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Inhaltsangabe: Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica (Revised Edition) is an extensive sourcebook of information about the most commonly used substances in Chinese herbal medicine. Compiled from leading textbooks in China, this edition presents an in-depth study of 473 medicinal substances. Meticulously illustrated, each herb is identified by its pharmaceutical, botanical and family names, together with its Chinese, Japanese, Korean and English common names.
Each entry details the traditional properties, actions and indications, principal combinations, dosage and contraindications of the herb, and contains summaries of abstracts regarding modern pharmacological & clinical research. The book also details the qualities to look for in the appearance of each herb, where it is grown, and when it is harvested.
The herbs are conveniently grouped in chapters by function, with chapter summaries that compare and contrast those with similar properties. An introduction describes how to prepare and dispense the herbs. Extensive indices provide easy access and cross references to information throughout the book.
About the Author: Dan Bensky is a graduate of the Macau Institute of Chinese Medicine (Oriental Medicine Diploma, 1975), University of Michigan (B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature, 1978), Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Doctor of Osteopathy, 1982), and the University of Washington (M.A. in Classical Chinese, 1996). He is co-author of the companion volumes Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica and Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies, and co-translated and edited Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Dr. Bensky is in private medical practice in Seattle, and is a director of the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine.
Andrew Gamble studied Chinese literature at Taiwan National University (1965-69) and in the Department of East Asian Culture and Linguistics at the University of Munich, where he also taught Chinese linguistics (1969-72). He is a graduate of the New England School of Acupuncture (1977) and studied Chinese medicine at the China Medical College in Taichong, Taiwan (1977-81). He is currently in private practice in Massachusetts and has lectured widely in the United States and Europe on Chinese herbal medicine.
Lilian Lai Bensky was a senior draftsperson at a major civil engineering firm in Macau (1970-79). Since coming to the United States she has contributed to the design and illustration of numerous medical books.
Ted Kaptchuk is a graduate of Columbia University (B.A., 1969) and the Macau Institute of Chinese Medicine (Oriental Medicine Diploma, 1975). Author of The Web That Has No Weaver, he is currently a research associate at Boston's Beth Israel Hospital,and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He contributed chiefly to the introduction of Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica.
Buchbeschreibung EASTLAND PRESS. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fair. HARDCOVER Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Used. Book: USED, Fair. Dust Jacket: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # 02978093961603904. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 02978093961603904
Buchbeschreibung Eastland Press 1986-01, 1986. Hardcover. Buchzustand: good. 1st. 0939616033. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 522844
Buchbeschreibung Eastland Press January 1986, 1986. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used - Very good. Hardcover with dust jacket, both in excellent condition. Binding is tight, no markings or highlighting. Dust jacket in very good condition, in clear mylar wrapper. Support a small independent bookshop in Olympia, WA. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 35346
Buchbeschreibung Eastland Press, 1987. Oversize Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. Bensky, Lilian Lai (illustrator). 723 page encyclopedic guide to the subject. Book is very clean, with sharp corners, very little edgewear to covers, absolutely clean text, solid binding, with no marking of any kind, dog ears, etc. Each herb listed with a large b&w illustration, phamaceutical name, botanical name, names in several languages, properties, channels entered, text in which it first appeared, function and clinical use, major combination (with other herbs) cautions & contraindications, dosage, major known ingredients, pharmacological and clinical research & summary of comparative functions. Chapters include Herbs that release exterior conditions, .That clear heat, Downward draining herbs, . That drain dampness, .That expell wind dampness, .That transform phlegn and stop coughing, Aromatic . that transform dampness, .That relieve food stagnation, .Tat regulate the Qi, .That regulate the blood (two sections) .Tast warm the interior and expel cold, Tonifying herbs (four sections), Astringent herbs, .That calm the spirit, .That open the orifices, .That extinguish wind and stop trmors, .That expel parasites, with six appendices, glossary, historical bibliography, translators' bibliography, Index by herb & general index. Includes Flying squirrel feces, chicken gizzard lining, entire pipe fish, and other non-plant items. Over 400 herbs and substances. Extra shipping may be required. Size: XL. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 130443
Buchbeschreibung Eastland Press, USA, 1986. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. Lilian Bensky (illustrator). very heavy book check postage with us. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 29795
Buchbeschreibung Eastland Press, 1986. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG0939616033
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Book Condition: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97809396160394.0
Buchbeschreibung Eastland Press, 1986. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P020939616033
Buchbeschreibung Eastland Press, 1986. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Like New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P010939616033
Buchbeschreibung Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: very good. Lilian Lai Bansky, Patricia O'Connor and Kou Hoi-Yin (illustrator). Seattle: Eastland Press, 1986, first edition. Clean, tight, very heavy book, 723pp. Dust jacket has some small chips on the edges and one small, triangular open tear to spine top tip. Book shows minimal shelf wear and a couple of small tea-colored stains to the edge of the ffe. An amazingly comprehensive tome essential to the practice of Chinese herbal medicine. In-depth study of more than 400 herbs and substances, each meticulously illustrated and identified by pharmaceutical, botanical, and common names as well as country of origin. Traditional properties, functions, principal combinations, dosage, and contraindications. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 17065