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By Shou-Zhong Yang

A translation of the Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing. one among 3 origin books of chinese language medication, no translation of it's been to be had - previously. The Nei Jing (Inner vintage) tested the theoretical foundations of TCM, in particular acupuncture and moxibustion. The Shen Nong Ben Cao jing laid the root for the research of chinese language medicinals. And the Shang Han Lun/Jin Gui Yao Lue (Treatise on harm [Due to] Cold/Essentials of the Golden cupboard) is the locus classicus for chinese language formulation and prescriptions and therapy in accordance with development discrimination. Translations of the Nei Jing and Shang Han Lun/Jin Gui Yao Lue have lengthy exsisted in English. Now, with this e-book, all severe scholars and practitioners of chinese language medication may have entry to the entire 3 pillars of chinese language drugs.

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Fr5 The Divine Farmer's Materia Medica Classic brightens the eyes. Its other name is chong Tai (Multi-storey platform). grows in rivers and valleys. Herbs: Middle Class It Ku shen (Radix sophorae Flavescentis)ttt is bitter and cold. It mainly treats bound qi in the heart and abdomen, concretions and conglomerations, accumulations and gatherings, iaundice, and dribbling after voiding. It expels water, eliminates welling abscesses and swellings, supplements the center, brightens the eyes, and stops tearing.

Therefore, it may be used in treatrnent of wind stroke, jaundice, etc. 5l The Divine Farmer's Materia Medica Classic Herbs: Middle Class concretions and hardness, accumulations and gatherings. Its other name is Long Sha (Dragon Sand). It grows in rivers and valleys. It mainly treats cold damage, vexatious fever, dribbling, evil qi, mounting conglomeration, throat impediment, difficult lactation, incised wounds, and wind tetany. Its other name rs Kong Cao (Hollow Weed). Ge Gen (Radix Puerariae)tss ir sweet and balanced.

Its other indications, such as incised wounds, concretions, and water, are all based on its actions of breaking the blood and dispersing stasis. 182 As a matter of fact, this medicinal is not limited to the treatment of breastfeeding women. It is a remedy for various diseases in females, for example, conditions related to pregnancy and birthing, abdominal pain, lumbago, and taxation. coughing, and cold damp feet leading eventually to swollen feet. lrf r8o r Sirnguisorba ()r'rters the foot jueyinandblooddivisionof thelowerburner.

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