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Charles Buck

Charles Buck is widely respected as a practitioner, educator and author in the field of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Originally from a medical science background he became one of the first to practise and teach Chinese herbal medicine in the UK over thirty years ago. He has since gained respect for his knowledge and insight and has made significant contributions to its development in the UK and Europe. Charles is currently Chairman of the British Acupuncture Council.

JKP publications by Charles Buck

  1.  Grasping the Donkey's Tail

    Grasping the Donkey's Tail

    Unraveling Mysteries from the Classics of Oriental Medicine

    Peter Eckman, M.D., Ph.D., M.Ac. (UK) Foreword by Charles Buck, M.Sc., B.Sc., B.Ac

    Through an in-depth examination of some difficult, often misunderstood classical texts of Oriental medicine, the author offers clear instruction for effective acupuncture practice. Specific discussions of Daoism and pulse diagnosis make this an innovative and essential text for acupuncturists and Chinese medicine students and practitioners. Learn More
    May 2017, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 152pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84819-351-2
    May 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85701-310-1
  2. The Fundamentals of Acupuncture

    The Fundamentals of Acupuncture

    Nigel Ching. Foreword by Charles Buck.

    A fantastically readable guide to Chinese Medicine, this illustrated textbook covers the basic foundations and principles of acupuncture and TCM. Nigel Ching covers everything from the theories of yin and yang to point functions and needling techniques. Learn More
    2016, Hardback, 10.00in x 7.01in / 254mm x 178mm, 752pp, £60.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84819-313-0
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 750pp, £60.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85701-266-1
  3.  Foundations of Theory for Ancient Chinese Medicine

    Foundations of Theory for Ancient Chinese Medicine

    Shang Han Lun and Contemporary Medical Texts

    Guohui Liu, M.Med., L.Ac., Foreword by Charles Buck

    Guohui Liu explains the key concepts of ancient Chinese medicine so that they can be better understood and put into practice by modern practitioners. With the Shang Han Lun as a basis for discussion, it includes information on Chinese culture and philosophy as well as specific issues such as the six conformations and zang-fu organ theory. Learn More
    2015, Hardback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 280pp, £40.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84819-262-1
    2015, Ebook, ePUB, 272pp, £40.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85701-211-1
  4.  Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

    Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

    Roots of Modern Practice

    Charles Buck

    Drawing on his extensive experience and study in the field, Charles Buck presents an authoritative and accessible account of the history of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. The book provides an accurate overview, focussing on the key developments that are of most practical relevance to clinicians of today. Learn More
    2014, Hardback, 10.00in x 7.00in / 254mm x 177.8mm, 352pp, £40.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84819-159-4
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 352pp, £40.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85701-133-6