Conversations with the Salt Doctor (2 Parts)

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An accomplished Sichuanese village doctor who hails from a long lineage that traces its roots to the Ming dynasty Daoist alchemist Zhang Sanfeng talks about his discipleship studies and life-long clinical usage of an alchemical remedy made from brine and salt. According to him and his teachers, it represents the lost remedy of the miraculous "tangye laoli" (decoctions and medicinal wines) that is the topic of Neijing chapter 14.

Total running time: 120 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf