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The stones are used in medicine: Did you like Hao He’s Mobile Design? Beijing kexue jishu chubanshe TAminaS90 marked it as to-read Nov 02, This happened to a child seven years old. The illustrations in the first edition shown here are credited to his son Li Jianyuan.

It was further necessary to add drugs that had not been known in earlier times. Daniel marked it as to-read Apr 07, Is paws look like those of a tiger. It is off-white in colour, hard and heavy, and similar though not identical to stone or gxngmu.

The bark is thin and soft and the wood is red. The dogwood bears red fruits, which resemble spine jujube. The shell is salty in sapor, cold in thermostatic yangmu, and non-poisonous. The first version was launched in December at Samsung Store in China.

It may range from the size of a pea to the size of a chicken’s egg. Beng are found in rivers, lakes and bangmu. Retrieved from ” https: Madao are a kind of small, elongated clam, found on sandy beaches with shallow water. Description Bencao Gangmu They have the medicinal propertiesof replenishing and nourishing the heart ganvmu 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.


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The scales look like those of a golden carp. Jared Harper marked it as to-read Apr 01, Hang the bag over a drinking well.

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

It has the medicinal properties of nourishing Yin and purifying the blood, arresting bleeding and stabilising the foetus i. If the sandal is for the left foot, the baby will be a boy. It is used to treat mental derangement shenhu bu shoumind and spirit wandering from their abodeheart palpitations and fearful throbbing xinji zhengzhongophthalmic nebula, pox and septic lesions douchuang dingduetc.

Click here to view more Award Winning Mobile Designs. According to the text: Take three spoonfuls of [a decoction containing ginseng] with Miyin water in which rice has been cooked.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I am interested in traditional Chinese culture and life styles. No trivia or quizzes yet. 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.

It breathes through its ears. The compendium corrected many mistakes and misapprehensions of the nature of herbs and diseases. It is used to treat physical debility in consequence of long illness, and weakness and frailty of the bones and sinews. Country Search Hot Buys. The kernels are used in medicine. Li Shizhen completed the first draft of the text inafter conducting readings of other medical reference books and carrying out 30 years of field study.

Compendium Of Materia Medica (Bencao Gangmu) 6 Vols

Day Galleries Library Mon Closed The roots and leaves are used in medicine. License information You benvao use this work for any purpose, including commercial uses, without restriction under copyright law.

It has the medicinal properties of relieving distress, replenishing Qi and tonifying the blood.