Chinese Herbal Formulas and Applications
Pharmacological Effects & Clinical Research
- ISBN: 9780974063560
- 2008, 1610 pages
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In this companion volume to Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology, Dr. John Chen and Tina Chen take the next step in presenting a comprehensive resource for clinical practice alongside the pharmacological and integrative significance of Chinese Herbal Medicine.
Chinese Herbal Formulas and Applications effectively spans the distance from the historical foundations of Chinese herbal medicine to the most contemporary research and application of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine in the 21st century.
While maintaining a firm focus on equipping todays Traditional Chinese Medicine professional for superior practice, the authors carefully combine perspectives on pharmacology and relevant research to provide a two-way bridge of understanding and communication between healthcare professionals in integrative medicine.
Enhancing the understanding of herbal medicine from multiple perspectives, this text offers powerful insights to improve patient care and therapeutic outcomes.
Each of the formula monographs discusses the following content sections:
- Dosage Preparation Administration
- Chinese Therapeutic Actions
- Clinical Manifestations
- Clinical Applications
- Cautions Contraindications
- Pharmacological Effects
- Clinical Studies and Research
- Herb-Drug Interaction
- Related Formulas
- Authors’ Comments
- Additional Resources.
Tina Chen is a highly respected specialist in Oriental medicine and Chinese herbal medicine. In addition to her lectures on TCM Gynecology and Cosmetology across North America Chen is active on the faculty of South Baylo University of Oriental Medicine and has been an active contributor to professional journals and publications. She has acted as Southern California Chair of the Education Committee for the California State Oriental Medical Association (CSOMA), and as an examiner for the California State License Exam for acupuncturists, and from 1996-2001 maintained private practice of acupuncture and herbal medicine through Chen s Clinic in La Puente, California.