Pocket Handbook of Chinese Herbal Medicine


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By Zong Lan Xu
Trade paperback book
ISBN 9780967993522
328 pages, 4.50 x 6.00″

Great Companion for Your Herb Study and Practice!!

“Fit right into your purse or pocket of your lab coat, you can carry it wherever you go. It’s so…convenient.”

This unique compact pocket handbook (4.5” X 6” in size) is compiled by Dr. ZongLan Xu, an educator, and practitioner since 1982. It is easy to understand, user friendly, and labeled as “one of the fastest and concise guides for practitioners, students, and teachers of Traditional Chinese Medicine for quick reference access”, as well as for anyone who wants to get a basic understanding of the Chinese herbs that are prescribed by their health care providers.

The Pocket Handbook of Chinese Herbal Medicine contains 300 commonly used individual Chinese herbs which are listed alphabetically by Chinese Pinyin name plus listing by functional categories and Alphabetical list by common English name. The key information includes: pertaining categories, parts used, properties (nature and flavor), entering channels, functions, indications, recommended dosage, cautions, and special comments/preparation instruction.

Praise for the Pocket Handbook of Chinese Herbal Medicine

“Pocket Handbook of Chinese Herbal Medicine & Pocket Handbook of Chinese Herbal Prescriptions are the perfect additions to my library! They are so convenient. They are easy to locate herbs and formulas for specific conditions and give me all the information I need. I love them!”

-Margaret J. Sims, A.P.

“This set of books is a ‘must have’ for any practitioner or student of Chinese Medicine. All of the essential information has been compiled into two very handy and convenient pocket handbooks for quick reference in the clinic. Now I have them. I don’t know how I did without them.”

-Karen L. Gordon A.P., P.T.

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Weight .50 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 5 × 1 in


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