Principles of Chinese Herbal Medicine


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By John Hicks
Trade paperback book
ISBN 9781848191334
158 pages, 5.00 x 8.00″

Chinese herbal medicine has become an increasingly popular method of treatment for a range of different health conditions – from eczema to fertility problems. This revised edition presents an authoritative introduction to the fundamentals of Chinese herbal medicine, including:

  • a brief history
  • the most important Chinese herb and their properties
  • how to find a herbalist
  • what to expect from a consultation
  • patient stories
  • how to improve overall well-being

About the Author:

John Hicks is joint principle and co-founder of the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine. He has been a practising acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist for 35 years. John graduated from the College of Traditional Acupuncture, Leamington Spa, in 1974, then underwent postgraduate clinical training in Nanjing in 1986 and trained in herbs with Ted Kaptchuk in 1987. He lives in Reading, UK.

Praise for Principles of Chinese Herbal Medicine

“Curious about herbs or traditional Chinese medicine? This book answers questions for prospective patients as well as providing a succinct, interesting and easy read. It explains the principles and what to expect if you visit a herbalist, and provides easily usable information that will contribute to a broader understanding of your health.”

-Greg Lampert, practitioner of Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncturist and former director of the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine herb course.

Additional information

Weight .45 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 6 × .75 in


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