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A modern reference guide on the benefits of incorporating traditional Chinese medicine into modern-day therapies!

The Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes is an easy-to-follow introduction to the history of traditional Chinese phytomedicine. This useful guide clearly explains the basics of this unique medical system and describes in detail the therapeutic properties and use of medicinal herbs and herbal recipes. The book includes a bibliography, glossary, contact information for herbal dealers and Oriental medicine schools, and an indexed list of 300 commonly used Chinese medicinal herbs and 245 herbal recipes.

In The Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes, you will find the fundamentals, evolution, and development of the herbal formulas of the 4,000-year-old Oriental Materia Medica, also known as ben cao. The book contains 11 sections documenting the therapeutic applications, dosages, precautions, and modern research findings of 138 of the most popular medicinal herbs. In addition, this resource provides 101 of the most frequently prescribed master recipes by famous ancient physicians, including their origin, ingredients, actions, indications, and modern clinical uses.

The Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes offers an in-depth education on:

  • tonic herbs
  • herbs that adjust the yin and yang of the body
  • herbs that invigorate circulation of vital energy, qi, and blood
  • herbal tranquilizers
  • herbal diaphoretics
  • herbal expectorants, antitussives, and antiasthmatics
  • herbal pain killers
  • herbs which regulate digestion and elimination
  • herbal diuretics
  • herbal antipyretics, antimicrobials, and detoxicants
  • antitumor herbs
The Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes provides up-to-date information on the effectiveness of traditional Chinese medicine, as well as how to use Chinese medicinal herbs in conjunction with Western conventions. This comprehensive reference will benefit healthcare practitioners who want to include Oriental medicine in their practice, and anyone who is interested in Chinese herbs or patients for whom conventional medicine has offered no relief.
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Edzard Ernst MD PhD
Edzard Ernst, MD, PhD, FRCP (Edin), Professor of Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, United Kingdom
A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION to the principles and practice of Chinese herbal medicine. . . Practitioners can benefit from the vast experience of the authors.
Marilyn Barrett PhD

Brings the theory and philosophy of traditional Chinese medicine to the Western reader. . . . Presents the historical development of this complex and unique healing system. . . . Profiles the therapeutic properties of individual herbs and multi-ingredient formulas. The value of this book is that it presents information on traditional Chinese medicine in a context that is true to its origins and at the same time understandable to the Western reader.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789022011
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/28/2005
  • Pages: 846
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Western Medicine versus Traditional Chinese Medicine
Modern (Synthetic) Medicine versus Herbal (Natural) Medicine
The Healing Benefits of Chinese Herbs
The Future of Chinese Herbal Medicine
Guide to the Chinese Pin Yin Phonetics and the Wade Systems
