The Luo Collaterals: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Treating Emotions and the Shen and The Six Healing Sounds

The Luo Collaterals: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Treating Emotions and the Shen and The Six Healing Sounds

by David Twicken

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Overview

First referenced in the Ling Shu and the Su Wen, the Luo Collaterals or Luo Mai, are an integral part of the acupuncture channel system. In this book, Dr. David Twicken provides a comprehensive account of the Luo Mai, including detailed analyses of the classical and contemporary theories and clinical applications.

Modern practitioners often use the Luo Collaterals to treat the emotions and the organs, with treatments influencing the blood network, especially the veins and capillaries, along the Luo pathways. Dr. Twicken presents a thorough historical analysis of the new theories on which our modern understanding of the Luo Collaterals and Luo points is based, and explains the applications. He explores the classical Chinese medical and Taoist interpretation of the Shen, the five Shen and the emotions and provides a comprehensive historical analysis of the Window of the Sky points. Dr. Twicken also includes instruction on Healing Sounds Qigong, one of the oldest and most effective forms used to treat the emotions, the internal organs and the five Shen.

An accessible and authoritative guide to the Luo Collaterals, this book will be of immense value to students and practitioners of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, Taiji and Qigong practitioners; and anyone with an interest in Taoist practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857012197
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 07/21/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

David Twicken, DOM, L.Ac., is a licensed practitioner and professor of Chinese medicine. He teaches Qi Gong, Tai Chi Chuan, Nei Dan, feng shui and Chinese astrology. He has studied Chinese healing arts for 30 years and is the author of I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method, Eight Extraordinary Channels - Qi Jing Ba Mai, and The Divergent Channels - Jing Bie, also published by Singing Dragon. He resides in Los Angeles, California.
David Twicken, DOM, L.Ac., is a licensed practitioner and professor of Chinese medicine. He teaches Qi Gong, Tai Chi Chuan, Nei Dan, feng shui and Chinese astrology. He has studied Chinese healing arts for 30 years. He resides in Los Angeles, California.

Table of Contents

Author Note. Introduction. 1. The Luo Mai. 2. The Luo Mai Pathways. 3. The Luo Mai Functions and Conditions. 4. Classical Clinical Applications. 5. The Shen. 6. Five Shen. 7. The Emotions. 8. Window of the Sky Points. 9. New Luo Mai Theories and Applications. 10. Clinical Strategies for Treating Emotions and the Shen. I. Case Studies. 11. The Healing Sounds. Appendix.

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