The Dongui Bogam, or Mirror of Eastern Medicine, is an extensive Korean medical book written in the 17th century during the Joseon Kingdom. Under order by King Seonjo, Heo Jun wrote the book in 1610 after traveling around Korea in search of accessible remedies for the purpose of establishing an innovative public health program.
Ah-young, Chung. Korean Script of ‘Dongui Bogam’ Unveiled. Korean Times, August 7, 2009.