For those who are new to the concept of Chinese medicine, understanding the basic principles behind this ancient system of healing can be quite difficult. This fun and easy-to-read introductory book is full of color illustrations to help the beginning students of Chinese medicine grasp the foundations of Chinese medical theory. It discusses the origins and vast history of Chinese medicine. It also introduces the basics of physiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, acupuncture, herbal medicine and health preservation.It is fun and easy-to-read. It comes with rich full-colored illustrations. It features a fluid writing style. It explains Five Phases, acupuncture, qi gong, tui na, etc.