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Illustrated Atlas of the Commonly Used Chinese Materia Medica, An: Volume I
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Illustrated Atlas of the Commonly Used Chinese Materia Medica, An: Volume I

Publication Year: 2007
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Qian, Xin-zhong
Publisher: People's Medical Publishing House
ISBN: 978-7-117-09798-7
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 94
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This beautiful collector’s set combines full-color plates of 555 Chinese medicinals with detailed scientific descriptions of the medicinal’s source plant, mineral or animal.

The paintings in this volume are truly stunning, and accompanied by clear and thorough descriptions of zhong yao, or commonly used Chinese medicinals, translated by expert faculty from the Pharmacology section of the Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

The medicinals are categorized according to the part of the plant primarily used medically. A description of each medicinal covers the source for the medicinal, its area of cultivation or wildcrafting, preparation, chemical constituents, pharmacological actions, Chinese medicinal properties, actions and indication as well as suggested dosages. This valuable information is accompanied by color plates illustrating the main and alternate species used for each medicinal.

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: People's Medical Publishing House
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Qian, Xin-zhong
  • ISBN: 978-7-117-09798-7
  • Specialty:
    TCM-Preventive Therapy
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 448
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2007
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 94

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