160 Essential Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines by Bob Flaws

By Bob Flaws

This can be a textbook on and compilation of a hundred and sixty ready-made chinese language natural medicinal drugs. geared up in accordance with an identical different types as chinese language formulation and prescriptions books, it discusses the parts, capabilities, symptoms, dosages, and contraindications of one hundred sixty medications. those 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 medications to regard complicated development displays. there's an in depth symptom index and a formulation index.

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However, even though Angelica Dahurica is acrid and warm, it is empirically very effective for a number of damp heat conditions. Comments: Because it combines both warm and cool medicinals, this formula can be used for both cold and heat types of phlegm blocking and obstructing the nasal orifices. Therefore, these pills can be combined with a wide variety of other Chinese ready-made medicines whenever one wants symptomatically to increase the effect of freeing the flow of the orifices of the nose.

It is the assistant medicinal in this formula. The two messengers in this formula are Ginger and Mint. Ginger warms and harmonizes the center. Mint, when used in small amounts, assists Bupleurum's scattering of liver depression. Thus this formula as a whole regulates and harmonizes the liver and spleen. Comments: This is one of the most commonly used formulas in Chinese medicine. It is especially useful in the treatment of various gynecological complaints. It can be combined with other medicines when one needs to supplement either the qi and blood more, transform and eliminate phlegm and dampness, quicken the blood and dispel stasis, etc.

Now, however, it can be used to treat wind cold damp external invasions in anyone with a vacuous and weak bodily condition. Jing Fang Bai Du Wan (Schizonepeta & Ledebouriella Vanquish Toxins Pills) Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae Tenuifoliae (Jing Jie) Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae (Fang Feng) Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu) Radix Peucedani (Qian Hu) Radix Ligustici Wallichii (Chuan Xiong) Radix Et Rhizoma Notopterygii (Qiang Huo) Radix Angelicae Pubescentis (Du Huo) Sclerotium Poriae Cocos (Fu Ling) Radix Platycodi Grandiflori (Jie Geng) Fructus Citri Aurantii (Zhi Ke) Radix Glycyrrhizae (Gan Cao) < previous page page_28 If you like this book, buy it!

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