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Common Chinese Materia Medica

Volume 1

  • Containing almost all of the traditional medicines commonly used and seen in China

  • Containing the trait functions of traditional Chinese medicines as well as their medical uses

  • Containing the biological characteristics, growing environment and geographical distributions of each medicinal herb

  • With substantial colorful habitat photos

  • 1544 Accesses

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Medicinal Algae

    • Huagu Ye, Chuyuan Li, Wencai Ye, Feiyan Zeng, Fangfang Liu, Faguo Wang et al.
    Pages 1-6
  3. Medicinal Fungi

    • Huagu Ye, Chuyuan Li, Wencai Ye, Feiyan Zeng, Fangfang Liu, Faguo Wang et al.
    Pages 7-24
  4. Medicinal Ferns of Psilotaceae, Huperziaceae, and Lycopodiaceae

    • Huagu Ye, Chuyuan Li, Wencai Ye, Feiyan Zeng, Fangfang Liu, Faguo Wang et al.
    Pages 25-45
  5. Medicinal Ferns of Equisetaceae, Angiopteridaceae, Osmundaceae, Lygodiaceae, etc.

    • Huagu Ye, Chuyuan Li, Wencai Ye, Feiyan Zeng, Fangfang Liu, Faguo Wang et al.
    Pages 47-68
  6. Medicinal Ferns of Cyatheaceae, Lindsaeaceae, and Pteridiaceae

    • Huagu Ye, Chuyuan Li, Wencai Ye, Feiyan Zeng, Fangfang Liu, Faguo Wang et al.
    Pages 69-91
  7. Medicinal Ferns of Parkeriaceae, Athyriaceae, Thelypteridaceae, Aspleniaceae, Blechnaceae, Dryopteridaceae, and Davalliaceae

    • Huagu Ye, Chuyuan Li, Wencai Ye, Feiyan Zeng, Fangfang Liu, Faguo Wang et al.
    Pages 93-125
  8. Medicinal Ferns of Polypodiaceae

    • Huagu Ye, Chuyuan Li, Wencai Ye, Feiyan Zeng, Fangfang Liu, Faguo Wang et al.
    Pages 127-147
  9. Medicinal Ferns of Drynariaceae, Marsileaceae, Salviniaceae, and Azollaceae

    • Huagu Ye, Chuyuan Li, Wencai Ye, Feiyan Zeng, Fangfang Liu, Faguo Wang et al.
    Pages 149-159
  10. Medicinal Gymnosperms of Ginkgoaceae, Pinaceae, Cupressaceae, Taxodiaceae, and Podocarpaceae

    • Huagu Ye, Chuyuan Li, Wencai Ye, Feiyan Zeng, Fangfang Liu, Faguo Wang et al.
    Pages 161-182
  11. Medicinal Gymnosperms of Cephalotaxaceae, Taxaceae, Ephedraceae, and Gnetaceae

    • Huagu Ye, Chuyuan Li, Wencai Ye, Feiyan Zeng, Fangfang Liu, Faguo Wang et al.
    Pages 183-200

About this book

This first volume describes 78 species of medicinal plants in 44 families, in which 7 families and 13 species are algae and fungi, 28 families and 52 species are ferns, 9 families and 13 species are gymnosperms. The algae include Laminaria japonica, Sargassum fusiforme, Ulva lactucam, Uiva pertusa et al.; the fungi include Calvatia lilacina, Calvatia lilacina, Cordyceps sobolifera, et al.; the gymnosperms include Ginkgo biloba, Pinus massoniana, Thuja orientalis, Ephedra sinica, Ephedra intermedia, Ephedra equisetina, et al.

In each specie, it introduces the scientific names, herbal medicine names, characteristics, habitats, distributions, Acquisition and processing methods, medicinal traits, tastes, functions, use and dosages, and other information of medicinal plants, and attaches unedited color pictures and pictures of part herbal medicines for each species.

This book series has totally 10 volumes, which covers 2000 kinds of Chinese medicines that are commonly seen or used. These volumes not only introduce the efficacy, function and some prescriptions of the medicines, but also introduce the biological characteristics of them in detail with clear photos of the habitats, so that readers can identify them in the field. Apart from the growing environment, the books expound the distribution areas and other information to facilitate researches and other applications. The volumes are targeted at readers of general interests and it is also of high referential value for scientific researcher and teachers.  It can be used as a guide to researchers, clinical doctors, and students in the department of pharmaceutics and traditional Chinese medicine.

Keywords

  • Herb
  • Medicinal Plants
  • Chinese medicinal herb
  • Chinese herbal medicine
  • Herbal map
  • Systematic Botany

Editors and Affiliations

  • South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China

    Huagu Ye, Feiyan Zeng

  • Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited, Guangzhou, China

    Chuyuan Li

  • Coll Pharm, Jinan Univ, Guangzhou, China

    Wencai Ye

About the editors

Editor Huagu Ye is a professor from South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China.

Editor Chuyuan Li is from Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited, Guangzhou, China.

Editor Wencai Ye is a professor from the College of Pharmacy, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China.

Editor Feiyan Zeng is from South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Common Chinese Materia Medica

  • Book Subtitle: Volume 1

  • Editors: Huagu Ye, Chuyuan Li, Wencai Ye, Feiyan Zeng

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-2062-1

  • Publisher: Springer Singapore

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Chemical Industry Press 2021

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-16-2061-4

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-981-16-2064-5

  • eBook ISBN: 978-981-16-2062-1

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 200

  • Number of Illustrations: 251 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Pharmacy, Plant Evolution, Health Sciences

Buying options

eBook USD 129.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-981-16-2062-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)