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According to Shen Nong Bencao Jing. Both the flesh and the shell are used in medicine.

It lists all the plants, animals, minerals, and other items that were believed to have medicinal properties. Foreign Languages Press Pub Year: Lorraine Wilcox rated it liked it Jan 25, Fery Novianto marked it as to-read Jul 07, The Bencao gangmu includes 11, recipes and treatment methods for various diseases.

The ganbmu was finished in and the publication process began immediately, but Li Shizhen died before its completion. This article needs additional citations for verification. Claire marked it as to-read Apr 22, Want to Read saving….

There are 81 scales on its back. The shell is salty in sapor, cold in thermostatic character, and non-poisonous.

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Paul Rossignol marked it as to-read Jan 26, Administered in powdered form, it has the medicinal properties of settling the heart and calming the mind, clearing heat and extinguishing wind, improving vision and removing nebula, dispelling poisons and healing wounds.

It is used to treat mental gangmuu shenhu bu shoumind and spirit wandering from their abodeheart palpitations and fearful throbbing xinji zhengzhongophthalmic nebula, pox and septic lesions douchuang dingduetc.


The leaves are pungent in sapor and warm in thermostatic character.

Views View Edit History. Handbook Of Medicinal Plants. The dogwood bears red fruits, which resemble spine jujube. TAminaS90 marked it as to-read Nov 02, We transformed it into an illustrated, animated, and interactive E-Book, which can be easily understood and give the user a fun, playful and meaningful experience.

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This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4. All researches helped us to create a fun, interactive and meaningful learning experience for ordinary people. It has the medicinal properties of clearing heat and relieving distress, dispelling poisons and improving the vision.

Fudan daxue chubanshe The roots and leaves are used in medicine. The book is enriched with 1, illustrations of minerals, plants and other pharmaceutical objects.

Day Galleries Library Mon Closed Male and female tortoises copulate with their tails. This is first full English translation of the entire Compendium of Materia Medica. Darwin, the british scientist, called it a Chinese encyclopedia. The book Er Ya Yi: It is sweet and salty in sapor, neutral in thermostatic character, and non-poisonous. Thus it is a valuable source of data for medical historians, especially those interested in folk medicine, and for folklorists in general.

Compendium of Materia Medica is also more than a mere pharmaceutical text, for it includes a vast amount of information on topics as wide-ranging as biologychemistrygeographymineralogygeologyhistoryand even mining and astronomy gabgmu, which might appear to have little connection gangmi herbal medicine. 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 gangmypost partum insufficiency and depression chanhou xumenetc.

Illustrations of the donkey, the Bactrian camel, donkey-hide glue, horse bezoar zhadacow bezoar niuhuang and dog bezoar goubao are grouped together on the same page. Beng are found in rivers, lakes and marshes.


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Herbal Drugs to Be Standardized. It is used to treat wind-cold damp impediment feng han shibiskin itches, malignant ulcers and septic swellings, muscle contraction, etc. The bulk of gwngmu work Vols. It has the medicinal properties of clearing heat and dispelling poisons, draining bile and resolving phlegm. The spine date plant resembles the common date. Bloody lovely bit of scanning by the Library of Congress, and clearly I’m going to have to nab a more modern version like the one I’m bemcao to be reading here.

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It has been translated into Japanese, Korean, Latin, English, French, German and other languages, and referred to as the “masterpiece of oriental medicine”. The text consists of 1, entries, each entry with its own name called a gang.

Julia marked it as to-read Feb 20, If the sandal is for the left foot, the baby will be a boy. Author Paul Date and time of data generation Ejiao donkey hide glue is so called because it was made by simmering donkey hide in the water of the ‘E Well’ in Dong’e, Shandong. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. It was further necessary to add drugs that had not been known in earlier times.

Remove the powdered bone and the swallow from the bag the next morning and grind them together into powder.