The Chinese Materia Medica
By Beijing University of TCM. 7" x 10", 555 pages, paperback. It begins with production areas, collection and preparation, theories on drug properties, applications of Chinese drugs, then details properties, effects, indications dosage and administration, and modern research for 277 specific drugs and 15 appendent drugs classified according to effect - e.g., drugs for resolving dampness, warming the interior, resolving phlegm, calming the liver, regulating qi. English, Latin and prescription index included.