Chinese Herbalist's Handbook, 3rd Edition
By (author) Dagmar Ehling
The author has drawn heavily from well-known texts including Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica and Chinese Herbal Medicine Formulas and Strategies to provide concise information that is quickly accessible. Formulas are arranged according to zang fu syndrome, and four stage, six division, internal pathology. There is a clinical quick reference to over 400 single herbs. Herbal preparation procedures are presented in a tableized format and include preparation, cooking requirements, cautions, toxicity, contraindications, etc. Numerous appendices cover common, Pinyin, pharmaceutical, and botanical names.