Note to the Reader
PART I: THE MYTH AND TRUTH ABOUT CHINESE MEDICINE
Chapter 1. The Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine
Early Medical Philosophy
The Essence of Chinese Medicine
Methods of Diagnosis and Differentiation of Syndromes
Treatment Methods
Chapter 2. The Development of Ben Cao and Herbal Recipes
The Evolution of Ben Cao
The Evolution of Herbal Recipes
PART II: THE PRACTICALITIES OF CHINESE HERBAL REMEDIES
Chapter 3. Practical Herbalism
The Benefits of Medicinal Herbs
Practical Herbalism
How Plants Are Processed
Chemical Components of Medicinal Plants
Properties of Medicinal Herbs
Dosage of Herbs
Side Effects and Safety Guidelines
Factors That Influence the Efficacy of Herbs
How Chinese Medicinal Herbs Are Used
Chapter 4. Effective Herbal Recipes and Patent Medicines
Herbal Recipes (Formulas, Prescriptions)
How Herbal Recipes Are Modified
Patent Medicines and Modern Pharmaceutical Herbal Preparations
Quality Control and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) of Herbal Products
Where to Buy Chinese Herbs and Patent Medicines
PART III: THE HEALING POWER OF MEDICINAL HERBS, PAST AND PRESENT
Chapter 5. Miraculous Tonic Herbs: Strengthening the First Line of Defense and Fortifying the Immune System
Ginseng Root; Radix ginseng; Ren shen
Siberian Ginseng Root; Radix Acanthopanax senticosus; Wu jia shen or Ci wu jia
Astragalus Root; Radix Astragali; Huang qi
Codonopsis Root; Radix Codonopsis Pilosulae; Dang shen
Licorice Root; Radix Glycyrrhizae; Gan cao
Chinese Yam; Rhizoma Dioscoreae; Shan yao
Schisandra Fruit; Fructus Schisandra; Wu wei zi
White Atractloydes; Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae; Bai zhu
Chinese Angelica Root; Radix Angelica sinensis; Dang gui, Tang kuei, Dong quai
Processed Rehmannia Root; Radix Rehmanniae Preparata; Shu di huang, or Shu di
White Peony Root; Radix Paeoniae Alba; Bai shao
Polygonum; Radix Polygoni multiflori; He shou wu or Shou wu
Chapter 6. Herbs That Adjust the Yin and Yang: Defending Homeostasis and Harmony of the Body
American Ginseng; Radix Ginseng Quinquefolium; Xi yangshen or Hua qi shen
Ophiopogon Root; Radix Ophiopogonis; Mai men dong or Mai dong
Lycium Fruit; Fructus Lycii; Gou qi zi
Polygonatum Root; Rhizoma Polygonati; Huang jing
Glehnia; Radix Glehniae; Bei sha shen
Asparagus; Radix Asparagi; Tian men dong or Tian dong
Epimedium; Herbs Epimedii; Yin yang huo or Xiang ling pi
Eucommia Bark; Cortex Eucommiae; Du zhong
Psorelea Fruit; Frutus Psoraleae; Bu gu zhi
Cordyceps; Cordyceps sinensis; Dong chong xia cao
Morinda Root; Radix Morindae officinalis; Ba ji tian
Cistanche; Herba Cistanches; Rou cong rong
Cuscuta; Semen Cuscutae; Tu si zi
Cornus; Fructus Corni; Shan zhu yu
Curculigo; Rhizoma Curculiginis; Xian mao
Pilose Antler; Cornu Cervi Parrum; Lu rong
Chapter 7. Herbs That Invigorate Circulation of Vital Energy, Qi, and Blood, Preventing Discomfort and Pain, and Cerebral and Coronary Heart Diseases
Tangerine (Orange) Peel; Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae; Chen pi
Immature Bitter Orange; Fructus Aurantii Immaturus; Zhi shi
Cyperus Tuber; Rhizoma Cyperi; Xiang fu
Aucklandia (saussurea) Root; Radix Aucklandiae; Mu xiang
Notoginseng; Radix Notoginseng; San qi
Salvia Root; Radix Salviae Miltiorrizae; Dan shen
Cnidium; Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong; Chuan xiong
Carthamus or Safflower; Flos Carthami; Hong hua
Curcuma Root; Radix Curcumae; Yu jin
Vaccaria Seed; Semen Vaccariae; Wang bu liu xing
