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Synopsis: Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica (Revised Edition) is an extensive sourcebook of information about the most commonly used substances in Chinese herbal medicine. Compiled from leading textbooks in China, this edition presents an in-depth study of 473 medicinal substances. Meticulously illustrated, each herb is identified by its pharmaceutical, botanical and family names, together with its Chinese, Japanese, Korean and English common names.
Each entry details the traditional properties, actions and indications, principal combinations, dosage and contraindications of the herb, and contains summaries of abstracts regarding modern pharmacological & clinical research. The book also details the qualities to look for in the appearance of each herb, where it is grown, and when it is harvested.
The herbs are conveniently grouped in chapters by function, with chapter summaries that compare and contrast those with similar properties. An introduction describes how to prepare and dispense the herbs. Extensive indices provide easy access and cross references to information throughout the book.
About the Author: Dan Bensky is a graduate of the Macau Institute of Chinese Medicine (Oriental Medicine Diploma, 1975), University of Michigan (B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature, 1978), Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Doctor of Osteopathy, 1982), and the University of Washington (M.A. in Classical Chinese, 1996). He is co-author of the companion volumes Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica and Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies, and co-translated and edited Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Dr. Bensky is in private medical practice in Seattle, and is a director of the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine.
Andrew Gamble studied Chinese literature at Taiwan National University (1965-69) and in the Department of East Asian Culture and Linguistics at the University of Munich, where he also taught Chinese linguistics (1969-72). He is a graduate of the New England School of Acupuncture (1977) and studied Chinese medicine at the China Medical College in Taichong, Taiwan (1977-81). He is currently in private practice in Massachusetts and has lectured widely in the United States and Europe on Chinese herbal medicine.
Lilian Lai Bensky was a senior draftsperson at a major civil engineering firm in Macau (1970-79). Since coming to the United States she has contributed to the design and illustration of numerous medical books.
Ted Kaptchuk is a graduate of Columbia University (B.A., 1969) and the Macau Institute of Chinese Medicine (Oriental Medicine Diploma, 1975). Author of The Web That Has No Weaver, he is currently a research associate at Boston's Beth Israel Hospital,and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He contributed chiefly to the introduction of Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica.
Title: Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica
Publisher: Eastland Press, Incorporated
Publication Date: 1993
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Bensky, Lilian Lai
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Revised Edition.
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