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Traditional Chinese Medicine

1st Edition

Edited by Chun-Su Yuan

Routledge

318 pages | 50 B/W Illus.

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Description

The authors of the Textbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine present practitioners, physicians, and allied health workers with detailed material for a wide ranging understanding of what Traditional Chinese Medicine can offer.

Table of Contents

Scientific Bases of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Definitions and Regulatory Status

Commonly Used Herbal Medicines

Overview of Selected Herbs

Herbal Medicine: Identification, Analysis, and Evaluation Strategies

Ginseng: Beneficial and Potential Adverse Effects

Green Tea

Herbal, Food, and Drug Interactions

Risks of Ephedra-containing Supplements Commonly Used Therapies in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine and Formulations

Acupuncture

Tai Chi

Qigong

Diet and Nutrition in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Massage Traditional Chinese Medicine Used in Selected Medical Conditions

Herbal Antioxidants: Potential and Pitfalls

Hawthorn

Obesity

Type 2 Diabetes

Osteoporosis

Male and Female Sexual Dysfunction

Insomnia

Natural Products and Cancer

Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Vomiting

Cachexia Associated with Cancer and AIDS

Boost AIDS Patients’ Immune Systems

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED004000
MEDICAL / Alternative Medicine