Zhang Yun, Medical and Health Service in Tibet, China Intercontinental Press, Beijing, June 1999, 35 pp. Illus. 21X11 cm. ISBN 7-80113-519-9. Tibet Series.
A brief introduction to the medical and public health situation in Tibet before the Peaceful Liberation and the creation and development of medical and health service after the Liberation, its present situation and prospects.
Zhang Qien, ed. Collected Papers on Epidemiological Survey (Vol. 2): Tibet Volume, Military Medical Science Press, Beijing, January 1996. 148 pp. 26 cm. ISBN 7-80121-034-4.
42 papers edited by the order of East Tibet, Middle Tibet and West Tibet: 6 on the origin places of epidemics, 21 on serum epidemiology, 11 on the study of insects and animals in medical science, and 4 on etiological survey.
Li Weimin and Jia Wannian, ed. Guide to Health Care in Tibet, Military Medical Science Press, Beijing, February 1997. 262 pp. 18 cm. ISBN 7-80121-002-6.
A systematic introduction to the physical, economic, cultural, and medical geography in Tibet, the impact of plateau on human body, the protective measures people should take to adapt themselves to the circumstances after entering Tibet, including common knowledge of living on the plateau, the prevention and treatment of common diseases and frequently-occurring diseases on the plateau, the prevention of common natural disasters, and the knowledge of saving oneself and each other while encountering disasters. Appended with a list of addresses of hospitals above the county level in Tibet and a map of the Tibet Autonomous Region.
Zhou Shujun, ed, Ultrasonic Diagnosis of Common Plateau Diseases, Tibetan People's Publishing House, Lhasa, May 1998. 264 pp. Illus. and charts. 26 cm. ISBN 7-223-01105-X. Hardcover.
A compilation of cases and charts of ultrasonic diagnosis of common plateau diseases collected by the author, an associate chief physician with the Second People's Hospital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, in his long-term clinical ultrasonic diagnosis, based on concerned medical theories and the analysis of pathogeny and pathology of common plateau diseases, their clinical characteristics and audio-video charts. With a preface by Thubten.
Lhamagyal, ed, A Catalogue of Classics of Tibetan Medicine, Gansu Ethnic Publishing House, Lanzhou, February 1997. 284 pp. 19 cm. ISBN 7-5421-0489-6.
A catalogue of 1,200 works of Tibetan medicine by 150 Tibetan medical experts in different periods. With brief introductions to 110 of the 150 authors.
Champa Trinley, China's Tibetan Medicine, China Tibetology Publishing House, Beijing, August 1996. 311 pp. 19 cm. ISBN 7-80057-290-0.
Ten chapters. Chapters 1-8, a detailed introduction to the formation and development of ancient Tibetan medicine, its 9 sages, the completion of the Four Medical Classics and the contributions by all schools of Tibetan medicine to the development of the classics, and the development of Tibetan medicine in the north and south of Do-kham. Chapter 9: a brief introduction to the main achievements of Tibetan medicine after Tibet's Peaceful Liberation; and Chapter 10: basic theories of Tibetan medicine.
Champa Trinley, China's Tibetan Medicine, China Tibetology Publishing House, Beijing, May 1996. 162 pp. Illus. 18 cm. ISBN 7-80057-276-5. Tibet Knowledge Series.
This is the Chinese edition of the previous title.
Luchangyal, Psychology of Tibetan Medicine, Tibetan People's Publishing House, Lhasa, September 1996. 169 pp. 19 cm. ISBN 7-223-01014-2.
The first systematic study of psychology of Tibetan medicine. The author preliminarily established the theoretical frame and knowledge system of psychology of Tibetan medicine, based on the works related to mental phenomena in traditional Tibetan medicine and with reference to the latest medical psychological achievements at home and abroad. With a preface by Dongkar Losang Trinley.
Thubten Phuntsok, Knowledge of Tibetan Medicine, Sichuan Ethnic Publishing House, Chengdu, June 1997. 202 pp. Illus. and charts, 20 cm. ISBN 7-5409-1865-9.
An introduction to the basic knowledge of Tibetan medicine, covering its history, the theory on "four elemental materials," physiology, pathology, materia medica, and therapeutics.
Ding Linghui and Guan Xiangzu, ed, Tibetan Medicine, Yunnan Ethnic Publishing House, Kunming, July 1997. 166 pp. 18 cm. ISBN 7-5367-1332-0. China Ethnic Minorities Medicine Series.
