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Western Herbs according to Traditional Chinese Medicine

Western Herbs according to Traditional Chinese Medicine

Author: Thomas Avery Garran

Publisher: Healing Arts Press

ISBN: 159477191X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 272

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The first book to exclusively use Chinese medical theories and terminology to guide practitioners of Chinese medicine in the use of Western herbs • Written entirely according to the theory, diagnosis, and treatment paradigm of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) • Explains how to combine and modify the standard TCM formulas to non-Chinese herbs suitable for Western practitioners • Includes 58 monographs of common Western healing herbs, detailing how each plant is used clinically The ever-growing number of Chinese medicine practitioners in the West has brought about an amalgamation of many styles of Chinese medicine and various other forms of medicine from around the world. This book addresses the increasing demand for knowledge of how to integrate plants from outside the standard Chinese materia medica into the fold of Chinese medical practices in the West. It is the first in-depth guide to using Western herbs exclusively according to the theories, diagnoses, and treatments of traditional Chinese medicine that harmonizes the unique terminology and theories of TCM with other botanical medicines. The book contains 58 monographs, illustrated with full-color photographs, of herbs commonly used by Western herbalists. Each herb is grouped by the basic categorization for medicinals in Chinese medicine, such as Herbs that Resolve the Exterior and Herbs that Regulate Blood. The monographs detail the energetics, function and indication, channels entered, dosage and preparation, and contraindications of each plant. The author also explains how to use the herbs to modify standard formulas used in everyday Chinese herbal medicine, based on his own clinical experience. An appendix of Western Analogs for Chinese Herbs further highlights 40 Chinese medicinals that have related species growing in the West.

Western Herbs in Chinese Medicine

Western Herbs in Chinese Medicine

Author: Thomas Avery Garran

Publisher:

ISBN: 099158130X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

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A treaties on using plants from outside the standard Chinese materia medica within the Chinese medical paradigm. This book first discusses some historical information, then introduces a method to integrate new plants into Chinese medicine, and finishes with a materia medica covering some of the most common plants used in Western herbal medicine. This is a continuation of the author's first book, Western Herbs According to Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Combining Western Herbs and Chinese Medicine

Combining Western Herbs and Chinese Medicine

Author: Jeremy Ross

Publisher:

ISBN: 3927344923

Category: Herbs

Page: 433

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The second book in Jeremy Ross' series on combining Western herbs and Chinese medicine, this is a clinical materia medica with 120 herbs that is designed for quick access to a wealth of clinically important data about Western use, traditional Chinese use, comparison with similar herbs, constituents and pharmacology, dosage and dispensing, and contraindications.

Reshaping Herbal Medicine

Reshaping Herbal Medicine

Author: Catherine O'Sullivan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780443101359

Category: Medical

Page: 220

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This is the first definitive book to draw on unique, unpublished, professional expertise about the reshaping of herbal medicine in the UK. This book outlines the outcomes of recent examinations, and poses challenging questions about the direction of future herbal medicine policy within the UK. Contributions from Senior Members of the European Herbal Practitioners Association Well written and presented Includes vital issues such as divergent herbal traditions in the UK, history of herbal medicine in Europe, Patient and Public safety and Cultural issues faced integrating traditional systems of medicine within an allopathic medical model

Combining Western Herbs and Chinese Medicine

Combining Western Herbs and Chinese Medicine

Author: Jeremy Ross

Publisher:

ISBN: 0972819304

Category: Herbs

Page: 970

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This book shows how to use Western herbs according to the principles of Chinese medicine, Western herbal tradition, and modern pharmacological research. It is a unique integration that provides a new level of understanding, resolving many of the difficulties and conflicts of the past. By providing a broader and deeper understanding of the individual herbs, it enables the practitioner to effect the creation of sophisticated herb combinations that are both safer and more effective. The major features include important details of 50 Western herbs, revealing the unique character of each; 380 basic herb pairs vital for building herb combinations; 150 herb combinations containing a wealth of practical detail and essential comparison tables; and citations and discussions of relevant pharmacological and clinical research.

