Chinese Herbal Medicine: Modern Applications of Traditional by Chongyun Liu, Angela Tseng

By Chongyun Liu, Angela Tseng

A roadmap for simply navigating during the complexities of chinese language natural medication, Chinese natural drugs: smooth purposes of conventional Formulas provides information regarding natural formulation in a pragmatic and easy-to-access structure. Bridging the distance among school room learn and the medical surroundings, the e-book provides info on disorder indicators and their corresponding chinese language natural formulation. Drawing from greater than twenty years of expertise, the writer comprises greater than 840 formulation that may be used to tailor natural formulation to satisfy the explicit wishes of each sufferer. Integrating conventional medication with allopathic terminology, the e-book offers quickly connection with either chinese language and Western diagnoses.

Part I offers the natural formulation in tables, giving speedy and simple entry to the data. half II includes allopathic signs indexed in alphabetical order inside every one bankruptcy. those sections enable clients to match backward and forward among TCM and allopathic diagnoses.

In addition, half III lists 640 unmarried herbs prepared by way of the normal chinese language medication class approach and arranged into tables in order that practitioners can speedy experiment for the similarities and alterations of every herb. a few cross-referenced indexes make it effortless to discover unmarried herbs and natural formulation both by means of their Pinyin, English, or Botanical Latin identify. The wealth of knowledge and variety of subject matters lined mixed with the easy presentation make the ebook an invaluable medical computer reference and advisor for practitioners and scholars.

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Preparation: Grind the above ingredients into fine powder. 2 to 3g each time and twice a day. Treatment Principle: Tonify the deficiency, clear heat, transform phlegm, and stop wheezing. This formula originally treated “highly contagious Lung tuberculosis,” and it uses Ge Jie as the chief herb to treat long-term illness with cough and wheezing due to Lung Qi deficiency. It can also arrest wheezing and stop cough which demonstrate the ability in treating both the root and the branch at the same time.

Treatment Principle: Warm Yang to release exterior. Related Formula: Formula Ma Huang Fu Zi Gan Cao Tang [Ephedra, Prepared Aconite, and Licorice Decoction] Herbs Indication Core Treat similar syndrome as Ma formula Huang Fu Zi Xi Xin Tang − [Ephedra, Asarum, and Prepared Aconite Decoction], but this Xi Xin formula has less sweat promoting function + In Jin Gui Yao Lue, this formula Gan is called Ma Huang Fu Zi Tang Cao [Ephedra and Prepared Aconite Decoction], which treats edema syndrome with deep pulse.

When the patient mainly manifests as Upper Jiao wind-heat syndrome, then this formula with modifications can be prescribed. However, this formula can only be used for heat-type exterior syndrome without dampness. Chinese Herbal Medicine 24 Modification: Minus Jing Jie Sui Dan Dou Chi Addition Indication Huo Xiang Yu Jin Tian Hua Fen Ma Bo Xuan Shen Bai Mao Gen Ce Bai Tan Shan Zhi Zi Xing Ren Sheng Di Huang Mai Men Dong Huang Qin Zhi Mu Shan Zhi Zi Stifling sensation at the chest and epigastric region Severe thirst Swollen neck and painful throat Epistaxis Cough Heat condition moving toward interior Heat condition moving toward interior not relieved by adding Sheng Di Huang and Mai Men Dong; scanty urination Related Formulas: Formula Jia Jian Yin Qiao San [Modified Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder] Herbs Indication Lian Heat abundance, delirium, Qiao 30g slurred speech, Jin Yin restlessness, thirst, red Hua 24g tongue with yellow coat at Xuan the center, weak and rapid Shen 15g pulse Xi Jiao Note: He Ye Juice (2 to 3 6g (Shui teaspoons) is added to Niu Jiao) decoction.

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