Process ： I started by collecting information on the relevant traditional Chinese medicines. Within three months, I gathered over 2000 herbal, animal, and mineral prescriptions for either internal or external uses through reviewing ancient traditional Chinese medical literatures, folk recipes, and interviewing experienced Chinese medical practitioners for potential prescriptions and herbal recipes. I then narrowed down the prescriptions from 2000 to 640 and summarized the recipes in a brochure Antimalarial Collections of Recipes and Prescriptions . I circulated copies of the brochure to other research groups outside the institute for reference through the national project 523 office in April 1969. Background: 1. The Institute of Chinese Materia Medica of Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine joined the antimalarial drug research project 523 in 1969. I was appointed the head to build the project 523 research group in the institute by the academy's leadership team, and was responsible for searching for novel antimalarial drugs from Chinese medicines. It was a
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