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Main : alternative health, menopause, non-fiction, TCM


ISBN: 9781875559701
0.140 kgs
198 x 128 mm
138 pp
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Chinese Medicine For Women
Bronwyn Whitlocke
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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is based on the relationship between mind, body and emotions. Chinese Medicine for Women takes a common-sense approach to women's health based on these principles. A practitioner of shiatsu therapy, acupuncturist and TCM herbalist, Bronwyn Whitlocke outlines the practices and applications for women's health, including stress, diet and lifestyle. There are chapters on menstruation, pregnancy, menopause and infertility, as well as on migraines, colds, obesity and depression. Bronwyn Whitlocke is also the author of Shiatsu Therapy for Pregnancy.

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Translations: German, Ireland, North America
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‘Bronwyn Whitlocke presents a comprehensive guide for women to understanding their bodies in terms of the holistic approach of traditional Chinese medicine. A good basic guide for women seeking an alternative to western treatments.’ 

Heather Nix, The Republican

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION 

AN OUTLINE OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE 

Yin and Yang 

Qi 

Meridians 

Blood 

Fluids, Shen, Jing 

The Five Phases or Elements 

The Five Evils 

Emotions 

The Consultation 

PARTICULAR CONDITIONS 

Menstruation 

Infertility 

Pregnancy and Birth 

Menopause 

Migraine 

Herpes 

Common Cold

Depression 

Obesity 

Urinary Tract Infection 

LIFESTYLE 

SELF-MEDICATION 

DIET 

APPENDIXES 

1. Moxabustion 

2. Soup Recipes 

3. Medicated Liqueurs 

4. Shopping List 

5. Suggested Reading 

REFERENCES 

INDEX 

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