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Snapshot: $19.99
Full View: $99.99

Eastland Herb - Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica, Formulas & Strategies

Snapshot
Price: $19.99
Full View
Price: $99.99

Description

Instantly find the information you need about Chinese herbs and formulas with this convenient app from the authors of Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica and Formulas & Strategies, the most trusted and widely-used professional references in the field.

KEY FEATURES

  • Designed in English specifically for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad for students and practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine. 
  • Covers over 530 of the most commonly used herbs, and over 800 formulas, drawn from dozens of classical and modern Chinese sources. 
  • Includes virtually all the text of Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica and Formulas & Strategies yet is instantly accessible on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. 
  • Organized, like the books, in chapters and sections, yet fully searchable by English, pinyin, or pharmaceutical name. 
  • Accessible wherever you are: in the clinic, classroom, or on the go. 
  • Content automatically updated with additions or revisions and new features.

ONE APP, TWO VIEWS
View the information in two ways – or toggle between them – depending on your need at the moment: Snapshot and Full View.

Snapshot
For quick look-ups, Snapshot provides a basic overview of essential information about the herbs and formulas.

Full View
For deeper study, Full View displays virtually all the content from the Materia Medica and Formulas & Strategies, providing in-depth analysis, comparison, and commentary.

HOW TO PURCHASE

  • Eastland Herb is free to install from the App Store or iTunes. 
  • The first lookup in both Materia Medica and Formulas & Strategies is free of charge. 
  • For each book – Materia Medica and Formulas & Strategies – you can buy either the Snapshot or Full View version. (Full View includes Snapshot.)
  • Upgrade later from Snapshot to Full View for just the difference in price.

DETAILED CONTENT

Materia Medica

Snapshot includes:
Name (Chinese, pinyin, pharmaceutical, English)
Properties
Channels Entered
Key Characteristics
Dosage
Cautions & Contraindications
Main Actions & Indications

Full View includes, in addition to Snapshot:
Names in Japanese and Korean
Family and Standard Species
Text in Which First Appeared
All Actions & Indications
Commentary
Mechanisms of Selected Combinations
Comparisons
Traditional Contraindications
Toxicity
Nomenclature & Preparation
Quality Criteria
Major Known Chemical Constituents
Alternate Species & Local Variants
Alternate Names
Adulterants
Additional Product Information
General, Chapter and Section Introductions
Summary of Comparative Functions

Formulas & Strategies

Snapshot includes:
Name (Chinese, pinyin, English)
Ingredients
Method of Preparation
Actions
Main Indications
Cautions & Contraindications


Full View includes, in addition to Snapshot:
All Indications
Source Text
Analysis of Formula
Commentary
Comparisons
Biomedical Indications
Alternate Names
Modifications
Variations
Associated Formulas
General, Chapter and Section Introductions
Comparative Tables of Principal Formulas

AUTHORS

Dan Bensky
Volker Scheid
Steven Clavey
Randall Barolet
Erich Stoeger
Andrew Ellis
Andrew Gamble

Read an excerpt (PDF)