Chinese Herbal Formulas: Treatment Principles and Composition Strategies book cover

Chinese Herbal Formulas: Treatment Principles and Composition Strategies

Audience
All students and practitioners of TCM

Hardbound, 464 Pages

Published: January 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3132-8

Contents

  • Part I Theories and concepts in the composition of Chinese herbal formulas

    Part II Syndromes and formula composition

    1 Exterior syndrome and formula composition

    1 Wind-Cold syndrome

    2 Wind-heat syndrome

    2 Accumulation syndrome and formula composition

    1 Accumulation syndrome due to excess heat in the intestine

    2 Accumulation syndrome due to excess cold in the Middle-Jiao

    3 Syndrome of water accumulation

    3 Internal heat syndrome and formula composition

    Syndromes in warm-febrile diseases

    1 Syndrome of heat at the Wei level (the Defensive level)

    2 Syndrome of heat at the Qi level

    3 Syndrome of heat at the Ying level (the Nutritive level)

    4 Syndrome of heat at the Xue level (the blood level)

    5 Syndrome of aftermath of warm-febrile diseases

    Heat in different organs

    6 Syndrome of heat in the Heart and Small Intestine

    7 Syndrome of heat in the Liver

    8 Syndrome of heat in the Stomach and Large Intestine

    9 Syndrome of damp-heat in the Spleen and Large Intestine

    10 Syndrome of heat in the Lung

    11 Syndrome of heat in the Kidney and Bladder

    4 The internal cold syndrome and formula composition

    The internal cold syndrome

    5 Deficiency syndrome and formula composition

    Syndrome of Qi deficiency

    1 Syndrome of Spleen-Qi deficiency

    2 Syndrome of Lung-Qi deficiency

    3 Syndrome of Heart-Qi deficiency

    Syndrome of blood deficiency

    4 Syndrome of Liver-blood deficiency

    5 Syndrome of Heart-blood deficiency

    Syndrome of Yin deficiency

    6 Syndrome of Lung-Yin deficiency

    7 Syndrome of Stomach-Yin deficiency

    8 Syndrome of Heart-Yin deficiency

    9 Syndrome of Liver-Yin deficiency

    10 Syndrome of Kidney-Yin deficiency

    Syndrome of Yang deficiency

    11 Syndrome of Kidney-Yang deficiency

    12 Syndrome of Spleen-Yang deficiency

    13 Syndrome of Heart-Yang deficiency

    6 Syndrome of abnormal discharge and formula composition

    Syndrome of abnormal discharge

    7 Syndrome of dampness and formula composition

    1 Damp-cold syndrome

    2 Damp-heat syndrome

    8 Syndrome of food accumulation and formula composition

    Syndrome of food accumulation

    9 Syndrome of phlegm and formula composition

    Syndrome of phlegm

    10 Syndrome of Qi stagnation and formula composition

    1 Syndrome of Liver-Qi stagnation

    2 Syndrome of Qi stagnation in the Stomach, Spleen and Large Intestine

    3 Syndrome of Qi stagnation in the Lung

    11 Syndrome of blood stagnation and formula composition

    Syndrome of blood stagnation

    12 Syndrome of bleeding and formula composition

    Syndrome of bleeding

    13 Syndrome of disturbance of Heart-shen and formula composition

    Syndrome of disturbance of Heart-shen

    14 Syndrome of internal wind and formula composition

    1 Syndrome of Liver-wind

    2 Syndrome of internal wind due to excess heat in the Heart and Liver

    3 Syndrome of internal wind generated by Yin deficiency

    15 Locked-up syndrome and formula composition

    Locked-up syndrome

    Treatment principle

    16 Syndromes caused by external wind, damp, cold or heat and formula composition

    Syndromes caused by external wind, damp, cold or heat

    17 Syndrome of dryness and formula composition

    Syndrome of dryness

    1 Syndrome of warm-dryness

    2 Syndrome of cold-dryness

    3 Syndrome of internal dryness

    4 Syndrome of dryness in the Lung

    5 Syndrome of dryness in the Stomach and Large Intestine

    18 Syndrome of disharmony and formula composition

    1 Syndrome of disharmony between Liver and Spleen (Stomach and Large Intestine)

    2 Syndrome of disharmony at the Shao Yang level

    3 Syndrome of disharmony between Ying-Qi and Wei-Qi

    4 Syndrome of disharmony between the Yin, Yang, Qi and blood of internal organs

    19 Yong (carbuncle) and Yang (ulceration) syndrome and formula composition

    Syndrome of Yong Yang

    1 Yang syndrome

    2 Yin syndrome

    Appendix I. Daily dosages for individual crude herbs above 6–9 grams

    Appendix II. Commonly used herbal combinations and their applications

    Bibliography

    General index

    Herbs and formulas index

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