• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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