Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies (2nd Ed.)

Download Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies (2nd Ed.) PDF by Volker Scheid, Dan Bensky, Andrew Ellis, Randall Barolet eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies (2nd Ed.) This section deepens the readers understanding of a formulas genealogy, presents an overview of controversies regarding composition, usage, and other issues, describes the extension of a formulas application to a wider range of disorders, and provides key clinical pointers to facilitate use of the formula in the modern clinic. For each of the 340-plus principal formulas there is a discussion of its therapeutic actions and indications, analysis of the functions and interactions of the ingredients

Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies (2nd Ed.)

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Rating : 4.13 (967 Votes)
Asin : 093961667X
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 1019 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-03-29
Language : English

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This section deepens the readers understanding of a formulas genealogy, presents an overview of controversies regarding composition, usage, and other issues, describes the extension of a formulas application to a wider range of disorders, and provides key clinical pointers to facilitate use of the formula in the modern clinic. For each of the 340-plus principal formulas there is a discussion of its therapeutic actions and indications, analysis of the functions and interactions of the ingredients, method of preparation, and a list of modifications to customize the formula in the clinic. The commentary to each formula has been considerably expanded. This is intended to help students and practitioners focus on the distinguishing characteristics of each formula by contrasting it with other formulas that are similar in terms of composition or indication. Over 460 variations and associated formulas offer additional options for the practitioner. Detailed timelines depict the key events, authors, and texts in the 2,000-year history of traditional Chinese herbal medicine, placing the contents of this book in historical context. A new section on comparisons has been added to

Bensky is a founder of the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine. He contributed to the translation and editing of Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text, and to the compilation and translation of Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica and Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies. In 2008, he was awarded a Wang Dingyi Cup International Prize for contributions to Chine

Five Stars Patricia Cutchember I like my purchase very much.. Excellent !! Excellent !!!. A Friend said A good resource with a poor index. This edition is a great improvement over the last. My main complaint is the terse index which limits its clinical usefulness. It is a good reference for learning or examining the formulas themselves, but less good as an efficient reference tool in the clinic. The formula descriptions refer to symptoms common

Use it to choose a formula for a patient this week, or read it to deepen your understanding of a huge assortment of classical and modern formulas--it excels in both arenas. The new edition of Formulas & Strategies is that unique book that works well as a clinical manual, as well as a scholarly work. --Charles Winslow Chace, author, A Qin Bowei Anthology . The explanations and commentaries are thought-provoking and engaging

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