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Recommend six kinds of the most effective traditional Chinese medicine for anti aging

  1. Astragalus

Modern research has found that astragalus not only can expand the coronary artery, improve supply of myocardial blood and improve immunity, but also can delay the process of cellular senescence.

  1. Polygonum multiflorum

Modern research found that polygonum multiflorum can promote the growth of nerve cells and play the role of adjuvant therapy in neurasthenia and other diseases of the nervous system. And it can regulate serum cholesterol, lower blood sugar and improve liver cell transformation and metabolism of cholesterol. Polygonum multiflorum also has good antioxidant effect.

  1. Ginseng

Modern research found that it also has effects on antioxidant, anti-aging and anti fatigue. Protect liver, regulate cardiovascular function and stimulate hematopoietic function.

  1. Panax notoginseng

Modern research has found that the chemical composition, pharmacological effects and clinical application of panax notoginsen is similar with the ginseng. The total saponins content exceeds the ginseng. Panax notoginsen can expand blood vessels, reduce blood vessel resistance, increase cardiac output, slow down the heart rate and reduce myocardial oxygen consumption and blood capillary permeability. In the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, it has more obvious advantages than ginseng.

  1. Goji berry

Resist arteriosclerosis, reduce blood sugar, promote the growth of liver cells, enhance body and has an effect on anti-aging.

  1. Ganoderma

Modern research has confirmed that ganoderma has regulatory effects on nervous system, respiratory system and cardiovascular system. It can regulate immunity, remove free radicals, balance metabolism and directly influence the process of human aging.

 

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Clearing Heat

 

The medicine can clear away interior heat, which we call it heat-clearing drug. The prescription mostly consist of heat-clearing drug, which we call it heat-clearing prescriptions.

Heat-clearing drug and prescriptions has cold in property. It holds effect on clearing heat-fire and cooling blood to remove apthogentic heat. It is used for various interior heat syndromes, such as hyperpyrexia due to calenture, heat dysentery and sore toxin due to carbuncle swelling.

Heat of heat syndrome has difference in qifen, yingfen, xuefen, asthenic fever and sthenic fever. Thus, heat clearing therapy are classified into clearing heat-fire, clearing heat and cooling blood, clearing heat and removing toxicity and heat-clearing and damp-drying drugs.

This kind of drugs mostly has cold in property, which is easy to harm spleen and stomach. People with deficiency of spleen and stomach should take with drugs of invigorating the stomach. Calenture is easy to harm body fluid. Heat-clearing and damp-drying drug also is easy to harm body fluid due to dry in property. People with yin deficiency should take with Yin tonifying herbs to eliminate evil and strengthen the body resistance.

People with deficiency of spleen and stomach, anorexia and diarrhea due to intestinal smooth should take it carefully.

Cool medicinal powder

Material:  20 grams of rheum officinale (come from sichuan), mirabilite and licorice, 10 grams of cape jasmine fruit, peppermint leaf(remove stalk) and scutellaria, 40 grams of forsythia suspensa vahl

Indications:  heat of the upper and middle energizer, thirst due to dysphoria, vertigo due to facial fever, dry lips and throat, laryngeal vescile due to glossoncus, epistaxis and bloodshot eyes, chin and cheek induration, aphtha of the mouth and tongue, sticky tears and saliva, ailment of doss, delirium, constipation, hot urination, infantile convulsion, red tongue with yellowish fur and pulse slip number.

Zuo Jin pill

Material:  180 grams of Coptis chinensis, 30 grams of medicinal evodia fruit

Indications: syndrome of liver fire invading the stomach. lateral thorax pain, gastric upset and acid regurgitation, vomiting, red tongue with yellowish fur and pulse slip number.( This is discription commonly used in gastritis, esophagitis, gastric ulcer is the liver fire attacking stomach. )

Clearing stomach

Material:   Rehmannia 6 grams, angelica 6 grams, 9 grams of cotex moutan, Coptis 6 grams, 9 grams of cimicifuga.

Indications: gastropyretic toothache. Toothache traction headache, cheeks hot, the tooth like cold evil heat, bleeding or teeth propaganda, or gingival swelling, ulceration, lips, tongue and cheek swelling, hot breath odor, dry mouth, red tongue, yellow, slippery pulse number. (This prescription commonly used for people with stomatitis, periodontitis and trigeminal neuralgia.)

