By Bob Flaws
This can be a textbook on and compilation of one hundred sixty ready-made chinese language natural drugs. equipped in response to an analogous different types as chinese language formulation and prescriptions books, it discusses the materials, features, symptoms, dosages, and contraindications of one hundred sixty medications. those medicinal drugs and the corporations that produce them were chosen not just for his or her scientific application but additionally simply because they're loose from heavy metals, insecticides, Western prescribed drugs, or endangered species. the writer additionally discusses how to mix those medicinal drugs to regard advanced trend displays. there's an in depth symptom index and a formulation index.
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When prescribing heat-clearing formulas, one must clearly distinguish whether the heat is replete or vacuous and also where the heat is located. Location in this context means either a) the fen or division vis á vis warm disease theory or b) the viscera and bowels. Within Chinese medicine, there are six subcategories of heat-clearing formulas. These are: 1) formulas which cleat heat from the qidivision, 2) formulas which clear the constructive and cool the blood, 3) formulas which clear heat and resolve toxins, 4) formulas which clear heat and dispel summerheat, 5) formulas which clear heat from the viscera and bowels, and 6) formulas which clear vacuity heat.
Atractylodes and Akebia are the assistant medicinals. The former aromatically dries dampness, while the latter percolates1 dampness. Licorice and Ligusticum Wallichium are the messenger medicinals. Licorice harmonizes and regulates all the other medicinals in the formula. Ligusticum Wallichium leads the action of the other medicinals upward to the head and face region. Comments: This is a very good Chinese ready-made medicine for treating the symptoms of stuffy nose and runny nose when these are characterized as a wind cold pattern.
Sinusitis is commonly a combination of wind heat evils and depressive heat in the liver and gallbladder channels. Comments: This popular pill can be combined with numerous other Chinese ready-made medicines when there is wind heat and/or damp heat nasal obstruction and nasal discharge. Although this pills name says its for allergic rhinitis, most patients with allergic rhinitis exhibit a wind cold pattern, not a wind heat or damp heat pattern. Therefore, this formula should only be used when wind cold transforms and becomes a heat pattern.