Chinese Medicine Dermatology: An Intro

An Introduction to Chinese Medicine Dermatology E-book

I am very excited to share the new E-book we have been working on for so very long: An Introduction to Chinese Medicine Dermatology.  (This E-book can be downloaded through the above link).

I am very honored to work on this project as an author and editor.  This project is very near and dear to my heart as I am closely involved with both partner organizations.   The book was a was  collaboration between the International Traditional Chinese Medicine Dermatology Association and Learn Skin, the online integrative dermatology organization.

Many thanks to all of the hard work and experience which is shared by the amazing authors. It is really an All-Start Line Up!  Mazin Al-Khafaji, Trevor Erikson, Toni Balfour, Marnae Ergil, Kevin Ergil, Chava Quist, Thomas Leung, Pia Al-Khafaji, Ute Engelhardt,  and Antje Pohmer.  Special thanks to Marnae Ergil and the Learn Skin Editors for all of their hard work pulling this project together when I was out with my new little baby Harry.

In this book a thorough introduction to Chinese medicine concepts and approaches to the treatment of skin diseases.  It also has an depth explanation of herbal medicine therapies orally and topically, the preparation and sourcing of herbal medicine, as well as acupuncture and cupping use in skin conditions.  Treatment approaches to the most common skin conditions, acne, eczema, and psoriasis, are introduced. As well as an overview of Chinese Medicine nutrition for skin and Qi Gong/Tai Ji exercises for overall health, wellness and skin.

Joseph Alban, L.Ac.
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