Category: History of Chinese medicine

  • Fu Ren Liang Fang, a book about the recipes for the health of women

    Fu Ren Liang Fang is the first book specialized in the syndromes of gynaecology and obstetrics in traditional Chinese medicine. It was written by Chen Ziming in the thirteenth century. The book’s name literally means good recipes for women. As a medical teacher in a school of Confucianism, Chen Ziming thought that people needed a…

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  • Ji Sheng Fang, a book about recipes of Chinese herbs

    Ji Sheng Fang, which name literally means the recipes for helping people, is a book written by Yan Yonghe in the thirteenth century. Therefore, the book is also called Yan’s Ji Sheng Fang. Yan Yonghe wrote the book based on his experience of practice in Chinese medicine for more than fifty years. The book collects…

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  • History of education for traditional Chinese medicine

    In ancient China, people learned medicine mainly through family inheritance or being an apprentice. In traditional Chinese society, it was the only honor for a man to be a member of the imperial bureaucracy. The medical profession was not a popular profession, but it was a necessary profession. After all, no one can escape from…

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  • Classic books of traditional Chinese medicine

    Chinese medicine is the traditional medicine of the Han Chinese people. The name Han was from the Han Dyansty because of its great cultural influence. In ancient times, Chinese medicine was introduced to Korean Peninsula and Japan. Nowadays traditional Japanese medicine is still named Han medicine. Classic books of traditional Chinese medicine are still studied…

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  • The root of traditional Chinese medicine

    We always say that traditional Chinese medicine has a history of thousands of years. The history of traditional Chinese medicine should start from the Stone Age. But in fact, the system of the traditional Chinese medicine we inherit today was rooted at the Eastern Han Dynasty. The Eastern Han Dynasty The Eastern Han Dynasty existed…

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  • Vision of traditional Chinese medicine

    As a therapist and a writer of traditional Chinese medicine, Yike Jiang is willing to spend more time in writing about the theory of the traditional medicine.

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