By Thomas S. C. Li
Hailed as a seminal paintings and regarded the main whole compendium of chinese language herbs to be had, the 1st variation of chinese language and similar North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology and healing Values introduced new and difficult to discover info right into a unmarried, well-referenced source. With the addition of one hundred thirty herbs and a hundred new references, the second one variation presents a uncomplicated figuring out of the technology at the back of chinese language natural arrangements. utilizing an analogous layout that made the 1st variation so well known, writer Thomas Li offers a unbroken integration of subject matters drawn from a various array of assets. the 1st desk provides significant parts and healing values of greater than 1800 species. the knowledge are prepared alphabetically by way of the Latin identify by way of universal chinese language and English names. Tables 2 and three current facts on a complete of seven hundred North American herbs belonging to a similar species or genus as chinese language herbs, and a comparability of lively elements and claimed healing values. Appendices 1, 2, and three cross-reference chinese language and clinical names, and significant lively materials and their resources within the chinese language and North American herbs mentioned within the tables. learn in chinese language medicinal herbs has been carried out for many years in China, Japan, and Korea and lately within the West. regrettably, language boundaries and the unreliability of assets and natural fabric have hampered growth. rigorously crafted and designed to supply quick access to key info, this ebook provides details compiled from real and very popular assets scattered during the chinese language and Western literature. this knowledge can then be used to boost right techniques for taking out adulteration, infection, and poisonous uncomfortable side effects in chinese language herbs, and in addition to figure out applicable rules for his or her use.
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Treats heart conditions; a detoxicant. Improves blood circulation, enhances heart muscle, regulates heartbeat, treats hepatitis, arthritis. Relieves tightness,; antitumor antipyretic, inflammation of inner organs; treats chronic hepatitis, nephrosis syndrome, autoimmune diseases, antiulcer, immunopharmacological activities. Chinese Medicinal Herbs 31 Jin Tsan Jiu (Marigold) Tu Hung Hua (Callicarpa) Zi Zhu Cao Luo Hua Zi Zhu Mei She Chao, Zhe Gu Cai Luo Ti Cao (Marsh marigold) Da Wan Hua (Ivy bindweed, Japanese bindweed) Callicarpa formosana Rolfe.
Cordata Thunb. var. C. Chu A. ) Seem. A. ) Seem. F. C. 48,60 Treats skin diseases. Carminative, for arthralgia, gastroenteritis, headache, diuretic, antidiabetic, antiseptic. A cemulcent, nutritive, pectoral, peptic. As an emollient, applied externally for rheumatism. Treats irregular menstruation, ovarian bleeding, shortness of breath, nausea, pain and gas, chills. ) Blume Ardisia quinquegona (Blume) Nakai A. sieboldii Miq. Bing Lang (Betel nut palm) Zao Zhui (Thyme-leaved sandwort) Ze Lan Areca catechu L.
Variegata L. 49 Astringent, tonic; treats scrofula, skin ailments, leprosy, ulcers, and diarrhea. Antidotal, febrifugal; treats fever, epidemic mumps, erysipelas, rashes, sore throat. Treats cough, arthritis, eczema, swelling; diuretic. Stops bleeding; a tonic. Treats asthma; stomachic. As aromatic tonic in chronic gastroenteritis. Chinese Medicinal Herbs 27 She Gan (Blackberry lily, leopard lily) Don Gua (Gourd melon) Xiao Yeh (Chinese barberry) Bai Hua (White birch tree) Kuei Chen Gao (Black jack) Sien Feng Cao (Bur marigold) Lang Ba Cao (Water hemp) Zi Wei Hua (Trumpet vine) Benincase cerifera Savi.