Author: Thomas Richard JoinerPublisher: New Age BooksYear: 2003Language: EnglishPages: 416ISBN/UPC (if available): 8178221020
It is an easy and complete guide to treating common ailments. In a clear, easy-to-read format and style, this encyclopedia describes medical terms in layperson’s language, demystifies the principles of herbal treatment, gives over 750 herbal remedies for 250 common illnesses and lists multiple sources for obtaining herbal formulas. Chinese Herbal Medicine contains alphabetical listings of specific complaints from acid reflux and AIDS to breast cancer, pain management, sexual dysfunction and weight loss. Special introductory sections include information on buying and using ginseng, herbal tonics that increase strength and endurance, formulas for stress management and instructions for preparing herbal teas.The author avoids confusing medical terms and gives sources for all remedies listed. Whether you are experienced in the use of herbal remedies or wish to broaden your current health care options, this book will be a highly useful addition to your health library.
AcknowledgmentsIntroductionCHAPTER ONEBasics of Chinese MedicineCHAPTER TWOHerbs and Their PreparationCHAPTER THREEIllnesses and Their TreatmentsResources and IndexesIndexes