Methods of TCM Treatment:an introduction of the Resolution.

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Methods of Treatment:Resolution.

 Methods of Treatment:Resolution. Introduction:The Resolution is also known as resolving method, one of the eight principal therapeutic methods for removing retained food and mass due to stagnation of Qi and blood with digestants or resolvents.

 
Introduction of Resolution.

 Icon Xiao:Resolution Introduction: The Resolution is also known as resolving method, one of the eight principal therapeutic methods for removing retained food and mass due to stagnation of Qi and blood with digestants or resolvents.

 Common types: The common methods of the Resolution are introduced:resolution or resolving method, promoting digestion and removing stagnancy, promoting digestion to harmonize the stomach, relieving accumulation, removing accumulation and relieving distension, promoting digestion and relieving distension, disintegrating mass, relieving stuffiness, relieving distension, relieving swelling, relieving swelling and redness, regulating Qi, moving Qi, regulating Qi to alleviate pain, moving Qi to alleviated pain, moving Qi to soothe the chest, moving Qi to soothe the middle, moving Qi and resolving phlegm, directing Qi downward and resolving phlegm, regulating qi and invigorating the spleen, moving Qi and activating the blood, moving Qi to unblock collaterals, arranging Qi, soothing the chest, soothing the chest and removing stagnation, soothing the middle and dissipating stagnation, checking upward perversion of Qi, directing Qi downward to relieve asthma, checking upward perversion of Qi to stop vomiting, checking upward perversion of Qi to stop hiccuping, adjusting Qi, breaking stagnant Qi, soothing the liver, soothing the liver and nourishing the blood, soothing the liver and regulating Qi, soothing the liver and harmonizing the stomach, soothing the liver and regulating the spleen, soothing the liver and invigorating the spleen, regulating Qi and relieving depression, regulating qi and removing stagnation, regulating Qi to relieve distension, regulating Qi and resolving dampness, regulating the flow of Qi to remove blood stasis, regulating the Qi to alleviate pain, regulating Qi to promote menstrual discharge, regulating Qi to quiet the fetus, regulating blood, activating blood, activating blood and moving Qi, activating blood and resolving stasis, activating blood to regulate menstruation, activating blood to stimulate menstruation, activating blood to unblock collaterals, activating blood to alleviate pain, removing stasis to activate blood, removing stasis to relieve swelling, removing stasis to unblock collaterials, removing stasis to promote regeneration, breaking stagnant blood, breaking stagnancy and eliminating masses, breaking stagnancy and promoting regeneration, soothing tendons and unblocking collaterals, soothing tendons to relieve pain, stopping bleeding or hemostasis, clearing heat to stop bleeding, cooling blood to stop bleeding, replenishing Qi to arrest bleeding, removing stasis to stop bleeding, dispelling phlegm, resolving phlegm, warming and resolving cold phlegm, clearing and resolving heat-phlegm, clearing heat and resolving phlegm, moistening the lung and resolving phlegm, drying dampness and resolving phlegm, dispelling cold and resolving phlegm, relieving wind and resolving phlegm, extinguishing wind and resolving phlegm, flushing phlegm away, scrubbing phlegm, dispelling dampness, resolving dampness, resolving dampness with aromatics, resolving turbidity with aromatics, clearing heat and resolving dampness, drying dampness, drying dampness with bitter-warm, drying dampness with bitter-cold, drying dampness to invigorate the spleen, draining damp, inducing diuresis, clearing heat and draining damp, draining damp with bland diuretics, inducing diuresis to drain dampness, inducing diuresis to alleviate edema, warming yang to drain