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Compendium of Materia Medica (Volume 2)

The Compendium of Materia Medica, also known by the romanizations Bencao Gangmu or Pen-tsao Kang-mu, is a Chinese materia medica work written by Li Shizhen during the Ming Dynasty

The Compendium of Materia Medica, also known by the romanizations Bencao Gangmu or Pen-tsao Kang-mu, is a Chinese materia medica work written by Li Shizhen during the Ming Dynasty

Compendium of Materia Medica (Volume 2)

by xin wang
Compendium of Materia Medica (Volume 2)
Compendium of Materia Medica (Volume 2)
Compendium of Materia Medica (Volume 2)

What is it about?

The Compendium of Materia Medica, also known by the romanizations Bencao Gangmu or Pen-tsao Kang-mu, is a Chinese materia medica work written by Li Shizhen during the Ming Dynasty. The Compendium of Materia Medica is regarded as the most complete and comprehensive medical book ever written in the history of traditional Chinese medicine. It is called as the Encyclopedia of China by Darwin. It lists all the plants, animals, minerals, and other items that were believed to have medicinal properties.

Compendium of Materia Medica (Volume 2)

App Details

Version
1.0
Rating
NA
Size
146Mb
Genre
Medical
Last updated
June 12, 2015
Release date
June 12, 2015
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App Store Description

The Compendium of Materia Medica, also known by the romanizations Bencao Gangmu or Pen-tsao Kang-mu, is a Chinese materia medica work written by Li Shizhen during the Ming Dynasty. The Compendium of Materia Medica is regarded as the most complete and comprehensive medical book ever written in the history of traditional Chinese medicine. It is called as the Encyclopedia of China by Darwin. It lists all the plants, animals, minerals, and other items that were believed to have medicinal properties.

Based on the original work, this app makes some innovation. With over hundreds of pictures of various herbs, this app introduces over a hundred of herbal medicine from the following aspects: functions, usage and dosage, properties, tastes, etc. There are also several simple prescriptions, users could know the medicine comprehensively and could even cure some common seen diseases by themselves! The pictures are of great value, and they are useful for people to explore the herbs in the wild. Anyway, this app is perfect for people to learn Chinese traditional medicine.

【Characteristics of the app】

Fast searching function
Conclusion of the essence of Compendium of Materia Medica
Detailed introduction of over 100 herbal medicines
Exquisite pictures of herbal medicine

【Customer reviews】

Very useful app, and I depend on this app as my herb “bible”!
--- Bonny
I download this app looking for a complete reference for herbals for my family, and it didn’t let me down!
--- Karen
This app about herbal medicine isn’t dull at all! I have learned much about the herbal medicine!
--- Hugh

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