Card Set Information
Characteristics of Shu Wen (summer-heat warm diseases)?
attack Yangming + Qi level FIRST & directly!
easily damage body fluids + Qi
accompanied by dampness
Contraction of Shu Wen?
Onset of Shu Wen?
acute (4 bigs)
Pathogenic factor of Shu Wen?
: coupled with Zheng Qi deficiency of body
Transmission of Shu Wen?
directly to Qi level
fluid and Qi damage
endogenous wind stirring
can be accompanied by dampness
Treatment of Shu Wen?
: clear heat with pungent, cold herbs
: clear heat & generate fluids with sweet, cold herbs
Increase Qi & fluids
: sour, bitter herbs
(summer-heat affecting Yangming)
Bai Hu Tang
Sheng Shi Gao
Modifications for Qi pattern?
Bai Hu Tang ...
+ Ren Shen (tonify Qi & generate fluids)
+ Cang Zhu (epigastric fullness, heavy boy)
+ Da Qing Ye, Ban Lan Gen (sore throat)
+ Bei Mu, Xing Ren, Huang Qin (cough with stick sputum)
+ Gui Zhi (swelling & painful joints)