Suwen

Plain Questions

Also known as: Basic Questions

素問

Author:  anonymous

Year: before Han

Country: China

Suwen (Plain Questions) is written in in the form of a discourse between the mythical Huangdi (Yellow Emperor) and six ministers. The text contains physiology, pathology, meridians, pulse diagnosis, acupuncture and moxibustion techniques.  In addition, it describes the concept of yin-yang and five elements (wood, fire, earth, metal, and water).

Suwen (Plain Questions)

Suwen (Plain Questions), Dojindo TCM Musium, Near Beijing, China