Ancient Roots Many Branches takes us on a fascinating journey across cultures and through time.We journey to India, Egypt, China, Greece and the natives of America to explore and understand the diverse medical traditions of these cultures.
Presenting a range of possibilities in our quest to health and hence growth and explorations, it offers practical suggestions to understand ourselves and to integrate these teachings in our lives. This journey through healing takes you from the energetics of one (the essential unity of all things) to the energetics of two (yin-yang in Chinese philosophy), and three (doshas in Ayurvedic medicine of India), to four (humors in Greek thought and directions in Native American understanding) and to five (elements in acupuncture).
Ancient Roots Many Branches valuable resource presenting the wisdom of healing practices which are as relevant today as they were thousands of years ago.
About the Authors:
Gary Dolowich, M.D., B.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCA) graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1971. He integrates acupunture, Zero Balancing and Jungian techniques with general biomedicine in his work at Jade Mountain Health Centre in Santa Cruz, CA. As a faculty member of several colleges, he has taught Chinese Medicine since 1983.
Darlena L'Orange, L.Ac., Herbalist (AHG), Licensed practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, avid gardener, musician, anthropologist (emphasis in comparative healing systems), and author of Herbal Healing Secrets of the Orient (Prentice Hall, 1998). Darlena has been a practicing herbalist for over 25 years. Darlena is a member of the American Herbalists Guild, and faculty member for the American School of Herbalism. She practices at Jade Mountain Health Centre in Santa Cruz, California, and regularly conducts workshops on natural healing pinciples, herbs and nutritions.