Title: Applications of Chinese Formula Compatibility
Author: Li Fei et al
Publisher: People's Medical Publishing House, 2nd edition, 2008
Binding: Hardcopy, 10.5 x 7.6 x 1.3 inches, 514 pages
This manual provides a detailed explanation of the combination rules of various herbal formulas, their effects, and their clinical applications. It discusses the scientific aspects and essential effects of various combinations, providing scientific analysis of 18 types of formulas and describing the medicinal effects in biomedical jargon. The text includes summations of clinical research, experimental studies, and the pharmacology and chemistry of modern formulas.
Introduction: The Original Meaning of the "Chief, Deputy, Assistant and Envoy" Principle; The Realizations of Doctors in Past Dynasties; Modern Interpretation of the "Chief, Deputy, Assistant and Envoy"; Discussion on the Contentious Problems of the "Chief, Deputy, Assistant and Envoy"; The Prospects of Studies on the Principle of Formulating Formulas
Index by Disease Names and Symptoms
Index by Chinese Medicinals and Formulas
About the Author
Professor Li Fei, born in July 1934, in Haimen City of Jiangsu province, graduated from Nanjing University of CM. He is a consultant for the Formula Branch of the China TCM Academy, as well as a member of the expert advisory committee in Nanjing University of CM.
His main achievements include the long-term teaching, study and clinical work of the texts Chinese Medicinal Formulas and Essentials form the Golden Cabinet. he holds abundant experience in the treatment of diseases of the heart, spleen and stomach, and kidney. He took part in the compiling and planning work of the nationwide teaching material of the second, fourth, and fifth editions of Chinese Medicinal Formulas, organized by the Ministry of Health and National Bureau of Administration of TCM. He compiled Higher Series of TCM - Chinese Medicinal Formula which received a third class award in the eleventh nationwide competition for excellence in science and technology books category. Professor Li collated the ancient text, Emendation and Paraphrasing of the Discussion on the Origins of the Symptoms of Disease and obtained a third class award for the advancement of science and technology awarded by the National Bureau of Administration of TCM. He participated in the reading and editing of Formulae Thesaurus of TCM (volumes 1-11) which is the topic of the Ministry of Health, he worked as the subeditor and routine member of the editorial board and obtained the first class award for the advancement of science and technology awarded by the National Bureau of Administration of TCM.