Xie's Chinese Veterinary Herbology

Xie's Chinese Veterinary Herbology

By: Vanessa Preast (editor), Huisheng Xie (editor)Hardback

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Xie's Chinese Veterinary Herbology serves as a practical guide to the theory and application of Chinese Herbal Medicine into veterinary practices. Divided into three parts, the book covers herbal materia medica used in treating various disorders and diseases, herbal formulas, and the clinical application of treatments. The book also outlines each herb's history, the formulation of herbal recipes, energetic actions, indications and contraindications of each formula, dosages, and clinical and pharmacological studies performed with herbal treatments. This text serves as an invaluable reference to veterinarians looking to expand treatment options.

About Author

Huisheng Xie received his DVM at the Sichuan College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine in Sichuan, China. He was an assistant and staff veterinarian in the College of Veterinary Medicine of the Beijing Agricultural University. After receiving his master of veterinary science in veterinary acupuncture, he was assistant and associate professor in the Beijing Agricultural University College of Veterinary Medicine. He received advanced training in human acupuncture at the Beijing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the National Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and later earned his PhD from the University of Florida for investigation of the mechanisms of pain control in horses using acupuncture. Currently, he is clinical assistant professor and director of the acupuncture internship training program in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida. Dr. Xie is founder of the Chi Institute in Reddick, Florida, which trains veterinarians in Chinese acupuncture and herbal medicine (www.tcvm.com). He has received achievement awards from the Ministry of Agriculture, the National Science and Technology Committee, the Beijing Agricultural University, Nihon University (Japan), University of Mexico (Mexico), and China National Society of TCVM. He speaks internationally on veterinary acupuncture and herbal medicine, and is the author of numerous books and papers. His textbooks include Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Volume 1, Fundamental Principles. Vanessa Preast received her DVM from the University of Florida in 2000. As a graduate of the Chi Institute, she became certified in small animal acupuncture. She incorporated acupuncture into her practice of small animal medicine and surgery. Currently, she is a doctoral student in teaching and learning. She coauthored and edited Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Volume 1, Fundamental Principles.

Contents

About the Editors xv Contributors xvi Preface xvii Acknowledgments xix Part One Chinese Veterinary Materia Medica 3 Introduction to Chinese Herbal Medicine 5 Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast Chapter 1 Herbs to Tonify Deficiency 16 Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Cheryl Chrisman Chapter 2 Herbs to Release the Exterior 77 Xuguang Yang, Li Lin, Huisheng Xie Chapter 3 Herbs to Transform Phlegm and Relieve Cough and Asthma 99 Huisheng Xie, Yasu Xie, Xiaolin Deng Chapter 4 Herbs to Clear Heat 117 Huisheng Xie, Dayou Shi, Min Su Kim Chapter 5 Purgative Herbs 156 Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Elizabeth Fernandez Chapter 6 Herbs to Warm the Interior 167 Huisheng Xie, Cheryl Chrisman, Min Su Kim Chapter 7 Herbs to Dispel Damp 176 Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Cheryl Chrisman Chapter 8 Herbs to Regulate (Stagnant) Qi 209 Huisheng Xie, Cheryl Chrisman, Min Su Kim Chapter 9 Herbs to Relieve Food Stagnation 220 Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Cheryl Chrisman Chapter 10 Herbs to Stop Bleeding 224 Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Cheryl Chrisman Chapter 11 Herbs to Invigorate Blood and Break Blood Stasis 234 Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast, Min Su Kim Chapter 12 Herbs to Calm Shen 252 Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast, Min Su Kim Chapter 13 Herbs to Pacify the Liver and Extinguish Endogenous Wind 261 Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast, Min Su Kim Chapter 14 Herbs to Stabilize and Bind (Astringents) 273 Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast, Min Su Kim Chapter 15 Herbs to Open Orifices (Senses) 285 Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast, Min Su Kim Chapter 16 Herbs to Expel Parasites 290 Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Chapter 17 Herbs for Topical Application 297 Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Cheryl Chrisman Part Two Chinese Veterinary Herbal Formulation 303 Chapter 18 Herbal Formulas to Tonify Deficiency 305 Dalu Song, Huisheng Xie, Justin Shmalberg Chapter 19 Herbal Formulas to Release the Exterior 348 Dalu Song, Justin Shmalberg, Huisheng Xie Chapter 20 Herbal Formulas to Transform Phlegm and to Relieve Cough & Asthma 357 Dalu Song, Justin Shmalberg, Huisheng Xie Chapter 21 Herbal Formulas to Clear Heat 368 Xiujun Wang, Michael Bartholomew, Huisheng Xie Chapter 22 Herbal Formulas to Warm the Interior 390 Xiujun Wang, Hanru Liu, Michael Bartholomew, Justin Shmalberg Chapter 23 Herbal Formulas to Eliminate Dampness 406 Songhua Hu, Huisheng Xie, Justin Shmalberg Chapter 24 Herbal Formulas to Regulate Stagnation 423 Bruce Ferguson Chapter 25 Herbal Formulas to Relieve Food Stagnation 436 Bruce Ferguson Chapter 26 Herbal Formulas to Stop Bleeding 442 Bruce Ferguson Chapter 27 Herbal Formulas to Invigorate Blood and Break Blood Stasis 449 Bruce Ferguson Chapter 28 Herbal Formulas to Stabilize and Bind (Astringents) 462 Sara Jane Skiwski Chapter 29 Herbal Formulas to Calm Shen 473 Sara Jane Skiwski Chapter 30 Herbal Formulas to Open Orifices (Senses) 480 Sara Jane Skiwski Chapter 31 Herbal Formulas to Expel Wind 486 Chaoying Luo, Huisheng Xie, Kelly Chandler Chapter 32 Purgative Herbal Formulas 511 Chaoying Luo, Michael Bartholomew, Huisheng Xie Chapter 33 Herbal Formulas to Expel Parasites 531 Chaoying Luo, Huisheng Xie, Michael Bartholomew Chapter 34 Herbal Formulas for External Application 539 Chaoying Luo, Michael Bartholomew, Huisheng Xie Part 3 Clinical Application of Chinese Veterinary Herbology 551 Chapter 35 How to Integrate Chinese Herbal Medicine into Veterinary Practice 553 Tiffany Rimar Chapter 36 Clinical Application of Chinese Herbal Medicine for Companion Animals 563 Constance DiNatale Chapter 37 Clinical Application of Chinese Herbal Medicine for Horses 577 Lisa Trevisanello, Huisheng Xie Appendix A 588 Appendix B 592 Appendix C 593 Appendix D 595 Appendix E 599 Appendix F 600 Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780813803692
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 632
  • ID: 9780813803692
  • weight: 1800
  • ISBN10: 0813803691

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