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A Comprehensive Text Book: Refresh and try again. Michael Dell’orfano rated it really liked it Jan 28, Drawing from a wide range of sources, both classical and modern, this edition provides unparalleled perspective and detail that goes far beyond what is available elsewhere to the Western practitioner.
Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica
Nathan rated it it was amazing Aug 13, The pros as I can see them: One of three books that are the bibles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Sep 27, Diolosa rated it liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? Trivia About Chinese Herbal Me Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jul 24, Jessie rated it really liked it.
Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica (Portable 3rd Ed.)
Chinese herbs are tremendously popular Read an excerpt PDF. Just buy this book!
This provides a quick overview of essential information. There are many many herbs in it, although they did leave out some of the truly never-to-be-used herbs, which is good to keep people from wanting them, but maybe it would have been good to learn those properties for finding good substitutions.
BB rated it it was amazing Oct 05, This book bensiy hundreds of herbs, their properties and uses, and their actions when combined with other herbs. Among its many features:. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Other Titles by the Authors: Safety is an important focus of this edition, with an emphasis on proper herb identification.
Materia Medica raises the bar on the practice of herbal medicine in the West. See all 67 reviews.
If you are interested in Chinese herbal medicine, and know something about TCM, don’t hesitate. The new 3rd edition of Chinese Herbal Medicine: Dallas rated it it was amazing Apr 06, He also operates a wholesale Chinese herb business in Austria. Drawing from a wide range of sources, both classical and modern, it provides unparalleled perspective and detail that goes far beyond what is available elsewhere to the Western practitioner.
Jan 29, Shelly rated bennsky really liked it Shelves: Steve Clavey is a registered Chinese herbalist and has practiced Chinese medicine in Melbourne, Australia since See 1 question about Chinese Herbal Medicine….
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Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica (Portable 3rd Ed.) — Eastland Press
The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: It provides a wealth of new information- more than twice the content of the previous edition- and practical insight into more than of the most commonly used herbs in the Chinese pharmacopoeia. But seriously, this is an excellent book.
The commentary, comparisons, and new data on nomenclature and quality control all add considerably to previous editions and other versions mareria the Materia Medica. It is a good book for beginners, the dosages for the formulas are wrong and should never be used.
This presents a more three-dimensional picture of how each herb is actually used. Lists with This Book.
I think that someone who knows more about 3rf than I do will be able to do something with herbal actions that talk about wind, dampness and fire. Materia Medica is designed to give practitioners the information they need to practice with greater understanding and confidence. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Among its many features: Apr 09, Vern Mcfalls rated it really liked it Shelves: Herbs are grouped in chapters by function, with expanded summaries and tables for contrast and comparison.
If you can, team this book editiob with the Chinese Medical Herbology and Phamacology book.