Chinese Herbs in the Western Clinic
A Guide to Prepared Herbal Formulas
By Andrew Gaeddert
(North Atlantic Books, Paperback, 9780963828507, 240pp.)
Publication Date: September 12, 1994
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The disorders in this book are alphabetized by Western conditions and indexed by traditional Chinese medical terminology for easy reference while patients are in the office. The book recommends formulas by a variety of manufacturers, and all herbs are mentioned by the English and Pinyin names. This book includes sections on Chinese dietary therapy, information about herbal processing, and tips on combining formulas.
Andrew Gaeddert suffered from Crohn's disease and IBS. His search for therapies to treat his own symptoms led to the discovery of techniques which have made it possible for him to help thousands of other people. Mr. Gaeddert has studied nutrition, herbology, and Chinese medicine with masters from the U.S. and China. He has been on the protocol team of several scientific studies sponsored by the NIH Office of Alternative Medicine and the University of California.
"The case histories give valuable insight into how Chinese medicine is able to resolve conditions that were treated unsuccessfully by conventional medicine."
-Nissi Wang, M.Sc.
"I have used similar formulas in my sixty years of practice."
-Dr. Fung Fung
"A good general introduction to the use of Chinese herbal medicine. It is especially strong in the areas of viral illness, digestive disorders, and pain syndromes."
-Misha Cohen, OMD