To taste 100 herbs: gods, ancestors and medicine (TEFC)

United States, 1985

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Episode number 3 of Series “Long Bow Trilogy”.
A rich portrait of a traditional Chinese doctor and his special role in the community. The doctor discusses his Catholic religion, medical ethics, rural health services, handed-down knowledge of herbal treatments and Western medical practices. The warmth, closeness and traditions of family life in China are wonderfully captured in scenes of prayer, play, chores and celebrations.

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