Steve Clavey is a registered Chinese herbalist and has practiced Chinese medicine in Melbourne, Australia since 1986. He studied modern and classical Chinese at the Mandarin Center of Taiwan Normal University, and received his training in Chinese medicine in Taiwan and at the Zhejiang College of TCM in China. He is the author of Fluid Physiology and Pathology in Chinese Medicine, and editor of The Lantern, a new journal of traditional Chinese medicine in Australia.
Erich Stöger is a pharmacist and holds Masters degrees in pharmacy (1981) and Chinese studies and anthropology (1990) from the University of Vienna. He studied Chinese at Taiwan Normal University, and since 1989 has translated and published numerous monographs from the Chinese Pharmacopoeia. Since 1990 he has been involved in the identification and analysis of Chinese herbs and extracts for a pharmaceutical laboratory in Germany. He also operates a wholesale Chinese herb business in Austria.
Andrew Gamble studied Chinese literature at Taiwan National University (1965-69) and in the Department of East Asian Culture and Linguistics at the University of Munich, where he also taught Chinese linguistics (1969-72). He is a graduate of the New England School of Acupuncture (1977) and studied Chinese medicine at the China Medical College in Taichong, Taiwan (1977-81). He is currently in private practice in Massachusetts and has lectured widely in the United States and Europe on Chinese herbal medicine.
Required text for my masters program, very comprehensive and complete. The only thing I wish it contained would be color photos for each entry as this would help in the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by sheri
Each explanation helps you understand the functions and mechanics of each herb. Highly recommend students to actually read the bookPublished 15 months ago by S
The material is in a straightforward and easy to understand format, but the pictures are hand drawn in black and white and there are no memorization tricks like special groupings. Read morePublished 18 months ago by greenanimal
This book is a gift that keeps on giving. Excellent historical discussions on each herb which goes far beyond the usual functions and data on herbs. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Al L. Stone
The book arrived in the allocated time period and was brand new. It has already been invaluable to me with assignment and learning chinese herbs. Read morePublished on September 3, 2011 by HANNAH C WATSON
This is a beautiful giant of a book. It seems to be well organized, and gives a great deal of information. I really enjoy reading through it. Read morePublished on August 10, 2011 by Joy-in-the-dance
Easy to find on-line. Price was reasonable for new book. Shipping was fast and the book condition was perfect.Published on December 30, 2009 by Juliet H. Straeb
Very well written. It is necesary to the practitioner which want to understand chinese herbal medicin.Published on December 17, 2009 by Hogea Läkarpraktik Ab