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Want to Learn More About Herbs?
Taking Herbal Materia Medica? Interested in Japanese-style practice? New on the bookshelf! Japanese Herbal Medicine: The Healing Art of Kampo, A Guide to Understanding & Using Traditional Japanese Herbal Medicine for Overcoming Common Disorders by Robert Rister. The book is organized by disorders rather than herb classifications, which makes it a great reference when deciphering herbs that treat common pathologies. Come and give it a look!
Struggling with herbs? Looking for a fun reference book to brush up on Chinese medicinal identification? Come to the library and check out Chinese Medicinal Identification: An Illustrated Approach by Zhongzhen Zhao and Hubiao Chen. This book displays beautiful, high-quality photos of the herbs in their different forms along with:
- Pin yin name
- Latin name
- Processing method
- Properties & functions
- Quality requirements
This book is an excellent supplemental tool to complement the required texts for Herbal Materia Medica I&II. Come and see for yourself!