The Ancient and Healing Art of Chinese Herbalism
By Anna Selby. 9" x 9.5", 96 pages, paperback. This book recounts the history of Chinese medicine, explores the early philosophy that lies beyond it, and examines traditional methods of diagnosis and treatment. The book also includes a directory of commonly available herbs, the uses of which are explained through ancient legend and anecdote. Scattered throughout are quotations taken from traditional Chinese proverbs and poetry that serve to illuminate further the mysteries of this arcane healing art.