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"Compendium of Materia Medica" is a Chinese medicine ancient by canon. It is the writings of the ancient Chinese pharmacy in the history of the largest, most comprehensive pharmacy. Edited by Ming Li, Yu Wanli six years (1578). It chronicles the 1892 kinds of drugs (374 kinds of new Li), divided into 60 categories, to close 1892 kinds of medicine, with more than 11,096 prescriptions. Is set in the 16th century, the culmination of Pharmacy achievement, starting from the 17th century, the "Compendium of Materia Medica" after another has been translated into five countries, including Germany, Britain, France, Russia and other text. 《Pharmacopoeia of the People's Republic of China》, published in 1953, collected a total of 531 kinds of modern drugs and preparations.There are over 100 kinds of drugs and preparations from "Compendium of Materia Medica". British biologist Charles Darwin called the 《Compendium of Materia Medica》''The encyclopedia of 1596".

This"Compendium of Materia Medica" App means to help the users read this pharmacy masterpiece more easily, so that its usefulness can be applied as wired as possible,which may make the great book the ceremony of the real daily life of health and a book of family care necessary. This App e-books not only works on the searching, and presenting features, but also set a variety of illustrations of various herbs in the book, with clear and concise interface, fast operation. Users can quick and easy access to a variety of herbs, release, odor, attending property.


此《本草纲目》App 旨在将此药学巨著阅读简单化,以便其实用性得以尽可能得应用。成为真正的日常生活中的养生大典和是家庭保健的必备图书。本App 利用电子书籍在搜索和呈现方面的优势,更是在书中设置了各种药材的多种插图,以简洁明了的界面,方面快捷的操作,将此部巨著尽可能的查询简单化,便于用户朋友的使用。用户可以简便快捷的查阅到各种药材的释名,气味,主治等属性。

What's New in Version 1.3.1

1. iPhone5 support
2. iOS6 support
3. fix some crash bugs.


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  • USD 2.99
  • Category: Books
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  • Version: 1.3.1
  • Size: 171 MB
  • Languages: English, Chinese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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