Practical Traditional Chinese Medicine
By Professor Xie Zhufan. 7.75" x 10.5", 591 pages, hardcover. Divided into 4 parts: Fundamentals and principles of TCM; Discussions on materia medica, herbal formulas and patent drugs; basic knowledge, techniques and principles of acupuncture; and diseases which can be treated with effective but simple formulas of herbal medication and/or acupuncture. The diseases discussed were selected because Western medical treatement is either not proven effective or likely to produce serious side effects and include respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive, blood disorders, renal, endocrine and metabolic disorders, gynecological, skin, neurological disorders, and locomotive disorders.