✵Ancient Lady Herbalists mainly introduce traditional Chinese medicine lady herbalists who have done some study or outstanding study and application on TCM. This part gives introductions on  outstanding traditional Chinese medicine lady herbalists, biography and legend, main books, and academic thoughts, they are listed in the order of the epoch they lived, or according to the year their main works were published, totally  kinds of monographs from them are introduced.
義妁(Yì Shuò):a famous lady herbalist who ever lived during the Western Han Dynasty, she has been interested in herbs since she was a child. She went to the mountains to collect herbs when she was a teenager, she learned a lot of medical knowledge, and accumulated rich clinical experience, she was good in acupuncture and application of herbs.
鮑姑(Bào Gū):a famous physician who ever lived during the East Jin Dynasty, the first lady moxibustionist in the history of China. She probably participated in the creation of herbalist Ge Hong's Zhou Hou Bei Ji Fang(the Handbook of Prescriptions for Emergencies), especially the summary of moxibustion experience recorded in it. Gu Bao is well-known for treating Thoma and warts.
胡愔(Hú Yīn):she adored Tao at her young age, liked to read Huang Ting and was interested in Taoist practice. She is a famous lady Taoist physician of the Tang Dynasty, a unique "Huang Ting" scholar in the late period of the Tang Dynasty.
張小娘子(Zhāng Xiǎo NiángZi)
張小娘子(Zhāng Xiǎo NiángZi):a famous surgeon ever lived during the Jiayou period of the Northern Song Dynasty. She got a teaching from an passing by old herbalist for her kindness, and later became a famous lady physician proficient in surgery.
邢氏(Xíng Shì):a famous physician who ever lived during the Shao Xi years of the South Song Dynasty. Her family name is 邢氏(Xíng Shì), while her given name was unknown, so she was called 邢氏(Xíng Shì).She is good in pulse taking and prediction of disease development.
談允賢(Tán Yǔnxián): lady physician who ever lived during the Ming Dynasty, a lady physician specializing in gynecological diseases. Her book Nv Yi Za Yan, or the Miscellaneous Records of a Lady Herbalist recorded topics not only gynecological disease, but also covered the internal, external, and pediatric diseases.
蔣氏、方氏(Jiǎng Shì,Fāng Shì)
蔣氏、方氏(Jiǎng Shì,Fāng Shì):蔣氏(Jiǎng Shì) and 方氏(Fāng Shì) are two ladies in a relationship of mother-in-law and daughter-in-law, lady physicians ever lived during the Ming Dynasty, they inherited family studies and specialized in pediatrics.
周祐(Zhōu Yòu): a lady herbalist ever lived during the Ming Dynasty, she and her sister 周禧(Zhōu Xǐ), are authors of the book 《本草圖譜》(Ben Cao Tu Pu, or the collection of illustrative materia medica), it is the earliest survived monograph book on materia medica written by lady herbalists in China.
顧德華(Gù Déhuá):she was known as 里云(Lǐ Yún), ever lived since early to middle of the 19th century, She is a famous gynecologist in Wuxian county, and the woman patients respected her after her treatment, she is the author of Hua Yun Lou Yi An(the medical case of flower rhyme mansion).