Achyranthes Root; Radix Achyranthes Bidentatae; Huai niu xi
Red Peony Root; Radix Paeoniae Rubra; Chi shao or Chi shao yao
Leonurus; Herba Leonuri; Yi mu cao or Kun cao
Peach Kernel or Persica; Semen Persicae; Tao ren
Pubescent Holly Root; Radix Illicis Pubescentis; Mao dong qing
Acronychia; Lignum Dalbergiae Odoriferae; Jiang xiang or Jiang zhen xiang
Moutan Bark; Cortex Moutan Radicis; Mu dan pi or Dan pi
Ginkgo Biloba Leaves; Folia Ginkgo biloba; Yin xing ye
Chapter 8. Herbal Tranquilizers: Nourishing the Heart and Calming the Liver
Polygala Root; Radix Polygalae; Yuan zhi
Ganoderma or Reishi Mushrooms; Ganoderma Lucidum; Ling zhi
Biota Seed; Semen Biotae; Bai zi ren
Zizyphus; Semen Zizyphi Spinosae; Suan zao ren
Acorus; Rhizoma Acori Graminei; Shi chang pu or Chang pu
Apocynum; Herba Apocynum Venetum; Luo bu ma
Albizzia Bark; Cortex Albizzi; He huan pi
Gastrodia Tuber; Rhizoma Gastrodiae; Tian ma
Chapter 9. Herbal Diaphoretics: Relief of Common Colds, Allergies, and Headaches
Ephedra; Herba Ephedrae; Ma huang
Cinnamon Twig; Ramulus Cinnamomi Cassiae; Gui zhi
Cinnamon Bark; Cortex Cinnamomi; Rou gui or Gui pi
Siler; Radix Ledebouriellae; Fang feng
Dahurian Angelica Root; Radix Angelicae dahurica; Bai zhi
Ginger Root; Rhizoma Zingiberis; Jiang
Asarum Herb; Herba Asari; Xi xin
Schizonepeta; Herba seu. Flos schizonepetae; Jing jie or Jing jie sui
Magnolia Flower; Flos Magnoliae; Xin yi
Processed Aconite; Radix Aconiti Praeparata; Fu zi
Mentha or Peppermint; Herba Menthae; Bo he
Morus or Mulberry Leaf; Folium Mori; Sang ye
Chrysanthemum; Flos Chysanthemi; Ju hua
Bupleurum Root; Radix Bupleuri; Chai hu
Pueraria Root; Radix Puerariae; Ge gen
Cimicifuga Rhizome; Rhizoma Cimicifugae; Sheng ma
Chapter 10. Herbal Expectorants, Antitussives, and Antiasthmatics: Resolution of Respiratory System Ailments
Pinellia Tubor; Rhizoma Pinellia; Ban xia
Platycodon Root; Radix Platycodi; Jie geng
Fritillary Bulb; Bulbus Fritillariae; Bei mu (Chuan bei mu and Zhe bei mu)
Bitter Apricot Kernel; Semen Armeniacae amarum; Ku xing ren
Trichosanthes Fruit; Fructus Trichosanthis; Gua lou shi
Stemona Root; Radix Stemonae; Bai bu
Sargassum or Seaweed; Herba Sargassum; Hai zao
Lepidium Seed; Semen Lepidii seu Descurainiae; Ting li zi
Rhododendrum; Folium Rhododendri daurici; Man shan hong
Chapter 11. Herbal Pain Killers: Relief of Lingering Arthritic Pain and Rheumatism
Pubescent Angelica Root; Radix Angelicae pubescens; Du huo
Notopterygium Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii; Qiang Huo
Loranthus; Ramulus Loranthis; Sang ji sheng
Clematis Root; Radix seu Rhizoma Clematis; Wei ling xian
Stephania; Radix stephaniae tetrandrae; Han fang ji
Chinese Starjasmine; Caulis Trachelospermi; Luo shi teng
Large Leaf Gentium Root; Radix Gentiana Macrophyllae; Qin jiao
Cynachum Root; Radix Cynanchi paniculati; Xu chang qing or Liao diao zhu
Chaenomeles; Fructus Chaenomeles; Mu gua
Acanthopanax Bark; Cortex Acanthopanacis; Wu jia pi
Lycopodium; Herba Lycopodii; Shen jin cao
Siegesbeckia; Herba Siegesbeckiae; Xi xian cao or Xi xian
Chapter 12. Herbs Which Regulate Digestion and Elimination: Relief of Gastrointestinal Ailments
Hawthorn; Fructus Crataegi; Shan zha
Agastache; Herba Agastachis seu Pogostemi; Huo xiang
Amomun Fruit; Fructus Amomi; Sha ren
Germinated Barley; Fructus Hordei Germinatus; Mai ya
Evodia Fruit; Fructus Evodiae; Wu zhu yu
Atractylodes; Rhizoma Atractylodes; Cang zhu
Raphanus or Radish Seeds; Semen Raphani; Lai fu zi
Magnolia Bark; Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis; Hou po
