Shortly before the outbreak of Covid19 in Shanghai, the city has just imported 100,000 blisters of Paxlovid from Pfizer Inc priced at 460rmb for each while traditional Chinese remedy Lotus Qingwen has already been proven effective, costing less than 1rbm for a capsule.
About 3,000 years ago, there was a superpower called Shang (商, meaning commerce), which was ruled by corporate merchants. The profit-driven Shang was in constant […]
Of 365 remedies listed in Divine Farmer’s Herbal Medicine (神农本草经), about one third are categorised as having possessed the first-grade anti-aging properties with no or neglectable toxic side effects.
The Kingdom of Women (女儿国) is a chapter in the classic Chinese fantasy novel Flowers in the Mirror (镜花缘) by Li Ruzhen (李汝珍). The novel […]
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Normally when Chinese mention China’s natural landscape, they often refer to it as “Three Eminent Hills and Five Great Mountains”, they are considered as China’s backbones.
About 3,000 years ago during the Shang Dynasty (商朝), there was a military commander named Li Jin (李靖). Li Jing had a son called Nezha […]
Legend had it that a county named Eternal Clarity (永清县) located halfway between Beijing and Tianjin was once a bloody battlefield a thousand years ago. […]
Sunken courtyard dwellings are commonly seen along the Yellow River in Shaanxi, Shanxi and Henan provinces in northern China where the soil is super compact, almost like concrete. Though built with yellow earth, they are green buildings.