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Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should Enjoy

Our list of some of the best Chinese Medicine books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Nutritional Healing with Chinese Medicine: + 175 Recipes for Optimal Health (2017)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyEast meets West in the kitchen with the nourishing treasures of Chinese Medicine. Food can be the most powerful medicine. This outstanding book introduces and teaches how to apply the ancient wisdom and traditions of the healing that comes through food according to Chinese medicine. This is a new way of thinking about what foods are needed to achieve balance and ultimately improve health. Goldsmith provides a keen and comprehensive understanding behind the basic principles of Chinese medicine so they can be easily applied to day-to-day lives. She takes these same concepts, expands on them for the food to eat in order…
Author(s): Goldsmith MSOM LAc DipCH, Ellen, Klein PhD, Maya

2. Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine (1992)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyThe promise and mystery of Chinese medicine has intrigued and fascinated Westerners ever since the “Bamboo Curtain” was lifted in the early 1970s. Now, in Between Heaven and Earth, two of the foremost American educators and healers in the Chinese medical profession demystify this centuries-old approach to health. Harriet Beinfeld and Efrem Korngold, pioneers in the practice of acupuncture and herbal medicine in the United States for over eighteen years, explain the philosophy behind Chinese medicine, how it works and what it can do.Combining Eastern traditions…
Author(s): Harriet Beinfield, Efrem Korngold

3. The Chinese Medicine Cookbook: Nourishing Recipes to Heal and Thrive (2019)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyFood is the best medicine―Chinese food therapy is here.Your body is a temple―honor and heal it with nourishing foods. The Chinese Medicine Cookbook is your introduction to traditional Chinese food therapy―and how to prepare your daily meals to increase your health and happiness.This practical approach includes the basic information you need to personalize your diet through every season. Bring traditional Chinese medicine fundamentals of balance―yin and yang―to the flavors on your plate and the energies in your body. With easy-to-find ingredients and…
Author(s): Stacey Isaacs

4. Healing With Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition (3rd Edition) (2002)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyUsed as a reference by students of acupuncture, this is a hefty, truly comprehensive guide to the theory and healing power of Chinese medicine. It’s also a primer on nutrition—including facts about green foods, such as spirulina and blue-green algae, and the “regeneration diets” used by cancer patients and arthritics—along with an inspiring cookbook with more than 300 mostly vegetarian, nutrient-packed recipes.The information on Chinese medicine is useful for helping to diagnose health imbalances, especially nascent illnesses. It’s smartly…
Author(s): Paul Pitchford

5. The Web That Has No Weaver : Understanding Chinese Medicine (2000)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyThe Web That Has No Weaver is the classic, comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of Chinese alternative medicine. This accessible and invaluable resource has earned its place as the foremost authority in synthesizing Western and Eastern healing practices. This revised edition is the product of years of further reflection on ancient Chinese sources and active involvement in cutting-edge scientific research. #14,174 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #3 in Chinese Medicine #35 in Immune Systems (Books) #30 in History of Medicine (Books) Would you…
Author(s): Ted J. Kaptchuk

6. The Complete Book of Chinese Medicine: A holistic Approach to Physical, Emotional and Mental Health (2002)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyThe Complete Book of Chinese Medicine is the result of years of research and study by a world renowned Shaolin Grandmaster, Sifu Wong Kiew Kit, who has an excellent track record in curing many so-called incurable diseases like cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, sexual inadequacy, kidney failure, rheumatism and asthma using chi kung therapy.The aim of this exciting book is to introduce the wonderful and unique concept behind Chinese medicine. Sifu Wong's command of both the Chinese and English languages has made this book possible as meanings are often…
Author(s): Wong Kiew Kit

7. The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine: A New Translation of the Neijing Suwen with Commentary (1995)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyThe Neijing is one of the most important classics of Taoism, as well as the highest authority on traditional Chinese medicine. Its authorship is attributed to the great Huang Di, the Yellow Emperor, who reigned during the third millennium BCE. This new translation consists of the eighty-one chapters of the section of the Neijing known as the Suwen, or "Questions of Organic and Fundamental Nature." (The other section, called the Lingshu, is a technical book on acupuncture and is not included here.) Written in the form of a discourse between Huang Di and his ministers, The…
Author(s): Maoshing Ni

8. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine: Zhong Yi Xue Ji Chu (Paradigm Title) (1995)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyPublication of an English translation of “Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine” is an important step toward assuring that a process of serious questioning will take place and that the medical dialogue between East & West will have lasting importance and conscious direction. Only accurate information will allow the beginnings of an American or European version of Oriental Medicine. A new variant of Oriental Medicine must be based on careful and thoughtful study of primary sources, on reflection, and on information. Otherwise, it will be a mutant based on fantasy. Every bit of information from the Orient must be…
Author(s): Nigel Wisemann, Andy Ellis

9. The Complete Guide To Chinese Medicine Bloodletting (2018)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyBloodletting has long been known as perhaps the most powerful practice in Chinese medicine – the great Master Tung bled some 30-40% of his patients, including his toughest cases. The first book of its kind, The Complete Guide to Chinese Medicine Bloodletting contains all the detailed information you need to safely and effectively perform bloodletting in your clinic. The updated procedures and instruments described in the book transform bloodletting from a major undertaking to be used only in the most dire cases to a simple procedure that can be safely and easily done…
Author(s): Dean Mouscher

10. Wood Becomes Water: Chinese Medicine in Everyday Life – 20th Anniversary Edition (2018)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyWood Becomes Water uses the five elements of Chinese cosmology — wood, fire, earth, metal, and water — to introduce readers to the connection between the physical, emotional, and spiritual forces in their lives. Practical, accessible, and wise, the book shows how the centuries-old techniques and philosophies of Chinese medicine can be applied to everyday issues of health and well-being in the modern world. #327,243 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #101 in Chinese Medicine #468 in History of Medicine (Books) #1472 in Healing Would you like to ?If you are a…
Author(s): Gail Reichstein , Robert Rex, et al.

11. Lyme Disease and Modern Chinese Medicine (2006)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyLyme disease is the fastest growing infectious disease and it is now epidemical in the Northeast, Middle West, and Northwest regions of the United States. The number of reported cases has doubled in last decade and the infection scale has become larger than HIV. Aside from hepatitis C, Lyme Disease may be the second largest infectious disease in this country. Worldwide, it is also rapidly spreading in Canada, Europe, and Asia. There is great controversy concerning the diagnosis, treatments, and prognosis of Lyme disease, especially regarding the chronic and persistent form. This controversy has often left chronically…
Author(s): Dr. QingCai Zhang, Yale Zhang

12. Ten Key Formula Families in Chinese Medicine (2009)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyTen Key Formula Families in Chinese Medicine provides a practical path to a deeper understanding of traditional Chinese herbal formulas. Dr. Huang discusses the core aspects of the ten most important families of formulas in the classical formula tradition in a way that is both profound and accessible. By introducing the concept of constitutions and the attendant vulnerabilities of those constitutions to certain types of disorders, he hands the reader a very useful key to understanding how and when to use these formulas in the clinic. The ten families of formulas are grouped around the following…
Author(s): Huang Huang, Translated Michael Max

13. Navigating the Channels of Traditional Chinese Medicine (2004)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyA favorite for first year acupuncture and TCM students because it covers the essential knowledge of the channels and collaterals and the characteristics of the channel system, providing descriptives that include the key points, pathway, associated organs and points, physiology, pathology, clinical applications, and divergent, teninomuscular, and collateral channels. #526,506 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #152 in Chinese Medicine #582 in Medical Education & Training (Books) #359 in Acupuncture & Acupressure (Books) Would you…
Author(s): Yitian Ni

14. Traditional Chinese Medicine Curriculum Review: Pulling it all Together and Passing Exams (2016)

 Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should EnjoyTraditional Chinese Medicine Curriculum Review: Pulling it all Together and Passing Exams is written for students of Chinese medicine. It encompasses the five areas of study- Chinese Fundamental Theory, Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Western Medicine, and Safety/Regulations- in a clear, concise, easy to read and take with you resource for classes and major exams. #1,184,246 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #98 in Acupuncture (Books) #80333 in Medical Books #763 in Acupuncture & Acupressure (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Erika A. Poulin

Best Chinese Medicine Books You Should Enjoy

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some chinese medicine books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Qigong. Chinese Medicine or Pseudoscinece?

Author(s): Zixin Lin
ID: 2332554, Publisher: Prometheus Books, Year: March 2000, Size: 23 Mb, Format: pdf

A Comprehensive Guide to Chinese Medicine

Author(s): Ping-Chung Leung
ID: 2388129, Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Year: 7 Sept 2015, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub

Curing Infertility with Ancient Chinese Medicine: How to Become Pregnant and Healthy with the Hunyuan Method

Author(s): Yaron Seidman
ID: 2393709, Publisher: Skyhorse, Year: 4 Jun 2013, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really chart-busters according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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