The Channels of Acupuncture Cards

1st Edition

Clinical Use of the Secondary Channels and Eight Extraordinary Vessels


  • Giovanni Maciocia
    • Print ISBN 9780443103797

    Key Features

    • Perfect review tool for both students and practitioners, providing a quick method of study and reference.
    • Clear illustrations depict the exact channel pathways, diminishing any confusion about their location.
    • Handy card format provides easy access to frequently sought information.
    • Comes in a convenient spiral-bound format with a protective sleeve.

    Table of Contents

    Main Channel Pathways – Lung, Large Intestine, Stomach, Spleen, Heart, Small Intestine, Bladder, Kidney, Pericardium, Triple Burner, Gall-bladder, Liver. Connecting Channels, Muscle Channels, Divergent Channels, 12 Cutaneous regions. Eight Extraordinary Vessels.


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    Churchill Livingstone
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    About the author

    Giovanni Maciocia

    Giovanni Maciocia is one of the most highly-regarded and respected authors and lecturers in the West. He is Visiting Associate Professor at the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has many years of experience in teaching and practice. Giovanni trained initially in the UK and then in China, learned Chinese to be able to study from original Chinese texts, and was one of the first practitioners and authors to introduce Chinese medicine in a clear and accessible way to a Western student audience. Giovanni Maciocia has written other best-selling books under the Elsevier Churchill Livingstone imprint - The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Diseases with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs, 2e (ISBN 978-0443074905), Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide, 1e (ISBN 9780443064487), The Channels of Acupuncture: Clinical Use of the Secondary Channels and Eight Extraordinary Vessels, 1e (ISBN 9780443074912), The Psyche in Chinese Medicine: Treatment of Emotional and Mental Disharmonies with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs, 1e (ISBN 9780702029882), and Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine, 2e (ISBN 9780443104220).

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Acupuncturist and Medical Herbalist, UK; Visiting Professor, Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, People's Republic of China.