"In this new and vastly expanded version of hisearlier work on patent medicines, Jake Fratkincovers some 1360 products, including 550 GMPlevel products and all of California FDB analysis on 505 products. Heincludes noting of endagered animals, heavy metals, pharmaceuticals, andrelevant research on various formulas, plus original text where it firstappeared. The text is organized into 12 groups, with a total of 109 chapters.Useful discussions by Andrew Ellis, Subhuti Dharmananda, and Richard Koappend the text. Over 80 pages of full-color photos (with English and Chinesecross-reference) depict the patent medicines. Fully indexed. "