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Eastland Herb - Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica, Formulas & Strategies



Dan Bensky
Volker Scheid
Steve Clavey
Randall Barolet
Erich Stöger


Instantly find the information you need about Chinese herbs and formulas with this convenient app from the authors of Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica and Formulas & Strategies, the most trusted and widely-used professional references in the field.

KEY FEATURES
  • Designed in English specifically for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad for students and practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine.
  • Covers over 530 of the most commonly used herbs, and over 800 formulas, drawn from dozens of classical and modern Chinese sources.
  • Includes virtually all the text of Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica and Formulas & Strategies yet is instantly accessible on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.
  • Organized, like the books, in chapters and sections, yet fully searchable by English, pinyin, or pharmaceutical name.
  • Accessible wherever you are: in the clinic, classroom, or on the go.
  • Content automatically updated with additions or revisions and new features.

    ONE APP, TWO VIEWS
    View the information in two ways – or toggle between them – depending on your need at the moment: Snapshot and Full View.

    Snapshot
    For quick look-ups, Snapshot provides a basic overview of essential information about the herbs and formulas.

    Full View
    For deeper study, Full View displays virtually all the content from the Materia Medica and Formulas & Strategies, providing in-depth analysis, comparison, and commentary.

    HOW TO PURCHASE
  • Eastland Herb is free to install from the App Store or iTunes.
  • The first lookup in both Materia Medica and Formulas & Strategies is free of charge.
  • For each book – Materia Medica and Formulas & Strategies – you can buy either the Snapshot or Full View version. (Full View includes Snapshot.)
  • Upgrade later from Snapshot to Full View for just the difference in price.

    DETAILED CONTENT

    Materia Medica

    Snapshot includes:
    Name (Chinese, pinyin, pharmaceutical, English)
    Properties
    Channels Entered
    Key Characteristics
    Dosage
    Cautions & Contraindications
    Main Actions & Indications

    Full View includes, in addition to Snapshot:
    Names in Japanese and Korean
    Family and Standard Species
    Text in Which First Appeared
    All Actions & Indications
    Commentary
    Mechanisms of Selected Combinations
    Comparisons
    Traditional Contraindications
    Toxicity
    Nomenclature & Preparation
    Quality Criteria
    Major Known Chemical Constituents
    Alternate Species & Local Variants
    Alternate Names
    Adulterants
    Additional Product Information
    General, Chapter and Section Introductions
    Summary of Comparative Functions

    Formulas & Strategies

    Snapshot includes:
    Name (Chinese, pinyin, English)
    Ingredients
    Method of Preparation
    Actions
    Main Indications
    Cautions & Contraindications

    Full View includes, in addition to Snapshot:
    All Indications
    Source Text
    Analysis of Formula
    Commentary
    Comparisons
    Biomedical Indications
    Alternate Names
    Modifications
    Variations
    Associated Formulas
    General, Chapter and Section Introductions
    Comparative Tables of Principal Formulas

    AUTHORS

    Dan Bensky
    Volker Scheid
    Steven Clavey
    Randall Barolet
    Erich Stoeger
    Andrew Ellis
    Andrew Gamble

    Other titles by: Dan Bensky
    Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text
    Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies (Portable 2nd Edition)
    Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica (Portable 3rd Ed.)
    Other titles by: Volker Scheid
    Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies (Portable 2nd Edition)
    Currents of Tradition in Chinese Medicine 1626 to 2006
    Handbook of Formulas in Chinese Medicine
    Other titles by: Steve Clavey
    Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica (Portable 3rd Ed.)
    Other titles by: Randall Barolet
    Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies (Portable 2nd Edition)
    Other titles by: Erich Stöger
    Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica (Portable 3rd Ed.)

     

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