A Look At Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese medical culture plays an important role in China’s history of more than 5,000 years. Those famous books on the Chinese medicine, such as The Internal Canon of Medicine of Yellow Emperor, the Golden Mirror of Medicine, and Compendium of Materia Medica, explain and summarize the scientific connotation and the medical mechanism of the Chinese medicine. With detailed information, the film introduces the process of the evolution of the Chinese medicine and the significant contributions to the Chinese medicine by those great ancient physicians, such as Zhang Zhongjing, Hua Tuo, Sun Simiao, and Li Shizhen. To look, listen, question, and fell the pulse are the four ways of the Chinese medicine. Manipulation, massage, acupuncture, decoction, as well as pill, pulvis, emplastrum and unguentum, and pellet are the means of medical treatment. With concise language and video pictures, the film gives an account of the basic knowledge of the Chinese medicine.
Nowadays, the Chinese medicine has been spread to the entire mankind and aroused attention of the peoples of many countries. The Chinese medicine is effective to many diseases that cannot be cured by modern medicine. Now Chinese medicine has even made some breakthroughs in the field of curing AIDS. Hundreds of thousands of overseas from different countries are studying the Chinese medicine course at the Chinese medical colleges in China. The manufacturing of the Chinese medicine has evolved from the traditional hand-made stage to the current pipeline production stage. The miraculous effects of dietetic therapy and food cooked with medicinal herbs are widely recognized. This part objectively examines the dissemination of the Chinese medicine and the praise it receives in China.
Duration: 50 minutes