Introduction of Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang:the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies.

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Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang(the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies)

  
Brief Introduction
中文名(Chinese Name): 《备急千金要方》(Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang)English Name: the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies
Author(or Authors): ☯孫思邈(Sūn Sīmiǎo)Edition age: about year 652 AD(Tang Dynasty)

 Introduction:Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang:the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies
 ✵《备急千金要方》(Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang), or the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies, or Qian Jin Yao Fang(the Invaluable Prescriptions), abbreviated as Qian Jin Fang for short, 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 clinical medicine encyclopedia in China.

 ✧The well-known works Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang, or the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies, summarized achievements of previous period after the Six Dynasties(the Northern and Southern Dynasties) period and achievements of Tang Dynasty, rich in content, it was a well-known classical herbal literature with coordinate property in the history of China, had a big influence on later generations.

 Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang:the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies✦The well-known works Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang, or the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies, was edited by herbalist 孫思邈(Sūn Sīmiǎo) and finally edited at about year 652 AD, the author "feel pains of those in short life or early death and fall in difficult situations, pity on stupid and muddleheaded of those degraded knowledge.", thus "collect widely from well-known works, compile and delete those multifarious, and result easy and simple" to edit the work, and for the cause his belief that "the human life is most important, expensive than a thousand pieces of gold, a recipe to help, morality over than it.", so the book was named "Qian Jin(a thousand pieces of gold)".The content of it collected rich literatures ever since Han Dynasty, Wei and Jin Dynasty, and the Six Dynasties, together with those from Sui and Tang Dynasties, classified into different categories and listed in reasonable orders, with his own supplements and theories, rich in contents, it was a representative classical works during the Tang Dynasty and generated far and in-depth influences to later development.

 ✧ The presently available carving copy or block-printed edition of Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang, or the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies, are known including: Revised edition of the Northern Song Dynasty, Block-printed edition of Song Dynasty, Transcript or hand-copied book of Tang and Song Dynasties, the edition collected in the Tao Tsang, etc.

References:
  • 1.Introduction of Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang:the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies.
  • 2.Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang:the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies.By 孫思邈(Sūn Sīmiǎo).

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