Chinese herbal science its characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment by Xu, Hongyuan.

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Published by Oriental Healing Arts Institute in Los Angeles, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Drugs, Chinese Herbal.,
  • Plants, Medicinal.

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Book details

StatementHong-yen Hsu.
SeriesEducational series on Chinese medicine -- no. 4, Educational series on Chinese medicine -- no. 4, Educational series on Chinese medicine -- no. 4.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 70 p. :
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19293033M
ISBN 100941942104
LC Control Number08310194
OCLC/WorldCa13580285

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