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Indigenous and Integrative Medicine: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Featured Titles from the Strauss-Wisneski Collection

Books from the CU Collection - Acupuncture

World Health Organization (WHO) Gives Balanced View

Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of WHO, says Traditional Medicine should be used together with Western Medicine for modern disease. She states medical evidence remains "inadequate" and more scientific research and rigorous, controlled testing is needed.

Mid 14th Century Anatomy Charts from China

The two anatomical images below are from a 1716 Japanese reprint edition of the classic mid-14th Century Chinese text, Routes of the 14 Meridians and Their Functions.   These anatomies do not depict musculature or the skeleton and it was only centuries later that the Chinese had a term for "muscle."

[Licensing: These images are in the public domain; their copyright has expired in the  U.S. and countries with terms of the life of the author plus 100 years.]


Acupuncture Systems

Ear acupuncture connects 132 points in the ear to other parts of the body for diagnosis and treatment.



Chinese Medicine Books

Traditional Chinese Medicine Resources

Acupuncture: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture at Anschutz Health & Wellness Center

Acupuncture Services include help for: 

  • Stress
  • Sports injuries
  • Pain
  • Restful sleep
  • Enhanced immunity
  • Facial rejuvenation

Tibetan Medicine