Chinese and Botanical Medicines: Traditional Uses and Modern Scientific Approaches

Raymond Cooper, Chun-Tao Che, Daniel Kam-Wah Mok, Charmaine Wing-Yee Tsang

September 7, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 150 Pages - 45 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482257588 - CAT# K24102

USD$119.95

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Features

  • Focuses on areas in which TCM has the greatest impact on mainstream western medicine
  • Discusses the modern application of TCM as an alternative to Western medicine for medical care and health protection
  • Introduces the principles, methods, and development of TCM
  • Reviews the scientific methods for collecting data and supporting evidence for the efficacy and safety of a drug
  • Reflects on the different views on health, disease, and therapy and their impacts on the relationships between man and nature

Summary

Chinese and Botanical Medicines: Traditional Uses and Modern Scientific Approaches is a classroom-tested book that contains a balance of chemistry, the history of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and the theory and practice of a modern TCM practitioner. This distinct book reviews the scientific methods for collecting data and supporting evidence for the efficacy and safety of Chinese drugs and medicines. It also reflects on the different views on health, disease and therapy, and their impacts on the relationships between man and nature.