Taking Herbal Materia Medica? Interested in Japanese-style practice? New on the bookshelf! Japanese Herbal Medicine: The Healing Art of Kampo, A Guide to Understanding & Using Traditional Japanese Herbal Medicine for Overcoming Common Disorders by Robert Rister. The book is organized by disorders rather than herb classifications, which makes it a great reference when deciphering herbs that treat common pathologies. Come and give it a look!