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Title The healing power of Chinese herbs and medicinal recipes / Joseph P. Hou, Youyu Jin.
Imprint New York : Haworth Integrative Healing Press, ©2005.


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed on Dec. 11, 2012).
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Herbs -- Therapeutic use.
Medicine, Chinese.
Drugs, Chinese Herbal.
Medicine, Chinese Traditional.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents The fundamentals of Chinese medicine -- The development of Ben cao and herbal recipes -- Practical herbalism -- Effective herbal recipes and patent medicines -- Miraculous tonic herbs : strengthening the first line of defense and fortifying the immune system -- Herbs that adjust the yin and yang : defending homeostasis and harmony of the body -- Herbs that invigorate circulation of vital energy, qi, and blood : preventing discomfort and pain, and cerebral and coronary heart diseases -- Herbal tranquilizers: nourishing the heart and calming the liver -- Herbal diaphoretics: relief of common colds, allergies, and headaches -- Herbal expectorants, antitussives, and antiasthmatics : resolution of respiratory -- Herbal pain killers : relief of lingering arthritic pain and rheumatism -- Herbs that regulate digestion and elimination : relief of common gastrointestinal ailments -- Dampness eliminating herbs : treating urinary tract disorders -- Herbal antipyretics, antimicrobials, and detoxicants : holding the last line of defense against infections -- Natural antitumor herbs : complementary therapy to aid the fight for survival -- Herbal recipes for energy and vitality -- Herbal recipes for blood nourishment and female ailments -- Herbal recipes that balance the yin and yang -- Recipes that benefit the heart and the brain -- Herbal recipes that ease the mind -- Herbal recipes to relieve colds, internal ailments, and pains.
Summary A modern reference guide on the benefits of incorporating traditional Chinese medicine into modern-day therapies!The Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes is an easy-to-follow introduction to the history of traditional Chinese phytomedicine. This useful guide clearly explains the basics of this unique medical system and describes in detail the therapeutic properties and use of medicinal herbs and herbal recipes. The book includes a bibliography, glossary, contact information for herbal dealers and Oriental medicine schools, and an indexed list of 300 commonly used Ch.
Other Author Jin, Youyu.
Other Title Print version: Russo, Ethan B. Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2012 9780789022011