Relieve Exterior Syndrome

That medicine can clear heat from the fleshy exterior, promote sweat and relieving exterior syndrome, which we called drugs for relieving exterior syndrome.

Drugs for relieving exterior syndrome mostly have the pungent taste. The pungent taste can diverge and prompt the patient sweating.  It can clear exogenous evil with the sweat and relieve exterior syndrome. This medicine has warm and cold in property. Thus it has different indication. It enters lung and bladder meridians. Its indication is related with cycle routes taiyin and viscera lung channel of hand and taiyang bladder channel of foot.

The prescription that is mostly based on drugs for relieving exterior syndrome is called formula for relieving superficies syndrome.

This kind of medicine is mainly used for exterior syndrome with the invasion of six excesses.  There are some symptoms: aversion to cold with fever, headache and floating pulse. Or it can be used for exterior syndrome with the poor or rheumatism.

Clinically, exterior syndrome has exterior syndrome due to wind-cold and win-heat. People with wind cold are suitable to acrid-warm herbs relieving superficies, but people with wind heat are fit for cold-pungent diaphoresis. In addition, if exterior syndrome with qi, blood, yin and yang deficiency, people should use with the invigoration drugs. It can strengthen body resistance and eliminate evil to strong vital QI leading to retreat of pathogen. Thus, the drugs for relieving exterior syndrome are divided into acrid-warm herbs relieving superficies, cold-pungent diaphoresis and strengthening body resistance and relieving exterior syndrome.

Notes of drugs for relieving exterior syndrome:

  1. The drugs has pungent taste with having dispersing effect, so it can not decoct for long time to avoid dissipate drug properties and reduce the dissipation effect.
  2. After taking drugs, people should avoid the wind cold. For example, people with exterior syndrome due to affection of exogenous wind-cold can add clothing to prompt sweating.
  1. Resolving exterior syndrome with sweating. It should stop with slight sweating due to avoid consuming qi and injuring yin of large sweating. People should discontinue taking medication as soon as get effect. Do not take it not for long time.
  2. People with yang deficiency and spontaneous perspiration, yin deficiency and night sweats, ulcer and sore for a long time as well as blood loss should not individually use formula for relieving superficies syndrome. If needed, people can add products with strengthening body resistance to eliminate evil without hurting body.

Disintoxication Powder

Material: 4.5 grams of notopterygium root,  Chinese thorowax root,  radix peucedani, 4.5 grams of radix angelicae tuhuo, fructus aurantii, Poria, Schizonepeta, radix sileris, Radix Platycodonis and Ligusticum wallichii, 1.5 grams of  licorice.

Indications: initial sore with swelling and pain, aversion to cold with fever, no sweat without thirsty, thin and white tongue coating and superficial and rapid pulse.

Rhizoma Cimicifugae and Radix Puerariae Soup

Material: 10 grams of rhizoma cimicifugae, Chinese peony and prepared radix glycyrrhizae, 15 grams of radix puerariae

Indications: initial measles, headache due to heat body, cough, lacrimation due to bloodshot eyes, thirst, red tongue, thin and dry fur as well as superficial and rapid pulse ( this product also can used for herpes zoster , herpes simplex, varicella, diarrhea and acute bacillary dysentery)

Dosage and Usage of Traditional Chinese Medicine

The dosage of Chinese medicinal herbs.

The meaning of dosage is the amount of every herb the adult take each day  .2 dosage says : in the ancient times there are weight, measurement, capacity, quantity, etc.Since the Ming and qing dynasty, which USES 16 carry, now our country of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) measurement using the metric system.3. Determine the size of the dose based on: mainly based on the need of the properties, clinical use of drugs used, and the patient’s specific circumstances to determine, should also consider the season, climate and natural environment to live.[medicine] quality of medicinal materials: high quality.Medicinal material quality of a material: Mosaic class qualitative light, stone, shellfish quality heavy amount of drugs should be heavy.)[people] 1. Age 2. Gender (3) the strength of different 4. The length of the course of different 5. Even the weight of different 6. Professional, the differences between the living habit, etc

