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Penelope Ody



Penelope Ody is a herbalist, journalist and author. She studied initially with the School of Phytotherapy in Kent, UK and also at the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Guangzhou, China. She practised as a consultant medical herbalist in Buckinghamshire, UK for 11 years and continues to run workshops on herbalism. She is the author of many books including Practical Chinese Medicine, The Chinese Herbal Cookbook and The Secret of Chinese Herbal Medicine.Location: Southampton, Hampshire.
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Godsfield Press

The Chinese Medicine Bible

Penelope Ody
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Penelope Ody

The Chinese Medicine Bible explores the key principles of Chinese alternative therapies, explaining the importance of balancing yin and yang and the nuances of the five element theory, before delving deeper to explain the causes of disease, the diagnostic tools needed such as tongue and pulse analysis, and the methods employed to treat common ailments. The book also contains a detailed directory of Chinese herbal medicine, including a materia medica of 50 essential healing herbs, and outlines the principles of acupuncture and moxabustion. Along with fully illustrated step-by-step guides to self-help techniques you can try at home including acupressure, tai chi and Qigong, The Chinese Medicine Bible shows you how to easily maintain your health and vitality using these natural, time-tested techniques.