A Manual of Chinese Herbal Medicine

A Manual of Chinese Herbal Medicine

Principles and Practice for Easy Reference

Book - 1996
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This manual of diagnosis and therapy is brilliantly organized for study and reference. It might even be called the "Merck Manual" of Chinese herbal medicine, for it makes the principles and practices of this traditional healing art highly accessible with its concise and lucid compendia. The book covers:

nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;*nbsp; Important basic concepts of traditional Chinese medicine, such as yin and yang, the five elements, qi , jing , and shen
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;*nbsp; Causes of disease
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;*nbsp; Classification of symptoms
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;*nbsp; Methods of diagnosis
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;*nbsp; Approaches to treatment with herbal medicine
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;*nbsp; Preventive measures
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;*nbsp; Symptoms of common illnesses
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;*nbsp; Therapeutic classifications of many common herbs and prescriptions
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;*nbsp; 342 formulas for common compound drugs
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;*nbsp; Case studies from the Chinese medical literature illustrating the application of the principles discussed in the book
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 1996.
ISBN: 9781570629372
Branch Call Number: 615.3210951 F199
Characteristics: xii, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Chinese herbal medicine


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