Five Elements and Ten Stems
By Kiiko Matsumoto and Stephen Birch. 6" x 9", 236 pages, paperback. The authors have distilled the theory of the Five Elements of acupuncture with research on the Nan Ching, Ling Shu, Su Wen and other classical Chinese texts, and have detailed the systems of cosmological correspondence to medical diagnosis and treatment. Includes a selection of treatment procedures by some of the finest acupuncturists in modern Japan.