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The Successful Chinese Herbalist: How to Prescribe Correctly, Gain Patient Compliance, & Operate a Profitable Dispensary

WOLFE Honora Lee & FLAWS Bob [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9781891845291

Blue Poppy Press 2005 1st Edition

AU $49.95
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This small volume represents the essence of two long-time practitioners' knowledge about practicing Chinese herbal medicine in the West. From discussions of patient compliance when using bulk dispensed herbal medicine, to advice about how to stock and maintain a financially successful dispensary, to issues of dosing no matter what form of herbal medicine you choose to use, these are the tips that every practitioner should find helpful. This book is not a materia medica or a formulary text. Rather, in an easy to read, conversational style, Bob Flaws and Honora Lee Wolfe share with you what they have learned about everything else you need to know to practice this wonderful medicine with satisfaction and success. Contents: >Introduction >How to Write an Effective Chinese Herbal Formula >Forms of Chinese Herbal Medicines & Their Appropriate Use >Potency Issues with Chinese Herbal Medicine >The Issue of Dose in Ready-Made Medicines >The Phenomenon of Habituation in Long-term Herbal Treatment >Possible Problems with Ready-made Medicines >The Three Important Types of Potential Medicinal Toxicity >Using Chinese Herbs During Pregnancy & Lactation >My Favorite Formulas >How to Set Up & Run an Effective Chinese Herbal Pharmacy >Working with Patients Who Are Taking Western Drugs >Appendix I: What Wrong with the Word 'Patent Medicines?' >Appendix II: Glossary of Common Terminology >Appendix III: List of Major Treatment Principles >Appendix IV: Decocted Herbs Administration Instructions form

225 x 155mm

216pp

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Chinese herbs      TCM Practice     

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