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It is a work epitomizing the materia medica known at the time.

Refresh and try again. The roots and leaves are used in medicine. For this and many other achievements Li Bencak is being compared to the Shennong, a mythological God in Chinese myth who taught them about agriculture and herbal medicine. The lyrics discuss Chinese pride and make references to aspects of Chinese herbal medicine.

Also we studied how visual matters and little animations can draw people’s attention and what impact they can create. It has a superior classification of medicinals. They can be used to treat physical debility and excess sweating, frequent micturition and urinary incontinence, impotence and involuntary ejaculation, etc.


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A normal copyright tag is still required. Even now it is still tangmu print and used as a reference book. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4. This page was last edited on 26 Mayat Tibetan Medicine — Esoteric Recipes Published.

It was the most advanced classification in the world at that time, conforming with the theory of evolution. In each chapter, there are hints at the left hand side illustration.

The flesh is sweet and salty in sapor and cold in thermostatic character, and non-poisonous. It has the medicinal properties of clearing heat and purging fire, dispelling poisons and draining dampness, and is used to treat cinnabar poisoning, boils, beriberi jiaoqietc.

It is used to treat physical debility and emaciation, flaccidity and paralysis of the bones and sinews, dry, dull skin, etc. You will most likely enjoy other award winning mobile designs as well. Please check our modified opening times for details before you travel. It may range from the size of gzngmu pea to the size of a chicken’s egg.

Compendium of Materia Medica – Wikipedia

Li Shizheng’s text is so comprehensive that the Bencao gangmu is not only a pharmaceutical book but can be used for informations on botany, zoology, chemistry and mineralogy. It is used to treat epilepsy and mental confusion, infantile convulsions jingfeng, wind frightseasonal epidemics and heat malignity, poxes and toxic boils, etc. The head and fat of the donkey have the same sapor and thermostatic character as the flesh.


Cara marked it bencoa to-read Jan 25, When a tortoise hears the striking sound of iron, it lies prostrate. Jared Harper marked it as to-read Apr 01, Li Shizhen also renounced some older statements that were wrong in a pharmacological way. The Siku Quanshu edition.


Foreign Languages Press October Both the flesh and the shell are used in medicine. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. Compendium of Materia Medica also contains information that has since been proven to be erroneous due to the contemporary limited scientific and technical knowledge.

The Bencao Gangmu title, which Unschuld Herbal Drugs to Be Standardized.