Chinese Herbal Medicine for Beginners: Over 100 Remedies for Wellness and Balance (Paperback)

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The beginner's guide to healing and harmonizing with Chinese herbal medicine

Chinese herbal medicine is a system of assessing and diagnosing the underlying causes of illnesses that has been refined over thousands of years. Taking a holistic approach, Chinese herbal medicine focuses on the whole person and emphasizes preventing illnesses by maintaining a physical, mental, and spiritual balance. Chinese Herbal Medicine for Beginners makes this vast landscape digestible for beginners and seasoned herbalists alike so you can confidently, and quickly, make soothing remedies of your own.

Discover the principles of Chinese herbal medicine with a helpful primer on the systems that make up our bodies and what illness factors can cause imbalances. Set up your home apothecary with herbal decoctions, infusions, oils, and more using easy steps. Explore profiles on popular herbs, including their most common uses, before taking healing into your own hands with 100+ beginner-friendly recipes for Chinese herbal formulas.

Chinese Herbal Medicine for Beginners includes:
  • Bundle of energy—Get to the root of Chinese herbal medicine with an overview of our energetic systems: Yin and Yang; Essence, Spirit, Qi, Blood, and Moisture; Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood.
  • Herbal glossary—Amazing in-depth profiles cover 35 affordable, accessible herbs—each including the herb's healing properties, temperature, and treatment category.
  • Holistic harmony—Fortify your health with 100+ formulas and remedies for a diverse range of disharmonies, like blood deficiencies, back pain, anxiety, diabetes, colds and flus, insomnia, and more!

Brew your way to better health and balance with Chinese Herbal Medicine for Beginners.

About the Author

Carrie Chauhan has a master’s in acupuncture and a diplomate of Oriental medicine. She practices Chinese herbal medicine, flavored by her experience in Ayurveda, integrative yoga therapy, and Western herbal medicine. She’s a former director of herbal studies at the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture. Find out more at

Praise For…

"I recommended this book for my Traditional Chinese Medicine class, and the students loved it. Great pics of the herbs and awesome recipes for infusions, concoctions, salves, etc. using TCM herbal remedies... and as an added bonus, super-affordable" — Customer Review

"If you’re like me and interested in learning more about a wellness system that’s been around for thousands of years and offers options that you don’t generally find in Western medicine, then Chinese Herbal Medicine for Beginners is a good place to start." — Customer Review

"My wife and I picked this book as we are big fans of natural remedies; my family has used them for over 40 years with great success. This book is a great reference to have around the house as many common things are described in here with great detail. We keep it in our little library and have used it for a few treatments already. The instructions and ingredients are detailed. This book will be used many times for reference over the years; I can write that with confidence." — Customer Review
Product Details
ISBN: 9781646114139
ISBN-10: 1646114132
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: April 7th, 2020
Pages: 212
Language: English