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Books

  • The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine Ted J. Kaptchuk, McGraw-Hill, 2000.

    A classic, comprehensive guide on the theory and practice of Chinese medicine.
  • The Tao of Healthy Eating: Dietary Wisdom According to Chinese Medicine Bob Flaws, Blue Poppy Press, 1998.

    The Tao of Healthy Eating illuminates the theory and practice of Chinese dietary therapy with emphasis on the concerns and attitudes of Westerners.
  • Healing With Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition Paul Pitchford, North Atlantic Books, 2002.

    Used as a reference by students of acupuncture, this is a comprehensive guide to the theory and healing power of Chinese medicine, a primer on nutrition and a cookbook with more than 300 mostly vegetarian, nutrient-packed recipes.
  • Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine Harriet Beinfield and Efrem Korngold, Ballantine Books, 1992.

    A comprehensive, technical guide to Chinese medicine.
  • Mother Nurture: A Mother's Guide to Health in Body, Mind and Intimate Relationships Rick Hanson, Phd, Jan Hanson, L.Ac., and Ricki Pollycove, MD., Penguin Books, 2002.

    The first book to offer a comprehensive program to help stressed and busy moms survive and thrive.
  • Ancient Healing for Modern Women: Traditional Chinese Medicine for All Phases of a Woman's Life Xiolan Zha, Walker & Company, 2006.

    This book celebrates women life stages with a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective.
  • Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom Christiane Northrup M.D., Batnam Books, 2002.

    This book seeks to puts health ahead of philosophy in providing women with an encyclopaedic-style resource to the treatment of women's health issues.
  • The Wisdom of Menopause Christine Northrup, M.D., Bantam Books, 2006.

    How to take Menopause with personal empowerment and positive-emerging wiser, healthier, and stronger in both mind and body than ever before.
  • Keeping Your Child Healthy With Chinese Medicine: A Parent's Guide to the Care & Prevention of Common Childhood Diseases Bob Flaws, Blue Poppy, 1999.

    A great book offering an introduction to Pediatrics Traditional Chinese Medicine and the power of preventative care for children.
  • The Infertility Cure. The Ancient Chinese Wellness Program for Getting Pregnant and Having Healthy Babies Randine Lewis, Ph.D., Little, Brown & Co, 2005.

    The authoritative book on infertility and Traditional Chinese Medicine approaches.
  • Acupuncture & IVF; Increasing Success by 40-60% Lifang Liang, O.M.D., Ph.D, L.Ac., Blue Poppy Press, 2003.

    First book written about TCM & IVF working together (Eastern/Western). The book details step by step instructions.
  • The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment Eckhart Tolle, New World Library, 2004.

    An excellent manual for anyone who has ever wondered what exactly "living in the now" means.

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