160 Essential Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines

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Blue Poppy Enterprises, Inc., 1999 - Health & Fitness - 220 pages
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This is a textbook on and compilation of 160 ready-made Chinese herbal medicines. Organized according to the same categories as Chinese formulas and prescriptions books, it discusses the ingredients, functions, indications, dosages, and contraindications of 160 medicines. These medicines and the companies that produce them have been selected not only for their clinical utility but also because they are free from heavy metals, pesticides, Western pharmaceuticals, or endangered species. The author also discusses how to combine these medicines to treat complex pattern presentations. There is an extensive symptom index and a formula index.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Choosing a Chinese Readymade Medicine
7
Exteriorresolving Medicines
19
Draining Precipitating Medicines
33
Harmonizing Resolving Medicines
41
Heatclearing Medicines
49
Interiorwarming Medicines
63
ExteriorInterior Dual Resolving Medicines
67
Phlegmdispelling Medicines
133
Fooddispersing Stagnationabducting Medicines
139
Wormkilling Medicines
143
Spiritquieting Medicines
147
Securing Astringing Medicines
157
Supplementing Boosting Medicines
163
The Five Most Important Chinese Readymade Medicines
205
The Safety of Chinese Readymade Medicines
209

Qirectifying Medicines
71
Bloodrectifying Medicines
83
Windtreating Medicines
103
Drynesstreating Medicines
111
Dampnessdispelling Medicines
115

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About the author (1999)

Flawsis an internationally known practitioner and teacher of traditional Chinese medicine. He studied acupuncture, Tuina massage, and Chinese herbal medicine at the Shanghai College of Medicine, and is also a graduate of the Boulder School of Massage.

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