Shennong’s Whip of Hundred Herbs

Shennong's Whip of Hundred Herbs - A legendary tale of how Shennong gained knowledge of medicinal properties through cultivating various plants in ancient China.

Shennong used a red whip to whip various plants and gained a comprehensive understanding of the properties of different plants, including their nature (e.g., neutral, toxic, cold, warm) and the diseases they could treat. Because he cultivated various crops, he was known as “Shennong” by people all over the world.

《神农鞭百草》

神农以赭鞭鞭百草,尽知其平毒寒温之性,臭味所主。以播百谷,故天下号“神农”也。

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