Emetic method in Shang Han Lun

Can, Engin and Cheng, Ming Zhao (2011) Emetic method in Shang Han Lun. Journal of the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 18 (2) . pp. 1-2. ISSN 1745-6843

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Abstract

Emetic method is one of the eight therapeutic methods in Shang Han Lun (Treatise on Cold Damager) written by Zhang Zhong-jing in the East Han Dynasty (3th century). It was the least used treatment method in Shang Han Lun, but it will not be complete if this method is not discussed in our series.

Emetics method makes the patient vomit so as to expel phlegm, undigested food, or toxic substances from the throat, the thoracic cavity or the stomach. The representative formula is Guadi San (Melon Stalk Powder).

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Health and Education > Mental Health, Social Work and Interprofessional Learning
Item ID: 10064
Depositing User: Ming Cheng
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2013 11:46
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2019 02:25
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/10064

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