Concise Chinese Materia Medica
The Series of Traditional Chinese Medicine for Foreign Readers
By Zheng Guili & Zhang Chengbo. 5.5" x 8", 281 pg, paperback. Part 1 is general information, deals with the basic theory of Chinese material medica including the characteristics and processing of the drugs and their compatibility, contraindication, dosage, administration. Part 2 makes a detailed description of 197 commonly used drugs in clinical practice. These drugs are divided into 18 categories according to their nature and indications.