This text describes some 300 frequently used formulas, giving
characters, Pinyin, common names and botanical names for each of the
formula constituents along with the range of dose in grams. Each of the
the descriptions contain the action of the formula in TCM and an
indications section listing symptoms, tongue, and pulse signs. The
applications section lists allopathically defined conditions treated by
the formula. There is also a modifications section that describes
substances that can be added or deleted for specific conditions.