The Essential Book Of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Vol.1

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For more than four thousand years, Chinese scholars and medical practitioners have documented ways of maintaining health and treating illness, from theories of yin-yang and the zang-fu organs to the use of herbs and acupuncture. The Essential Book of Traditional Chinese Medicine marks the first time such concepts have been made accessible to Westerners in a comprehensive form.

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Overview

For more than four thousand years, Chinese scholars and medical practitioners have documented ways of maintaining health and treating illness, from theories of yin-yang and the zang-fu organs to the use of herbs and acupuncture. The Essential Book of Traditional Chinese Medicine marks the first time such concepts have been made accessible to Westerners in a comprehensive form.

Columbia University Press

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Editorial Reviews

Science and Technology Reference Review

[An] excellent encyclopedic handbook.

Journal of the American Medical Association

Reflects a great deal of work not only by the author...but also by a group of ten highly proficient translators and editors on both sides of the Pacific who did a wonderful job.

Times Literary Supplement
Now, for the first time, a complete account of traditional Chinese medicine. . . . Volume One is devoted to theory [founded on] the Five Elements of water, fire, wood, metal, and earth, which categorized all natural phenomena including the interaction of body organs. . . . Treatment is the subject of Volume Two, [which contains] a table covering all plants, animals, and minerals believed to have therapeutic activity.
Journal of the American Medical Association
Reflects a great deal of work not only by the author...but also by a group of ten highly proficient translators and editors on both sides of the Pacific who did a wonderful job.
Science and Technology Reference Review
[An] excellent encyclopedic handbook.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780231103572
  • Publisher: Columbia University
  • Publication date: 2/15/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 0.69 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Liu Yanchi is Associate Professor and head of the teaching section on the Basic Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Beijing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He is a member of the editing commission for the basic theory of traditional Chinese medicine, China Medical Encyclopedia, and Digest of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

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Table of Contents

Traditional Chinese Medicine: An Orientation Yin-Yang and the Five ElementsThe Zang-Fu SystemThe Channel SystemEtiology: The Cause of DiseasePathogenesis: The Course of DiseaseMethods of ExaminationDiagnosis: The Differentiation of Symptom-Complexes Glossary Index

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