Introduction of Qian Jin Yi Fang:the Supplement to the Invaluable Prescriptions.
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Qian Jin Yi Fang()
《千金翼方》(Qian Jin Yi Fang)
Supplement to the Invaluable Prescriptions
about year 682 AD(Tang Dynasty)
Introduction: ✵《千金翼方》(Qian Jin Yi Fang), or the Supplement to the Invaluable Prescriptions, compiled by herbalist 孫思邈(Sūn Sīmiǎo) at the end of the 7th century in 30 volumes, including various branches such as herbal lore, febrile diseases, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, miscellaneous diseases of internal, pulse-taking, acupuncture and diet, which, together with Qian Jin Yao Fang(or Invaluable Prescriptions), is considered a compendium of the medical achievements made before the Tang Dynasty.
✧ The classical well-known works Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang(the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies) and Qian Jin Yi Fang(the Supplement to the Invaluable Prescriptions) are representative works of herbalist 孫思邈(Sūn Sīmiǎo), the Qian Jin Yi Fang(the Supplement to the Invaluable Prescriptions) was compiled for the purpose as supplement of the works Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang(the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies), so get its name. It contains large content in 30 volumes, is an important herbal literature of the Tang Dynasty, recorded a large amount of literature and classical works before the Tang Dynasty.
✦ The content of the works Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang(the Invaluable Prescriptions for Emergencies), could be classified into different parts:the 1st part is about herbs in various categories, from volume 1 to volume 4; the 2nd part is about Gynecology Syndromes, from volume 5 to volume 8; the 3rd part is about Cold-induced disease, from volume 9 to volume 10; the 4th part is about pediatrics, volume 11; the 5th part is about spiritual cultivation and health preserving, from volume 12 to volume 15; the 6th part is about wind syndromes, from volume 16 to volume 17; the 7th part is about miscellaneous syndromes, from volume 18 to 21; the 8th part is about taking minerals, volume 22; the 9th part is about swelling sores, from volume 23 to 24; the 10th part is about complexion and pulse, volume 25; the 11th part is about acupuncture, from volume 26 to 28; the 12th part is about Taoism, from volume 29 to 30.
1.Introduction of Qian Jin Yi Fang:the Supplement to the Invaluable Prescriptions.
2.Qian Jin Yi Fang:the Supplement to the Invaluable Prescriptions.By 孫思邈(Sūn Sīmiǎo).