Zhongjing Zhang was born in Nan Nieyang County (now city Rangdong Deng County, Henan Province, and another said, the city of Nanyang, Henan Province) of the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220). It is said that he was once an honorary title conferred by the c
In the last years of the Han Dynasty from the East, a widespread epidemic of plague claimed the lives of thousands of people. According to the documents, from the first year of the reign Jian'an (196), two thirds of people died of infectious diseases in a single decade, including febrile diseases caused by cold 70%.
Zhang Zhongjing diligently from the book Canon of Internal Medicine, and has received numerous prescriptions. Accordingly, he wrote the monumental work, Treatise on febrile diseases caused by cold weather and various illnesses. The principle of treatment according to syndrome differentiation established in the book is the basic rule of clinical medicine, China, and the soul of traditional Chinese medicine. In the study requirements, Treatise on febrile diseases caused by various diseases and cold made a great contribution, as it has created many types of income, and has recorded many recipes effective. The principle of treatment according to the six channels, established in the book, was highly appreciated by the doctors of all ages. It is the first monograph in China, which established the principle of treatment according to syndrome differentiation from theory to practice. He is one of the most influential in the history of Chinese medicine. Thus, he became a manual for medical school in generations, and was highly appreciated by students in clinical medicine and doctors.
There is such a paragraph in the book which reads as follows: "In terms of high level, medicine is to cure their diseases noble, in terms of lower level, it is used to save the poor from disaster, in terms of middle level, it is used to keep us healthy. "This shows the type of heart Zhongjing as a doctor, for generations to give him the honorary title:" Saint of medicine. "