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Chinese herbal medicine.

C. P. Li

Chinese herbal medicine.

by C. P. Li

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Published by National Institutes of Health in Bethesda .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A publication of the John E. FogartyInternational Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences.

ContributionsJohn E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19762295M

Chinese herbal medicine takes a holistic approach to disease and prophylactic care and focuses as much on the prevention of illness as the treatment of it. Most diseases or illnesses present with a core set of recognisable signs and symptoms, but the actual presentation of a particular disease or illness may vary from person to person. Chinese patent medicine (中成药; 中成藥; zhōngchéng yào) is a kind of traditional Chinese medicine. They are standardized herbal formulas. From ancient times, pills were formed by combining several herbs and other ingredients, which were dried and ground into a powder.

Chinese Herbal Therapy is a major part of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It has been used for centuries in China, where herbs are considered fundamental therapy for many acute and chronic conditions. Herbalists in our Chinese Herbal Therapy Clinic draw from “Materia Medica,” a traditional Chinese medicine text that covers thousands of herbs. Their website contains a virtual goldmine of 18 th and 19 th century North American herbal books. Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate, by John Kallas. This is another outstanding book on wild plants but is not about the plants as herbal medicine. A key virtue of this book is the clear color photographs of plants in various stages.

Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Volume II Materia Medica Resource Volume II provides an extensive materia medica and herbal resource organized and developed for the Western practitioner. The book goes on to indicate the use of Chinese herbal formulae and the treatment of .   Chinese medicine seems to have reached its peak during the Ming dynasty () when Li Shih-chen 李時珍 wrote his Pen ts'ao kang mu (The Great Herbal).This great pharmacopoeia, which summarizes what was known of herbal medicine up to the late 16th century, describes in detail more than plants, animal substances, minerals, and metals, along with their medicinal properties .


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Browse book content. About the book. Search in this book. The theory and concepts of Chinese herbal medicine. Book chapter Full text access. Chapter One - The theory and concepts of Chinese herbal medicine.

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), system of medicine at least 23 centuries old that aims to prevent or heal disease by maintaining or restoring yinyang balance. China has one of the world’s oldest medical systems. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal remedies date back at least 2, years, although the earliest known written record of Chinese medicine is the Huangdi neijing (The Yellow Emperor.

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