Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica (Portable 3rd Edition)

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The brand new transportable version of Chinese language Natural Medication: Materia Medica (Transportable third Ed.) is designed to supply college students and practitioners with the identical complete and authoritative content material that they ve at all times relied on, however in a light-weight and extra versatile format. The Materia Medica offers a wealth of data and sensible perception into greater than 530 of probably the most generally used herbs within the Chinese language pharmacopoeia. Drawing from a variety of sources, each classical and trendy, it offers unparalleled perspective and element that goes far past what is out there elsewhere to the Western practitioner. Amongst its many options: Herbs are grouped in chapters by perform, with expanded summaries and tables for distinction and comparability. Every herb is recognized by its pharmaceutical, pinyin, botanical, and household names, in addition to Chinese language, Japanese, Korean, and English widespread names. Key traits are supplied at the start of every entry, together with dosage, properties, channels entered, and related cautions and contraindications. This offers a fast overview of important data. Actions and indications are built-in with necessary mixtures that illustrate the vary of an herb s capabilities, with references to applicable formulation. This presents a extra three-dimensional image of how every herb is definitely used. Expanded commentary affords in-depth evaluation and locations every herb in its medical context by means of wealthy historic references. The mechanisms of motion underlying necessary mixtures, and comparisons with comparable herbs, present a broader context for understanding how the herb can be utilized with optimum impact. A piece dedicated to nomenclature and preparation describes crucial strategies of processing and getting ready every herb, and the benefits of every methodology. It additionally offers details about different commonly-used names and historic background. Security is a crucial focus of this version, with an emphasis on correct herb identification. Points regarding standardized merchandise, fascinating qualities, variants, and adulterants are defined for every herb. There’s additionally intensive data on toxicity, in addition to chemical constituents. The utility of this guide is enhanced by its big selection of appendices, amongst that are shade pictures evaluating the usual and adulterant types of over 20 widespread herbs; tables of herbs which might be indicated for particular pathologies of the 5 yin organs, and the results of style mixtures; and intensive cross references of the herbs by taxonomy, pinyin, pharmaceutical identify, and different East Asian languages. There are additionally complete indices of each herbs and formulation, in addition to a normal index.

Writer‏:‎Eastland Press; third version (December 1, 2015)
Flexibound‏:‎1325 pages
Merchandise Weight‏:‎3.85 kilos

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