Chinese Herbal Formulas:  Treatment Principles and Composition Strategies - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702031328, 9780702047831

Chinese Herbal Formulas: Treatment Principles and Composition Strategies

1st Edition

Authors: Yifan Yang
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702031328
eBook ISBN: 9780702047831
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 20th January 2010
Page Count: 464
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Table of 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

Details

No. of pages:
464
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702047831
Hardcover ISBN:
9780702031328
eBook ISBN:
9780702043932

About the Author

Yifan Yang

Yifan Yang studied traditional and modern medicine from 1977 to 1982 at Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and, after graduation, worked there as a teacher and doctor in the Chinese Herbal Formulas Department. Besides teaching and practicing, she completed her Masters degree in Chinese Herbal Medicines and Formulas. In 1990, she moved to the Netherlands and now works there as a Practitioner in Traditional Chinese Medicine in a TCM clinic. She has also lectures on traditional Chinese herbal medicine to doctors and physiotherapists in both the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland.

Affiliations and Expertise

Private Practitioner and Lecturer, The Netherlands; Former Lecturer in Medicine, Beijing University of TCM, Beijing, China