Healing with Chinese Herbs
By Richard Hyatt. 6"x 9", 157 pages, paperback. Begins with an introduction to the history and traditions of Oriental medicine including a detailed presentation of the many crude drugs. Among topics covered are the stages of disease, principles of diagnosis and pathology, and the adaptation of the body to treatment. Appendixes give thorough cross-indexing of Chinese and Japanese names as well as Chinese characters for the formulas.