Combining Western Herbs and Chinese Medicine: Principles, Practice and Materia Medica
by Jeremy Ross
This book shows how to use Western herbs according to the principles of Chinese medicine, Western herbal tradition, and modern pharmacological research. It is a unique integration that provides a new level of understanding, resolving many of the difficulties and conflicts of the past. By providing a broader and deeper understanding of the individual herbs, it enables the practitioner to effect the creation of sophisticated herb combinations that are both safer and more effective.
The major features include important details of 50 Western herbs, revealing the unique character of each; 380 basic herb pairs vital for building herb combinations; 150 herb combinations containing a wealth of practical detail and essential comparison tables; and citations and discussions of relevant pharmacological and clinical research.