01 Shen Nung Pen Ts'Ao King

The Shen nung pen Ts'ao king is the oldest known book about agriculture and healing plants. It is believed that the author was the mythical Chinese Emperor Shennong, who supposedly lived around 2800 B.C. However, many scientists and researchers believe the book might be a lot younger and think that it was written around 300 B.C. and 200 A.D. the original work does not exist anymore but is thought to have consisted of three volumes, which described various healing and medicinal plants.
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