By Hou Jinlun. 7"x 10", 188 pages, paperback. Medicated diet of Traditional Chinese medicine has a long history. It is an important composite part of the theoretical system of the TCM. Under the guidance of basic theory of TCM, the dietetic Chinese drugs are compatible to base on differentiation of symptoms and signs. It's a synthetic subject, for preventing and curing diseases, building up one's health and prolonging one's life etc.