Articles on TCM acupuncture

Articles and Essays on aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine

by Fletcher Kovich


Acupuncture Explained

Acupuncture Explained

The book provides a clear, easy-to-read account of what Chinese acupuncture is, how it works, and what it can treat – all expressed in terms that can be understood by Western readers. It provides acupuncture students or patients with an overview of the entire subject. See details.
Secrets of the Hidden Vessels

Secrets of the Hidden Vessels

This book explains how Chinese acupuncture works, in terms Western readers can understand. This includes a complete analysis of the Nei Jing, making it clear which parts are fact based, which metaphorical, and which untrue; and also a description of all the Chinese medicine organ functions in relation to contemporary physiology. See details.


Acupuncture research project

The results so far in the author’s ongoing acupuncture research project

Articles and essays

The Daily Variance in Impedance at Acupuncture Points

The impedance profile of acupuncture points

A new definition of an acupuncture meridian

A curious oversight in acupuncture research

The misattribution of Chinese Medicine organs

An unusual tongue anomaly

Hernia treated with acupuncture (case history)

The heat generated by our liver when we are angry

Practice insight into the issue of whether to needle on both sides

Can acupuncture treat inherited conditions? (or: The myth of genetics)

Why does our body adjust to the seasons?

Which organ produces the symptoms of autism?

The Mental functions of our immune system

Symptoms left behind like confetti

Eye pain communicated by phone

The seasonal body clock

Why does reading pulses make me belch?

Money with my name on

My first Reiki treatments

Learning Reiki

In Chinese Medicine, is ‘energy’ the pathogen?



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