Chinese Herbal Legends: 50 Stories for Understanding Chinese
Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.2 x 0.6 inches
For centuries, Chinese doctors and teachers have told stories about medicinal herbs in an attempt to better explain their traditional properties and uses. This book is a collection of stories about 50 of the most important Chinese medicinal herbs, as well as explanations of their day-to-day uses. Each chapter includes illustrations of each medicinal source and its prepared form, accompanied by clinical information about its properties and suggestions for use.
All readers, both students and practitioners of Chinese medicine alike, will find the stories entertaining, and the information provided within them as a useful tool in further understanding the application of these Chinese medicinal herbs.