✵To help clients and TCM fans know better with the common knowledge of ancient TCM and syndrome differentiation, there comes the online knowledge database in classified categories.
✵The main content including: the introduction of the most famous and talented Ancient Herbalists and Distinguished Physicians, the most influential and Well-Known Ancient Works, common Diagnostic Methods, the introduction of Common Disease and Syndromes, etc.
Huang Di Nei Jing, or Huangdi's Internal Classic, also known as Huangdi's Internal Canon(or the Yellow Emperor's Internal Canon, or the Yellow Emperor's Internal Classic), the oldest and greatest classic extant in China, with its authorship ascribed to the ancient Emperor Huangdi(2698-2589B.C.). The book consists of two parts:Su Wen,or the Plain Questions, and Ling Shu, or the Spiritual Pivot or Divine Axis, the latter is also known as the Canon of Acupuncture.
Zhong Zang Jing
Zhong Zang Jing,or Hua Shi Zhong Zang Jing,or the Treasured Classic,a comprehensive book on herbs and treatment, its authorship was ascribed to prominent ancient herbalist Hua Tuo but also might probably be written by an unknown author during the Six Dynasties periods. The book has contents of 49 articles on diagnosis and treatment, pulse taken, Zan and Fu, deficiency and excess syndromes, cold and heat syndromes, etc, as well as a list of remedies.
Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang
Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang, or the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies, or Qian Jin Yao Fang(the Invaluable Prescriptions), compiled by herbalist 孫思邈(Sūn Sīmiǎo) at the end of the 7th century in 30 volumes, with a general introduction, prescriptions of various branches, diet, pulse-taking, acupuncture, etc. It was known as the first famous encyclopedia in China.
Qian Jin Yi Fang
Qian Jin Yi Fang: or the Supplement to the Invaluable Prescriptions, compiled by herbalist 孫思邈(Sūn Sīmiǎo) at the end of the 7th century in 30 volumes, including various branches such as herbal lore, febrile diseases, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, miscellaneous diseases of internal, pulse-taking, acupuncture and diet, which, together with Qian Jin Yao Fang(or Invaluable Prescriptions), is considered a compendium of the medical achievements made before the Tang Dynasty.
Nan Jing, or the Difficult Classic or the Classic of Questioning, or the Classic of Difficult Issues, a book which appeared in the 1st and 2nd century B.C. or earlier, the authorship was unknown, although it was often ascribed to Qin Yueren, it was a famous ancient book and its origin has several legendary versions. It deals with those fundamental theories and expounds the main points of the Huang Di Nei Jing or the Yellow Emperor's Internal Classic in the form of questions and answers. The points for acupuncture and moxibustion, the method of needling, the physiological and pathological conditions related to the meridians and collaterals, and the method of pulse-taking are all discussed.
Shang Han Za Bing Lun
Shang Han Za Bing Lun:or the Treatise on Cold Pathogenic and Miscellaneous Diseases, or the Treatise on Cold-induced and Miscellaneous Diseases, written by herbalist 張仲景(Zhāng Zhòngjǐng) at the beginning of the 3rd century, edited and named by herbalist 王叔和(Wáng Shūhé) in which diagnosis and treatment of cold-induced disease and other miscellaneous diseases are dealt with. The book was rearranged by herbalist 王叔和(Wáng Shūhé) in the Jin Dynasty, and later in the Song Dynasty it was divided by Jiao Zheng Yi Shu Ju(the Bureau for Rectifying and Publishing Medical Books) into two parts: Shang Han Lun(or Treatise on Cold-induced Diseases) and Jin Kui Yao Lue Fang Lun(or Synopsis of Prescriptions of the Golden Chamber).