Shang han lun / Wen bing

Books about shang han lun and wen bing

The Shang Han Lun, a treatise on cold diseases, is considered the oldest treatise in the history of medicine. Unfortunately, only the TCM books by Mitchel and Young are available.
Check also our video on Shang Han Lun formulas, 6 important basic formulations, construction and use of Wortman and Simon. A DVD from the presentation at the SMS Congress 2011 in Tutzing (Germany). The topic is 6 important basic formulations, their structure and use. The two therapists discuss the structure of the book and its translation. In the further course, Wortman and Simon introduce constitutional types. Finally, practical exercises will be performed to show how a stomach is being examined. Shang Han Lun in Mitchell and Wiseman’s cold diseases show that Shang Han Lun is the main therapy for almost 200 years. Its author, Zhang Zhong Jing, is also called the Chinese Hippocrates and represents the depth and breadth of his contribution to traditional Chinese herbal medicine. This issue contains the Chinese texts, the Pinyin translation and an English translation of the entire Song Dynasty. The contents and texts were mainly used in Asia. As with Chinese-language editions, it’s full of comments and comments. The notes describe the clinical symptoms that Zhang Zhong Jing has associated with Chinese phrases. For example, modern interpretations often describe a moderate pulse with the speed of the beat. The same description, when used in the Shang Han Lun, refers to a pulse that is gentle and harmonious. Such comments provide practitioners with clinical observations that are important to the information. The comments expand the clinical applicability of the text, through the theoretical and practical justification found behind the lines of text. The comments in this issue serve exactly the same purpose to extend their usability as much as possible. The appendices are written for those who study Chinese to give them an easy start.