Yellow Emperor's Canon

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The Yellow Emperor was a legendary king of ancient China. He founded his empire in YouXiong, central China where the earth is yellow, which gave his empire its color and him, his name "the Yellow Emperor".

Recognized for his great merits and virtues, he was supported as emperor by all the chieftains of the region. Ever since he was a small child he had a strong curiosity to understand things. He was wise, honest, analytical and righteous.

Throughout his life he maintained a thirst for understanding and so continued studying with his minister Qibo. During his reign as Emperor, he made profound contributions to medicine and science. To this day his works are still regarded as the foundation of Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as an important guide in Daoism (Taoism).