Dr. Yifang Yang studied traditional and modern medicine at the Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. After graduation she worked there as a teacher and doctor in the department for Chinese Herbal Formula. She is teaching and practicing. In 1990, she moved to the Netherlands and works and teaches in colleges in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Yifan Yang, Chinese Herbal Formulas: Treatment Principies and Composition Strategies (This book is out of print.)
This new book aims to summarize the basic rules of regularities and strategies of composition and treatment concluded from a large number of Chinese herbal medicine formulas. The book will help practitioners follow these principles and use these strategies and enable them to select herbs independently and to compose individualised formulas to treat various syndromes.
Yifang Yang tells about treatment and prevention of osteoporosis and that osteoporosis is a progressive bone disease which increases the risk of bone fractures. The prevention and treatment in modern medicine is including a change of lifestyle, in nutrition and medication.
She explains that the bones are linked with the kidneys, the kidneys receive and store the kidney-essence, also the liver-blood turn into kidney-essence and generates the bone marrow and support the bones. Also the spleen-qi will transform food and drink into qi and blood and fill the liver.
She points out the yin and yang factors. The yin factors are the essence and the blood. The yang factor are the active factor of the lung-qi and the liver-qi and also the unabstructed blood circulation. Blood circulation is very important for old people, otherwise if they have a blood stagnation, the bone doesnt get enough nourishing.
Students and practitioners of Chinese herbal medicine must learn hundreds of commonly used herbs as the first step in studying Chinese herbal medicine. Additionally, junior practitioners lack the clinical experience required to ensure that they can skilfully select the appropriate herbs to use in the formulas. This presents them with a major challenge.
Chinese Herbal Medicines: Comparisons and Characteristics presents a method of learning individual herbs through vivid and clear discussion of their characteristics and through a comparison with other herbs of their characteristics and strengths. This clear and logical approach makes it easy for the user to understand and memorize the functions of specific herbs. It also enables experienced practitioners to improve their therapeutic results through the use of better formulas.
Leung, P.-C./ Yifan Yang, Chinesische Medizin + Chinesische Kräuter in Frage und Antwort
Chinesische Kräuter in Frage und Antwort von Yang Yifan hilft Ihnen klar nachvollziehbar und praxisorientiert zu erkennen, wann Sie welches Mittel einsetzten müssen. Da sich oft mehrere chinesische Kräuter zur Behandlung einer Erkrankung eignen erfahren Sie in diesem Buch mehr zu den Unterschieden der einzelnen Kräuter. Außerdem, wann es sinnvoll ist, mehrere Kräuter zu kombinieren. Alles was sie über die Ensatzgebiete der chinesischen Kräuter wissen müssen.
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