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    DescriptionThe best of Eastern and Western medicine in an integrative healing system for the mind, body, and spirit. Now, for the first time, a Western physician and a doctor of Oriental medicine combine the unparalleled technological advances of the West with the unmatched wisdom and healing touch Chinese herbal medicine provides for many diseases and conditions that elude modern medicine. Ancient Herbs, Modern Medicine demonstrates the many important, highly effective ways Chinese medicine and Western medicine can complement each other in treating everything from allergies and insomnia to mental illness and cancer. This accessible, comprehensive guide offers many informative and enlightening case studies and up-to-the-minute information on: • How integrative medicine combines the best of Western pharmacology and Eastern herbology • How integrative medicine helps fight the diseases and illnesses of our time, including allergies, asthma, and chronic fatigue syndrome, and eases and even reverses symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, depression, osteoporosis, AIDS, heart disease, and cancer--often without side effects • How Chinese medicine can help you recognize signs before an illness becomes a crisis • The importance of Western techniques in diagnosing serious diseases • Why Chinese medicine offers the most effective treatment for many chronic/recurrent illnesses • Restoring essential balance to the Five Energetic Systems--the Heart, Lung, Spleen, Liver, and Kidney Energies • The Eight Strategies of Herbal Therapy--how herbs work in your body Plus illuminating discussions of the basic principles of Chinese medicine, as well as food remedy recipes, diagrams, glossaries of medical terms and herbs, resource listings, and much more to help you tailor an integrative health regimen that is right for you.


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    Title
    Ancient Herbs, Modern Medicine
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Henry Han
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 173 mm
    Height: 222 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 730 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780553381184
    ISBN 10: 0553381180
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.0
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T General Subject: 420
    BIC subject category V2: VFD
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24620
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 615.321
    DC22: 615.321
    LC classification: RM666.H33
    LC subject heading: ,
    Libri: I-HL
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 30
    BISAC V2.8: HEA032000, HEA011000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 615/.321
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HEA000000
    LC classification: RM666.H33 H36 2003
    Illustrations note
    Ill.(some col.)
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House USA Inc
    Publication date
    31 October 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "A valuable alternative perspective on health and illness." --Ted J. Kaptchuk, O.M.D., author of The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine "I have personally benefited from Chinese herbal medicine under the care of Dr. Henry Han. This book shows how crucial integrative medicine can be in treating a whole host of illnesses and in getting healthy and staying well." --Jack Canfield, co-author of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series
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    The best of Eastern and Western medicine in an integrative healing system for the mind, body, and spirit. Now, for the first time, a Western physician and a doctor of Oriental medicine combine the unparalleled technological advances of the West with the unmatched wisdom and healing touch Chinese herbal medicine provides for many diseases and conditions that elude modern medicine. Ancient Herbs, Modern Medicine demonstrates the many important, highly effective ways Chinese medicine and Western medicine can complement each other in treating everything from allergies and insomnia to mental illness and cancer. This accessible, comprehensive guide offers many informative and enlightening case studies and up-to-the-minute information on: - How integrative medicine combines the best of Western pharmacology and Eastern herbology - How integrative medicine helps fight the diseases and illnesses of our time, including allergies, asthma, and chronic fatigue syndrome, and eases and even reverses symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, depression, osteoporosis, AIDS, heart disease, and cancer--often without side effects - How Chinese medicine can help you recognize signs before an illness becomes a crisis - The importance of Western techniques in diagnosing serious diseases - Why Chinese medicine offers the most effective treatment for many chronic/recurrent illnesses - Restoring essential balance to the Five Energetic Systems--the Heart, Lung, Spleen, Liver, and Kidney Energies - The Eight Strategies of Herbal Therapy--how herbs work in your body Plus illuminating discussions of the basic principles of Chinese medicine, as well as food remedy recipes, diagrams, glossaries of medical terms and herbs, resource listings, and much more to help you tailor an integrative health regimen that is right for you.