Chinese Traditional Medicine is well known for its use of herbal remedies, many of which date back thousands of years. In this section, Harriet and Efrem explain how herbal formulas are developed, why herbs are important today, and how they can help.
Information about the Chinese Medicine Works Pharmacy in San Francisco, an integral part of Harriet and Efrem's acupuncture clinic.
Lists and explains all herbal remedies formulated by Harriet Beinfield and Efrem Korngold.
A guide on how to take liquid herbal medicine.
How Chinese herbs are used and how they can help you in sickness and in health, a sampling of herbal properties, the necessity of creating individualized formulas, and an elegant modular approach to Chinese herbal thinking.
How the cold season affects our bodies and suggestions for staying healthy, including a few herbal recipes to chase the common cold.
How four patients were successfully treated with Harriet and Efrem's herbal formulas: an infant with seizures, a man with chronic rash, a woman with vertigo and cough, and a woman with post-surgery complaints.
Five Phase typing helps to explain the dynamic context within which symptoms arise. It's an approach that grafts Western notions of the psyche onto the trunk of traditional Chinese medical thought. By sharing case studies this methodology gains clinical utility. The symptoms, signs, diagnosis and treatment of each of the five types helps demonstrate how this approach works.