A general introduction to Tibetan medicine in 8 chapters, covering the history of Tibetan medicine, its basic theories, its diagnosis of diseases, its therapeutics, its pharmaceuticals, its medical appliances, main works on Tibetan medicine, and the way to keep fit in accordance with Tibetan medicine.
Samten，A New Compendium of Tibetan Medicine (second edition), Tibetan People's Publishing House, Lhasa, November 1997. 378 pp. Illus. 26 cm. ISBN 7-223-01075-4.
A revised version of the first edition published in July 1979 and listed in the Catalogue of Chinese Publications in Tibetan Studies (1949-1991), published by the Foreign Languages Press in 1994. Supplemented with 55 charts of skeleton, muscles, internal organs and other organs, as well as new materials covering glands, appendix, pleura, etc.
Thubten Tsering, ed, China Medical Encyclopedia: Tibetan Medicine, Shanghai Science and Technology Publishers, Shanghai, November 1999. 316 pp. 26 cm. ISBN 7-5323-4979-9.
This is a Chinese edition of the Tibetan China Medical Encyclopedia: Tibetan Medicine. But it has been supplemented with new material, such as the entries about pharmacology, the theory of three causes, theory of five sources, physiological changes, pathological changes, diagnosis, epidemic disease, gynecology, and surgery. There are a total of 1,656 entries. Appended with a table of contents and index.
Potala: Editorial Board, Potala: Flower of the Snowland-Tibetan Medicine (99-5), New Star Publishers, Beijing, 1999. 57 pp. Illus. 21 cm. ISBN 7-80148-248-4.
10 articles: "Development of Tibetan Medicine," "Flower of the Snowland-Tibetan Medicine," "Kunga Ringtso, Associate Professor with Astrological and Calendrical Research Institute of Traditional Tibetan Medicine Hospital," "'Coral 70' and Old Tibetan Medical Doctor Padma Gyatso," etc.
Potala: Editorial Board, Potala: Development of Tibetan Medicine (2000-4), New Star Publishers, Beijing, 2000. 62 pp. Illus. 20 cm. ISBN 7-80148-313-8.
Eight articles, including "A Grand Meeting of Tibetan Studies-the International Academic Symposium of Tibetan Medicine in 2000," "Innovations of Traditional Tibetan Medicine and Its Opening to the Outside World," "Development of Medicine and Hygiene in Tibet," "Tibetan Medicine in Thangka," "The Changes in Traditional Tibetan Medicine As Witnessed by a Veteran Tibetan Medical Doctor," "The Development of Tibetan Medicine and Figures."
Selected Research Papers on Traditional Tibetan Medicine Compiling Committee, ed, elected Research Papers on Traditional Tibetan Medicine: A Collection of Papers of the 1999 National Symposium of Tibetan Medicine, Ethnic Publishing House, Beijing, March 2000. 238 pp. Charts. 26 cm. ISBN 7-105-03816-0.
An academic work reflecting the latest research results of Tibetan medicine, containing 61 papers covering the history, theories, clinical medicine, nursing, teaching, research, exploitation and protection of medicinal material sources, and modernization of traditional Tibetan medicine.
Padmasambhava, et al, Great Treasure of Hidden Scripture Library: Tibetan Medicine, Sichuan Ethnic Publishing House, Chengdu, December 1997. 716 pp. Illus. and charts. 20 cm. ISBN 7-5409-1572-2
46 papers with distinctive views on practices of traditional Tibetan medicine, selected from Great Treasure of Hidden Scripture Library, a large series compiled by the well-known Tibetan scholar Kongtrul Yonten Gyatso (1813-1988) with 64 volumes in its Derge edition.
Etsochen, ed, A Collection of Academic Papers by Qinghai Tibetan Medicine Institute (Vol. 1), Qinghai Ethnic Publishing House, Xining, July 1998. 217 pp. Charts. 20 cm. ISBN -5420-0704-1.
17 papers on Tibetan medicine, covering its theoretical study, prospects, clinical practices, medical experiences, medicinal research, academic discussion, and common knowledge of Tibetan medicine, reflecting the achievements of Qinghai Tibetan Medicine Institute in the research on Tibetan medicine over the past years.
Tenpa Gyatso, Origin of Tibetan Medicine, Gansu Ethnic Publishing House, Lanzhou, March 1995. 192 pp. 19 cm. ISBN 7-5421-0370-9.
A brief exposition of the necessity of studying Tibetan medicine, relations between Tibetan medicine and Buddhism, and the formation and spread of Four Medical Classics in the whole of Tibetan-inhabited areas.
