TCM China:

   China's Tibetan Medicine

 

           

 

 

 

 

19.7cm¡Á26.8cm,

361pages, 2005. 

ISBN

7-119-3350-6

 

Published by Beijing Foreign Languages Press.

 

 

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Ti China¨s Tibetan Medicine

 Contents

 Foreword

1. Tibetan Medicine

1.1   me-Honored History

1.1.1 Emergence (Remote Antiquity-6th Century AD)

1.1.2  Period of Consolidation (6th-9th Centuries)

1.1.3 Period of Development and Contention (Mid 9th-Mid 17th Centuries)

1.1.4 The Flourishing Period (Mid 17th-Mid 20th Centuries)

1.1.5 Period of Regeneration (after 1951)

1.2 Theoretical System of Tibetan Medicine

1.2.1 Theory of Three Factors

1.2.2 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

1.2.3 Etiological Theory

1.2.4 Embryology

1.3 Diagnostics

1.3.1 Interrogation

1.3.2 Color inspection

1.3.3 Urinalysis

1.3.4 Pulse-Taking

1.3.5 Other Diagnostic Techniques

1.4 Clinical Medicine

1.4.1 Rlung Diseases

1.4.2 Mkhris pa Diseases

1.4.3 Badkan Diseases

1.4.4 Indigestion

1.4.5 Edema

1.4.6 Febrile Syndromes

1.4.7 Common Cold

1.4.8 Diseases of the Eye

1.4.9 Diseases of the Ear

1.4.10 Diseases of the Nose

1.4.11 Diseases of the Mouth

1.4.12 Diseases of the Heart

1.4.13 Diseases of the Lung

1.4.14 Diseases of the Liver

1.4.15 Diseases of the Spleen

1.4.16 Diseases of the Kidney

1.4.17 Diseases of the Stomach

1.4.18 Diseases of the Small Intestine

1.4.19 Diseases of the Large Intestine

1.4.20 Diseases of the Large Intestine

1.4.21 Diseases of the Bladder

1.4.22 Constipation

1.4.23 Diseases of the Male External Genitalia

1.4.24 Diseases of the Female External Genitalia

1.4.25 Asthma

1.4.26 Yellow Fluid Diseases

1.4.27 Common Gynecological Diseases

1.4.28 Intoxication

1.4.29 Epilepsy (Dian and Xian)

1.4.30 Pediatrical Diseases

1.5 Rich and Colorful Treatment

1.5.1 Medication

1.5.2 Instrumental Therapy

1.5.3 Bloodletting

1.5.4 Moxibustion Therapy

1.5.5 Emetics

1.5.6 Rubbing and Compress Therapies

1.5.7 Medicinal Bathing

1.5.8 Enema Therapy

1.5.9 Nasal Medication

1.5.10 Dietotherapy

1.5.11 Daily Life and Macrobiotics

1.6 Medicinal Bathing

1.7 Enema Therapy

1.8 Nasal Medication

1.9 Dietotherapy

1.10 Daily Life and Macrobiotics

1.6 Medical Ethics

 

2. Tibetan Pharmacy

2.1 Abrief History of Thbetan Pharmacy

2.1.1 Enlightenment Period (Antiquity-6th Century AD)

2.1.2 Laying Foundation Period (629-846 AD)

2.1.3 Formation Period (846-1271)

2.1.4 Development Period (1279-1642)

2.1.5 Prosperous Period (1642-1682)

2.1.6 Stagnant Period (1750-1950)

2.1.7 Rejuvenation Period (After 1951)

2.2 Theoretical System of Tibetan Pharmacology

2.2.1 Classes of Materia Medica Based on Taste

2.2.2 Action

2.3 Resources of Tibetan Materia Medica

2.3.1 Natural Conditions of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

2.3.2 The Resources of Materia Medica of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

2.3.3 Flora in Tibetan Materia Medica

2.3.4  Relationship Between Vegetation Types and Resources of Tibetan Materia Medica

2.3.5 Features of Plants Used

2.3.6 Imported Resources of Tibetan Materia Medica

2.4 Collection and Processing of Tibetan Materia Medica

2.4.1 Collection in Proper Seasons

2.4.2 Collection at Optimal Time

2.4.3 Selection and Drying

2.4.4 Differentiating Old and New

2.4.5 Detoxication by Processing

2.4.6 Compounding Based on Different Disorders

2.5 Drug Forms of Tibetan Materia Medica

2.5.1 Powder

2.5.2 Pill or Bolus

2.5.3 Paste

2.5.4 Decoction

2.5.5 Medicinal Wine

2.6 Present Status of Research

2.6.1 Investigation on Resources of Tibetan Materia Medica

2.6.2 Investigation on Exploitation and Utilization

2.7 Classification of Tibetan Materia Medica

2.7.1 Common Mineral Materia Medica

2.7.2 Common Plant Materia Medica

2.7.3 Common Animal Materia Medica

3. Sman thang, the Gem of Tibetan Medicine

3.1  History of Sman thang

3.1.1 Materials for Preparation of Sman thang

3.1.2 Contents of Sman thang

3.1.3 Clolrs Used

3.1.4 Captions of Sman thang

3.1.5 Investigation of Medical History and Literature

3.2 Contents of Sman thang

3.3 Comparative Studies on Different Editions of Sman thangs

3.3.1 publication of Sman thang Atlas

3.3.2 The3 Titles of the Atlas Publications of Tibetan Medical Thangkas

3.3.3  The Total Number of Sman thang in the Series

3.3.4 Analysis of Some Specificities of Medical Tangkhas

3.3.5 About the Original set of Tibetan Medical Tangkhas Series

3.4 The Value of Sman thang

4. Important Ancient Physicians and Medical Works

4.1 Important Ancient Physicians

4.2 Main Medical Works

5. Studies on Tibetan Medicine Outside China

5.1 Tibetan Medicine Outside China

5.1.1 Major Representatives

5.1.2 Important Organizations of Tibetan Medicine

5.1.3 International Conferenes on Traditional Medicine

5.1.4 Academic Publications on Tibetan Medicine

5.2 Dissemination of and Studies on Sman thang Outside China

Appendix . Transliteration of Tibetan Alphabet (T.V. Wylie System)

Appendix . Chronological Table

Bibliography

Index . Names of Persons

Index . Place, Institution, and Related Names

Index . Publications