Rhubarb; Radix et Rhizoma Rhei; Da huang
Areca Seed; Semen Arecae; Bing lang or Bing lang zi
Chapter 13. Dampness Eliminating Herbs: Treating Urinary Tract and Gallbladder Disorders
Alisma; Rhizoma Alismatis; Ze xie
Poria or Hoelen; Poria Cocos; Fu ling
Polyporus; Polyporus Umbellatus; Zhu ling
Rubus; Frutus Rubus Chingii; Fu pen zi
Plantain Seed; Semen Plantaginis; Che qian zi
Lysimachia; Herba Lysimachiae; Jin qian cao
Capillaris; Herba Artimisiae capillaris; Yin chen hao
Chapter 14. Herbal Antipyretics, Antimicrobials, and Detoxicants: Holding the Last Line of Defense Against Infections
Arctium or Burdock Fruit; Fructus Arctii; Niu bang zi
Gardenia; Fructus Gardeniae; Zhi zi
Phragmites Rhizome; Rhizoma Phragmites; Lu gen
Wild Chrysanthemum; Flos Chrysanthemi Indici; Ye ju hua
Prunella Spike; Spica Prunellae; Xia ku cao
Gentiana Root; Radix Gentianae; Long dan cao
Forsythia Fruit; Fructus Forsythiae; Lian qiao
Lonicera; Flos Lonicerae; Jin yin hua
Scute Root; Radix Scutellariae; Huang qin
Coptis Root; Rhizoma Coptidis; Huang lian
Phellodendron Bark; Cortex Phellodendri; Huang bai
Isatis Root; Radix Isatidis seu Baphicacanthi; Ban lan gen
Isatis Leaf; Folium Isatidis; Da qing ye
Dandelion; Herba Taraxaci; Pu gong ying
Pulsatilla Root; Radix Pulsatilae; Bai tou weng
Patrinia Herb; Herba Patriniae; Bai jiang cao
Scrophularia Root; Radix Scrophulariae; Xuan shen
Paris Rhizome; Rhizome Paridis; Chong lou
Chapter 15. Antitumor Herbs: Complementary Therapy to Aid the Fight for Survival
Oldenlandia; Herba Oldenlandia diffusa; Bai hua she she cao
Lobelia; Herba Lobeliae; Ban bian lian
Scute Barbata; Herba Scutellariae Barbatae; Ban zhi lian
Rabdosia; Herba Rabdosiae; Dong ling cao
Akebia Quinata Fruit; Fructus Akebiae; Ba yue zha
Black Nightshade; Herba Solani Nigrii; Long kui
Houttuynia; Herba Houttuyniae; Yu xing cao
Subprostrate Sophora Root; Radix Sophora; Shan dou gen
Zedoaria; Rhizoma Curcumae Zedoaria; E zhu
Semiaquilegia; Radix Semiaquilegiae; Tian kui
Duchesnea; Herba Duchesneae; She mei
Sarcandra; Herba Sarvandra glabra; Jiu jie cha or Guan yin cha
PART IV: THE HEALING POWER OF POPULAR HERBAL RECIPES
Chapter 16. Herbal Recipes for Energy and Vitality
R-1 Shen Fu Tang (Ginseng and Aconite Tonic)
R-2 Si Jun Zi Tang (Decoction of Combination of Four Noble Herbs)
R-3 Ren Shen Yang Rong Tang (Ginseng and Rehmannia Nourishing Formula)
R-4 Ren Shen Feng Wang Jiang (Ginseng Royal Jelly Oral Liquid)
R-5 Sheng Mai San (Ginseng and Ophiopogon Combination for Debility)
R-6 Gui Pi Tang (Ginseng and Longan Spleen and Heart Tonic Formula)
R-7 Shen Qi Gao (Wan) (Ginseng and Astragalus Qi Tonic)
R-8 Wu Jia Shen Gao or Ci Wu Jia Gao (Siberian Ginseng Extract Tonic)
R-9 Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Ginseng and Astragalus Combination Vital Energy Tonic Pills)
R-10 Yu Ping Feng San (Astragalus and Siler Immune Tonic Formula)
R-11 Yi Guan Jian (Glehnia and Rehmannia Combination for Nourishing the Yin)
R-12 Yu Quan Wan (Trichosanthes Formula for Diabetes)
R-13 Shen Ling Bai Zhu San (Ginseng, Poria, and Atractylodes Stomachic
Formula)
R-14 Li Zhong Tang (Ginseng and Ginger Combination Stomach Warming Concoction)
Chapter 17. Herbal Recipes for Blood Nourishment and Female Ailments
R-15 Si Wu Tang (Chinese Angelica and Rehmannia Four Combination)
R-16 Tao Hong Si Wu Tang (Chinese Angelica and Carthamus Formula for Replenishing Blood)
R-17 Dang Gui Wan (Chinese Angelica Pills)
R-18 Ba Zhen Wan (Eight Precious Herbs for Women)
