|dc.description.abstract||Medicine is an integral part of people’’s livelihood and life articles, regardless of medical use, maintenance or gas power with a supplement, to restore his health as a part of the ingredients, who must to use medicine. A large number of medical books published in Ming Dynasty, including with regard to how to use medicine to achieve physical fitness, extend life, but also affect society at that time commonly consumed medicine. People have to pursue medicine in the record books, good quality, efficacy wonders of herbs, these medicine are scattered around the difficult to obtain.
This article explores the culture of Ming Dynasty was taking medicine, through the literary notes; make up for the drug culture of the pursuit. According to season and climate, are taking a different pharmacy, hoping to preserve their youth. Distribution of medicine origin, is in accordance with the different books of records, and have their own characteristics. Herbal books through the diagnosis and treatment, results in different geographical environment produced by the medicine, treatment and cure patients has a different effect, and thus promote the public found these special medicine. Government levied medicine, based on the region, production is sufficient to meet the relevant mass-produced pharmaceutical-based medicine, these medicine common in the country, the growth environment is also no special conditions. The medicine in the harvest, in order to maintain the medical effects of medicines, will be sold before the first proper handling of these medicine, to provide a longer shelf life, easy to trade. Public access to medicines, it can be processed by professional pharmacy, buy treatment of common diseases. Or in the pharmacy and, through visits at the doctor’’s diagnosis, prescribe, then get the medicine in the pharmacy. In addition, many doctors are prescribing, so that people find their own medicine, or medicine for public purchase. The emergence of the temple fairs and medicine market, but also bring unlimited business opportunities for the medicine trade, retail drug business furnishings and regular market vendors in the temple fairs, pilgrimage and consumption forward to people selling medicine. Gathered a lot of medicine in the professional market, providing the public and the selection of drug dealers come to buy. The medicine in China, to attract neighboring countries, competing through various trades made use of traditional Chinese medicine, as medical purposes.