PureInsight | February 7, 2003
[PureInsight.org] Every time I use plastic wrap, an ancient Chinese fable comes to mind. During the time of Emperor Yao (a most celebrated wise emperor in ancient China), if a certain herb was placed next to the food in the food storage cabinet, the food would remain fresh and unspoiled for a long period of time.
The ancient Chinese would use everything that the gods created as natural solutions in their daily life. The modern Chinese people have long forgotten which herb it is that will keep the food fresh, but I wonder if it is still somewhere in this world.
Translated from: Part 3 of an edited version of http://search.zhengjian.org/zj/articles/2001/7/12/10915.html