The Reasoning of Traditional Chinese Medicine

International Award Winning Publication!

Professor Ke recently received the International Contribution Award at this years’ World Congress of Traditional Chinese Medicine, held in the Philippines from the 13th to 15th of November.

This book is intended as an introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for students, practitioners, or people with a general interest in Chinese medicine. It provides concise and compact delivery of TCM’s history, philosophy, theory, and treatment principles. The author has approached this from the perspective of the reasoning behind Chinese medicine, its philosophical foundations, and its approach to treatment. The Reasoning of Traditional Chinese Medicine is accompanied by clear and bold graphical illustrations to allow for easier understanding.


  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • An Introduction to TCM
  • Metaphysics of TCM
  • Causes of Disease
  • Mechanisms of Illness
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment of Illness in TCM
  • The Prevention of Illness in TCM
  • Epilogue
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography


Newly enrolled students of Chinese Medicine courses including Acupuncture, Herbal medicine and Tuina Massage or recently graduated students of TCM courses.

Author: Professor Song Xuan Ke

Published By: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd. For more information on this title, click HERE.

Publishing Date: October 2022: T.B.C.

No. of Pages: Approximately 200

Format: Hardback – ISBN: 978-1-80061-307-2

Also available in Paperback