on popular culture and outmoded perceptions about the nature of authentic beauty and the ageing process.

Acupuncturists who practice in this field are increasingly expected to have specialized training and knowledge, outside the customary parameters of the more traditional approaches.

This book introduces a complete Constitutional Facial Acupuncture protocol that is comprehensive, effective and clearly organized, with illustrative color photographs and facial needling diagrams. Its strong constitutional components are unique, adhere to the principles of Chinese medicine, and are rooted in the three levels of treatment - Jing, Ying and Wei.

Paperback, 382 Pages

Published: January 2014

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4947-7

Contents

  • Acknowledgements

    Introduction: Constitutional facial acupuncture: changing the face of aging

    Chapter 1: The mythic quest for beauty, from Venus to Kuan Yin

    Chapter 2: Bodyscapes

    Chapter 3: The eight extraordinary meridians

    Chapter 4: The twelve regular meridians

    Chapter 5: The twelve tendinomuscular meridians

    Chapter 6: Practical specifics

    Chapter 7: Constitutional facial acupuncture protocol

    Chapter 8: Special treatments: constitutional psychospiritual points

    Chapter 9: Chinese topical herbal treatments and essential oil protocols

    Chapter 10: A personal note from the author

    Bibliography

    Index 

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