This valuable manual provides, for the first time the explanation of the key concepts of culture and of chinese medicine in a clear and succinct manner.
All 101 concepts are explained starting from the ideograms, referring often to the old forms and archaic very suggestive, that convey meanings, symbols, or philosophical concepts of the chinese culture still present today.
This work is a useful tool for all people who practise the techniques related to chinese medicine: acupuncturists, shiatsu practitioners, riflessologi, masseurs, operators, springs.
Élisabeth Rochat de la Vallée, a scholar of the philosophy and chinese medicine, has worked at the Institut Ricci of Paris until 2005. He is a professor at I'ecole Européenne d Acupuncture, of which he is general secretary and main lecturer. Teaches the ancient chinese thought, especially taoism, the chinese-language classical and traditional chinese medicine, in different Countries of the world and in different universities, schools or institutes. He has written numerous books and articles.