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Chinese Materia Medica:
Chemistry, Pharmacology and Applications

by You-Ping Zhu


Chinese Materia Medica: Chemistry, Pharmacology and Applications provides comprehensive and up-to-date information on the chemistry and pharmacology of commonly-used Chinese herbs. It gives an in-depth profile of the traditional experience of Chinese materia medica with modern scientific explanations.

It also features the theories and concepts of Chinese materia medica from the Western medical perspectives, and the sources, production and quality control of Chinese materia medica. This book can be used both as a reference book and a textbook for specialized university and on-the-job training courses.

Chinese Materia Medica: Chemistry, Pharmacology and Applications is essential reading for all students and practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine. It should also be of interest to those in education and research in natural products, pharmaceutical sciences and medicine.

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Characteristics of Chinese Materia Medica
  3. Processing of Chinese Materia Medica
  4. Guidelines for Application of Chinese Materia Medica
  5. Sources and Production of Chinese Materia Medica
  6. Herbs for Relieving Exterior Syndromes
  7. Heat-Clearing Herbs
  8. Purgative Herbs
  9. Herbs Expelling Wind-Dampness
  10. Aromatic and Damp-Resolving Herbs
  11. Herbs Inducing Diuresis and Excreting Dampness
  12. Interior-Warming Herbs
  13. Qi-Regulating Herbs
  14. Digestant Herbs
  15. Herbs that Stop Bleeding
  16. Herbs Promoting Blood Circulation and Dissolving Blood Stasis
  17. Herbs that Resolve Phlegm and Stop Coughing and Wheezing
  18. Herbs Calming the Spirit
  19. Herbs Extinguishing Liver-Wind and Stopping Tremors
  20. Herbs Inducing Resuscitation
  21. Tonifying Herbs
  22. Astringent Herbs

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Chemistry, Pharmacology and Applications

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