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Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes by Ethan B. Russo
Book DescriptionA modern reference guide on the benefits of incorporating traditional Chinese medicine into modern-day therapies! The Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes is an easy-to-follow introduction to the history of traditional Chinese phytomedicine. This useful guide clearly explains the basics of this unique medical system and describes in detail the therapeutic properties and use of medicinal herbs and herbal recipes. The book includes a bibliography, glossary, contact information for herbal dealers and Oriental medicine schools, and an indexed list of 300 commonly used Chinese medicinal herbs and 245 herbal recipes. In The Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes, you will find the fundamentals, evolution, and development of the herbal formulas of the 4,000-year-old Oriental Materia Medica, also known as ben cao. The book contains 11 sections documenting the therapeutic applications, dosages, precautions, and modern research findings of 138 of the most popular medicinal herbs. In addition, this resource provides 101 of the most frequently prescribed master recipes by famous ancient physicians, including their origin, ingredients, actions, indications, and modern clinical uses. The Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes offers an in-depth education on: * tonic herbs * herbs that adjust the yin and yang of the body * herbs that invigorate circulation of vital energy, qi, and blood * herbal tranquilizers * herbal diaphoretics * herbal expectorants, antitussives, and antiasthmatics * herbal pain killers * herbs which regulate digestion and elimination * herbal diuretics * herbal antipyretics, antimicrobials, and detoxicants * antitumor herbs The Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes provides up-to-date information on the effectiveness of traditional Chinese medicine, as well as how to use Chinese medicinal herbs in conjunction with Western conventions. This comprehensive reference will benefit healthcare practitioners who want to include Oriental medicine in their practice, and anyone who is interested in Chinese herbs or patients for whom conventional medicine has offered no relief.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780789022028
(216mm x 156mm x 44mm)
Imprint: Haworth Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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