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JOURNAL OF BEIJIGN UNIVERSITY OF TRADITIONAL CHINE ›› 2016, Vol. 39 ›› Issue (8): 647-649.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-2157.2016.08.007

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Academic ideology of moxibustion methods in Bian Que Xin Shu written by DOU Cai*

WANG Li1,2, JING Mingxin3, LIU Qingguo4#   

  1. 1 Beijing Social Administration Vocational College, Beijing 101601;
    2 Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences;
    3 National Research Center for Rehabilitation Technical Aids;
    4 Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
  • Received:2016-03-01 Online:2016-08-31 Published:2016-08-31

Abstract: To summarize and explore the academic ideology and characteristics of DOU Cai’s experiences of moxibustion by studying Bian Que Xin Shu written by DOU, a traditional Chinese physician in the Southern Song Dynasty. Before moxibustion, DOU was sure to differentiate meridians and yin-yang. Tonifying was sure to be applied and strengthening yang was paid much attention, and spleen and kidney were also regarded as important in critical diseases. DOU’s moxibustion worked wonder on most patients, which was characterized by direct moxibustion with less acupoints, more amount and longer duration. DOU’s moxibustion had a wide range of application in internal medicine, surgery, gynecology, pediatrics and ENT. In this book, most of diseases were followed by proved cases which provided important reference to clinical practice .

Key words: DOU Cai, moxibustion with moxa stick, academic ideology, Bian Que Xin Shu

CLC Number: 

  • R249.2