Herbs have been used to cure illnesses in China long before westernization spread all over the globe. A lot of written accounts were made to preserve the old ways of creating and administering medicine in the country. Over the years, some of these books got lost. Now, some traditional medicine books have been recovered overseas and returned to China.
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