Western herbs according to traditional Chinese medicine : a practitioner's guide (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Western herbs according to traditional Chinese medicine : a practitioner's guide
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Western herbs according to traditional Chinese medicine : a practitioner's guide

Author: Thomas Avery Garran
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Healing Arts Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Avery Garran
ISBN: 9781594771910 159477191X
OCLC Number: 154692071
Description: xiv, 257 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Understanding Western herbs from the Chinese medical perspective --
The construction and use of a materia medica --
Eastern vs. Western ways of working with herbs --
Western herbal preparations --
Herb quality --
Cultivated vs. wildcrafted herbs --
Herbal medicine making --
Infusions and decoctions --
Tinctures, fluidextracts, and liquid extracts --
Poultices --
Suppositories --
Infused oils --
Salves --
Powdered extracts --
Mix-frying with solid and liquid adjuvants --
The materia medica --
Herbs that resolve the exterior --
Herbs that clear heat --
Herbs that precipitate --
Herbs that drain dampness --
Herbs that dispel wind and dampness --
Herbs that transform phlegm and stop coughing --
Herbs that aromatically transform dampness --
Herbs that rectify qi --
Herbs that regulate blood --
Herbs that warm the interior and expel cold --
Herbs that supplement --
Herbs that stabilize and bind --
Herbs that calm the spirit --
Herbs that extinguish wind.
Other Titles: Traditional Chinese medicine
Responsibility: Thomas Avery Garran.
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