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Covering 1800 species of Chinese herbs and 700 related North American species, Chinese and Related North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values provides clearly formatted tables that give you quick and easy access to information gathered from a wide variety of sources, both eastern and western, including those not generally available through usual searches. Written by the author of Medicinal Plants this book: · Presents the major constituents and therapeutic values of Chinese medicinal herbs · Contains data on toxicity, major chemical components and their therapeutic values · Provides Latin, Chinese, and English names for more than 1800 species · Includes three appendices that provide handy cross-references: Chinese and scientific names; major chemical components of Chinese herbs, and major chemical components of related North American herbs· Highlights the relationship between Chinese and North American medicinal herbs and possible replacements for Chinese with North American herbs· Compares active ingredients and claimed therapeutic values The wealth of information, attention to detail, and extensive research and references presented by Chinese and Related North America Herb: Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values makes it the resource to have on your shelf.
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Thomas Schirrmacher (born June 25, 1960) holds a chair in theology (ethics, missions, world religions), is a Christian moral philosopher and a specialist in the sociology of religion.
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