林瀾Lín Lán:introduction about his biography and legends,main books and academic thoughts.

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林瀾(Lín Lán).

  
Brief Introduction
漢語名(Chinese Name): 林瀾(Lín Lán)Alias: Unknown.
Popular name: 林瀾(Lín Lán)English Name: Lin Lan, or Lan Lin(Given/Family).
Hometown: Unknown.Dates: Unknown,about middle to late of 17th century.
Main works: 《傷寒折衷》(Shang Han Zhe Zhong).
Representative works: 《傷寒折衷》(Shang Han Zhe Zhong).

Biography and legends:


 林瀾Lín Lán 林瀾(Lín Lán), a TCM herbalist of the Qing dynasty, his life in detail is unknown, according to his book, he lived about since the middle period to the late period of the 17th century.

Main books and academic thoughts:


 The book 《傷寒折衷》(Shang Han Zhe Zhong, or the compromise of the Treatise on Cold-induced Diseases) is a TCM works about the study of Shang Han Lun(the Treatise on Cold-induced Diseases) and Jin Kui Yao Lue(the Synopsis of the Golden Chamber), it was compiled by Lin Lan of the Qing dynasty, total 20 volumes, the book was compiled and finished till Kangxi 14th year(the year 1675 AD). The 1st volume is the preface, the 2nd to 4th volumes are the Tai Yang chapter, the 5th and 6th volumes are the Yang Ming chapter, the 7th volume is the Shao Yang chapter, overlapping, combined syndromes, women’s cold-induced disease, Taiyin chapter, the 8th volume is the Shaoyin chapter, the 9th volume is the Jueyin chapter, the 10th volume is about recurrence caused by overexertion after recovery, lily disease, Fox bewitching syndrome, malaria syndrome, convulsion and dampness diseases, etc., the 11th volume is about perspiration, vomiting, purgation, water and fire, the 12th volume is about the method of pulse, the 13th to 16th volumes are about categorized syndromes, the 17th and 18th volume are about miscellaneous discussions, the 19th volume is prescriptions collected, the 20th volume is about tongue inspection method, and miscellaneous diagnosis, etc.

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  • 1.林瀾Lín Lán:introduction about his biography and legends,main books and academic thoughts.

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