damp, waming yang to induce diuresis, warming the kidney to induce diuresis, cleaning the bladder, inducing astringency, arresting sweating, arresting sweating and strengthening the superficies, arresting sweating to prevent collapse, astringing the lung, astringing the lung to stop coughing, astringing the lung to relieve dyspnea, astringing Qi, astringing Yin, arresting emission, astringing menstruation and checking bleedingarresting blood flooding, astringing thoroughfare vessel to check bleeding, strengthening the kidney to check leukorrhagia, astringing semen and checking emission, arresting metrorrhagia and leokorrhagia, astringing the intestines to check diarrhea, astringing the intestines to check dysentery, strengthening the thoroughfare vessel and stopping leukorrhagia, moistening(dryness), moistening(dryness) with sweet-cold, nourishing blood to moisten the intestine, moistening the intestine to loose the bowels, moistening the lung, nourishing yin to moisten the lung, moistening the lung and producing fluid, moistening the lung to relieve cough, checking cough and resolving phlegm, producing fluid with sweet-cold, replenish Qi and producing fluid, calming the mind, calming and stabilizing the mind, settling fright and calming the mind, settling the heart and calming the mind, settling fright, calming the mind with heavy settling, subduing Yang, subduing Yang and extinguishing wind, nourishing Yin and subduing Yang, emolliating the liver, nourishing the liver, nourishing blood and emolliating the liver, pacifying the liver, pacifying the liver and subduing Yang, settling the liver and subduing Yang, settling and subduing, extinguishing wind, extinguishing wind and relieving spasm, extinguishing wind and arresting epilepsy, nourishing Yin to extinguish wind, pacifying the liver to extinguishi wind, clearing heat to extinguish wind, nourishing blood to extinguish wind, inducing resuscitation, inducing resuscitation with aromatics, flushing phlegm away to induce resuscitation, clearing heat and resolving phlegm to restore consciousness, scrubbing phlegm to arouse the brain, alleviating pain, relieving itching, drying dampness and relieving itching, moistening dryness to relieve itching, arresting vomiting, stopping hiccups, quenching thirst, relieving fainting, relieving spasm, arresting enuresis, preventing miscarriage, expediting child delivery, stimulating lactation, freeing milk flow, promoting lactation, terminating lactation, stimulating menstrual discharge, unblocking meridians and activating collaterals, promoting blood circulation, unblocking collaterals to alleviate pain, unblocking meridians to alleviate pain, regulating menstruation, relieving stranguria, easing joint movement, relieving jaundice, eliminating from within, expulsion from within, expelling toxins, promoting pus discharge, draining pus, clearing heat and evacuating puse, evacuating pus and eliminating swelling, evacuating pus and expelling toxins, evacuating pus from within, drawing out toxins, removing fire toxins, drawing out pus and toxins, resolving putridity, removing necrotic tissue, promoting tissue regeneration and wound healing, promoting suppuration, counteracting toxins, combating poison with poison, removing toxin, removing alcoholic toxins, removing toxins and promoting subsidence of swelling, dispersing abscesses and dissipating nodulation, dispersing abscesses and dissipating boils, dispersing swelling to alleviate pain, arresting bleeding and removing ecchymosis, arresting bleeding and closing sores, arresting bleeding and closing cut, unblocking the nose, relieving sore throat, dissolving fish bone, blackening the hair and beard, improving the eyesight, removing nebula to improve vision, improving the hearing, checking malaria, quieting ascaris, quieting ascaris to relieve pain, expelling worms, expelling intestinal worms and removing stagnancy, killing worms, dissolving calculi, expelling calculi.

