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JOURNAL OF BEIJIGN UNIVERSITY OF TRADITIONAL CHINE ›› 2017, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (11): 902-905.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-2157.2017.11.005

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Treatment of dawn diarrhea based on liver cannot be ignored: time medicine foundation

MAO Pei, ZHANG Yuzhong#   

  1. Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, China
  • Received:2017-05-21 Online:2017-11-10 Published:2017-11-10

Abstract: About the pathogenesis of dawn diarrhea, medical experts of all dynasties consider that dawn diarrhea is induced by spleen-kidney yang deficiency, and fire failing to warm earth, so dawn diarrhea is also called “renal diarrhea”, which can be treated with Sishen Wan (Four Miracle Pills) as a basic formula in clinical practice. However, after more thought, the authors fully understand the influence of liver on the occurrence of dawn diarrhea, which is the key of treatment from the chronomedicine perspective, though kidney has close relationship with the disease. The five watches of the night are in Yin Mao, which is subsumed to wood in the five elements, belongs to qi of shaoyang. At the time of five watches, qi of shaoyang sends up, and because of insufficiency of spleen, wood severely restricts earth, then dawn diarrhea occurs.

Key words: dawn diarrhea, time medicine, Sishen Wan (Four Miracle Pills), effulgent liver fire

CLC Number: 

  • R226