Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology
Art of Medicine Press
- ISBN: 9783974063509
- 2003, 1226 pages
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This exciting book is not only the most comprehensive and authoritative text on Chinese Materia Medica to have been published, it is a real value break-through.
Each of the 1,266 pages is typeset to deliver the maximum of information in a readable and easily-referenced format.
Each of the 670 herbs discussed is treated as a single monograph that presents the nomenclature of the medicinal substance, the Chinese therapeutic actions, dosage, cautions and contraindications, chemical composition, pharmacological effect, clinical studies and research.
There are references given for each herb and the author’s often add clinically-useful comments.
Also discussed are toxicology and herb-drug interactions.
The latter subject is of considerable importance now that this topic has been recently (July 2003) added to the California license board requirements.
The black and white images that accompany each herb discussion also show the substance as professionally prepared for decoction and to scale.
John K. Chen
Dr. John K. Chen ist einer der herausragenden Kräuterspezialisten und arbeitet als Lehrer und Berater in Wissenschaft und Forschung. Er lehrt und arbeitet als Professor u.a. an der Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine und der University of Southern California, einer School of Pharmacology und ist Mitglied des Herbal…
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…