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Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine articles

Below are a number of articles that have been published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, The European Journal of Oriental Medicine, Chinese Medicine Times, The Lantern, Positive Health, Pharmacognosy Magazine and Acupuncture Today.

You can download all the articles as a PDF file.

Research Studies

Auricular Acupuncture in the Treatment of Cocaine/Crack Abuse: A Review of the Efficacy, the Use of the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association Protocol, and the Selection of Sham Points

Auricular Acupuncture in the Treatment of Cocaine/Crack Abuse: A Review of the Efficacy, the Use of the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association Protocol, and the Selection of Sham Points

This in-depth literature critique analyses research conducted using ear acupuncture in treating cocaine/crack addicts. It highlights the need to use certain ear acupoints in the treatment group versus the careful selection of sham points in the control group. This research paper was originally published in the peer review medical journal The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Volume 10, Issue 6, 2004, doi:10.1089/acm.2004.10.985. This research paper has been cited by 102 other research studies - read more ...

Academic Papers

Acupressure for Natural Pain Relief in Labour

DVD Review - Acupressure for Natural Pain Relief in Labour

This DVD Is well presented and packaged. It is chiefly aimed at the general public, being too basic for acupuncturists for whom I would recommend Debra Betts book The Essential Guide to Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth. This article was originally published in EJOM, Volume 7, Issue 1 2012 - read more ...

Disorders of the Spleen and Stomach

Disorders of the Spleen and Stomach

This translation article discusses disorders of the Spleen and Stomach using Chinese herbal medicine. Written by a leading Spleen and Stomach doctor, Prof Shi, now 84 years old, it has been translated into English for the first time by Attilio D'Alberto and published in The Lantern, Volume 2, Issue 3 2005 - and in the ATCM journal, Volume 22, Issue 1 2015 - read more ...

The Development of Wind Aetiology in Chinese Medicine - Part One

The Development of Wind Aetiology in Chinese Medicine - Part One

This in depth discussion of Wind in Chinese medicine looks at it's deep historical roots in Chinese culture and how it influenced Chinese medicine throughout the ages. This article was originally published in Chinese Medicine Times, Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2006 - www.chinesemedicinetimes.com - read more ...

The Development of Wind Aetiology in Chinese Medicine - Part Two

The Development of Wind Aetiology in Chinese Medicine - Part Two

Part two of this in depth article discusses the clinical application of Wind theory in practice and how Wind manifests as disease within the body. This article was originally published in Chinese Medicine Times, Volume 1, Issue 3, June 2006 - www.chinesemedicinetimes.com - read more ...

Magazine Articles

Getting to the Point

Getting to the Point. Why Acupuncture is More than Just Needles

Acupuncture is more than just needles and is one part of a whole system of traditional healthcare dating back thousands of years that encompasses a wealth of knowledge. This article was originally published in Wopaa, Volume 1, Issue 4 2008 - read more ...