"A person is not sick because of a disease. They are diseased because they are sick."

Nei Ching Su Wen (200 B.C.)

"The first method of acupuncture is to cure the spirit,the second is to give knowledge of how to restore the body, in order to make acupuncture effective one must first cure the spirit."

Nei Ching

The following articles give an overview of the origins, concepts and use of the Five Element Acupuncture system. For more detailed information on these topics, visit the Five Element Acupuncture Physician Training Program Syllabus.

Five Elements and Medical Acupuncture
Moss, Charles. Five Elements and Medical Acupuncture. AAMA Review, Vol. 3 No. 2, Fall, 1991, pp. 21-26.

Five Element Acupuncture and the Quest for Wholeness