Ioannis Solos, Chinese Medicine practitioner, researcher and author of Gold Mirrors and Tongue Reflections: The Cornerstone Classics of Chinese Medicine Tongue Diagnosis
Since the 1950s, New China has actively encouraged the integration of the Chinese healing traditions with the conventional medical system. This book is a testament to how ancient folk traditions were modernized over the last 60 years, in order to become much easier to incorporate in the contemporary clinic. The Fundamentals of Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis is an outstanding book for serious Integrative TCM practitioners, and modern alternative healers.
San Hong Hwang, MD, LAc., Associate Professor at Southern California University of Health Sciences, Visiting Professor at Five Branches University and President of the United Acupuncture Association
The development of Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID) can make the traditional diagnostic skills even more evidence-based and scientific in clinical healthcare. As an educator and researcher, Dr Jie-Jia Li has earned his reputation in FID through his excellence in presentation and demonstration at professional conferences and seminars. Here he compiles his lectures and fingernail images in the first book in English that describes Chinese FID systematically and comprehensively. The pioneering research along with consequent studies in FID will greatly benefit TCM in advancing our understanding of physiopathological mechanism of acupuncture meridians and blood and Qi in the human body. This book, by all measure, is valuable in improving diagnostic skills to those who are practicing acupuncture and Chinese/Oriental medicine.