tcm pocketguide - blog
📒 a guide to how to modify classic chinese herbal prescriptions as per individual needs. join and share your expertise with the community 👩⚕️🤝👨⚕️
a new guide is born – the tcm pocketguide – for students and practitioners of traditional chinese herbal medicine from all over the world. 🌎
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👉 this herb is used for patterns with interior cold due to yang deficiency.
🤕 symptoms involve: diarrhea, undigested food in stools, cold extremities, sweating, cold sweats, dizziness, weak breathing, palpitations, weak back and legs, impotence, low libido, urinary frequency, dysmenorrhea.
💡 it is said that “fu zi is not hot withou
👉 this prescription is used for patterns with cold accumulation in the interior.
🤕 symptoms involve: abdominal pain, constipation, hypochondriac pain, chills, low-grade fever, cold hands and feet, aversion to cold, pain in the armpits, unilateral pain in the abdomen and hypochondrium, stiffness and spasms beside and below the umbilicus, pain in the waist and legs.
👉 this prescription is used for patterns with dryness in the stomach and intestines due to heat.
🤕 symptoms involve: constipation with hard stools that are difficult to expel, hemorrhoids, possibly frequent urination, dizziness, dry skin.
👉 this herb is used for patterns with yang-ming heat, damp-heat, phlegm-heat, blood-heat, and blood-stasis.
🤕 symptoms involve: high fever, profuse sweating, thirst, constipation, dysentery, hemorroids, abdominal distention and pain, delirium, nosebleeding, coughing of blood, painful urination, abscesses, sores.