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An illustrated Chinese materia medica

Author: Jing-Nuan Wu
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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Herbal medicine, one of the cornerstones of traditional Chinese medicine, has evolved over centuries of clinical practice and results in a vast body of knowledge encompassing more than 6,000 substances, most of whose effects and uses have been documented and researched. This beautifully "Illustrated Chinese Materia Medica" offers contemporary medicinal, pharmaceutical, natural product chemists as well as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wu, Jing-Nuan, 1933-
Illustrated Chinese materia medica.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 00058472
(OCoLC)44613133
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jing-Nuan Wu
ISBN: 9780198032144 0198032145 9780195140170 0195140176 0195302532 9780195302530 1280481390 9781280481390 9786610481392 6610481393
OCLC Number: 59007085
Description: 1 online resource (706 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Acknowledgments; Contents; An Illustrated Chinese Materia Medica; Introduction; Illustrated Materia Medica; Appendix; Selected Bibliography; Glossary; Latin (Pharmaceutical) Name Index; English Name Index.
Responsibility: Jing-Nuan Wu.

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