Sun Simiao Regimen

sunsimiaoSun Simiao, one of the most famous Chinese mediciner of China wrote a book named Regimen Rules. In that book he said that you

should pay more attention to avoid drunk at night and you should not be angry in the morning is also important.

At night, qi in our body is restrain while the wine is make qi go outside.
But in my opinion, to be angry in any time is not healthy. Maybe in the morning is more important, but what we should do is get away from bad temper, be happy every minute and do not drink too much then we can live longer.

Prepare Your Body Before Taking Medicine

kailuyaoThere is a good kind of medicine in Chinese called cream formula. But it is not proper for all people. You should p

repare yourself before taking it. If you have not take Chinese medicine before, your body can not accept it immediately. So you need take other herb medicine first. If your stomach and spleen is weak, they can not work well for digest cream formula. You should also take some common herb medicine which can amendment your stomach to have a good function.

Blood Stasis

cream fomulaWhen you get older, you may find many changes of your body occur gradually. You may get colored patches on your face and arms and often have cold hands and feet. Why these things happen to old

people? You can say it is so called aging. But to other words, in detail, it is blood stasis which caused these above.
Blood stasis

means blood block in vessel. It will cause many function disorder. Having ugly colored patches, feel cold and can not easily recover from it. And palmic and fatigue happen sometimes.
The best way to deal with blood stasis is to make it smooth again. This is a way of regimen. In Chinese medicine there is a good kind of drug called cream formula.

Tea for renal damp and hot

Renal damp and hot has the symptom of eyelid edema, leg edema, waist sour and fatigue, have blood in urinate, proteinuria, urinate short and yellow, muddy.

If you have such symptoms you can choose couchgrass root(茅根) and lotus leaf(荷叶) boil to drink as tea.
Couchgrass root is sweet and cold, belongs to lung, stomach and  bladder channel. It can make blood cool and hemostasis, clear heat and diuresis, and clear heat of lung and stomach. It is also called funnel drug because it can make all damp and hot of five organs and the six hollow organs to go through by pee, just as a funnel. Read more…

Foresee for children’s disease

As children can not say what he feel, it makes doctor difficult to diagnose. So it is important to foresee before disease become heavier.
A child may come by cough this morning, after taking some cough drug and come again this afternoon due to fever. Then after taking some febricide, he may become convulsions.
Chinese medicine can know the development of disease by feeling the pulse. For exemple, a child with cold and fever, his pulse is quiet and body is cold, this means he has heat in the surface, but it will disappear before long. So doctor take some pectral drug instead of gypsum which is good for fever, though the child is not cough at that moment. The doctor ask after that and know the child’s fever is really disappear a few hours later and have a little cough. Read more…


Gypsum is the represent herb of acrid cold .It can clear away heat and toxic material. It is the major herb of patent medicine Baihu soup, so many people are afraid of its strong function when using it. However, a famous doctor used it to cure many patients.
As Shennong report, gypsum is spicy and little cold. It is not so cold but it is quite efficient to fever.
Gypsum is efficient to inflammatory diseases such as cephalitis, pneumonia, hepatitis, nephritis. Cephalitis patients often have cold limbs so doctors may be afraid to use cold herbs. In fact, surface cold means inner heat, the more the cold is outside, the more the heat is inside. So cold herb is necessary for this condition. Read more…

Kong Bohua and Acrid Cold

Kong Bohua, one of the four most famous doctor of Beijing in the past century, is the creater of acrid cold faction.
This Chinese medicine theory is based on the faction of warm disease. Kong Bohua consider that disease change as circumstance change and climate change. He consider that as the weather becomer warmer and warmer, more and more disease are caused by heat. So we should use some acrid cold herb to cure it.
Doctor Kong like the herb gypsum(生石膏) most, so he is called gypsum kong by people love him. This herb is spicy and a little cold, it is good for fever.

Massage scalp for sober and hairdressing

One of the famous Chinese medicine doctor called Kong Bohua is the founder of acrid-cold herbs. He is good at curing kinds of heat diseases such as cephalitis, pneumonia, hepatitis, nephritis and so on.
Doctor Kong consider that head is the pool of all yang. So massage head usually has the good function of regimen. It can both make yourself sober and hairdressing, moreover, it can prevent from getting cold. Massage scalp for child is also good for intellect improvement.
How to do this magic massage? Let us learn it together. Make your two hands warm by chafing which can arrest cold come into head. Then press the scalp from forehead to back with your ten fingers. Then do it again with more strength. Do it for 30 times.

Different herb for different cold

Cold is common for everyone. It is make trouble to go to see doctor, are there some good food regimen to deal with it?

Different symptoms should be cured with different medicine in Chinese medicine, though they are both cold. So as cold can devided into wind heat cold and wind cold cold, there should be different way to deal with them.
Wind heat cold can use some acrid-warm herbs relieving superficies, such as ginger and brown sugar. In addition, you can choose herba schizeneptae. Read more…

Top Grade, Middle Grade and Low Grade of TCM

Traditional Chinese medicine can divided into top grade, middle grade and low grade.
Top grade can make body healthy and prolong life. It is innocuous. It is safe to use. Such as lily and tuckahoe, they can not only used as medicine, but also taken as food in daily life.
Middle grade is not so good as top grade, but it can also cure disease. But it can not use for a long time because it has some side-effect.
Low grade are such herbs which are nocuous. They can just use for a short time. For example, radix aconiti agrestis(草乌) can used as anaesthetic, and it can also be used Read more…