Visual Materia Medica of



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The ‘Visual Materia Medica of Chinese Herbs’ is a concise, organized, and beautiful photo identification guide for over 350 common Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbs.

Used by students, teachers, practitioners, and doctors in universities and clinics around the world, the ‘Visual Materia Medica of Chinese Herbs’ is the de facto standard for Chinese herb photo identification. Students use it to replace long hours in the herb room or having to carry herb samples. Doctors and practitioners can quickly cross reference Latin, English, and Pinyin names, as well as glance at the Chinese characters, properties, temperatures, and channels. The book has been used for everything from classroom lectures to USDA import inspection.

Each Chinese Herb Features:

  • Pinyin name with tone marks
  • Common English name
  • Latin/Pharmaceutical name
  • Chinese name (Chinese characters)
  • Temperature scale
  • Channels entered
  • Herb properties

Over 350 hi-res color photos, 32 herb categories, table of contents, multiple indices, 112 pages. The 2nd edition fixes all of the errors since the 1st edition, correcting herbs that were adulterated, replacements, or mislabeled.


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