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Clinical Handbook of Chinese Herbs: Desk Reference [Special]

MACLEAN Will [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780957972025

Pangolin Press 2011 1st Edition

AU $10.00
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Proficiency in the prescription of Chinese herbs depends on an intimate knowledge of the raw materials. The ability to discriminate the fine points of difference between similar herbs within a group, combined with a deep understanding of the unique characteristics of each herb ensures selection of the most effective herbs in every clinical situation. Distilled from the major herb reference texts of China and the West, the desk reference is designed to be quick and easy to use, with clear and accurate tables comparing all the herbs used in the modern clinic. Designed to help students master the formidable task of learning the materia medica, and to enhance the dexterity of experienced practitioners, the desk reference is an essential guide to the intricate logic of Chinese herbal prescription.

Features
> Tables comparing indications, functions, areas of influence, flavors and nature across groups of herbs
> Practical information about the effects of different types of processing, dosage variations, delivery format and concise cautions and contraindications
> Appendices of herbs proscribed during pregnancy, herbs with potential toxicity, endangered species and possible substitutes, herbs requiring special treatment, and formulae noted in the text
> An extensive index and glossary of terms

Special Offer Price $10.00!

156 pp

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Related Subject Areas:

Chinese herbs     

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