Giovanni Maciocia has written seven important textbooks of Chinese medicine which have been acclaimed worldwide.


Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine - Second Edition

A comprehensive, highly illustrated, and easy-to-understand resource. With a focus on clear interpretations of "real world" signs and symptoms, this new edition addresses the practice beyond the theory and leads you through both basic and sophisticated levels of diagnostic interpretation. View Details


Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine - First Edition

This is the culmination of Giovanni Maciocia’s 30-year clinical experience in his busy clinic using both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. As Giovanni highlights, the greatest strength of Chinese medicine does not lie in its theories but in the placing of the patient at the centre of the clinical encounter. View Details


Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine

This book describes the principles of tongue diagnosis in great detail and is a thorough, clinically-oriented exposition of tongue diagnosis. Each of the major aspects of the tongue and its relationship to the diagnostic process is described systematically. View Details


The Channels of Acupuncture

The focus is upon the Luo, Muscle and Divergent secondary channels, the Cou Li and Huang membranes, and the Eight Extraordinary Channels in addition to the Main Channels providing the reader with the most in-depth information available in the English language. View Details


The Foundations of Chinese Medicine - Third Edition

Covers the basic theory of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, and discusses in detail the use of acupuncture points and the principles of treatment. The material is based on ancient and modern Chinese texts, and explains the application in the context of Western clinical practice. View Details


The Foundations of Chinese Medicine - Second Edition

Covers the theory of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, and discusses in detail the use of acupuncture points and the principles of treatment. The new edition features new and updated material, including discussion of 50 additional acupuncture points and more patterns. View Details


The Foundations of Chinese Medicine - First Edition

This comprehensive and scholarly work presents an explanation of the theories of Chinese Medicine in relation to clinical practice, as well as information on creative adaptation of Chinese Medicine theory to Western clinical conditions. View Details


The Practice of Chinese Medicine - Second Edition

Describes the application of traditional Chinese medical theory to the diagnosis and treatment of 48 diseases, conditions and disorders. These include common, chronic, and acute conditions which clinicians may see in their practice. View Details


Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Chinese Medicine - Second Edition

Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Chinese Medicine is a complete and detailed textbook of this speciality in Chinese medicine with the diagnosis and treatment with acupuncture and Chinese herbs. The author bases his exposition on modern and ancient Chinese books, always integrated with his long clinical experience. View Details


Clinical Pearls

Discusses in detail and depth, among others, the treatment of autoimmune diseases, diagnosis and treatment of Heat, the functions, pathology and treatment of the Triple Burner and the functions and pathology of the Shen and Hun. View Details


The Psyche in Chinese Medicine

The Psyche in Chinese Medicine comprehensively discusses the treatment of mental-emotional disorders with both acupuncture and herbal medicine. Suitable for practitioners and students of Chinese medicine it discusses first the aetiology, pathology and diagnosis of mental disorders. View Details

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Giovanni Maciocia

World-Renowned Practitioner of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

In 1994, Giovanni Maciocia formulated 38 formulae for the treatment of various common complaints, called The Three Treasures™, and 26 formulae for the treatment of gynaecological complaints, called Women's Treasure™. More recently, 12 new formulae called The Little Treasures™ have been added for the distinctive aetiology and pathology of children. All of the formulae represent a culmination of Giovanni's over 35-years of research and clinical experience.

The Three Treasures™ and The Little Treasures™ combine classical prescriptions and new formulations designed by Giovanni to fill in what he perceived to be gaps in existing remedies from China and the West while the Women's Treasure™ formulae are all variations of classical prescriptions.