Pocket Handbook of Chinese Herbal Medicine-300 Individual Herbs
Zong Lan Xu
320 pag. paperback 12 x 15 cm
This unique compact pocket handbook (4.5” X 6” in size) is compiled by Dr. ZongLan Xu, an educator, and practitioner since 1982. It is easy to understand, user friendly, and labeled as “one of the fastest and concise guides for practitioners, students, and teachers of Traditional Chinese Medicine for quick reference access”, as well as for anyone who wants to get a basic understanding of the Chinese herbs that are prescribed by their health care providers.
The Pocket Handbook of Chinese Herbal Medicine contains 300 commonly used individual Chinese herbs which are listed alphabetically by Chinese Pinyin name plus listing by functional categories and Alphabetical list by common English name. The key information includes: pertaining categories, parts used, properties (nature and flavor), entering channels, functions, indications, recommended dosage, cautions, and special comments/preparation instruction.