A Study of Daoist Acupuncture & Moxibustion by Cheng-Tsai Liu, Liu Zheng-Cai, Ka Hua

By Cheng-Tsai Liu, Liu Zheng-Cai, Ka Hua

The writer, Dr. Liu Zheng-cai, is helping make clear what the in particular Daoist contributions to the perform of acupuncture really are. integrated during this ebook are a variety of brief biographies of Daoist physicians, designated causes at the scientific use of such chrono-acupuncture options as midday/midnight element choice and the magic turtle 8 equipment, moxibustion options for durability and emergencies, and different mystery Daoist acupuncture lore. 260 pages. (7X10" structure)

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25–48. 169 In his view it was certainly possible for a physician to prescribe his own combination successfully; he still considered it dangerous as this kind of prescribing that lacked clinical and experimental foundations could easily go wrong. He was convinced that, by using only single remedies, many valuable opportunities were missed; the patient’s suffering was unnecessarily drawn out if untested mixtures or single remedies were used. He did admit that with mixtures the effects could hardly be predicted, or only if they had definite targets in the organism which was only the case with very few remedies.

The name of his company, HEEL, is an acronym for the Latin Herba est ex luce which means “healing plants come from the light”. By the second half of the 1930s HansHeinrich Reckeweg had already launched 26 of his own products, among them Angin-Heel, Hust-Heel and Gripp-Heel. Without questioning the effect of homoeopathic single remedies he was most interested in homoeopathic drug combinations. As his introduction to Heel’s Tropfen [Heel’s Drops] shows, his preparations aimed at producing an organ-specific effect rather than targeting the symptoms in the way single remedy homoeopathy did: “The complex remedy relates to the organism in a more organic, the homoeopathic single remedy in a more generally symp177 Quoted from Doerper-Reckeweg and Maschke (1996), p.

242 He signed a contract which made him administrator of the Mattei depot and publisher of his textbooks. 243 In 1891, he founded his own electro-homoeopathic institute that later became Laboratoires Sauter in Geneva. 244 In contrast to Mattei, Sauter declared right from the beginning which plants were used in the production of his remedies. 246 A remedy that provoked the exact desired symptoms was hardly ever found. 247 The complex homoeopath, moreover, excluded the possibility of weak or subtle symptoms being overlooked.

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