By Thomas S. C. Li
Hailed as a seminal paintings and regarded the main entire compendium of chinese language herbs to be had, the 1st variation of Chinese and similar North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology and healing Values introduced new and difficult to discover details right into a unmarried, well-referenced source. With the addition of a hundred thirty herbs and a hundred new references, the second one version offers a simple realizing of the technology in the back of chinese language natural preparations.
Using an identical structure that made the 1st version so renowned, writer Thomas Li presents a unbroken integration of themes drawn from a various array of resources. the 1st desk provides significant materials and healing values of greater than 1800 species. the information are prepared alphabetically by means of the Latin identify by way of universal chinese language and English names. Tables 2 and three current facts on a complete of seven-hundred North American herbs belonging to a similar species or genus as chinese language herbs, and a comparability of lively constituents and claimed healing values. Appendices 1, 2, and three cross-reference chinese language and medical names, and significant lively constituents and their assets within the chinese language and North American herbs stated within the tables.
Research in chinese language medicinal herbs has been carried out for many years in China, Japan, and Korea and lately within the West. regrettably, language limitations and the unreliability of assets and natural fabric have hampered growth. conscientiously crafted and designed to supply quick access to key facts, this e-book offers info compiled from actual and extremely popular resources scattered during the chinese language and Western literature. this knowledge can then be used to improve right approaches for removing adulteration, illness, and poisonous unwanted effects in chinese language herbs, and in addition to figure out applicable rules for his or her use.
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