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Saad Baslom rated it it was amazing Nov 18, There are also comprehensive indices of both herbs and formulas, as well as a general index. Key characteristics are provided at the beginning of each entry, along with dosage, properties, channels entered, and relevant cautions and contraindications. The utility of this book is enhanced by its wide range of appendices, among which are color photographs comparing the standard and adulterant forms of over 20 common herbs; tables exition herbs that are indicated for specific pathologies of the five yin organs, and the effects of taste combinations; and extensive cross references of the herbs by taxonomy, pinyin, pharmaceutical name, and other East Asian 3d.
Expanded commentary offers in-depth analysis and places each herb in its clinical context through rich historical references. Dec 26, Macpherson is currently reading it. It is not for me. Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine.
Chupacandrea rated it really liked it Jul 08, This book is not for everyone.
Editioon Actionable Analytics for the Web. Among its many features:. Actions and indications are integrated with important combinations that illustrate the range of an herb’s functions, with references to appropriate formulas.
Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica (Portable 3rd Ed.)
A bit heavyshould be print in a pocket ediyion. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Aug 03, KL Dilley rated it it was amazing.
This book gets down to it! I don’t know if I’ll ever not be currently reading this book! 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 materua would have been good to learn those properties for finding good substitutions.
The level of scholarship in this book is a reminder of what is possible through a combination of intellect, integrity, and hard work. Materia Medica is designed to give practitioners the information they need to practice Chinese herbal medicine with greater understanding and confidence.
Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica
Would mtaeria like to tell us about a lower price? The third edition of Chinese Herbal Medicine: It has all of the relevant information, including discussion of preparation methods, traditional indications, classical text sources Dr The third edition of Chinese Herbal Medicine: One of three books that are the bibles of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
It also provides information about other commonly-used names and historical background.
A section devoted to nomenclature and preparation describes the most important methods of processing and preparing each herb, and the advantages of each method. Eastland Pr; 3 edition September Language: 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 3rc herbs used in the the Chinese herbal tradition. Sep 20, David Parker rated it it was amazing Shelves: I study Chinese Traditional Medicine and this is a book required by benaky instructors.
The mechanisms of action underlying important combinations, and comparisons with similar herbs, provide a broader context for understanding how the herb can be used with optimal effect.
Explore the Home Gift Guide. He is co-author of the companion volumes Chinese Herbal Medicine: Thank you for providing us all with such an indispensable tool.
Jan 27, Nicole rated it it was amazing Shelves: This presents a more three-dimensional picture of how each herb is actually used. Refresh and try again. Jul 24, Jessie rated it really liked it.
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It difficult to find a copy of this that is affordable. Not only is it exhaustive and nensky, but the breadth of information and its clarity make it the must-go reference in Chinese Herbology in the West. I’ve used it quite a few times already in my personal studies and look forward to applying the knowledge in practice. 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 and strategies third edition oriental medicine excellent book chinese herbs reference book text herb resource included.
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He studied Chinese at Taiwan Normal University, and since has translated and published numerous monographs from the Chinese Pharmacopoeia. Nikki rated it it was amazing Dec 01, efition There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
Each herb is identified by its pharmaceutical, pinyin, botanical, and family names, as well as Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and English common names. There is also extensive information on toxicity, as well as chemical constituents.
Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica by Dan Bensky
This isn’t a book for bedtime reading Other Titles by the Authors: The mechanisms of action underlying important combinations, and comparisons with similar herbs, provide a broader context for understanding how the herb can be used with optimal effect. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
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