Key information on a core repertoire of Chinese medicinals is the focus of this book. These are the 260 most important Chinese medicinals you must know to practice Chinese medicine successfully in the West. Under each medicinal, you'll find flavors, natures, channel gatherings, functions, indications, combinations, dosages, contraindications, and methods of administration. It's presented using Nigel Wiseman's standard translational terminology. This book's compact size, inexpensive price, and precise information make it suitable for both study and reference.