The Contemporary Herbalist: Understanding Chinese Herbal Medicine by Dr. Christine Canon
This book is a simplified and condensed materia medica of Chinese herbal medicine, containing the categories release the exterior through to herbs that resolve food stasis for a total of 15 categories. Part two contains the categories regulate qi through dispel wind and stop tremors. It is a compilation of information from my initial education, teaching materials, and my clinical experience in the use of Chinese herbal medicine. This compilation reflects and includes my professional use and expression of information provided in the academic texts, Chinese herbal medicine: Materia Medica, by Bensky, Clavey, & Stöger (2004), Formulas and Strategies 2nd Edition by Scheid, Bensky, Ellis and Barolet, and Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology by John and Tina Chen, highlighting key points of each herb covered.