Extra Treatises Based on Investigation & Inquiry
By Zhu Dan-xi, transl. by Yang Shou-zhong and Duan Wu-jin. 140 pg., 6"x 8.75"paperback. A collection of medical essays by the great Jin-yuan dynasty master, Zhu Zhen-heng, one of the four great masters of internal medicine of his time. In these essays, Zhu discusses his theories on ministerial fire and the importance of enriching yin. In addition, he discusses at length the roles that diet, sex, and lifestyle all play in disease causation and prevention.