Traditional Tibetan Medicine Books and Records
The Tibetan people are an ancient nationality scattering across the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau of China whose medical literature dated back to 1,300 years ago. Plenty of Tibetan medical books and data have been passed down since the 8th century A D, among which, the six enumerated below boast the most far-reaching impacts:
Dunhuang Tibet Medicine Relics
(8th century A D) 53 prescriptions and 133 types of Traditional Tibetan medicine
Moon King Therapy and Diagnosis
(Mid-8th century A D) A Translation of the medical lama Mokeyan and Biluzhe, one of the most ancient TTM historical books. It covers mostly the high mountain plants and herbs that are still in use today.
Quadruple Medical Classics
(12th Century) Compiled by Yutuo.Yundenggongbu
Quadruple Medical Classics Blue Colored Glaze
Written by Disi. Sangjijiacuo (1653-1707)
Crystal Beads Herbs
Written by Dimaer. Danzenpongcuo (1676-1743) Collection of the most numerous TTM with unique Tibetan national features and often likened to the Tibetan Detailed Herbal Medicine Outline.
Herbal Medicine Illustration and Explanation
Written by Jiangjiuduojie (late 18th century) Addressing 580 plus TTM with well-designed illustrations and verbal explanations .