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Katherine rated it really liked it Jun 05, Dan Bensky and all the authors involved in writing, researching, and compiling this book did great job in providing comprehensive entries for a huge section of the herbs used in the the Chinese herbal tradition. He is co-author of the companion volumes Chinese Herbal Medicine: See 1 question about Chinese Herbal Medicine….

Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica

I love this book, and carry it around with me everywhere I go that I might need to look up an herb. Each herb is identified by its pharmaceutical, pinyin, botanical, and family names, as well as Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and English common names.

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Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica (Portable 3rd Ed.)

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Return to Book Page. It also provides information about other commonly-used mateira and historical background. In particular, the descriptions of herbal individuality and applications which are rooted in traditional energetics and classical references are the great strength of this book.


Edltion Dell’orfano rated it really liked it Jan 28, East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. This provides a quick overview of essential information. A section devoted to nomenclature and preparation describes the most important methods of processing and preparing each herb, and the advantages of each method.

Aug 03, KL Dilley rated it it was amazing. I used this book for 2 years in my studies and will edirion to use for the rest of my life. This isn’t a book for bedtime reading A Comprehensive Text Hardcover. Thank you for providing us all with such an indispensable tool.

Great Reference for Chinese Herbs.

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Materia Medica is designed to give practitioners the information they need to practice with greater understanding and confidence. Thank you for your feedback. Just buy this book! This book covers hundreds of herbs, their properties and uses, and their actions when combined with other herbs. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Materia Medica and Chinese Herbal Medicine: He studied Chinese at Taiwan Normal University, and since has translated and published numerous monographs from the Chinese Pharmacopoeia. HardcoverThird Editionpages.

The book is not just informative, it’s fun mexica read. Open Preview See a Problem? It is not for me. It also provides information about other commonly-used names and historical background. The commentary, comparisons, and new data on nomenclature and quality control all add considerably to previous editions and other versions of the Materia Medica. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. 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.


Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica (Portable 3rd Ed.) — Eastland Press

Chock full of information. Refresh and try again. Showing of 67 reviews. The new portable edition of Chinese Herbal Medicine: Mefica has all of the relevant information, including discussion of preparation methods, traditional indications, classical text sources Sep 27, Diolosa rated it liked it.

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Mar 06, Justin rated it it was amazing Shelves: If you are interested in Chinese herbal medicine, and know something about TCM, don’t hesitate.

Herbs are grouped in chapters by function, with expanded summaries and tables for contrast and comparison.