Chinese Materia Medica: Combinations and Applications
This clearly written, comprehensively indexed, and reader-friendly manual contains more than 350 monographs -- each describing the functions, indications, combinations, and applications of commonly used Chinese Materia Medica.
Comprehensive monographs contain: details of main ingredients, taste and nature, channels entered, functions and indications, common dosage, precautions and contraindications.
Unique tabular format lists provide "at-a-glance" accessibility.
Summary tables in each chapter help you obtain quick overviews of the material covered.
Unique coverage on toxicity and legal status.
Comprehensive list of appendices and indices -- listings are by pinyin, pharmaceutical, and English names for easy reference.
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Ma Dou Ling Fructus Aristolochiae
Herbs for releasing the exterior
Qin Pi Cortex Fraxini
Herbs for clearing heat
Herbs for constraining the Lungs
Herbs for promoting astriction
Herbs for inducing vomiting
Substances for external application
Herbs for dispelling winddamp
Aromatic herbs for transforming dampness
Herbs for promoting the movement of water and percolating dampness
dampness and dissipating cold 174 Herbs for promoting the movement of water
Herbs for dispelling wind eliminating Chi Xiao Dou Semen Phaseoli Calcarati
Herbs for dispelling winddamp and Shi Wei Folium Pyrrosiae
Pi Pa Ye Folium Eriobotryae Japonicae
Herbs for warming the interior
Dong Chong Xia Cao Cordyceps Sinensis
Herbs for regulating Qi
Herbs for dispersing food accumulation
Herbs for expelling worms
Herbs for stopping bleeding
Herbs for warming the channels and stoppin
Herbs for quickening the Blood and dispelling stasis
Herbs for transforming Phlegm stopping coughing and calming wheezing
Cha Herba Ardisiae Japonicae
Substances for quieting the Spirit
Substances for calming the Liver and extinguishing wind
Aromatic herbs for opening the orifices
Index of other materia medica
Selective glossary of TCM terms used
Listing of functions in English pinyin and simplified Chinese characters
Crossreference of functions to individual materia medica
Crossreference of individual materia medica to the combinations in which they appear
Appendix7 Crossreference of applications to materia medica combinations
Classification of materia medica according to commonlyseen patterns and symptoms
Chinese titles of books and journals cited in modern research references 857
abdomen abscesses alleviating pain Anemarrhenae Angelicae Sinensis Blood stasis Cao Herba Channels entered Chuan Citri Clearing heat cold Combinations and applications Common dosage Comparison of functions damp-heat dampness Dang Gui decoction Di Yu diarrhoea distension Dong Fu Zi Functions and indications Functions Combinations Applications heat and relieving herbs Hua Flos Huang Lian Huang Radix Rehmanniae inhibited Intestines Jiang Jing legal status Lin syndrome Lung Main ingredients Materia Medica Modern research notes on legal Paeoniae Lactiflorae Phlegm Pi Cortex Pinelliae Ternatae Poriae Cocos Precautions and contraindications Properties Taste Qi stagnation Qian Qing Radicis Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae Rehmanniae Glutinosae relieving toxicity Ren Semen Rhizoma Scutellariae Baicalensis Semen Shan Shen Radix sore and swollen Spleen Spleen and Stomach stopping bleeding Tao Ren Teng Tian urination vomiting wheezing wind-heat Xian Xiang Xiao Xing Yin deficiency Zhong Yao Zhu Yu Zi Fructus Zi Semen