 ✵Resolution or resolving method:  one of the eight principal therapeutic methods for removing retained food and mass due to stagnation of Qi and blood with digestants or resolvents.

 ✵Promoting digestion and removing stagnancy: method of curing dyspepsia caused by improper diet or overeating with digestants and laxatives.

 ✵Promoting digestion to harmonize the stomach: therapeutic method of harmonizing the stomach by promoting digestion and treating food stagnation in the stomach and intestines.

 ✵Relieving accumulation: therapeutic method that can relieve accumulation of Qi or undigested food.

 ✵Removing accumulation and relieving distension: therapeutic method of relieving epigastric or abdominal distension caused by stagnation of Qi or accumulation of undigested food, also known as promoting digestion and reliving distension.

 ✵Promoting digestion and relieving distension:  synonymous with removing accumulation and relieving distension.

 ✵Disintegrating mass: therapeutic method for removing mass in the hypochondriac region.

 ✵Relieving stuffiness: method for treating stuffiness in the chest and epigastrium caused by stagnancy of phlegm and food.

 ✵Relieving distension: method for treating abdsominal distension and flatulence.

 ✵Relieving swelling: therapeutic method that induces detumescence or promotes subsidence of swelling.

 ✵Relieving swelling and redness: method of treating inflammation with local swelling and redness.

 ✵Regulating Qi: a general term for treating disordered flow of Qi.

 ✵Moving Qi:  method of relieving stagnation of Qi.

 ✵Regulating Qi to alleviate pain: treatment for pain attributed to Qi stagnation.

 ✵Moving Qi to alleviated pain: synonymous with regulating Qi to alleviate pain.

 ✵Moving Qi to soothe the chest: therapeutic method of reliving stuffiness of the chest by promoting the flow of Qi.

 ✵Moving Qi to soothe the middle: method of promoting the flow of Qi to alleviate stagnancy in the spleen and stomach. Also known as moving Qi to relieve stuffiness.

 ✵Moving Qi and resolving phlegm: method of combined use of Qi-regulating herbs and phlegm-resolving herbs for treating syndrome of Qi stagnation with phlegm congealing. Also known as regulatingi and resolving phlegm.

 ✵Directing Qi downward and resolving phlegm: method of combined use of Qi-descending herbs and phlegm-resulving herbs for treating reversed flow of Qi due to phlegm obstruction.

 ✵Regulating qi and invigorating the spleen: treatment for diminished transporting function of the spleen in syndromes of spleen Qi stagnation, spleen Qi deficiency, and spleen insufficiency with Qi stagnation.

 ✵Moving Qi and activating the blood: therapeutic method for relieving Qi stagnation with blood stasis, also known as regulating Qi and activating blood.

 ✵Moving Qi to unblock collaterals: therapeutic method for relieving obstruction of collaterals by stagnant Qi.

 ✵Arranging Qi: method of putting the flow of Qi in its normal direction, synonymous with checking upward perversion of Qi.

 ✵Soothing the chest: measure to relieve chest stuffiness.

 ✵Soothing the chest and removing stagnation: treatment for angina pectoris with stuffy sensation in the chest.

 ✵Soothing the middle and dissipating stagnation: therapeutic method for relieving stagnation in the middle energizer.

 ✵Checking upward perversion of Qi: method of treating upward perverted flow of Qi in the lung and stomach manifested as cough, asthma, hiccuping or vomiting, also abbreviated as directing Qi downward.

 ✵Directing Qi downward to relieve asthma: treatment for asthma, also known as checking upward perversion of qi to relieve asthma.

 ✵Checking upward perversion of Qi to stop vomiting: method of moving qi and harmonizing the stomach to treat vomiting.

 ✵Checking upward perversion of Qi to stop hiccuping: treatment for hiccuping.

 ✵Adjusting Qi: (1).regulating the Qi flowing in the meridians,(2).adjusting the flow of Qi in order to guarantee a smooth normal circulation, a term for promoting natural flow of Qi in general, and keeping it going downwards in particular.

 ✵Breaking stagnant Qi: drastic measure to relieve stagnation of Qi.

 ✵Soothing the liver: method of restoring the normal functioning of a depressed liver.

 ✵Soothing the liver and nourishing the blood: therapeutic method with combined use of liver-soothing herbs and blood-nourishing herbs for treating liver depression with blood deficiency.

 ✵Soothing the liver and regulating Qi: treatment for liver Qi depression syndrome, also known as soothing the liver and relieving depression.

 ✵Soothing the liver and harmonizing the stomach: method of regulating the Qi activity of the liver and stomach for treating liver-stomach Qi stagnation and liver-stomach disharmony.

 ✵Soothing the liver and regulating the spleen: method of regulating the activities of the liver and spleen to restore their normal coordination for treating liver stagnation with spleen insufficiency. Also known as soothing the liver and harmonizing the spleen.

