According to Chinese medicine, we are what we eat, so the Chinese pharmacopoeia can be divided into two areas: dietary and herbal medicineOne of the great physicians of antiquity, Sun Si Miao said “the pharmacopoeia should be used only when the diet is inadequate.

The diet is still considered as the main way to maintain health or restore it. It is very important for example to increase or decrease the consumption of certain foods or cooking methods according to the needs of each organization.