Clinical Guide to Identifying Chinese Materia Medica
A Clinical Guide to Identifying Chinese Materia Medica (2nd Edition)
Date: Jun 2007
As Chinese medicine grows in popularity in the West, more and more practitioners are choosing to expand their treatment efficacy by prescribing raw herbs. Thus, the need to correctly identify herbs is of growing concern among Western practitioners of Chinese medicine. This book is an extremely useful, hands-on guide to the sometimes bewildering variety of raw herbs. Practitioners and students alike will find it a useful aid in the pharmacy; and all herbal dispensaries will find it indispensable for their business.
Contains the most detailed and comprehensive clinical compilation of a total of 739 crude medicinals and prepared
Professor Yan Wen-mei is one of China’s authorities in identifying Chinese Medicinals. She served as a professor and director in the Department of Chinese Medicinal Identification at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine. She has taught and researched the identification of Chinese medicinals for over 40 years.