 ✵Soothing the liver and invigorating the spleen: method of regulating liver Qi and strengthening spleen Qi to harmonize the liver and spleen for treating depressed liver with spleen insufficiency.

 ✵Regulating Qi and relieving depression: treatment for Qi depression syndrome.

 ✵Regulating Qi and removing stagnation: general method for treating Qi stagnation syndrome.

 ✵Regulating Qi to relieve distension: method of treating abdominal distension caused by qi stagnation.

 ✵Regulating Qi and resolving dampness: method of using Qi-regulating herbs togethor with damp-resolving aromatics to treat damp retention with Qi stagnation.

 ✵Regulating the flow of Qi to remove blood stasis: method of using Qi-regulating herbs together with stasis-resolving herbs to treat syndrome of Qi stagnation and blood stasis.

 ✵Regulating the Qi to alleviate pain: method of treating painful conditions due to Qi stagnation.

 ✵Regulating Qi to promote menstrual discharge: treatment for amenorrhea due to Qi stagnation.

 ✵Regulating Qi to quiet the fetus: method for preventing abortion due to Qi stagnation.

 ✵Regulating blood: a collective term for various methods to treat blood disorders, including tonify blood, remove heat from blood, promote blood flow as well as resolve stasis and stop bleeding.

 ✵Activating blood: a general term for promoting blood flow in the treatment of blood stasis.

 ✵Activating blood and moving Qi: method of treating blood stasis with Qi stagnation.

 ✵Activating blood and resolving stasis: a general term for various methods with blood-activating and stasis-resolving effect indicated in the treatment of blood stasis.Also known as activating blood and dispelling stasis.

 ✵Activating blood to regulate menstruation: method of activating blood and regulating Qi to treat irregular menstruation due to disharmony of Qi and blood.

 ✵Activating blood to stimulate menstruation: method of using blood-activating herbs to treat amenorrhea.

 ✵Activating blood to unblock collaterals: method of using blood-activating herbs to treat blood stasis in collateral meridians.

 ✵Activating blood to alleviate pain: method for treating painful conditions caused by blood stasis.

 ✵Removing stasis to activate blood: method of promoting blood circulation by eliminating stasis.

 ✵Removing stasis to relieve swelling: treatment for hematoma and the like.

 ✵Removing stasis to unblock collaterials: method of treating obstruction of the collateral meridians by stagnant blood.

 ✵Removing stasis to promote regeneration: therapeutic method of activating blood and remove stasis to promote blood regeneration for treating blood stasis complicated with blood deficiency.

 ✵Breaking stagnant blood: treatment for blood stasis with drastic herbs, also abbreviated as breaking blood, or breaking stagnancy.

 ✵Breaking stagnancy and eliminating masses: method of using blood-activating and stasis-removing herbs to eliminate stagnant blood and masses in the abdomen.

 ✵Breaking stagnancy and promoting regeneration: method of using drastic stasis-removing agents to eliminate stagnant blood and promote tissue regeneration.

 ✵Soothing tendons and unblocking collaterals: measure for treating blockage of meridian Qi with muscle contraction. also known as soothing tendons and activating collaterals.

 ✵Soothing tendons to relieve pain: measure for treating painful conditions caused by muscle contraction.

 ✵Stopping bleeding or hemostasis: a general term for checking the escape of blood from vessels.

 ✵Clearing heat to stop bleeding: method of using heat-clearing hemostatics to treat bleeding due to exuberant heat.

 ✵Cooling blood to stop bleeding: method of using blood-cooling hemostatics to treat bleeding due to heat in the blood.

 ✵Replenishing Qi to arrest bleeding: method of using Qi tonics to treat chronic hemorrhage due to Qi deficiency.Also known as replenishing Qi to stop bleeding.

 ✵Removing stasis to stop bleeding: method of treating bleeding related to blood stasis.

 ✵Dispelling phlegm: a general term for measures for treating phlegm syndrome.

