24 Classical Formulations
Kan Essentials Formulator
Dr. Steve Marsden, DVM, ND, MSOM, LAc, Dipl.C.H.
These classical formulas display the genius, adaptability,
and resilience typical of the Chinese Medicine that has so
astounded the western world.
A major impediment to the use of herbal medicine in veterinary
practice is a lack of familiarity with products, and a lack
of confidence in their distributions. Dr. Marsden has addressed
both problems by providing, not only thoroughly tested formulations,
but also detailed instructions on precisely how, and when
to use them to resolve problems plaguing veterinarians and
With these formulations and expertise, any veterinarian, regardless
of their training in Chinese Medicine, will begin to experience
success in medicine that can scarcely be dreamed of in conventional
Masden holds a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, is
Board certified in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine
and also holds a Doctorate in Naturopathic and Veterinary
Dr. Marsden is in demand worldwide as one of the foremost
lecturers on alternative veterinary medicine. He lectures
routinely at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine
in Boston, Massachusetts, as well as at most universities
that train and license veterinarians to practice acupuncture
and Chinese herbal medicine.
He is the co-founder of one of the worlds only clinics
licensed to treat both humans and animals. He is also the
co-author of the bestseller Manual of Natural Veterinary
Medicine: Science and Tradition.