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Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica

Shopbop Benskg Fashion Brands. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Want to Read saving…. There are also medoca indices of both herbs and formulas, as well as a general index. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Write a customer review. 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.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. But seriously, this is an excellent book. This book gets down to it! Trivia About Chinese Herbal Me Its commentaries on individual herbs and their combinations provide a wealth of practical information previously unavailable in English. Other Titles by the Authors: Refresh and try again.

Jan 27, Nicole rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Great Reference for Chinese Herbs.


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It is a good book for beginners, the dosages for the 3rc are wrong and should never be used.

It was recommeded to me by a practitioner of Eastern medicine as I am looking at beginning my own education in such in the fall. Read an excerpt PDF.

Herbs are grouped in chapters by function, with expanded summaries and tables for contrast and comparison. Key characteristics are provided at the beginning of each entry, along with dosage, properties, channels entered, and relevant cautions and contraindications.

Steve Clavey is a registered Chinese herbalist and has practiced Chinese medicine in Melbourne, Australia since Would you recommend this book to someone with no prior experience in TCM? Issues concerning standardized products, mfdica qualities, variants, and adulterants are explained for each herb. Read reviews that mention herbal medicine materia medica chinese herbal chinese herbal medicine korean and japanese chinese medical english korean medical herbology well written great reference formulas vensky strategies editikn edition oriental medicine excellent book chinese herbs reference book text herb resource included.

He is co-author of the companion volumes Chinese Herbal Medicine: What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? English Choose a language for shopping. This provides a quick overview of essential information. I study Chinese Traditional Medicine and this is a book required by my instructors.

But it’s a great reference for anyone with a serious interest in Chinese herbal medicine.


Since he has been involved in the identification and analysis of Chinese herbs and extracts for a pharmaceutical laboratory in Germany. Please dear friends wish me luck on my herb comps next week! I’ve used it quite a few times already in my personal studies and look forward to applying the knowledge in practice. Practical Diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Expanded commentary offers in-depth analysis and places each herb in its clinical context through rich historical references.

This presents a more three-dimensional picture of how each herb is actually used. Sep 20, David Parker rated it it was amazing Shelves: A Comprehensive Text Hardcover. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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Safety is an important focus of this edition, with an emphasis on proper herb identification. The new 3rd edition of Chinese Herbal Medicine: While the edition I purchased was not the most up-to-date available, I was very impressed with the contents of this book.

I do think that this will be a wonderful resource for those who understand it and that is why I rate it highly. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Actions and indications are integrated with important combinations that illustrate the range of an herb’s functions, with references to appropriate formulas.

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