R-19 Wu Ji Bai Feng Wan (Chicken Phoenix Pills for Women)
R-20 Geng Nian An (Rehmannia and Polygonum Combination Menopause Pills)
R-21 Dang Gui Shao Yao Wan (Chinese Angelica and Peony Liver Stagnation Formula)
Chapter 18. Herbal Recipes That Balance the Yin and Yang
R-22 Liu Wie Di Huang Wan (Six Herb Kidney Essence Tonic)
R-23 Mai Wei Di Huang Wan (Eight Herb Longevity Pill)
R-24 Shen Qi Wan (Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan) (Rehmannia Kidney-Yang Tonic Formula)
R-25 Qi Ju Di Huang Wan (Lycium Fruit, Chrysanthemum, and Rehmannia Eyesight Tonic Pill)
R-26 Qi Bao Mei Ran Dan (Seven Treasure Antiaging Rejuvenation Formula)
R-27 Er Xan Tang (Morinda and Epimedium Meridian Balancing Formula)
R-28 Si Shen Wan (Four Miraculous Herb Spleen- and Kidney-Yang Tonic Formula)
R-29 He Shou Wu Wan (Show Wu Wan) (Polygonum and Rehmannia Antiaging Formula)
R-30 Nan Bao (Ginseng and Epimedium Combination Male Treasure Pills)
Chapter 19. Herbal Recipes That Benefit the Heart and Brain
R-31 Dan Shen Yin (Salvia and Amomum Fruit Angina Formula)
R-32 Fu Fang Dan Shen Pian (Compound Formula of Salvia Heart Tablet)
R-33 Guan Xin Fang II (Coronary Heart Formula II)
R-34 Bu Yang Huan Wu Tang (Ginseng and Astragalus Paralysis Formula)
R-35 Jian Nao Bu Shen Wan (Ginseng and Zizyphus Combination Brain Tonic)
R-36 Yue Ju Wan or Xiang Zhu Wan (Cyperus Antistagnation and Depression Pill)
R-37 Ban Xia Hou Po Tang (Pinellia and Magnolia Stagnation Pill)
R-38 Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang (Peach Kernel and Carthamus Blood Stasis Formula)
R-39 Huo Xue Tong Mai Pian (Safflower and Cyperus Coronary Circulation Formula)
Chapter 20. Herbal Recipes That Ease the Mind
R-40 Suan Zao Ren Tang (Zizyphus Essence Tonic)
R-41 Xiao Yao Wan (Bupleurum and Chinese Angelica Ease Formula)
R-42 Dan Zhi Xiao Yao Wan (Bupleurum and Peony Ease Pills)
R-43 An Shen Bu Xin Wan (Albizzia Bark Sedative and Heart Tonic)
R-44 Bai Zi Yang Xin Wan (Biota Seed Mind Easing Tonic)
R-45 Tian Wang Bu Xin Wan (Ginseng and Zizyphus Mind Easing and Heart Tonic Formula)
Chapter 21. Herbal Recipes to Relieve Colds, Internal Ailments, and Pains
R-46 Yin Qiao Jie Du Pian (Lonicera Flower and Forsythia Cold and Detoxification Formula)
R-47 Tong Xuan Li Fei Pian (Ephedra and Perilla Cold Formula)
R-48 Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan (Agastache Gastrointestinal Flu Pills)
R-49 Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San (Chuan Xiong Headache Relief Formula)
R-50 Chai Hu Shu Gan San (Wan) (Bupleurum and Cyperus Liver Soothing Formula)
R-51 Xiao Huo Luo Dan (Arisaema and Aconite Qi Activating Formula)
R-52 Shu Gan Wan (White Peony and Melia Liver Soothing Formula)
R-53 Xiao Chai Hu Tang (Minor Bupleurum Mediation Formula)
R-54 Fu Zi Li Zhong Tang (Wan) (Aconite and Ginger Stomach Ache Formula)
R-55 Tian Ma Wan (Gastrodia and Eucommia Pain Formula)
R-56 Yuan Hu Zhi Tong Wan (Corydalis and Angelica Pain Formula)
R-57 Qiang Huo Sheng Shi Tang (Notopterygium and Pubescent Angelica Pain Formula)
R-58 Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang (Pubescent Angelica and Loranthus Pain Formula)
R-59 Ping Wei San (Magnolia and Ginger Peptic Formula)
R-60 Xiao Jian Zhong Tang (Cinnamon and Peony Middle-Jiao Tonic)
R-61 Si Ni San (Bupleurum and Peony Liver Soothing Formula)
R-62 Mu Xiang Bing Lang Wan (Aucklandia and Areca Seed Carminative Formula)
R-63 Xiao Qing Long Tang (Ephedra and Pinellia Cough Asthma Formula)
R-64 Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin (Gastrodia and Gambir Liver Calming Formula)
