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As Chinese medical training has undergone a transition from the traditional master-apprentice system to modern university-style education, educators have realized the need for Chinese medical textbooks that efficiently teach the most clinically essential elements of a vast and complex body of traditional knowledge. Cow bezoar is generally found in the cow’s gallbladder. Did you like Bencao Gangmu E-Book?

You can sweep left or right to chose different chapters to look into details. Kevin bangmu it as to-read May 25, Want to Read saving…. Horse bezoar zhadaormabao is a solid mass formed in the digestive tract of a horse. Donkey’s benao is sweet in sapor, cold in thermostatic character, and non-poisonous. Summary [ edit ] Author Li Jianyuan Ming period, They have the medicinal propertiesof benaco and nourishing the heart and liver, calming the mind and arresting sweating, and can be used to treat debilitation-type distress xufan and insomnia, physical debility and excess sweating, etc.

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


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Thus it is a valuable source of data for medical historians, benao those interested in folk medicine, and for folklorists in general. February Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Pearl oysters are mostly found by the seashore. Lists with This Book. It has the medicinal properties of relieving distress, replenishing Qi and tonifying the blood.

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When it is years old, it may shrink to the size of a coin. The gang,u I use to develop this E-book was: A normal copyright tag is still required. Muli are found by the seashore. Even now it is still in print and used as a reference book. It is a work epitomizing the materia medica known at the time. People collect the bones and use them as drugs.

Product Directory China Search. Camel fat — the fatty tissue in the hump – is sweet in sapor, cold in thermostatic character, and non-poisonous. Moreover we have to transform the very difficult reading content into a beautiful visual designs and playful interactive. The dogwood ganhmu red fruits, which resemble spine jujube. It lists all the plants, animals, minerals, and other items that were believed to have medicinal properties. File File history File usage on Commons Size of tangmu preview: It is used to treat wind-cold damp impediment feng han shibiskin itches, malignant ulcers and septic swellings, muscle contraction, etc.

It is sweet in sapor, neutral in thermostatic character and non-poisonous. It is used to treat various kinds of insufficiency and overexertion damage, bring up blood and nosebleeds, menstrual irregularities, threatened miscarriage tai dong bu an, restless movement of the foetuspost partum insufficiency bencaao depression chanhou xumenetc.


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The illustrations in the first edition shown here are credited to his son Li Jianyuan. Madao are a kind of small, elongated clam, found on sandy beaches with shallow water. The first version was launched in December at Samsung Store in China.

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The shell is used in medicine; when calcined and powdered, it is effective against haemorrhoids. Li Shizhen also explains experiences with the drug made by earlier physicians, and his own experiments. The head and fat of the donkey have the same sapor and thermostatic character as the flesh.

Thorny Elaeagnus hu tuizi, also known asludouzi bears a small, elongated fruit similar in appearance to dogwood, with a speckled surface. The fruits, which are rather small, resemble citrus aurantium. It has the medicinal properties of clearing heat and dispelling poisons, draining bile and resolving gagnmu. Visit the following page to learn more: