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JOURNAL OF BEIJIGN UNIVERSITY OF TRADITIONAL CHINE ›› 2017, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (5): 366-370.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-2157.2017.05.003

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Mechanism of Ganmai Dazao Tang in treatment hysteria based on principle of correspondence between formula-syndrome factors*

WANG Min, LI Yuhang#   

  1. School of Preclinical Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, China
  • Received:2016-11-29 Online:2017-05-30 Published:2017-05-30
  • Supported by:
    Project sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation(No.81673868)

Abstract: Ganmai Dazao Tang is a famous formula for hysteria in Jinguiyaolue(Synopsis of the Golden Chamber). The connotation of hysteria has been explored in the paper through summing up relative knowledge of medical practitioners in the successive dynasties. The pathogenesis of hysteria lies in function disorder of five viscera resulting in that five viscera fail to restrain their spirits, viscera spirits float and heart spirit is uneasy. Hysteria reflects the clinical pathological features of estrangement among qi, blood, yin and yang, and viscera spirits failing to be restrained and floating in the exterior. The combining and medicating laws of Ganmai Dazao Tang, and pathological features hysteria have been further analyzed according to principle of correspondence between formula-syndrome factors. The pharmacodynamic material basis of Ganmai Dazao Tang has been analyzed and the opinion of placebo efficacy has been negated according to the progresses in modern pharmacological research and clinical research. The combination of Ganmai Dazao Tang is rigorous, and similar to Guizhi Tang, the first one of all TCM formulas. These two formulas both are based on regulating yin and yang and widely applied in the clinic with significant curative effects.

Key words: Ganmai Dazao Tang, hysteria, correspondence between formula and syndrome factors

CLC Number: 

  • R222.16