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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Compendium of Materia Medica
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Foreign Languages Press October Language: In each chapter, there are hints at the left hand side illustration. The quality bencao gangmu the paintings it not very superior, but they suffice to identify the plants. The absolute lack of Chinese characters is a major and serious negative; just a very strange and bencao gangmu choice.
Li Shizhen took this task very seriously, visited experienced bencao gangmu and collected all kinds of benca he was able to obtain. It has the medicinal properties of clearing heat and dispelling poisons, draining bile and resolving phlegm. It has thorny branches and bears white blossom. Remove the powdered bone and the swallow from the bag the next morning and grind them together into powder. Login or Register to request an exclusive interview bencao gangmu Hao He.
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bencao gangmu The description of individual drugs includes bencao gangmu origin of the materia, bencao gangmu place where it grows, lives or can be benvao, its appearance and collection method, as well as the preparation method of the required drug. Author Li, Shizhen, In the field of biology, for instance, Li Shizhen describes many details on lotus. Li Shizhen himself was an enganged student of his own father but did not have benczo ambition to achieve a career in the civil service.
According to the text: There would have been no negative to including the characters for names of persons, texts, or any unusual terms. Li Shizhen also renounced some older statements that bencao gangmu wrong in a pharmacological way. The head and fat of the donkey have the same sapor and thermostatic character as bencao gangmu flesh.
The bnecao bencao gangmu enriched with 1, illustrations of minerals, plants and other pharmaceutical objects. But it was written in ancient Chinese which is really hard to understand.
Camel hair is salty in sapor, neutral in thermostatic character, and poisonous. The British historian of Chinese science Joseph Needham calls Li Shizhen “the ‘uncrowned king’ of Chinese naturalists”,  and his Bencao gangmu “undoubtedly the greatest scientific achievement of the Ming”. Bencao gangmu roots and leaves are used in medicine.