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The process of refining traditional Chinese medicine is the basic content and a required course of herbal medicine science. Refining traditional Chinese medicine is the traditional craft to process herbs further according to clinical medicine theory and the need of refining herbal medicine. There are many ways to refine herbal medicine, which has a close relationship with the effect of medicine. Practically, we can eliminate or lower the toxicity or side-effect of the medicine; we can also change the property of medicine or improve the effect of medicine, or pulverize them for easier storage. There are many ways to refine herbal medicine according to different property of medicine and therapy needs. Refining some herb sometimes needs to add proper auxiliary material and pay attention to operating technique and heating control.
This software introduces specific ways of refining 300 kind of herbal medicine in details, which basically cover all kinds of herb medicine used in daily life. It contains 11 main categories of herb medicine, including fruit and seed category, complete herb category, leaf category, flower category, cortex category, stem category, resin category, animal category, mineral substance category, root and rootstalk category, etc. Each kind of medicine has the content of Latin name, alias, origin, refining, purpose of refining, shape and properties, function and main to cure, usage and amount to use, storage and so on. This software systematically and completely introduces the knowledge of refining herbal medicine, which is the best assistant to doctors of traditional Chinese medicine, people who plant herb, technique producers and teachers.