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JOURNAL OF BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE ›› 2019, Vol. 42 ›› Issue (11): 894-897.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-2157.2019.11.003

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Formula combination thought of Fangfeng Tongsheng San understood from angle of thinking of classification according to manifestation*

Chen Xiangyun, Liu Zhenhong, Liu Tiantian, Yang Zhen#   

  1. Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, China
  • Received:2019-05-06 Online:2019-11-30 Published:2019-12-03
  • Contact: Prof. Yang Zhen, Ph.D., Master’s supervisor. School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, No.11, Beisanhuan Donglu Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100029. E-mail: for3000yz@aliyun.com

Abstract: Fangfeng Tongsheng San (Miraculous Powder of Ledebouriella) is a representative classic formula used widely in treatment of various types of diseases. However, there are disputes on its classification, and even in the determination of the sovereign medicinal there are many differences. As the only Liu Hejian’s formula, who was a master of cold school, Fangfeng Tongsheng San is included in textbook-Science of Herbal Formula. It may embody Liu Hejian’s thought of clearing heat and is a pure heat-clearing agent. The thinking of classification according to manifestation is an important thinking pattern of the theory of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Therefore, combining with TCM thinking characteristic, the formula design thought of Fangfeng Tongsheng San is analyzed by applying TCM formulation. It is believed that Fangfeng Tongsheng San uses the therapies of treating heat with cold medicinals, removing fire stagnation, extracting the firewood from under cauldron, inducing diuresis and clearing heat, and nourishing blood and clearing heat. The understanding of Fangfeng Tongsheng San from the angle of thinking of classification according to manifestation will open a new door for us to use it flexibly.

Key words: classification according to manifestation, Fangfeng Tongsheng San (Miraculous Powder of Ledebouriella), Liu Hejian, clearing heat

CLC Number: 

  • R289.1