Translations & Writings

中医药翻译及著作

Huáng Yuányù on Guìzhī

桂枝 味甘、辛,氣香,性溫,入足厥陰肝、足太陽膀胱經。入肝家而行血分,走經絡而達營郁,善解風邪,最調木氣,升清陽脫陷,降濁陰沖逆,舒筋脈之急攣,利關節之壅阻,入肝膽而散遏抑,極止痛楚,通經絡而開痹澀,甚去濕寒,能止奔豚,更安驚悸。 Guìzhī:  Sweet and acrid flavour, with a fragrant qi and warm nature. Enters the foot Jueyin liver and foot Taiyang bladder channels. [By] entering the liver domain it moves the blood layer and the channels and network vessels, as well as outthrusts depressed nutritive [qi]. [It is] excellent at resolving wind pathogens, and most…

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On Gé Gēn 葛根

Gé Gēn (Radix Puerariae) 《神农本草经》: 味⽢,平。主消渴,⾝⼤热,呕吐,诸痹,起阴⽓,解诸毒。[Shén Nóng Běn Cǎo Jīng]: Sweet flavour, and neutral Qi. Governs dispersion thirst, major body heat, vomiting, and various kinds of impediment. It raises the Yīn Qì and resolves all toxins. 《名医别录》:⽆毒。主治伤寒中风头痛,解肌发表出汗,开腠理,疗⾦疮,⽌痛,肋风痛。[Míng Yī Bié Lù (Táo Hǒngjǐng – 456-536)]: “[It] has no toxicity. It governs the treatment of cold damage…

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Gé Gēn Tāng Case – Liú Dùzhōu

Selected Clinical Case Histories of Liu Duzhou《刘渡舟临证验案精选》 Li X, a 38-year-old male. He had suffered with persistent migraines for 2 years that remained unresolved despite long periods of treatment. He was introduced to Doctor Liu by a good friend and brought in for a consultation. Chief complaint: right sided headaches, which commonly extended to the…

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