 ✵Resolving phlegm: one of the measures to dispel phlegm in which the phlegm is disintegrated and dissolved.

 ✵Warming and resolving cold phlegm: method of warming yang, dispelling cold and resolving phlegm for treating cold phlegm syndrome.

 ✵Clearing and resolving heat-phlegm: method of clearing heat and resolving phlegm for treating heat-phlegm syndrome.

 ✵Clearing heat and resolving phlegm: method of combined use of heat-clearing and phlegm-dispelling herbs to treat heat-phlegm syndrome.

 ✵Moistening the lung and resolving phlegm: treatment for dryness-phlegm affection of the lung.Also known as moistening dryness and resolving phlegm,moistening and resolving dry phlegm.

 ✵Drying dampness and resolving phlegm: treatment for damp-phlegm syndromes.

 ✵Dispelling cold and resolving phlegm: method of combined use of cold-dispersing and phlegm-dispelling herbs for the treatment of cold-phlegm syndrome.

 ✵Relieving wind and resolving phlegm: method of combined use of wind-dispersing and phlegm-dispelling herbs for the treatment of wind-phlegm syndrome.

 ✵Extinguishing wind and resolving phlegm: method of treating wind-phlegm syndrome by combined use of wind-extinguishing and phlegm-resolving herbs.

 ✵Flushing phlegm away: method of expelling phlegm with drastic expectorants for treating stubborn phlegm syndromes.

 ✵Scrubbing phlegm: method of eliminating phlegm for resuscitation used in treating impaired consciousness, e.g., loss of consciousness in cases of apoplexy.

 ✵Dispelling dampness: a general term for various measures to treat damp syndromes, including resolving dampness by using aromatics, eliminating dampness by using herbs bitter in taste and cold in nature, and removing dampness through diuresis.

 ✵Resolving dampness: one of the measures to dispel dampness, especially that lodging in the upper energizer or exterior portion of the body by using aromatics.

 ✵Resolving dampness with aromatics: method of using aromatics to treat damp syndromes.

 ✵Resolving turbidity with aromatics: method of using aromatics to treat damp-turbidity syndromes.

 ✵Clearing heat and resolving dampness: method of treating damp-heat in the upper or middle portion of the body by using heat-clearing and damp-resolving herbs.

 ✵Drying dampness: one of the measures to dispel dampness, especially that lodging in the middle energizer(spleen and stomach) by using herbs bitter in taste.

 ✵Drying dampness with bitter-warm: method of treating cold-damp syndrome by using herbs bitter in taste and warm in nature.

 ✵Drying dampness with bitter-cold: method of teating damp-heat syndrome by using herbs bitter in taste and cold in nature.

 ✵Drying dampness to invigorate the spleen: therapeutic method of administering pungent drying herbs to eliminate dampness for the purpose of invigorating the spleen, indicated in the treatment of damp disturbing the spleen.

 ✵Draining damp: measure for dispelling dampness, especially that lodging in the lower energizer by using diuretics.

 ✵Inducing diuresis: measure for increasing urine excretion.

 ✵Clearing heat and draining damp: method of clearing heat and removing damp through diuresis to treat accumulation of damp-heat in the lower portion of the body by using heat-clearing herbs together with diuretics.

 ✵Draining damp with bland diuretics: one of the common measures to treat diarrhea with watery stools, and edema with oliguria, also known as expelling damp with bland herbs, straining off dampness.

 ✵Inducing diuresis to drain dampness: therapeutic method for getting rid of dampness by using diuretics.

 ✵Inducing diuresis to alleviate edema: method of treating edema by using diuretics.

 ✵Warming yang to drain damp: method of removing dampness by administering warm herbs together with diuretics, ususally used in treating cold-damp syndrome.

 ✵Waming yang to induce diuresis: one of the measures for treating water retention due to yang deficiency of the spleen and kidney by using Yang-invigorating herbs and diuretics.Also known as warming Yang and promoting diuresis.

 ✵Warming the kidney to induce diuresis: method of treating edema due to kidney Yang deficiency.