R-65 Fang Feng Tong Sheng San (Siler and Platycodon Balancing Formula)
R-66 Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang (Stephania and Astragalus Metabolism Formula)
R-67 Yin Chen Hao Tang (Capillaris and Gardenia Jaundice Formula)
R-68 Wu Ling San (Hoelen and Alisma Diuretic Formula)
R-69 Mai Men Dong Tang (Ophiopogon and Pinellia Tuber Lung Formula)
R-70 Xi Jiao Di Huang Tang (Rhinoceros Horn and Rehmannia Detoxification Formula)
R-71 Wu Zhu Yu Tang (Evodia and Ginger Antiemetic Formula)
R-72 Huang Lian Jie Du Tang (Coptis and Scute Detoxification Formula)
R-73 Da Cheng Qi Tang (Major Rhubarb Cleansing Formula)
R-74 Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang (Hoelen and Atractylodes Spleen Tonic Formula)
R-75 Zhen Wu Tang (Hoelen and Ginger Diuretic Formula)
Chapter 22. Herbal Recipes for Fasting, Cleansing, and Detoxification
R-76 Zhi Shi Dao Zhi Wan (Alisma and Poria Bowel Cleansing Formula)
R-77 Yi Shen Tang (Lonicera Flower Kidney Benefitting Formula)
R-78 Long Dan Xie Gan Tang (Gentiana Liver Cleansing Formula)
Chapter 23. Selections of Imperial Palace Recipes for Health and Longevity from the Qing Dynasty
R-79 Yan Ling Yi Shou Dan (Chinese Angelica and Astragalus Longevity and Life-Benefitting Formula)
R-80 Shi Quan Da Bu Wan (Ginseng and Chinese Angelica Ten Tonic Combination)
R-81 Jiao Gan Wan (Cyperus Tuber and Hoelen Antidepression Combination)
R-82 Yi Qi Li Pi Zhi Zhu Wan (Codonopsis and Orange Peel Qi Nourishing Spleen Tonic Formula)
R-83 Jia Wei Long Dan Xie Gan Wan (Compound Gentiana Liver-Heat Purging Formula)
R-84 Headwashing Formula No. 1 for Headache (Gastrodia and Siler Headache Formula)
R-85 Tiao Jing Wan (Chinese Angelica and Cyperus Tuber Menstrual Regulation Formula)
R-86 Yang Xin Jian Pi Wan (Jujube and Amomum Fruit Mind Nourishing and Spleen Strengthening Formula)
R-87 Yang Xin Yan Ling Yi Shou Dan (Biota Mind Nourishing, Life-Benefitting, and Longevity Formula)
R-88 Huo Xue Shu Jin Zhi Tong Fang (Carthamus and Mastic Pain Formula)
Chapter 24. Herbal Recipes for Prevention and Self-Care
R-89 Tiao Shen Tang (Zizyphus and Polygala Stress Reduction Formula)
R-90 Geng Nian Luo Tang (Cornus Fruit and Rehmannia Menopause Relief Formula)
R-91 Pian Tao Tong Tang (Gastrodia and Cnidium Migraine Formula)
R-92 Jiang Tang Wan (Astragalus and Trichosanthes Root Diabetes Formula)
R-93 Bai Du San Tang (Bupleurum and Ginger Cold Formula)
R-94 Pai Shi Tang (Alisma and Lysimachia Urinary Tract Stone Relief Formula)
R-95 Li Dan Pai Shi Pian (Lysimachia and Rhubarb Gallstone Relief Formula)
R-96 Long Bi Xiao Tang (Codonopsis and Vaccaria Seed Prostate Formula)
R-97 Jia Kang Fang (Astragalus and Prunella Hyperthyroidism Formula)
R-98 Su Zi Jiang Qi Tang (Perilla Seed and Pinellia Asthma Formula)
R-99 Lao Nian Chi Dai Zheng Tang (Salvia and Red Peony Memory Formula)
R-100 Jiang Zhi Fang (Notoginseng and Alisma Cholesterol Lowering Formula)
R-101 Qing Shen Jian Fei Fang (Alisma and Plantain Seed Weight Loss Formula)
Appendix A. Useful Addresses
National Oriental Medicine Associations
Herb Organizations
Directory of TCM/Acupuncture Schools
Herb Dealers: Wholesalers and Importers
Appendix B. Table of Commonly Used Chinese Medicinal Herbs: Cross-Reference of Names
Appendix C. Table of Popular Herbal Recipes and Patent Medicines
Glossary
General Medical and Pharmaceutical Terms
Important Tradition Chinese Medicine Terms
Bibliography
Index
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