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Nurturing Tradition: Macroscopic Identification in Chinese Herbal Medicine

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Professor Brand emphasizes the significance of macroscopic identification in Chinese herbal medicine, a tradition ingrained in evaluating over 200 medicinal materials. He highlights Hong Kong’s meticulous standards, encompassing various tests like chromatography and physiochemical analysis.

Prof. Zhaio’s research merges laser microdissection and liquid chromatography to map constituents within botanical tissues. Macroscopic identification, a foundational yet practical method, has persisted across generations, with efforts to bridge traditional wisdom and modern science.

The translation of Prof. Zhaio’s book and works like “Easily Confused Chinese Medicines in Hong Kong” underscores the global dissemination of this vital knowledge, essential for preserving and advancing Chinese medicine.

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