 ✵Cleaning the bladder: an ancient term for the treatment of edema by inducing diuresis.

 ✵Inducing astringency: also known as arresting discharges, therapy involving administering styptic or astringent agents for treating spontaneous sweating, seminal emission, chronic diarrhea, or hemorrhage, also known as causing contraction and arresting discharge.

 ✵Arresting sweating: method of treating excessive or abnormal sweating.

 ✵Arresting sweating and strengthening the superficies: method for treating defensive Qi deficiency with spontaneous sweating, also known as strengthening the superficies to arrest sweating.

 ✵Arresting sweating to prevent collapse: method of strengthening the superficies and arresting sweating used in the treatment of incessant profuse sweating with impending collapse.

 ✵Astringing the lung: method of treating deficiency syndromes of the lung with chronic persistent cough by administering astringents and tonics.

 ✵Astringing the lung to stop coughing: method of using astringents to treat persistent unproductive cough due to lung insufficiency.

 ✵Astringing the lung to relieve dyspnea: method of using astringents to treat dyspnea due to lung insufficiency.

 ✵Astringing Qi: method of administering astringents to treat consumption of Qi.

 ✵Astringing Yin: method of asministering astringents to replenish and preserve Yin fluid for treating consumption of Yin.

 ✵Arresting emission: abbreviation for strengthening the kidney to arrest emission.Also known as checking emission.

 ✵Astringing menstruation and checking bleeding: treatment for excessive menstrual discharge.

 ✵Arresting blood flooding: treatment for profuse uterine bleeding.

 ✵Astringing thoroughfare vessel to check bleeding: method of astringing the thoroughfare and conception vessels to treat abnormal uterine bleeding or excessive menstrual flow.

 ✵Strengthening the kidney to check leukorrhagia: treatment for excessive leukorrhea due to kidney insufficiency.

 ✵Astringing semen and checking emission: a treatment for seminal emission or spermatorrhea with astringents.

 ✵Arresting metrorrhagia and leokorrhagia: astringing method for treating abnormal uterine bleeding or excessive leukorrhea.

 ✵Astringing the intestines to check diarrhea: method of treating chronic diarrhea with astringents.

 ✵Astringing the intestines to check dysentery: method of treating chronic dysentery with astringents.

 ✵Strengthening the thoroughfare vessel and stopping leukorrhagia: method of treating leukorrhagia due to kidney insufficiency with insecurity of the thoroughfare and conception vessels.

 ✵Moistening(dryness): a general term for measures to relieve dryness.

 ✵Moistening(dryness) with sweet-cold: method of treating deficiency of fluid in the lung and kidney by administering sweet-tasted and cold natured herbs.

 ✵Nourishing blood to moisten the intestine: method of treating constipation due to blood deficiency with dryness of the intestine.

 ✵Moistening the intestine to loose the bowels: method of combined use of moistening herbs together with laxatives to relieve constipation due to intestinal dryness.

 ✵Moistening the lung: therapy involving using medicines with moistening action to relieve dryness syndrome of the lung.

 ✵Nourishing yin to moisten the lung: method of treating dryness syndrome of the lung due to Yin deficiency.

 ✵Moistening the lung and producing fluid: method of treating lung Yin deficiency with dryness.

 ✵Moistening the lung to relieve cough: treatment for cough due to lung Yin deficiency with dryness.

 ✵Checking cough and resolving phlegm: method of symptomatic relief of cough with expectoration.

 ✵Producing fluid with sweet-cold: method of replenishing body fluid with herbs sweet in taste and cold in nature.

 ✵Replenish Qi and producing fluid: method of administering tonics to treat a prostrated state with deficiency of Qi and fluid after profuse sweating.

 ✵Calming the mind: a general term for tranquilizing measures.

 ✵Calming and stabilizing the mind: method of treating palpitations and insomnia due to heart insufficiency.

 ✵Settling fright and calming the mind: therapeutic method involving the use of settling tranquilizers to relieve mental uneasiness caused by fright.Also known as settling the heart and calming the mind, or settling fright.

