(1). This textbook incorporates 356 Chinese herbal formulae as selected by the Teaching Committee of Chinese Herbal Formulae in China, including 208 Chinese Herbal Formulae for the TCM Licensing Examination in the Province of British Columbia, Canada
(2). The first five chapters discuss the general aspects of herbal formulae in great detail, including formulae and treatment methods, classifications and compositions, forms and methods of taking a formula, etc.
(4). Special attention is paid to source and affiliated formulae; formula applications; analysis of formulae into king, minister, assistant, and envoy ingredients; and naming of formulae where possible.
(3). Review questions and tests offer its readers a convenient tool to further their understanding of herbal formulae presented in this textbook.