By Sheila McNamara. 5.5"x 7.5", 274 pg, paperback. With A-Z list of conditions and their remedies, this comprehensive manual thoroughly explores these claims and explains the theory behind the practice. The author tells how Chinese medicine evolved and how it works. The book also includes a detailed discussion of Qigong, explanations of nutritional balance, herbal lore (preparation techniques) & a summary of acupuncture methods.