 ✵Calming the mind with heavy settling: method of treating insomnia and excitement due to exuberant heart Yang. Also known as inducing sedation and calming the mind.

 ✵Subduing Yang: method of checking exuberant Yang by administering weighty againsts to treat adverse upsurge of liver Yang due to deficiency of Yin.

 ✵Subduing Yang and extinguishing wind: therapeutic method of transformation liver Yang into wind.

 ✵Nourishing Yin and subduing Yang: method of treating exuberance of liver Yang due to Yin deficiency by using Yang-suppressing and Yin-n ourishing herbs in combination.

 ✵Emolliating the liver: method of treating liver Yin deficiency or liver blood insufficiency, also known as nourishing the liver.

 ✵Nourishing the liver: therapeutic method of nourishing liver Yin or blood, synonymous with emolliating the liver.

 ✵Nourishing blood and emolliating the liver: therapeutic method of nourishing liver blood.

 ✵Pacifying the liver: a general term for methods of treating hyperactivity of the liver.

 ✵Pacifying the liver and subduing Yang: method of treating hyperactivity of the liver by administering heavy agents such as shells, metals or minerals, also known as settling the liver and subduing Yang.

 ✵Settling the liver and subduing Yang: synonymous with pacifying the liver and subduing Yang.

 ✵Settling and subduing: abbreviation for settling the liver and subduing Yang.

 ✵Extinguishing wind: method of administering sedatives to relieve engogenous wind syndrome, indicated in the treatment of vertigo, tremor, convulsion, epilepsy, etc.

 ✵Extinguishing wind and relieving spasm: method of relieving involuntary muscle contractions in syndrome of internal stirring of liver wind.Also known as extinguishing wind and arresting spasm.

 ✵Extinguishing wind and arresting epilepsy: treatment for epilepsy caused by wind-phlegm.

 ✵Nourishing Yin to extinguish wind: method of treating endogenous wind due to serious impairment of Yin fluid at the late stage of a febrile disease.

 ✵Pacifying the liver to extinguishi wind: method of treating engogenous wind caused by hyperactivity of the liver.

 ✵Clearing heat to extinguish wind: method of treating convulsions due to high fever.

 ✵Nourishing blood to extinguish wind: method of treating engogenous wind caused by blood deficiency, with such symptoms as dizziness or involuntary movement of the limbs.

 ✵Inducing resuscitation: therapeutic method of bringing an unconsicous person back to consciousness, also known as arousing from unconsicousness.

 ✵Inducing resuscitation with aromatics: emergency treatment for loss of consciousness in cases of apoplexy, epilepsy or high fever involving administering aromatic herbs.

 ✵Flushing phlegm away to induce resuscitation: method of treating impairment of consciousness in cases of apoplexy or psychosis.

 ✵Clearing heat and resolving phlegm to restore consciousness: method of relieving convulsions and coma due to high fever by administering heat-clearing and phlegm-resolving herbs.

 ✵Scrubbing phlegm to arouse the brain: method of eliminating phlegm for resuscitation used in treating loss of consciousness.

 ✵Alleviating pain: any therapeutic measure that can give relief from pain.

 ✵Relieving itching: any therapeutic measure that has an antipruritic effect.

 ✵Drying dampness and relieving itching: therapeutic method for removing exudate and alleviating itching, as used in the treatment of eczema.

 ✵Moistening dryness to relieve itching: therapeutic method of tonify blood, nourishing Yin, dispelling wind and moistening dryness for relieving itching in cases of blood deficiency with wind-dryness.

 ✵Arresting vomiting: any therapeutic measure that has an anti-emetic effect.

 ✵Stopping hiccups: any therapeutic measure that can give relief in cases of hiccups.

 ✵Quenching thirst: any therapeutic measure that has an antidiptic effect.

 ✵Relieving fainting: any therapeutic method that can give relief of in cases of dizziness, vertigo, and even fainting.

 ✵Relieving spasm: any therapeutic measure that relieves spasm.

