1st Edition

Traditional Chinese Medicine




ISBN 9781841848426
Published March 14, 2013 by Routledge
318 Pages 50 B/W Illustrations

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Book 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

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