By Andrew Ellis.
This book offers a unique presentation of classical Chinese herb formulas available as concentrated granules.
Theoretical and historical insights complement the clinical information that is the text’s primary feature. Comprehensive discussion and modifications sections are derived from classical sources, contemporary Chinese texts, the author’s experience, and the experience of practitioners with whom he has studied. Extensive indexes provide easy access, making this a practical handbook for everyday use. This book includes sections on prescribing and dosing herb concentrates; discussion of approximately 300 formulas; formula ingredients in both PinYin and Common names, useful comparisons of similar formulas; discussion of each formulas use in modern practice and the evolution of a formula’s use from that given in its source text; advice on modifying formulas; an index of common disorders; and an extensive list of symptoms.
Hardcover, 496 pgs