Nei Jing

Nei Jing

A textbook of internal medicine compiled by seven medical scholars in the Han dynasty 2000 years ago, which contained the medical thought and philosophy of the time. Nei Jing forms the basis for Chinese medicine as it is currently practised.
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The first documented source of Chinese medical theory, the Huangdi Nei Jing, or "Inner Classic of the Yellow Emperor," was written between 300 and 100 B.
Apart from famous examples of classical medical literature such as the Huang Di Nei Jing, Shen-nong Bencao Jing, Bencao Gangmu, and the Shanghan Lun, there are many other texts that are little known even to Chinese medicine practitioners, let alone Western ones.
The first record of acupuncture is found in the 4,700-year-old Huang Di Nei Jing (Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine), which is said to be the oldest medical textbook in the world.
The first record of Acupuncture is found in the 4,700 year old Huang Di Nei Jing (Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine).