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Xie's Chinese Veterinary Herbology

Huisheng Xie (Editor), Vanessa Preast (Editor), Barbara Jean Beckford (Illustrator)
ISBN: 978-0-8138-0369-2
632 pages
May 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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Xie's Chinese Veterinary Herbology serves as a practical guide to the theory and application of Chinese Herbal Medicine into veterinary practices. Divided into three parts, the book covers herbal materia medica used in treating various disorders and diseases, herbal formulas, and the clinical application of treatments. The book also outlines each herb's history, the formulation of herbal recipes, energetic actions, indications and contraindications of each formula, dosages, and clinical and pharmacological studies performed with herbal treatments. This text serves as an invaluable reference to veterinarians looking to expand treatment options.
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About the Editors xv

Contributors xvi

Preface xvii

Acknowledgments xix

Part One Chinese Veterinary Materia Medica 3

Introduction to Chinese Herbal Medicine 5
Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast

Chapter 1 Herbs to Tonify Deficiency 16
Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Cheryl Chrisman

Chapter 2 Herbs to Release the Exterior 77
Xuguang Yang, Li Lin, Huisheng Xie

Chapter 3 Herbs to Transform Phlegm and Relieve Cough and Asthma 99
Huisheng Xie, Yasu Xie, Xiaolin Deng

Chapter 4 Herbs to Clear Heat 117
Huisheng Xie, Dayou Shi, Min Su Kim

Chapter 5 Purgative Herbs 156
Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Elizabeth Fernandez

Chapter 6 Herbs to Warm the Interior 167
Huisheng Xie, Cheryl Chrisman, Min Su Kim

Chapter 7 Herbs to Dispel Damp 176
Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Cheryl Chrisman

Chapter 8 Herbs to Regulate (Stagnant) Qi 209
Huisheng Xie, Cheryl Chrisman, Min Su Kim

Chapter 9 Herbs to Relieve Food Stagnation 220
Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Cheryl Chrisman

Chapter 10 Herbs to Stop Bleeding 224
Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Cheryl Chrisman

Chapter 11 Herbs to Invigorate Blood and Break Blood Stasis 234
Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast, Min Su Kim

Chapter 12 Herbs to Calm Shen 252
Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast, Min Su Kim

Chapter 13 Herbs to Pacify the Liver and Extinguish Endogenous Wind 261
Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast, Min Su Kim

Chapter 14 Herbs to Stabilize and Bind (Astringents) 273
Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast, Min Su Kim

Chapter 15 Herbs to Open Orifices (Senses) 285
Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast, Min Su Kim

Chapter 16 Herbs to Expel Parasites 290
Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim,

Chapter 17 Herbs for Topical Application 297
Huisheng Xie, Min Su Kim, Cheryl Chrisman

Part Two Chinese Veterinary Herbal Formulation 303

Chapter 18 Herbal Formulas to Tonify Deficiency 305
Dalu Song, Huisheng Xie, Justin Shmalberg

Chapter 19 Herbal Formulas to Release the Exterior 348
Dalu Song, Justin Shmalberg, Huisheng Xie

Chapter 20 Herbal Formulas to Transform Phlegm and to Relieve Cough & Asthma 357
Dalu Song, Justin Shmalberg, Huisheng Xie

Chapter 21 Herbal Formulas to Clear Heat 368
Xiujun Wang, Michael Bartholomew, Huisheng Xie

Chapter 22 Herbal Formulas to Warm the Interior 390
Xiujun Wang, Hanru Liu, Michael Bartholomew, Justin Shmalberg

Chapter 23 Herbal Formulas to Eliminate Dampness 406
Songhua Hu, Huisheng Xie, Justin Shmalberg

Chapter 24 Herbal Formulas to Regulate Stagnation 423
Bruce Ferguson

Chapter 25 Herbal Formulas to Relieve Food Stagnation 436
Bruce Ferguson

Chapter 26 Herbal Formulas to Stop Bleeding 442
Bruce Ferguson

Chapter 27 Herbal Formulas to Invigorate Blood and Break Blood Stasis 449
Bruce Ferguson

Chapter 28 Herbal Formulas to Stabilize and Bind (Astringents) 462
Sara Jane Skiwski

