A Materia Medica for Chinese Medicine: plants, minerals and by Carl-Herman Hempen

By Carl-Herman Hempen

Phytotherapy or natural drugs is an important remedy inside chinese language drugs and is getting used more and more within the West.  A Materia Medica for chinese language medication: vegetation, minerals and animal items describes four hundred of crucial vegetation, minerals and animal components used as remedies through chinese language clinical practitioners.  The goods integrated were chosen in response to their measure of medical relevance. each one treatment is obviously defined and illustrated on dealing with pages, making this an simply obtainable reference for either scholars and practitioners of chinese language natural medicine.  The basically laid out textual content offers the next information for every herb or substance incorporated: a close description of the attribute good points indictions for secure use medicinal and poisonous results attainable combos with different ingredients full-colour illustrations, in most cases for every substance, displaying the designated characterisitcs of the object defined A Materia Medica for chinese language medication has been written through medically informed medical professionals who've labored as TCM therapists focusing on using chinese language herbs for greater than 30 years.  in line with their a long time of educating and perform, the publication has been conscientiously compiled and designed to supply a concise and exact practice-based reference for either scholars and practitioners.

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776, Haliotidis concha (shi jue ming) p. 454, Gastrodiae rhizoma (tian ma) p. 450, Uncariae ramulus cum uncis (gou teng) p. 464 • Headache, light-headedness, red eyes, wind-heat ➔ Mori folium (sang ye) p. 62, Forsythiae fructus (lian qiao) p. 200, Menthae herba (bo he) p. 60, Saposhnikoviae radix (fang feng) p. 42, Tribuli fructus (bai ji li) p. 462 • Headache, vertigo, red eyes, visual disturbance, hardness of hearing, tinnitus ➔ Haliotidis concha (shi jue ming) p. 454, Rehmanniae radix praeparata (shu di huang) p.

450, Uncariae ramulus cum uncis (gou teng) p. 464 • Headache, light-headedness, red eyes, wind-heat ➔ Mori folium (sang ye) p. 62, Forsythiae fructus (lian qiao) p. 200, Menthae herba (bo he) p. 60, Saposhnikoviae radix (fang feng) p. 42, Tribuli fructus (bai ji li) p. 462 • Headache, vertigo, red eyes, visual disturbance, hardness of hearing, tinnitus ➔ Haliotidis concha (shi jue ming) p. 454, Rehmanniae radix praeparata (shu di huang) p. 780, Paeoniae radix lactiflora (bai shao) p. 776, Antelopis cornu (ling yang jiao) • Poor wound healing, toxic swellings ➔ Lonicerae flos (jin yin hua) p.

454, Rehmanniae radix praeparata (shu di huang) p. 780, Paeoniae radix lactiflora (bai shao) p. 776, Antelopis cornu (ling yang jiao) • Poor wound healing, toxic swellings ➔ Lonicerae flos (jin yin hua) p. 216 • Purulent sores, boils ➔ Violae herba (zi hua di ding) p. 254, Taraxaci herba (pu gong ying) p. 250 Compatibility enhanced by Atractylodis rhizoma (cang zhu) p. 286, Mori cortex (sang bai pi) p. 674, Lycii fructus (gou qi zi) p. 800, Isatidis folium (da qing ye) p. 162 Contraindications Spleen qi deficiency, lack of appetite, diarrhoea Pregnancy use is allowed 53 I Cicadae periostracum Chan tui Zoological name: German: English: Cryptotympana atrata, C.

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