The using of the Chinese medicinal herbs, including the Chinese herbal Chinese herbal medicine’s  administration way, application forms, medicine decoction method and method.The delivery system. Method is one of the factors influencing drug efficacy.In addition to the oral and skin for two kinds of main ways, and inhaled, administered under the tongue, mucosal drug delivery and rectal administration.“Application form”, in traditional Chinese medicine formulations for oral medicinal broth, pill, powder, wine, zi preparation, dew;For skin soft paste, hard preparation, powder, Dan agent, inunction, soaker, fumigant;And for the use of body cavity of suppository, medicine, tincture, and so on.Dosage form has a great influence on the effectiveness: the same drugs, dosage form different, efficacy may be very different (strength or different nature) decoction method. 1. Tisanes must clarify no smell, clean water, containing minerals and less impurity.2. Add water shall be the water absorbing capacity, decoction in the process of evaporation and decoction after the required quantity is the sum of the solution.3. Can be Fried soak before full dissolution of active ingredients decoction can shorten the time and avoid the decocting time is too long, cause excessive effective component loss or damage.4. Appropriate temperature and decoction time.5. Marc juice: one Fried good * hot poured out 7. Immediately after decocting number: in general, a dose of medicine can be Fried, three times at least should be Fried twice.8. Special decoction method.

Medicine  methods :1. Duration: in the morning, before eating, after dinner, the specific time (2) how much medication: general medicine disease, with a daily agent, per dose points two or three suits.Condition in the person that weigh, can take the medicine every four hours.Diaphoretic, xie remedy to the case, such as it is stronger, medication should be enough is enough.Vomiting frequency medication should be small.Medicine 3. Hot and cold: general clothing liquid form more appropriate temperature, for the pill, powder, such as solid agent, unless otherwise specified, appropriate is used generally warm boiled water

The Place Origin and Gathering of Chinese Medicinal Herbs

The concept of genuine regional medicine

First, genuine regional medicine is the name of high quality medicinal materials. It refers to a long history and rich area, quality, production, processing fastidious, prominent curative effect, herbs with regional characteristics.

Second, the formation of genuine regional medicine (why medicinal herbs production has a certain regional)

1. The distribution and production of natural herbs can live without certain natural conditions.2. The natural geographical conditions in China is very complex, soil, climate, distribution of sunshine, biological, ecological environment around is not exactly the same, even the difference is very big.Therefore natural wood used medicinal materials production has a certain regional more, and there is a close relationship between origin and its yield and quality.3. The ancient medical doctors, after long-term using, observation and comparison, have a wide distribution know even the medicinal materials, but also because of the different natural conditions, produces, its quality fit and unfit quality, and gradually formed the concept of “Chinese”.The determination of Chinese drugs and medicinal herbs of origin, variety, quality and other factors, and clinical curative effect is the key factor.

Third, How to correctly treat genuine regional medicine

(1) long-term clinical medical practice has proved that attaches great importance to the quality of Chinese herbal medicine production and relationship, focuses on developing and application of Chinese drugs for guarantee the curative effect of Chinese herbal medicine, plays a very important role.(2) with the development of the medical enterprise, wood used herbs growing demand, coupled with a lot of medicinal material production cycle is long, production is limited, therefore, emphasize alone to expand production of Chinese drugs region, has been unable to meet the demand of medicinal materials.In this case, the medicinal materials of artificial cultivation and breeding become a important way to solve the lack of authentic medicinal materials.Such as: 1) the American ginseng in the domestic introduction 2) success gastrodia from guizhou now shaanxi large 3) artificial bezoar, artificial keeping deer take (3) Chinese drugs such as chopped is formed in the long-term production and practice, is not set in stone.1) environmental conditions change to take ginseng, ginseng northeast instead become a Chinese 2) rhizoma ligustici wallichii beginning to become authentic medicinal materials in the song dynasty.

Fourth, gathering and efficacy

The relationship between active ingredients of the medicinal herbs contain implied is the material basis for the prevention drugs has cure effect, and the quality and quantity of effective components and wood collection season, time and method of medicinal materials has a very close relationship.Or just before a. All grasses, flowers bloom in the harvest.Leafy, bud will put or harvest when are in full bloom, some, such as frost mulberry leaves, must be in late autumn or early winter collection after frost.3. Flowers, flowers are open harvesting, some flowers for picking the bud in bud.Some, such as honeysuckle, sophora japonica, magnolia flower.As for cattail pollen in pollen medicine, such as must to flowers in full bloom when the harvest.Four. The fruit and seeds, fruit mature or will mature, a few varieties of immature young fruit, such as plum, green husk, acid-insoluble ash.Five. The root and rhizome, early spring in February, the late autumn season, a few exceptions, such as pinellia tuber and rhizoma corydalis in summer harvest.