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JOURNAL OF BEIJIGN UNIVERSITY OF TRADITIONAL CHINE ›› 2018, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (5): 357-361.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-2157.2018.05.001

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Developing law of application of pungent-warm with cold-cool medicinal combination for treating warm diseases at initial stage*

Wang Yunhui1, Yu He1#, Zheng Zi’an1, Si Qingyang2, Liu Tiegang1, Gu Xiaohong1

  1. 1 School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, China;
    2 State Intellectual Property Office, Beijing 100088, China;
  • Received:2018-01-12 Online:2018-05-30 Published:2018-05-30
  • Supported by:
    Youth Foundation of National Natural Science Foundation of China (No.81704121)

Abstract: The combination of pungent-warm medicinal has experience 3 changing processes during initial stage of warm diseases: simply using pungent-warm medicinal, combination of pungent-warm with bitter-cold medicinal and combination of pungent-warm with pungent-cool medicinal. There were 3 important periods during the formation of warm disease school, which were infancy stage (period from Warring States to Jin and Tang Dynasties), growth stage (periods of Song, Jin and Yuan Dynasties) and forming stage (periods of Ming and Qing Dynasties). With the deuolopment of warm disease school, the use of pungent-warm medicinal altered from hot to slight warm, and proportion of pungent-warm medicinal and cold-cool medicinal changed continuously. The combination administration of pungent-warm and cold-cool medicinal for treating febrile diseases at the initial stage was summed up, clinical prescribing according to pathogenesis was emphasized, and thinking train of property-flavor combination was stressed. The combination of pungent-warm and cold-cool medicinal aimed at releasing depression and eliminating pathogen combined with clearing heat, cooling and dispelling pathogen at the initial stage of warm diseases. The selection and dosage of medicinal should be determined according to the degree of depression of qi movement and intense heat toxin. The thought of combination of pungent-warm and cold-cool medicinal should be thought of when practicing and treating warm diseases in chinic.

Key words: warm diseases at initial stage, pungent-warm medicinals, cold-cool medicinals, law of medicinal combination

CLC Number: 

  • R254