Chinese Herbal Medicine for Beginners

Chinese Herbal Medicine for Beginners

Author: Carrie Chauhan

Publisher: Rockridge Press

ISBN: 1646114132

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 212

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The beginner's guide to healing and harmonizing with Chinese herbal medicine Chinese herbal medicine is a system of assessing and diagnosing the underlying causes of illnesses that has been refined over thousands of years. Taking a holistic approach, Chinese herbal medicine focuses on the whole person and emphasizes preventing illnesses by maintaining a physical, mental, and spiritual balance. Chinese Herbal Medicine for Beginners makes this vast landscape digestible for beginners and seasoned herbalists alike so you can confidently, and quickly, make soothing remedies of your own. Discover the principles of Chinese herbal medicine with a helpful primer on the systems that make up our bodies and what illness factors can cause imbalances. Set up your home apothecary with herbal decoctions, infusions, oils, and more using easy steps. Explore profiles on popular herbs, including their most common uses, before taking healing into your own hands with 100+ beginner-friendly recipes for Chinese herbal formulas. Chinese Herbal Medicine for Beginners includes: Bundle of energy--Get to the root of Chinese herbal medicine with an overview of our energetic systems: Yin and Yang; Essence, Spirit, Qi, Blood, and Moisture; Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood. Herbal glossary--Amazing in-depth profiles cover 35 affordable, accessible herbs--each including the herb's healing properties, temperature, and treatment category. Holistic harmony--Fortify your health with 100+ formulas and remedies for a diverse range of disharmonies, like blood deficiencies, back pain, anxiety, diabetes, colds and flus, insomnia, and more! Brew your way to better health and balance with Chinese Herbal Medicine for Beginners.

Western Herbs according to Traditional Chinese Medicine

Western Herbs according to Traditional Chinese Medicine

Author: Thomas Avery Garran

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781594777417

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 272

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The first book to exclusively use Chinese medical theories and terminology to guide practitioners of Chinese medicine in the use of Western herbs • Written entirely according to the theory, diagnosis, and treatment paradigm of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) • Explains how to combine and modify the standard TCM formulas to non-Chinese herbs suitable for Western practitioners • Includes 58 monographs of common Western healing herbs, detailing how each plant is used clinically The ever-growing number of Chinese medicine practitioners in the West has brought about an amalgamation of many styles of Chinese medicine and various other forms of medicine from around the world. This book addresses the increasing demand for knowledge of how to integrate plants from outside the standard Chinese materia medica into the fold of Chinese medical practices in the West. It is the first in-depth guide to using Western herbs exclusively according to the theories, diagnoses, and treatments of traditional Chinese medicine that harmonizes the unique terminology and theories of TCM with other botanical medicines. The book contains 58 monographs, illustrated with full-color photographs, of herbs commonly used by Western herbalists. Each herb is grouped by the basic categorization for medicinals in Chinese medicine, such as Herbs that Resolve the Exterior and Herbs that Regulate Blood. The monographs detail the energetics, function and indication, channels entered, dosage and preparation, and contraindications of each plant. The author also explains how to use the herbs to modify standard formulas used in everyday Chinese herbal medicine, based on his own clinical experience. An appendix of Western Analogs for Chinese Herbs further highlights 40 Chinese medicinals that have related species growing in the West.

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Author: Chongyun Liu

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0849315689

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 904

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A roadmap for easily navigating through the complexities of Chinese herbal medicine, Chinese Herbal Medicine: Modern Applications of Traditional Formulas presents information about herbal formulas in a practical and easy-to-access format. Bridging the gap between classroom study and the clinical setting, the book supplies information on disease symptoms and their corresponding Chinese herbal formulas. Drawing from more than 20 years of experience, the author includes more than 840 formulas that can be used to tailor herbal formulas to meet the specific needs of every patient. Integrating traditional medicine with allopathic terminology, the book provides quick reference to both Chinese and Western diagnoses. Part I provides the herbal formulas in tables, giving quick and easy access to the information. Part II contains allopathic symptoms listed in alphabetical order within each chapter. These two sections allow users to compare back and forth between TCM and allopathic diagnoses. In addition, Part III lists 640 single herbs arranged by the Traditional Chinese Medicine classification system and organized into tables so that practitioners can quickly scan for the similarities and differences of each herb. A number of cross-referenced indexes make it easy to find single herbs and herbal formulas either by their Pinyin, English, or Botanical Latin name. The wealth of information and range of topics covered combined with the straightforward presentation make the book a useful clinical desktop reference and guide for practitioners and students.

A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet

A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet

Author: Ka Wai Fan

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780789031990

Category: Medical

Page: 319

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A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet frees readers from having to sift through countless websites to find up-to-date, high quality, reliable information on all types of Chinese medicine. This handy resource provides an introduction to the terms and philosophies of Chinese medicine in addition to an extensive categorized listing of online sites related to Chinese culture and medicine, complete with a brief description of each site's content. Guidelines are provided for searching, cataloging, and evaluating websites concerned with Chinese medicine, based on the author's research and personal experience as a practitioner and user of Chinese medicines.

The New Chinese Medicine Handbook

The New Chinese Medicine Handbook

Author: Misha Ruth Cohen

Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)

ISBN: 9781592336937

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 371

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Take control of your healing process and balance your mind, body, and spirit with these lessons in Chinese Medicine.