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Tung acupuncture: Master Tung points

Date(s): 13 - 14 May 2020

Time: 10am - 5pm

Eligibility: Acupuncture practitioners

Venue: College of Integrated Chinese Medicine, Reading

Prerequisite: Introduction to Tung acupuncture

This day contains points and material not presented at CICM before. 

There will be practical prescriptions from this lineage for:

  • Treating joint, back pain and bone spurs
  • Further protocols for heart disease, angina and arteriosclerosis  
  • Powerful points for female hormonal imbalances
  • Treating fatigue and general pain
  • Points for depression with Tung acupuncture.
  • Stroke and paralysis

About ‘Tung’ Acupuncture

It is said that the Tung’s family acupuncture dates back to the Han Dynasty (206 BCE – 20 CE).  The oral lineage was passed as a treasured family secret from Father to Son.  The last in the dynasty was Tung Ching Ch’ang who was born in 1916 in Shangdon Province.  Escaping from the impact of the cultural revolution he fled to Taiwan in 1949.  He broke the family tradition and began teaching the secret family points before dying in 1975. He was a Taoist acupuncturist, and treated hundreds and thousands of patients.  Most of the 740 acupuncture points are unique to the Tung Family acupuncture system.

This method has been developed independently to TCM and is based on holographic system and 5 element association.


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Philip Weeks has been a practitioner of natural medicine for the last 14 years. He encountered Tung Acupuncture after his initial training at CICM. He is considered a leading expert on natural medicine and nutrition and is a Master Herbalist. He is the author of ‘Make Yourself Better’ published by Singing Dragon.

He runs a clinic in Hereford and at Park Crescent in central London.



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