A Handbook of Chinese Healing Herbs: An Easy-to-Use Guide to 108 Chinese Medicinal Herbs and Dozens of Prepared Herba l Formulas

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Traditional Chinese medicine is perhaps the oldest system of health care in the world--and one of the safest and most effective. This first easy-to-use pocket guide provides everything readers need to know to explore Chinese herbal medicine for themselves. The book includes:

- A brief overview of the basic terms and concepts of traditional Chinese medicine.
- Simple instructions on how to prepare herbal formulas at home.
- An illustrated guide to 108 of the most widely used Chinese herbs, with descriptions, therapeutic effects, preparation methods, and dosages.
- A guide to dozens of readily available prepared herbal formulas for common ailments.
- An index of symptoms and ailments.
- Listings of mail-order houses for herbs, herbal formulas, and other supplies.
- Suggestions for further reading.

Author: Daniel P. Reid
Publisher: Shambhala
Published: 08/01/1995
Pages: 336
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.69lbs
Size: 8.00h x 4.44w x 0.87d
ISBN13: 9781570620935
ISBN10: 1570620938
BISAC Categories:
- Health & Fitness | Herbal Medications
- Health & Fitness | Alternative Therapies
- Body, Mind & Spirit | Dreams

About the Author
Daniel Reid is a leading Western authority on traditional Chinese medicine and Taoist healing practices and has studied and practiced Chinese medicine for over twenty years. He is the author of The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing (Shambhala, 1993, 1994).