By Carl-Herman Hempen
Phytotherapy or natural medication is an important treatment inside chinese language medication and is getting used more and more within the West. A Materia Medica for chinese language medication: vegetation, minerals and animal items describes four hundred of crucial crops, minerals and animal elements used as remedies by means of chinese language clinical practitioners. The goods integrated were chosen in line with their measure of scientific relevance. each one treatment is obviously defined and illustrated on dealing with pages, making this an simply obtainable reference for either scholars and practitioners of chinese language natural medicine. The sincerely laid out textual content offers the subsequent info for every herb or substance incorporated: an in depth description of the attribute gains indictions for secure use medicinal and poisonous results attainable combos with different elements full-colour illustrations, mostly for every substance, exhibiting the special characterisitcs of the object defined A Materia Medica for chinese language medication has been written by means of medically educated medical professionals who've labored as TCM therapists focusing on using chinese language herbs for greater than 30 years. in response to their decades of educating and perform, the ebook has been rigorously compiled and designed to supply a concise and actual practice-based reference for either scholars and practitioners.
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Con- tains furocoumarins, which have a photosensitive effect. Antibiotic, anti-inflammatory. ). Possible side-effects: elevated blood pressure, decreased heart frequency, increased inspiration, vomiting, convulsions. Toxicity symptoms of overdose include nausea, vomiting, tingling of the limbs, epilepsy, convulsions Dosage 3–10 g, standard 6 g Cooking time 20 minutes 22 Ia Herbs that release the exterior: warm herbs Combinations • Wind-cold, headache, neck pain ➔ Ligustici sinensis radix (gao ben) p.
Perilla aldehydes have a sedative and antibacterial effect; perilla ketones stimulate the gastrointestinal tract. Cytotoxic and antineoplastic effects have been observed. Toxicity do not use for long periods of time Dosage 3–10 g, standard 5 g Cooking time 3 minutes 40 Ia Herbs that release the exterior: warm herbs Combinations • Release the exterior, regulate the qi, warm the middle burner, transform phlegm, cold, abdominal pain, diarrhoea ➔ Agastachis herba (huo xiang) p. 278 • Colds with nasal congestion, productive cough ➔ Armeniacae semen (xing ren) p.
850 • Headaches, toothaches due to wind-heat ➔ Rehmanniae radix (sheng di huang) p. 168 • Chest pain due to cold, qi stagnation ➔ Cinnamomi cassiae ramulus (gui zhi) p. 26, Salviae miltiorrhizae radix (dan shen) p. 570 • Painful breast lumps ➔ Angelicae sinensis radix (dang gui) p. 768, Carthami flos (hong hua) p. 528 • Nasal congestion ➔ Angelicae dahuricae radix (bai zhi) p. 22, Magnoliae flos (xin yi) p. 34, Menthae herba (bo he) p. 60 Compatibility • • • • Enhanced by Jujubae fructus (da zao) p.