Essential Chinese Formulas - Jake Paul Fratkin

Essential Chinese Formulas - Jake Paul Fratkin

Essential Chinese Formulas - Jake Paul Fratkin

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What’s Inside:

  • Concise 2-page summations of 133 classical formulas, 83 modern formulas, and 9 single herbs.
  • Formulas describe ingredient percentages, historical origins, TCM indications, commentary with clinical applications, and contraindications and cautions.
  • The formulas are organized into 18 clinical groups with 54 chapters, and include practical descriptions at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Hardback book, 650 pages.

This book accomplishes two tasks.

  • The first is to summarize, concisely, existing information on formulas from the Chinese and English language sources, with appropriate references.
  • The second is to summarize Jake Fratkin’s 32 years of clinical experience of using and applying Chinese herbal medicine.
  • Personal insights are included in the Commentary for each formula.

Why Essential Chinese Formulas? In the TCM colleges, students are exposed to over 800 formulas.

  • This book focuses on the 225 most important formulas in clinical practice, and references the various manufacturers for each formula.
  • It offers a revision, updating and simplification of its predecessor, Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines, The Clinical Desk Reference (2001).
  • Its usefulness in the clinic will make this book a must-have for all practitioners and students of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine.

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