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For example, the combination of Ramulus Cinnamomi Cassiae gui zhi and Radix Paeoniae Lactiflorae bai shao regulates the relationship flrmulas the protective and nutritive qi in treating exterior cold from deficiency; it also warms and tonifies the middle burner.

The second and third appendices are cross references for bejsky. In this section we will discuss the more common types of formulations and their applications in the clinic. For children or the seriously ill, the decoction is generally divided into smaller doses and taken frequently throughout the day. His two books, Thousand Ducat Formulas Benskg yaofang and Supplement to the Thousand Ducat Formulas Qhnjin yi fanghave had a major impact on later generations of physicians.

Which strategy treats the root and which the manifestation will depend on the gormulas presentation of the patient, as well as the perspective of the practitioner. Use it to choose a formula for a patient this week, or read it to deepen your understanding of a huge assortment of classical and modern formulas–it excels in both arenas.

Many of the formulas in these books are still in use ten are included in our selectionand many other commonly-used formulas are variations on those which were first devised by Sun.


The section on comparisons helps the practitioner focus on the distinguishing characteristics of each formula by contrasting it with other formulas that are behsky in terms of composition or indication. Simultaneous treatment of the root and manifestation.

The water should generally cover the herbs by about one-half inch. Sometimes two, three, or even four methods are used concurrently.

Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies (Portable 2nd Edition)

I66 Benefit the Stomach Decoction yi wei tang. In the northern Song dynasty a state dispensary was established and compilations of formulas and other medical texts were published under imperial auspices.

For example, under each disorder there are as many as 20 formulas listed, without any indication as to which of them is most effective in a particular situation. The impetus behind both of forkulas works is the same: Below is a discussion of the information contained under each of the headings in this book.

It is this complex interaction which makes the formulas so effective, but also makes them more difficult to study.

Where the source text did not identify the particular substance in the manner in which it is now identified e. In practice, the hierarchy of ingredients is formulass always so clear-cut.

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The extracts are either fashioned into tablets or pills, or are put into capsules. We have provided a cross reference for those names that have changed in Appendix IV.

For example, because both the fruit and leaves of perilla are commonly used, we translate su zi jiang qi tang as Perillia Fruit Decoction for Directing Qi Downward.

In this book we have used slightly different terms to make things a bit clearer and perhaps less ‘feudal. This is reflected in the proportion of formulas in our book that originated in different historical periods of Chinese medicine. The commentary to each formula is extensive.


I63 xiu Chpter Contents Moonlight Pill yw hua wan. An example of a regional variation is the practice in Guangdong of cooking all decoctions just once for minutes, and then taking the resulting cup of strained liquid on an empty stomach bendky a meal. They are most commonly used for treating chronic disorders associated with deficiency, but benwky also be stored for quick use in treating acute disorders when there is little time to prepare decoctions or powders.

The orderly arrangement of ingredients bensoy a formula is called a hierarchy. Adjustments must be made for changes in the pattern, the strength of the patient, the season, climate, and other environmental factors. We deeply appreciate the patience and enthusiasm of our students, particularly Don Butterfield and Diane EggIeston, which helped make our work more worthwhile.

For example, we use ‘sudden turmoil disorder’ for hub luhn, instead of the more common renderings – of ‘cholera’ or ‘cholera-like disorder,’ because it gives a better sense of what the disorder is about. Materia Medica, there for treating a cold-induced disorder.

They are more quickly absorbed and stronger-acting than most benssky and tablets, and are more convenient and require less medicine per volume than decoctions or syrups. Zhang Yuan-Su, a prominent physician of the Jin-Tartar era who had a fornulas influence on the course of Chinese herbal medicine, noted that “The [ingredient] with the greatest power is the chief.