Ikeda Masakazu

Ikeda Masakazu graduated from Meiji Oriental Medical Institute in 1968. Since that time he has devoted himself to the clinical practice of acupuncture, moxibustion, and herbal medicine. He has taught many apprentices and presented numerous seminars in Japan as well as in Australia and the United States. He is the author of over 20 books in Japan, among them a well-known handbook series featuring clinical interpretations of the classics, including Basic Questions, Divine Pivot, Classic of Difficulties, and Discussion of Cold Damage. Ikeda Sensei is currently the academic director of the Meridian Therapy Association of Japan, and is in private practice on the island of Shikoku.

The Practice of Japanese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: Classic Principles in Action