This combination of ancient wisdom and new science is the definitive introduction to health care for modern times. With over 100000 copies sold since its release in 1988 Dr. Gerber's encyclopedic treatment of subtle-energy fields acupuncture Bach flower remedies crystals radionics chakras meditation and homeopathy has achieved widespread acceptance as the textbook of choice for individuals schools and health-care institutions nationwide. This new edition provides the most up-to-date information on alternative health care and helps to explain what possibilities are available as more and more people choose to take responsibility for their own health. Dr Richard Gerber practices internal medicine and is a very popular international teacher. This book is the culmination of twenty years of nationally recognised research into alternative medical diagnosis and treatment and has become the definitive text for energetic medicine.