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Energy Pathways in Our Body

Healing Through Acupunture and Acupressure by: Rama Venkataraman

The book speaks about the usefulness and advantages of acupuncture and acupressure therapies. It also attempts to understand the concept of kundalini energy and its association with acupressure.

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ISBN: 9788182650183
Year Of Publication: 2012
Edition: 1st
Pages : xii, 147p.
Language : English
Binding : Paperback
Publisher: Srikunj Sadbhawana Manch
Size: 23cm
Weight: 225

Overview

The Energy Pathways in our Body
Acupuncture and acupressure are drugless therapies that are safe, simple, economical and yet very effective for treatment and prevention of a range of common diseases and ailments. The volume is an attempt to understand acupuncture: its effects and the theory of yin and yang that forms the basis of acupuncture. It examines the causes of diseases and functioning of organs of the body. It discusses the nature of the acupuncture points present in the 14 channels and the way the activation of these points helps in treatment of various disorders in the body. With numerous drawings depicting the various body parts and acupuncture points, it deals with the specific acupuncture points for treating specific tissues. It also notes the symptoms of diseases of different organs.
The book details the advantages of the ancient therapy of acupuncture, especially as it doesn’t have side-effects and can be followed along with other modes of treatment like homoeopathy. There is also an attempt to understand the concept of kundalini energy and its association with acupressure. A list of important instructions for the acupuncture practitioners explains the correct procedures of applying pressure at points. A chapter on case histories mentions successful treatment given to patients with a range of ailments.
The book will be useful to scholars and students of medical science in general but particularly those interested in alternative medicines and medical therapies.

Contents

Foreword
— Prof. (Dr.) P.B. Lothiya
Preface
1. Introduction
2. Understanding Acupuncture
Needling
Effects of Acupuncture
Acupressure of Acupuncture Points
Anatony of Pressure Points
Treating Pressure Points by Hand
Other Methods of Stimulation
Facial Pressure Points
Alarm Points
Improving the Working of Vital Organs
Easy Delivery
Organ clock
3. Concept
4. Cause of Diseases
5. Organs of the Body
Function of Yin-Yang Organs
The Meridians
The Route
The Yin-Yang Connections
6. Energy Points
Functions
Location of Energy Points
Chun Measurement
Points to be Noted of Each Channel
The Three Treasures in the Body
The Vital Fluids
7. The Fourteen Channels: Location and Function
Lung Channel
Large Intestine Channel
Stomach Channel
Spleen Channel
Heart Channel
Small Intestine Channel
Urinary Bladder Channel
Kidney Channel
Pericardium Channel
Triple Heater Channel
Gall Bladder Channel
Liver Channel
Du Channel (Governing Vessel)
Ren Channel (Conception Vessel)
The Starting and Ending of Channels
8. Influential Points
Distal Point
Specific Effect Points
Analgesic (Pain Removing) Points
Sedative Points
Homoeostasis Points
Immune Enhancing
Tonification
Emergency Points
9. Diagnosing Symptoms for Different Organs
10. Diseases and Relevant Points Used for Treatment
Respiratory Disorders
Cardiovascular Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Liver and Spleen Disorders
Genito-Urinary Disorders
Disorders of Women
Locomotor Disorders
Skin Disorders
Ear Disorders
Eye Disorders
Endocrine Disorders
Psychiatric Disorders
Nervous System Disorders
11. Extra Points
12. Kundalini Energy
13. Important Instructions for the Practitioner
14. Case Histories

Meet the Author
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Dr (Ms) Rama Venkataraman has translated with great clarity and lucidity seven major Upanishadic plays from Tamil and provided the summaries for each at the beginning of the play to bring out the themes and concepts to the reach of English knowing populace and the younger generation alike. She was aided in her efforts by Shri A.V.V.S. Kamaraju who illustrated the text with his sketches which brought out further clarity to many an abstract portion of the play. The author has a Doctorate in Environmental Sociology and is an avid practitioner of Acupuncture. She has several easy to understand books to her credit on this forte too. The other publication to her credit is Ladakh -- A Himalayan Treasure, a socio-cultural book dealing with tourism aspects.
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