* * *
Dogon Tsering, Detailed Annotations to "Four Medical Classics," Gansu Ethnic Publishing House, Lanzhou, January 1997. 191 pp. 19 cm. ISBN 7-5421-0490-X.
An explanation on the first part of Four Medical Classics (Fundamental Classic of Tibetan Medicine), based on Tibetan medicine classics and the author's practices.
Karma Ngalek Tenzin Trinley Rabgyal, The Light of Happiness and New Moon (Vol. I), Tibetan People's Publishing House, Lhasa, August 1997. 613 pp. 20 cm. ISBN 7-223-00791-5.
A comprehensive compendium of Tibetan medicine, with the full name of A Complete Collection of "Four Medical Classics" and Other Classics of Tibetan Medicine: the Light of Happiness and New Moon, covering the treatment of lung, tripa and bakan diseases, illnesses of internal medicine, febrile diseases, illnesses in the upper part of the human body, illnesses of internal organs, miscellaneous diseases, sores, pediatric diseases, gynecological diseases, diseases caused by ghosts, trauma, and diseases caused by poisoning, as well as the way of keeping fit, and enriching the Yang (the masculine or positive principle in nature), and the practice of follow-up medicines. Vol. II of the book has never been found.
Tashi, Important Annotations to the Four Medical Classics, Tibetan People's Publishing House, Lhasa, May 1998. 636 pp.26 cm. ISBN 7-223-01060-6.
A reference book like a dictionary. It makes annotations to about 800 medical special terms and other important words appearing in the "Four Medical Classics." Explanations are also made on Sanskrit loanwords, Chinese loanwords, synonyms, ancient words and dialectal words. It is a key to the "Four Medical Classics."
Ghanadalo, Annotations to the Supplementary Medical Classics of "Four Medical Classics": A Lamp Warding Off Darkness, Ethnic Publishing House, Beijing, June 1998, 270 pp. 20 cm. ISBN 7-105-03022-4.
The most influential one of the works of Annotations to the Supplementary Medical Classics of "Four Medical Classics," written by a disciple (in the 12th or 13th century) of the 13th descendant of Yuthok Yonten Gonpo, founder of Tibetan medicine, edited in accordance with a mimeographed copy of the Hospital of Traditional Tibetan Medicine in Tibet.
Cai Jingfeng and Hong Wuli, On the Origin of "Four Medical Classics," Daxiang Publishing House, Zhengzhou, March 1999. 210 pp. 20 cm. ISBN 7-5347-2223-3.
A monograph, originally a scientific project entitled "A Historical documentary Study of Four Medical Classics." 7 parts: the title of Four Medical Classics, the time of its completion, the argument of whether it was a Buddhist scripture or a book on medicine, a comparative documentary study of it, a documentary analysis of a chapter of Four Medical Classics, Derge edition and Kumbum Monastery edition, and a comparative conclusion of Four Medical Classics. The book makes a thorough expounding of the origin of Four Medical Classics through comparative documentary study. 4 appendixes, including one about the nine incurable diseases mentioned in Four Medical Classics and discussed in Blue Glaze.
Jinpa Tsewang, A Detailed Explanation of " Four Medical Classics," Qinghai Ethnic Publishing House, Xining, April 2000. 1,247 pp. 26 cm. ISBN 7-5420-0812-9. Hardcover.
A representative work of the annotated versions to the book Four Medical Classics, exerting wide influences in Tibetan medical history. The author, of the 15th century, makes a sentence-by-sentence annotation to Four Medical Classics. Compiled by Tenzingyal.
Dawa Gawa, Selected Works of Medicine (Vol. IV), Ethnic Publishing House, Beijing, January 1996. 1,034 pp. 20 cm. ISBN 7-105-02564-6. Hardcover. Translated into Tibetan by Rinchen Sampo. Classified Tibetan Tripitaka Series. Vol. IV: the second half, i.e. the three chapters on internal diseases, surgical diseases, and pharmacology in the Indian Buddhist scholar Dawa Gawa's annotated work to Asvaghosas Eight Branches of Medicine, with detailed sentence-by-sentence annotations to its text. Based on Derge block edition, Vol. I was listed in Catalogue of Chinese Publications in Tibetan Studies (1949-1991) and Vols. II and III were listed in Catalogue of Chinese Publications in Tibetan Studies (1992-1995).
