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Cases where patients were successfully treated with the substance sometimes are given. Juan 3 and 4 enumerate the most important standard pharmaceuticals that heal the most oftenly occurring diseases and are easily to applicate.

It has thorny branches and bears white blossom. Also we studied how visual matters and little animations can draw people’s attention and what impact they can create. Find a deserted used straw sandal at the roadside. Li Shizhen’s monumental pharmaceutical encyclopedia Bencao gangmu Systematic Materia Medica contains entries on medicinal substances and illustrations. Login or Register to request an exclusive interview with Hao He.

Li Shizhen’s monumental pharmaceutical encyclopediaBencao gangmu Systematic Materia Medica contains entries on medicinal substances and illustrations.

Licensing for more information. File File history File usage on Commons Size of this preview: Summary [ edit ] Author Li Jianyuan Ming bdncao, The shell is salty in sapor, cold in thermostatic character, and non-poisonous.


[On the “Brain is the House of Yuanshen” in “Bencao Gangmu”; from Li Shizhen to Zhang Xichun].

They are gathered after frost. Beng are found in rivers, lakes and marshes. The more difficult sections about history, culture and science have never been translated; only abridged versions were available in the West.

All researches helped us to create a fun, interactive and meaningful learning experience for ordinary people. Darwin, the british scientist, called it a Chinese encyclopedia.

Thus it is a valuable source of data for medical historians, especially those interested in folk medicine, and for folklorists in general. Pearl is sweet and salty in sapor, cold in thermostatic character, and non-poisonous. It is a thorough and systematic compendium on Chinese parmacology until the midth century.

The book Er Ya Yi: Feba marked it as to-read Feb 26, Foreign Languages Press October It is therefore the most important pharmaceutical book in traditional China. Views Read Edit View history. History of medicine in China. Take three spoonfuls of [a decoction containing ginseng] with Miyin water in which rice has been cooked.

Summary [ edit ] Description Bencao Gangmu The following other wikis use this file: Camel flesh is sweet in sapor, cold in thermostatic character, and non-poisonous. The first version was launched in December at Samsung Store in China. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.


If the sandal was found upside down, the fetus will be born dead.

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He had also prepared pictures of all pharmaceuticals that were later included in his book. After finishing one jin of the extract, the child will not be afraid of thunder any gangju. It was the most advanced classification in the world at that time, conforming with the theory of evolution.

Those with seven to nine sides are preferred for medicine.


It may range from the size of a pea to the size of a chicken’s egg. It is round and light with a loose, brittle texture.

The Minimum Requirement for mobile devices: The Siku Quanshu edition. Li was a well-read person and had studied many kinds of books, from the obligatory Confucian Classics and the histories to the books of the masters and philophersand, of course, specialized books on medicine and herbology.

The book is enriched with 1, illustrations of minerals, plants and other pharmaceutical objects.