Acupuncture NZ  The leading professional body for traditional acupuncturists in New Zealand.

Ministry Of Health for all the latest information about the Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

The British Acupuncture Council has a great list of information about conditions that can be helped by Acupuncture and TCM.

Evidence Based Acupuncture "Better health through better information about acupuncture’s scientific evidence".

This site was created to show the current state of knowledge about acupuncture, using the language of science.

Acupuncture Now Foundation is a leader in the collection and dissemination of information about all aspects of the practice of acupuncture.

National Centre for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) is a part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. This site has a great section with explanations about acupuncture.

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Everyday Acupuncture podcast series by Michael Max. For anyone interested in learning more about acupuncture listen in as Michael talks with other practitioners, in plain English, about the health and wellness benefits of acupuncture. 


A must-see short film from the British Acupuncture Council.  "To The Point" highlights the growing body of scientific evidence that acupuncture is an effective treatment for a variety of health conditions. 


A cool little clip to explain how acupuncture works 

St Francis's in Minnesota using acupuncture in the emergency room.  

Getting to the Point - Episode 1 "Children's Hospital of Orange County"

Dr Mike Armour talks about Endometriosis on Insight

Dr Mike Armour presents "The Problem with Period Pain" at the National Institue of Complimentary Medicine.

10 News item about the cost of endometriosis which is responsible for billions of dollars’ worth of lost productivity, sparking calls for more research funding.

A BBC News article "Can acupuncture help menopause symptoms?" By Laurel Ives


Golden Month - Caring for the World's Mothers After Childbirth

by Jenny Allison

Golden Month outlines a holistic approach towards postnatal care that amalgamates the best practices from different cultures throughout the world. It aims to debunk the anxiety-inducing myth of the perfect postpartum body. It focuses on a mother's long-term well-being, looking at both mental and physical health. Golden Month also explains the importance of nutrition and includes nutrient-dense recipes to ensure optimum recovery during the postnatal period.

The Web That Has No Weaver by Ted Kaptchuk

The classic, comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of Chinese alternative medicine. This accessible and invaluable resource has earned its place as the foremost authority in synthesizing Western and Eastern healing practices. This revised edition is the product of years of further reflection on ancient Chinese sources and active involvement in cutting-edge scientific research.

The Spark in the Machine

How the Science of Acupuncture Explains the Mysteries of Western Medicine by Daniel Keown.

The book shows how the theories of western and Chinese medicine support each other, and how the integrated theory enlarges our understanding of how bodies work on every level. Full of good stories and surprising details, Dan Keown's book is essential reading for anyone who has ever wanted to know how the body really works.


The Period Repair Manual by Lara Briden

Every woman will menstruate in their lifetime, and one in two women will struggle with their period health. Lara's book deals openly and compassionately with this important aspect of women's health. Containing invaluable advice for women of every age and circumstance, and detailing natural treatments from nutritional supplements to a healthy diet, this book promises to help women change their relationship with their menstrual cycle.