Yuthok Yonten Gonpo, Eighteen Branches of Tibetan Medicine (Vols. I and II), Gansu Ethnic Publishing House, Lanzhou, November 1999. 1,090 pp. 20 cm. ISBN 7-5421-0693-7.
A book edited from the collated Four Medical Classics inght of practical experience and with explanatory notes and addendums added.
Konchok Gyeltsen, Rudiments of Tibetan Medicine, Ethnic Publishing House, Beijing, August 1996. 327 pp. Illus. 20 cm. ISBN 7-105-02615-4.
7 chapters on the history, basic concepts, diagnosis, treatment methods, compounding of commonly used medicines, etc. With a preface by Trorik Tsinang.
Takla Norbu, Selected Tibetan Medicinal Formulas-A Lamp of Altruism, Tibetan People's Publishing House, Lhasa, May 1996. 313 pp. 20 cm. ISBN 7-223-00897-0.
28 papers by Takla Norbu (1889-1957), a known expert of Tibetan medicine in modern times. With a profile of the author.
Drigung Chodrak, et al, Papers of the Drigung Sect of Tibetan Medicine, Ethnic Publishing House, Beijing, July 1997, 522 pp. 20 cm. ISBN 7-105-03536-6.
20 papers on secret formulas in the treatment of difficult and complicated cases of illness, and prescriptions of rare Tibetan medicines by Drigung Chodrak and other medical experts of the Drigung Sect. Based on a handwritten copy.
* * *
Wen Shaodun and Karlo, ed, Bloodletting in Tibetan Medicine, Qinghai People's Publishing House, Xining, February 1996. 177 pp. Illus. 19 cm. ISBN 7-225-01210-X. Tibetan-Chinese bilingual edition.
3 chapters. Chapter 1: the origin and development of bloodletting treatment in Tibetan medicine; Chapter 2: the bloodletting positions on veins, including the 77 positions mentioned in Four Medical Classics and 24 acquired in clinical treatment (each position is based on Tibetan medical terms with modern anatomical terms added); Chapter 3 the application of bloodletting in clinical treatment.
Pelden Trinley, Prevention and Treatment of Common Gynecological Diseases in Tibetan Medicine, Tibetan People's Publishing House, Lhasa, May 1996, 85 pp. Illus. 19 cm. ISBN 7-223-00920-9.
A popular edition of Tibetan medicine, composed of 27 sections on the causes and symptoms of common gynecological diseases and their treatment.
Jampel Choskyi Tenzin Trinley, Collection of Tibetan Medical Formulas, Qinghai Ethnic Publishing House, Xining, December 1997. 918 pp. 20 cm. ISBN 7-5420-0686-X. Hardcover. Edited by Dukar.
A monograph on therapeutics of Tibetan medicine by the author, the 5th Nomihan Rinpoche (1789-1838) of the Gomang Gompa in Qinghai. An account of medical treatment of lung, tripa and bakan diseases, chronic diseases, febrile diseases, pestilence, diseases of internal organs, diseases of reproductive organs and miscellaneous illnesses, and of the causes, symptoms and treatment of over 300 diseases, and over 500 prescriptions of medicines. Based on a handwritten copy. Appendixes: an article entitled "Golden Key to Collection of Tibetan Medical Formulas" by the author's disciple, and an index of the prescriptions given in the book.
Dawa Tsering, Fundamentals of Tibetan Medicine in Pulse-feeling and Examination of Urine, Ethnic Publishing House, Beijing, January 1998. 149 pp. 19 cm. ISBN 7-105-03058-5.
An introduction to the principles, methods and functions of Tibetan medicine in pulse-feeling and examination of urine in Four Medical Classics, based on the author's clinical practices.
Rinchen Dorje, ed and tr, Clinical X-ray Diagnosis of Tibetan Medicine, Ethnic Publishing House, Beijing, September 1998. 166 pp. Illus. 20 cm. ISBN 7-105-03015-1.
A systematic introduction to the basic knowledge of X-ray diagnosis in clinical Tibetan medicine.
Pari Sonam Tsering, Selected Diagnosis and Treatment in Tibetan Medicine, Qinghai Ethnic Publishing House, Xining, February 1999. 362 pp. Illus. 19 cm. ISBN 7-5420-0702-5.
A summary of the author's clinical experiences. 4 chapters: 1. the concepts of lung, tripa and bakan in the human body and the treatment of diseases the three materials bring about; 2. medicated bath and its effect, the relations between the inside and outside pulses in pulse-feeling, acupuncture and moxibustion and its effect, heart disease and its treatment, prevention and treatment of pulmonary diseases, diagnosis and treatment of liver diseases, and treatment of headache and gout; 3. diagnosis by examination of urine, looking at the tongue coating, and feeling child's ear-root; and 4. effects of two kinds of medicines: musk and "cold-water stone."
