Pocket Handbook of Chinese Herbal Prescriptions-350 Classic Formulas (2nd Edition)
Zong Lan Xu
468 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 PHCHP contains 350 commonly used classic Chinese herbal formulas which are in alphabetical order by Chinese Pinyin name plus listing in table format by functional categories with key pathological changes, and listing by clinical application based on TCM differentiation. The key information includes: pertaining categories, composed ingredients with dosage, preparation and special instruction, functions, indications, cautions, and modern applications.