王好古Wáng Hǎogǔ:introduction about his biography and legends,main books and academic thoughts.

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王好古(Wáng Hǎogǔ).

  
Brief Introduction
漢語名(Chinese Name): 王好古(Wáng Hǎogǔ)Alias: 進之(Jìn Zhī), or 信之(Xìn Zhī)
Popular name: 王海藏(Wáng Hǎi Cáng)English Name: Wang Haogu, or Haogu Wang(Given/Sur Name)
Hometown: Zhao Zhou(today's Zhao county,Hebei)Dates: about 1200~1308 A.D.
Main works: Over 20 kinds ever recorded,mainly 《陰證略例》(Yin Zheng Lue Li, or the Sketchy Cases of Yin Syndromes) 1 volume,《醫壘元戎》(Yi Lei Yuan Rong, or Fighting Diseases in Medical Field) 12 volumes,《此事難知》(Ci Shi Nan Zhi) 2 volumes,《癍論萃英》(Ban Lun Cui Ying) 1 volume,《湯液本草》(Tang Ye Ben Cao) 3 volumes; other works ever published but some lost:《伊尹湯液仲景廣為大法》(Yi Yin Tang Ye Zhong Jing Guang Wei Da Fa) 4 volumes,《斑疹論》(Ban Zhen Lun) 1 volumes,《本草實錄》(Ben Cao Shi Lu), 《活人節要歌括》(Huo Ren Jie Yao Ge Kuo),《痘疹論》(Dou Zhen Lun), 《標本論》(Biao Ben Lun),《錢氏補遺》(Qian Shi Bu Yi),《十二經要圖解》(Shi Er Jing Yao Tu Jie); Other works not ever published:《傷寒辨惑論》(Shang Han Bian Huo Lun),《仲景詳辨》(Zhong Jing Xiang Bian),《光明論》(Guang Ming Lun),etc.
Representative works: 《陰證略例》(Yin Zheng Lue Li, or the Sketchy Cases of Yin Syndromes) 1 volume,《湯液本草》(Tang Ye Ben Cao) 3 volumes,《醫壘元戎》(Yi Lei Yuan Rong, or Fighting Diseases in Medical Field) 12 volumes,《此事難知》(Ci Shi Nan Zhi) 2 volumes,《癍論萃英》(Ban Lun Cui Ying) 1 volume,etc.

Biography and legends:


 a portrait of 王好古Wáng Hǎogǔ 王好古(Wáng Hǎogǔ): herbalist 王好古(Wáng Hǎogǔ) is a distinguished sagacious physician ever lived in the 13th century and early of the 14th century, also known as Wang Jinzhi for his alias, or Wang Hai-Zang in his late year, Hai-Zang might be a Taoist monastic name, he is a prominent herbalist of the Yishui school during the Jin Yuan period, he mastered the ancient book Nei Jing(the Inner Canon), has an in-depth study of Zhongjing's theory, ever learned from herbalist Zhang Yuansu and Li Dongyuan, and developed the theory of his teachers, his chief contribution was the explanation of Yin syndromes and the use of warming tonics in the later stage of cold-induced diseases, developed and enriched the theory of TCM, had far and deep influences on later generations. Five of his books published ever since are extant and well-known.

 More details about his biography, legend, main books and academic thoughts are introduced in the section of Prominent Ancient Herbalists:王好古(Wáng Hǎogǔ):introduction about his biography and legend,main books and academic thoughts.

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