Chapter 29 Herbal Formulas to Calm Shen 473
Sara Jane Skiwski

Chapter 30 Herbal Formulas to Open Orifices (Senses) 480
Sara Jane Skiwski

Chapter 31 Herbal Formulas to Expel Wind 486
Chaoying Luo, Huisheng Xie, Kelly Chandler

Chapter 32 Purgative Herbal Formulas 511
Chaoying Luo, Michael Bartholomew, Huisheng Xie

Chapter 33 Herbal Formulas to Expel Parasites 531
Chaoying Luo, Huisheng Xie, Michael Bartholomew

Chapter 34 Herbal Formulas for External Application 539
Chaoying Luo, Michael Bartholomew, Huisheng Xie

Part 3 Clinical Application of Chinese Veterinary Herbology   551

Chapter 35 How to Integrate Chinese Herbal Medicine into Veterinary Practice 553
Tiffany Rimar

Chapter 36 Clinical Application of Chinese Herbal Medicine for Companion Animals 563
Constance DiNatale

Chapter 37 Clinical Application of Chinese Herbal Medicine for Horses 577
Lisa Trevisanello, Huisheng Xie

Appendix A 588

Appendix B 592

Appendix C 593

Appendix D 595

Appendix E 599

Appendix F 600

Index.

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Huisheng Xie received his DVM at the Sichuan College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine in Sichuan, China. He was an assistant and staff veterinarian in the College of Veterinary Medicine of the Beijing Agricultural University. After receiving his master of veterinary science in veterinary acupuncture, he was assistant and associate professor in the Beijing Agricultural University College of Veterinary Medicine. He received advanced training in human acupuncture at the Beijing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the National Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and later earned his PhD from the University of Florida for investigation of the mechanisms of pain control in horses using acupuncture. Currently, he is clinical assistant professor and director of the acupuncture internship training program in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida. Dr. Xie is founder of the Chi Institute in Reddick, Florida, which trains veterinarians in Chinese acupuncture and herbal medicine (www.tcvm.com). He has received achievement awards from the Ministry of Agriculture, the National Science and Technology Committee, the Beijing Agricultural University, Nihon University (Japan), University of Mexico (Mexico), and China National Society of TCVM. He speaks internationally on veterinary acupuncture and herbal medicine, and is the author of numerous books and papers. His textbooks include Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Volume 1, Fundamental Principles.

Vanessa Preast received her DVM from the University of Florida in 2000. As a graduate of the Chi Institute, she became certified in small animal acupuncture. She incorporated acupuncture into her practice of small animal medicine and surgery. Currently, she is a doctoral student in teaching and learning. She coauthored and edited Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Volume 1, Fundamental Principles.

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  • Authored by veterinarians with vast experience using Chinese Herbal treatments
  • Provides over 200 herbal formulas to be used in clinical setting
  • Presents information on clinical and pharmacological studies carried out on herbal treatment
  • Includes a section on implementing herbal treatments into the clinical setting
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“While there is room for more information in future editions, this text provides a solid foundation as the first of its kind to be published in the United States and will become a much-referenced text for years to come.”  (Herbal Gram, 1 May 2012)

"Xie’s Chinese Veterinary Herbology provides a succinct and appropriate resource for veterinarians in small animal or equine practice who have an interest in expanding the services they offer to clients. The author’s extensive background in teaching students at all levels allows him to guide readers and provide a rapid understanding of the process of diagnosis and a comfortable level for prescription of Chinese veterinary herbal formulas. This book will become an invaluable addition to the library of every growing veterinary practice in the United States. I encourage even beginning-level students of TCVM to seriously contemplate investing in this reasonably priced and expansive text, which I predict will quickly become the modern Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook of TCVM herbs in the veterinary world." (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, December 2010)

"This volume is an excellent reference for practicing veterinarians, and a good text for continuing education courses in traditional Chinese veterinary medicine." (Book News, September 2010)

 
"This is a concise yet practical and comprehensive reference for veterinarians familiar with and trained in traditional Chinese veterinary medicine (TCVM) who want to use or integrate Chinese veterinary herbology into their veterinary practice. Excellent background information, descriptions, diagrams, illustrations, and examples make this a useful addition to the library of any veterinarian interested in or trained in TCVM." (Doody's Reviews,  2010)
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