Tsedrak, Treatment of Common Diseases in Tibetan Medicine, Gansu Ethnic Publishing House, Lanzhou, October 1999. 174 pp. 20 cm. ISBN 7-5421-0665-1.
An introduction to the diagnosis and treatment of over 100 diseases in Tibetan medicine. With detailed prescriptions of 500 kinds of medicines.
Nyima Tsering, ed, A Dictionary of Tibetan Medicine Numerals, Sichuan Ethnic Publishing House, Chengdu, December 1998. 504 pp. Charts. 19 cm. ISBN 7-5409-1532-3.
A specialized Tibetan Medicine dictionary. There are altogether about 500 entries, including many entries not to be found in other dictionaries. Most entries are added with the source of the word and annotations.
Chador Luchangyal, ed and tr, Chinese-Tibetan Dictionary of Anatomy of the Human Body, Ethnic Publishing House, Beijing, June 1998. 183 pp. Illus. 20 cm. ISBN 7-105-03016-X.
8 parts: motor system, digestion system, respiratory system, urological system, reproductive system, circulatory system, sense organs, nerve system, and internal system, each part containing an introduction in Tibetan and a list of Chinese-Tibetan terms of organs. With charts of anatomy and a Chinese-Tibetan glossary.
Qinghai Medicines Inspection Office and Qinghai Tibetan Medicine Institute, ed, China Tibetan Medicine (three volumes), Shanghai Science and Technology Publishing House, Shanghai, October 1996. 630 pp, 320 pp and 410 pp. Illus. 26 cm. ISBN 7-5323-1453-7, ISBN 7-5323-3673-5, ISBN 7-5323-3981-5. Hardcover.
An introduction to the history of Tibetan medicine, Moon King's Medical Diagnosis, Four Medical Classics, Precept by Ancestors, Four Medical Classics-Blue Glaze, A Dictionary of Tibetan Herbal Medicine, and sources of Tibetan herbal medicine on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. With a list of about 600 kinds of plants, animal parts and mineral drugs. Each entry contains its term in Tibetan and Chinese (both transliterated into the Chinese Phonetic Alphabet), its history, place of origin, methods of gathering and processing, way of distinguishing it from other medicines, its chemical composition, its pharmacological functions, property, flavor and functions, usage and dosage, and its formula.
Luo Dashang, ed, China Tibetan Herbal Medicine , Ethnic Publishing House, Beijing, June 1997. 389 pp. Illus. 26 cm. ISBN 7-105-02664-2. Hardcover.
An overall introduction to China's sources of Tibetan herbal medicine. A list of 1,859 kinds of Tibetan crude drugs: including 60 kinds of medico-minerals, 1,441 medico-plants, 92 varieties, and 266 medico-animal parts. Each with an account of its source, way of gathering and processing, chemical composition, pharmacological functions, and the main usage in treatment. With a preface by Zhu Guoben.
Zheng Dui, Inheritance and Development of Tibetan Medicine and Pharmacology, China Intercontinental Press, Beijing, January 1997. 27 pp. Illus. 18 cm. ISBN 7-80113-197-5. Tibet Series.
A brief introduction to the development of Tibetan medicine and pharmacology, a brilliant pearl in the treasure-house of Chinese medicine with a history of at least 2,000 years, and particularly the great achievements after the Peaceful Liberation in 1951.
Tian Shuqin, ed, Common Tibetan Medicines, Sichuan Science and Technology Publishing House, Chengdu, September 1997. 332 pp. Illus. 20 cm. ISBN 7-5364-3670-X.
An introduction of 100-some common Tibetan medicines, forms of their original plants, differentiation, way of gathering and processing, property, flavor and functions, each with its Latin scientific name. With appendices: "A Brief Explanation of the Names of Diseases in Tibetan Medicine," "Tibetan Index of Names," "Latin Index of Names," and "Index of Latin Scientific Names."
* * *
Palgyang, Treatment of Poisoning in Tibetan Medicine, Ethnic Publishing House, Beijing, April 1996. 158 pp. 19 cm. ISBN 7-105-02562-X.
