This book illustrates medicinal plants used in traditional Tibetan medician using 360 images and describes the concepts of "seven essential limbs of standardizing medicinal plants" and of potency and quality of the five cosmo-physical elements that traditional practitioners adhere to. Originally written in Tibetan by Tsering Norbu, this volume has been translated into English with contents arranged alphabetically.
1. The seven essential limbs of standardizing medicinal plants
2. The qualities and quantities of the four elements that form the cause or basis
3. Index of botanical names
Identification of medicinal plants and categorization of their tastes, potencies, other characteristics Conclusion