A Manual of Chinese Herbal Medicine
Principles and Practice for Easy ReferenceBook - 1996
"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- amp;#160; • Important basic concepts of traditional Chinese medicine, such as yin and yang, the five elements, qi , jing , and shen amp;#160; • Causes of disease amp;#160; • Classification of symptoms amp;#160; • Methods of diagnosis amp;#160; • Approaches to treatment with herbal medicine amp;#160; • Preventive measures amp;#160; • Symptoms of common illnesses amp;#160; • Therapeutic classifications of many common herbs and prescriptions amp;#160; • 342 formulas for common compound
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 1996.
Branch Call Number: 615.3210951 F199
Characteristics: xii, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Chinese herbal medicine