Handbook of Chinese Herbs
By Him Che Yeung. 6.5" x 9.5", 673 pg, paperback. The author has compiled basic information for over 400 substances from the Chinese materia medica. Each description includes common, Chinese, botanical and pharmaceutical name; botanical family and medicinal part; taste, properties, therapeutic meridian and TCM functions; and pharmacological action or specific effect. Appendix allows for categorization by disease condition.