By Bob Flaws
Trade paperback book
This book is a study guide and exam preparation workbook for Chinese herbal medicine. Comprised of 630 questions, it covers all aspects of the theory and practice of Chinese herbal medicine, including:
- Materia Medica (Ben Cao)
- Medicinal Combinations (Dui Yao)
- Processing (Pao Zhi)
- Formulas and Prescriptions (Fang Ji)
- Additions and Subtractions (Jia Jian)
No matter what your degree of expertise, answering the questions in this book can help you reach a higher level of Chinese herbal practice. This book is also extremely useful for preparing for school, state, or national Chinese herbal exams.
This book is part of Blue Poppy Press’s series of Bob Flaws textbooks on Chinese herbal medicine. The other titles in this series are:
- 160 Essential Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines
- 260 Essential Chinese Medicinals,
- 70 Essential TCM Formulas
- Dui Yao: The Art of Combining Chinese Medicinals
- Pao Zhi, Introduction to the Use of Processed Chinese Medicinals
- The Successful Chinese Herbalist
These books form the core curriculum for Blue Poppy Seminars Certificate Program in Chinese Herbal Medicine.
About the author:
Bob Flaws, Dipl. Ac. & C.H., is one of the most famous Western doctors of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the world today. An internationally known author and lecturer on Chinese medicine, Bob Flaws has been practicing and teaching Chinese medicine for more than 20 years. His other credits include writing, translating, and editing more than 100 books and scores of articles on all aspects of Chinese medicine, being a past Governor & Fellow of the National Academy of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, a founder, past president, and Lifetime Fellow of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado, a Fellow of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine (UK), and a founder of the Council of Oriental Medical Publishers and the National Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Alliance. Bob has been in private practice in Boulder, CO since 1977.