Based on long-term medical practices and with reference to prescriptions of traditional Tibetan medicine, the author has made a summary of his clinical experiences of treating poisoning cases and using poison as an antidote to poison. A detailed introduction to the processing of medical herbs, decoction of medicinal ingredients, medico-soil, medico-minerals, rare drugs, medico- salt, and adjuvants, and the special way of processing toxicant medicine.
Karma Gyeltsen, The Essence of Traditional Tibetan Medicines, Gansu Ethnic Publishing House, Lanzhou, August 1996. 215 pp. 19 cm. ISBN 7-5421-0461-6.
18 chapters: introducing more than 360 drugs, which have good results in the treatment of liver and gall diseases, arthritis, chronic diseases, febrile diseases, and infectious diseases. Edited on the basis of an ancient edition.
Damu Menrampa Losang Chodrak, Property and Functions of Tibetan Medicines, Gansu Ethnic Publishing House, Lanzhou, July 1997. 213 pp. 20 cm. ISBN 7-5421-0515-9.
Classification of Tibetan drugs into 6 categories: 44 kinds of medico-jewelry, 34 medico-minerals, 84 medicinal woody plants and decoctions of medicinal ingredients, 116 herbal medicines, 9 kinds of medico-soil, and 13 medico-animal parts, each medicine accompanied by its name, explanation of the name, medicinal property and pharmaceutical preparation.
Dogon Tsering and Drashi, Categories of Tibetan Medicines and Dosage (two volumes), Gansu Ethnic Publishing House, Lanzhou, November 1997. 163 pp. and 328 pp. Illus. 20 cm. ISBN 7-5421-0546-9.
Vol. I: knowledge of health protection expounded in traditional Tibetan medicine, cultivating the behavior pattern conforming to the law of nature, calculation of seasons, properties of various kinds of food, and the cause of woman sterility. Vol. II: a detailed description of various Tibetan medicines, their property, functions, dosage, time for gathering medicinal herbs, and the way of discarding poison from medico-jewelry.
Ye Baolin and Guo Pengju, ed, Medicinal Animals in Qinghai and Tibet, Shaanxi Science and Technology Publishing House, Xi'an, March 1998. 356 pp. Illus. 20 cm. ISBN 7-5369-2786-X.
A monograph introducing Qinghai and Tibetan medicinal animals and their medicinal materials. Altogether 211 kinds of medicinal animals and animal medicinal materials are recorded. Detailed descriptions are made on a general survey of the animal, its life-style, gathering and processing, shape and properties, appraisal of the quality (including experience, physical and chemical analysis and microscopy), chemical composition, function and effect, usage and dosage, and storage, etc. With 149 illustrations.
Ma Jianjun and Ge Lijia, Common Knowledge About Tibetan Medicinal Food, Qinghai Ethnic Publishing House, Xining, March 1997. 263 pp. 19 cm. ISBN 7-5420-0641-X.
An introduction to the medicinal food for farmers and herdsmen in Tibetan-inhabited areas on the basis of Tibetan pharmacology. Three chapters: 1. medicinal food for 109 diseases; 2. the cause of common diseases and measures for the prevention of them in diet; 3. the formulas and dosage in preparation of simple and easy-to-do medicinal food. Appended with an article on knowledge of hygiene and health protection, including positive and negative impacts of milk, water, soup, and wine on the human body.
* * *
Gar Kelsang Drashi, Names of Practical Tibetan Medicines, Qinghai Ethnic Publishing House, Xining, October 1999. 764 pp. 20 cm. ISBN 7-5420-0851-X.
A Tibetan-Chinese bilingual dictionary of Tibetan medicines with over 2,500 entries in 3 parts: actual names of the medicines; names of set prescriptions; and other names of the medicines, each entry with Chinese transliteration of the Tibetan name, Tibetan transliteration of the Chinese name, and dosage, functions and directions for use.
Ngotsangpa Drolma Dondrup, et al, ed, A Tibetan-Chinese-Latin Trilingual Dictionary of Names of Tibetan Medicines, Qinghai Ethnic Publishing House, Xining, May 1998. 188 pp. 19 cm. ISBN 7-5420-0662-2.
1,500 kinds of Tibetan medicine, each with its Tibetan, Chinese and Latin names. Corrections are made to the wrongly used names appearing in former publications. Entries arranged in Tibetan alphabetical order.
Kunga Tsering, A Dictionary of Tibetan Medicinal Terms, Gansu Ethnic Publishing House, Lanzhou, December 1997, 269 pp. 19 cm. ISBN 7-5421-0552-3. With over 4000 names of Tibetan medicines.