By Thomas S. C. Li
Hailed as a seminal paintings and regarded the main whole compendium of chinese language herbs on hand, the 1st version of chinese language and similar North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology and healing Values introduced new and tough to discover details right into a unmarried, well-referenced source. With the addition of one hundred thirty herbs and a hundred new references, the second one version presents a simple figuring out of the technological know-how in the back of chinese language natural arrangements. utilizing an analogous structure that made the 1st version so well known, writer Thomas Li offers a unbroken integration of issues drawn from a various array of resources. the 1st desk provides significant components and healing values of greater than 1800 species. the information are prepared alphabetically via the Latin identify by means of universal chinese language and English names. Tables 2 and three current information on a complete of seven-hundred North American herbs belonging to an identical species or genus as chinese language herbs, and a comparability of energetic materials and claimed healing values. Appendices 1, 2, and three cross-reference chinese language and medical names, and significant energetic constituents and their resources within the chinese language and North American herbs stated within the tables. study in chinese language medicinal herbs has been performed for many years in China, Japan, and Korea and lately within the West. regrettably, language boundaries and the unreliability of assets and natural fabric have hampered growth. rigorously crafted and designed to supply quick access to key information, this publication offers info compiled from real and very hot assets scattered through the chinese language and Western literature. this knowledge can then be used to boost right methods for casting off adulteration, infection, and poisonous unintended effects in chinese language herbs, and in addition to figure out applicable rules for his or her use.
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Schmidt var. ) Kitag. A. heterotropoides Fr. Schmidt var. seouleuse (Nakai) Kitag. A. sieboldii Miq. ) Merr. A. falcatus Benth A. insularis Hance A. lucidus Lindl. A. officinalis L. Aspidium falcatum Sw. (Syn. Dryopteris crassirhizoma) Aster ageratoides L. Aster tataricus L. ) Hayata A. ) Franch. et Sav. 49 This herb is slightly toxic. 49 Antitoxic, against pestilence, malaria, evil miasma. Antitussive, expectorant. Antitussive, antiasthmatic; stimulates adrenal cortex. Anthelmintic, hemostatic, antidote.
Cordata Thunb. var. C. Chu A. ) Seem. A. ) Seem. F. C. 48,60 Treats skin diseases. Carminative, for arthralgia, gastroenteritis, headache, diuretic, antidiabetic, antiseptic. A cemulcent, nutritive, pectoral, peptic. As an emollient, applied externally for rheumatism. Treats irregular menstruation, ovarian bleeding, shortness of breath, nausea, pain and gas, chills. ) Blume Ardisia quinquegona (Blume) Nakai A. sieboldii Miq. Bing Lang (Betel nut palm) Zao Zhui (Thyme-leaved sandwort) Ze Lan Areca catechu L.
Platycladus orientalis, Thuja orientalis) Bistorta lapidosa Kitag. (Syn. Polygonum lapidosum) Bletilla hyacinthina R. Br. B. ) Reichb. ) DC var. microcephala Kitumura Blumea hieraciifolia (D. Don) DC Blumea lacera (Burm. ) DC Blumea riparia (Blume) DC var. megacephala Randeria (root) No information is available in the literature. 48,56 (whole plant)56 No information is available in the literature. 33 Treats headache; relieves colic. Insectifuge, vermifuge; treats cholera, eczema, fever, itch, scurvy.
Chinese & Related North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology & Therapeutic Values, Second Edition by Thomas S. C. Li