This clearly written, comprehensively indexed and reader-friendly manual is a great new title that will help all TCM practitioners and students. Table of Contents: Combinations and applications of Chinese Materia Medica: Herbs for releasing the exterior. Herbs for clearing heat. Downward-draining herbs. Herbs for dispelling wind-damp. Aromatic herbs for transforming dampness. Herbs for promoting the movement of water and percolating dampness. Herbs for warming the interior. Herbs for the regulation of Qi. Herbs for dispensing food accumulation. Herbs for killing worms. Herbs for stopping bleeding. Herbs for quickening the blood and dispelling stasis. Herbs for transforming Phlegm, stopping coughing and calming wheezing. Substances for quieting the Spriti. Herbs for calming the Liver and extinguishing wind. Aromatic herbs for opening the orifices. Supplementing herbs. Herbs for promoting astriction. Herbs for inducing vomiting. Substances for external application.Appendices: Index of materia medica with monographs. Index of other materia medica. Explanation of certain TCM terms used in the book. Listing of functions in English, pinyin and simplified Chinese characters. Index of functions. Cross-reference of individual herbs and combinations. Cross-reference of applications to herb combinations. Index of patterns with applicable herbs. Index of channels entered. Index of comparisons of functions. Chines titles of books and journals cited in modern research references.Bibliography.Jargon Buster:Pinyin: the standard system of transliterating Chinese into romanized spelling.
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Titolo: Chinese Materia Medica - Combinations and Applications
Editore: Elsevier - Donica publishing
Finitura: Copertina rigida
Misure: 21x27 cm
Peso: 2.1 kg
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