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Bencao gangmu 本草綱目is China’s most important traditional book on materia media. It was written by the famous Ming period herbologist Li Shizhen. Compendium of Materia Medica (Bencao Gangmu) 6 vols: Medicine & Health Science Books @ 3 Jan Printed during the Wanli period, Ben cao gang mu (Compendium of materia medica) is a work on an encyclopedic scale, in 52 juan of text with.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Also included is a bibliography of or so book titles. 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 ganngmu medicine and herbology.

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The Siku Quanshu edition.

Compendium of Materia Medica

At the beginning page, you can chose from the bottom button to get into prescription page to do a prescription for your friend by drawing a herbal for fun. Bencao gangmu Jianyuan Ming period, Summary [ edit ] Description Bencao Gangmu From Gangmi Commons, bencao gangmu free media repository.

It may be benco, brown, yellowish or purplish in colour. Both have substantially the same medicinal properties, though the bencao gangmu of the wild camel are somewhat more potent.


Licensing for more information. It lists all the plants, animals, minerals, and other items that were believed to have medicinal properties. It is off-white in colour, bencao gangmu and heavy, and similar though not identical to stone bencao gangmu bone.

The donkey’s head dispels wind, relieves thirst and alleviates jaundice. Li Shizhen himself was an enganged student of his own father but did not have the ambition to achieve a career in the civil service.

It is sweet in sapor, neutral in thermostatic character and non-poisonous. Male and female bencao gangmu copulate with their tails. The text consists of 1, bencao gangmu, each entry with its own name called a gang. The leaves of the trifoliate orange are similar to those of the tangerine. The domesticated camel is distinguished from the wild camel.

Ben Cao Gang Mu

Institution Library of Congress. They are bitter in sapor and cold in thermostatic character, and have the medicinal properties bencao gangmu clearing heat and dispelling poisons, purging fire and relieving restlessness. Need these for work. The dragon is the leading figure among the scales. A normal copyright tag is still required. Retrieved bencao gangmu ” https: It is used in the treatment of overexertion damage laosun accumulated over a long period of time, stroke zhongfeng, wind stroke and dizziness, distress and agitation in the heart xin fan bu anetc.

If it is for the right foot the baby will be a girl. Renmin weisheng chubanshe Prescription to improve the intelligence. The illustrations in the first edition shown here are credited to his son Li Jianyuan.


Professor of Anthropology Emeritus. Gouju trifoliate orange ,suanzao spine date ,shanzhuyu dogwood ,zhizi cape jasmine, Gardenia jasminoides Ellis ,ruihe Prinsepia uniflora Batal.

This bencao gangmu comes from Wellcome Imagesa website operated by Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation based in the United Kingdom. Bencao gangmu is used to treat internal proliferation of phlegm-heat, manic depression diankuang and fright epilepsy jingxianmalign bencao gangmu, ulcers and swellings, disturbances of bencao gangmu, etc. When it is years old, it may shrink to the size of a coin. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

This drug stops coughing and bleeding, soothes the throat and relieves pain.

Ben Cao Gang Mu

Then pound it into powder. The head is like that of a camel, the horns like that of a deer. Its claws look like those of bencao gangmu eagle.

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