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A Patient's Guide to Chinese Medicine
Dr. Shen’s Handbook of Herbs and Acupuncture

by Joel Harvey Schreck

With an emphasis on traditional herbal therapy and a clear explanation of ancient Chinese medical theory and practice, this “patient’s guide” offers readers a quick way to find the recommended treatment for more than 40 common ailments from acne and allergies to weight gain and yeast infections. Detailed information on herbal properties, preparation, dosage, and effectiveness make this an easy-to-use handbook for getting optimum help from traditional Chinese herbs and practices.

This book also provides a detailed description of common herbs and formulas and how they interact within the framework of traditional Chinese medical theories of chi, the vital organs, yin and yang, and more.

About the Author

Joel Harvey Schreck, L.Ac. (aka Dr. Shen) is a licensed acupuncturist with more than twenty years in private practice. During this time he has treated tens of thousands of patients. Schooled in Hong Kong and San Francisco, he is co-founder of the Shen Clinic and co-founder of the popular Dr. Shen line of natural medicines, available in natural food stores nationally. He is also an adjunct faculty member and lecturer at the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley, California.


This book will be an inspiration as well as a comprehensive and practical guide for all who are drawn to the deep wisdom and enormous health benefits of Chinese traditional medicine ...clearly articulated and interesting.

—Efrem Korngold, OMD, L.Ac., co-author Between Heaven and Earth, A Guide to Chinese Medicine

Resellers or practitioners interested in Dr. Shen products contact Shen Herb Inc. at: 1-800-475-1394 or write to

Dr.Shen's Guide to Chinese Medicine: Baytree Press

$18.95 paperback
  288 pages, 6" X 9"

  ISBN-10: 0-9801758-0-1
ISBN-13: 978-0-9801758-0-6

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