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Chinese Herbal Medicines: Comparisons and Characteristics
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It is a challenge for Chinese medicine students to learn and retain information about the characteristics of the hundreds of commonly used Chinese herbs, and it is equally a challenge for the junior practitioner to be sure of selecting the best herbs to use in formulae.
Detailed and vivid comparisons and discussions of Chinese herbs to help the reader memorize and understand their characteristics
Structured as a series of thought-provoking questions with very detailed answers, again to help memorize the content
Includes "clinical applications" subsection within each section, to help the reader understand how to apply information better and more accurately in the clinical setting
It is a challenge to learn and retain information about the characteristics of the hundreds of commonly used Chinese herbs, as well as to select the best herbs for use in treating patients. This book brings to life, through vivid and clear discussion, the characteristics of the commonly used Chinese herbs. The easy-to-use question and answer format offers a method for learning and memorizing the functions of herbs through comparing the characteristics and strengths of specific herbs. The detailed discussions in this book enable experienced practitioners to achieve better quality and results, and the clinical applications feature can be used in practice to expand the treatment range.
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