© 2003

Basics of Acupuncture

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. B. Pomeranz
    Pages 1-6
  3. B. Pomeranz, B. Berman
    Pages 7-86
  4. G. Stux
    Pages 122-239
  5. G. Stux
    Pages 240-251
  6. G. Stux
    Pages 252-314
  7. G. Stux
    Pages 326-334
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 335-352

About this book


A book for Practioners!

- A synthesis of Western science and medicine with traditional Chinese Concepts

- Easy-to-read introduction to the philosophy and theory of traditional Chinese medicine

- The most important acupuncture points, systems of channels and functional organs

- Technique of Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Acupressure, Laser Acupuncture...

- How to treat diseases, based on Western modes of diagnosis


Acupuncture Chinese Medicine Moxibustion alternative medicine traditional Chinese medicine

About the authors


Dr. Gabriel Stux, MD
Acupuncture since 1977 in China, Sri Lanka, India
Founder and Chairman of the German Acupuncture Society, Düsseldorf, 1978,
Lectures on Acupuncture all over the world for more than 20 years
Introduction of a new energy medicine, called Chakren Acupuncture in 1988

Dr. Brian Berman, MD, Professor
Founder and Director of the University of Maryland Complementary Medicine Program (CMP), 1991
Professor of Familiy Medicine, trained in acupuncture, homeopathiy and other CAM-approaches
Principal Investigator of a NIH center grant for compementary medicine research
International Seirin award for his contributions to the scientific understanding of acupuncture
Chair of the steering committee of the Consortium of Academical Medical Centers whose mission is to promote integrative medicine
Co-Chair of the editorial board of the report to the NIH: Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons
Coordinator of the Complementary Medicine Field of the international Cochrane Collaboration

Dr. Bruce Pomeranz, MD, PhD
MD and CM at McGill University 1961, PhD at Harvard 1967
University of Toronto, Professor of Zoology and Physiology
Assistant Professor at M.I.T 1966-1968

Bibliographic information


from a review of previous editions:

"... this book is characterized by a high degree of practical relevance... In addition to describing the 120 most important acupuncture points and depicting them in clear illustrations, this volume also provides a survey of the therapeutic principles and the selection of acupuncture points for the most important diseases..."