Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals, Volume 2 - Circulation and Respiration - Jill Stansbury

Article number: Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals, Volume 2 Circulation and Respiration - Jill Stansbury
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Herbal Formularies for Health ProfessionalsåÊis a five-volume set that serves as a comprehensive, practical reference manual for herbalists, physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals.åÊDr. Jill Stansbury draws on her decades of clinical experience and her extensive research to provide an unparalleled range of herbal formulas.

Organized by body system, each volume includes hundreds of formulas to treat common health conditions, as well as formulas that address specific energetic or symptomatic presentations, including Dr. Stansbury's own formulas, formulas from herbal folklore, and formulas from Traditional Chinese Medicine.åÊFor each formula, Dr. Stansbury offers a brief explanation of how the selected herbs address the specific condition.åÊThe book offers many sidebars and user-friendly lists ‰Û¥ helping readers quickly choose which herbs are best for specific presentations ‰Û¥ and details traditional uses of both western herbs and traditional Asian herbs and formulas that are readily available in the United States.

Volume 2 focuses on circulation and respiration, offering formulas and supporting information for treating a wide range of vascular, pulmonary, and respiratory conditions, including angina, coronary artery disease, hypertension, congestive heart failure, Reynaud's syndrome, anemia, coughs, bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, and emphysema.

Each chapter includes aåÊmateria medicaåÊsection that describes individual herbs with tips on their properties, modes of action, and the specific symptoms each plant best addresses.

These formulations are also a tutorial for budding herbalists on the sophisticated art of fine-tuning the precision of an herbal formula for the constitution and overall health condition of an individual patient, rather than a basic diagnosis.åÊThe text aims to teach via example, helping clinicians develop their own intuition and ability to create effective herbal formulas.

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