 ✵Arresting enuresis: method of checking involuntary discharge of urine.

 ✵Preventing miscarriage: preventive and therapeutic measure for threatened miscarriage and habitual abortion.

 ✵Expediting child delivery: method of speeding up child delivery by strengthening the parturient's Qi.

 ✵Stimulating lactation: method of starting or promoting the secretion and yielding of mammary milk.

 ✵Freeing milk flow: method of treating galactostasis.

 ✵Promoting lactation: method of treating lack of lactation.

 ✵Terminating lactation: method of bringing lactation to a halt.

 ✵Stimulating menstrual discharge: any method that can stimulate menstruation in the treatment of amenorrhea.

 ✵Unblocking meridians and activating collaterals: therapeutic method of removing obstruction in the meridian system.

 ✵Promoting blood circulation: therapeutic method of improving circulation in blood vessels.

 ✵Unblocking collaterals to alleviate pain: method of treating painful conditions caused by blockage in collateral meridians.

 ✵Unblocking meridians to alleviate pain: method of treating painful conditions caused by blockage of meridian Qi.

 ✵Regulating menstruation: a general term referring to methods of treating irregular menstruation.

 ✵Relieving stranguria: any therapeutic method that is effective for treating stranguria.

 ✵Easing joint movement: therapeutic method effective for relieving arthralgia and improving joint movement.

 ✵Relieving jaundice: therapeutic method effective for treating jaundice.

 ✵Eliminating from within: therapeutic method of curing a sore before it undergoes suppuration by oral administration of antiphlogistics.

 ✵Expulsion from within: therapeutic method of administering tonics to promote pus discharge,also known as expulsion method.

 ✵Expelling toxins: method of expelling toxins from within in the treatment of boils and sores.

 ✵Promoting pus discharge: method of expelling pus in the treatment of boils, sores and abscess.

 ✵Draining pus: method of promoting pus discharge.

 ✵Clearing heat and evacuating puse: therapeutic method of removing heat toxins and draining pus from an abscess.

 ✵Evacuating pus and eliminating swelling: method for treating abscess in external diseases.

 ✵Evacuating pus and expelling toxins: therapeutic method of evacuating pus and expelling toxins from the body.

 ✵Evacuating pus from within: method of using tonics to expel toxins from within for the evacuation of pus.

 ✵Drawing out toxins: therapeutic method to remove toxins from inflammatory lesions.

 ✵Removing fire toxins: method of treating inflammatory external diseases.

 ✵Drawing out pus and toxins: method used in the treatment of inflammaroty external diseases.

 ✵Resolving putridity: therapeutic method for treating external diseases, especially wounds and sores.

 ✵Removing necrotic tissue: therapeutic method for treating external diseases, especially wounds and sores.

 ✵Promoting tissue regeneration and wound healing: therapeutic method of promoting the healing of wounds or ulcer on the body surface.

 ✵Promoting suppuration: method of treating ulcers and boils by administering suppuratia.

 ✵Counteracting toxins: removal of toxic properties from a poison.

 ✵Combating poison with poison: any measure to treat malignant or poisoning diseases with poisonous herbs,e.g.

 ✵Removing toxin: also known as detoxication,(1).measure to lessen the virulence of pathogenic organism, as in the treatment of pyogenic inflammation,(2).method of neutralizing the toxic property of poisons,e.g.

 ✵Removing alcoholic toxins: therapeutic method of reliving alcoholism.

 ✵Removing toxins and promoting subsidence of swelling: therapeutic method for treating abscesses and sores.

 ✵Dispersing abscesses and dissipating nodulation: therapeutic method of dissolving abscesses before suppuration.

 ✵Dispersing abscesses and dissipating boils: therapeutic method of dissolving abscesses and sores before suppuration.

 ✵Dispersing swelling to alleviate pain: therapeutic method of dispersing inflammaroty swelling for the purpose of relieving pain.

 ✵Arresting bleeding and removing ecchymosis: therapeutic method of treating traumatic injuries.

 ✵Arresting bleeding and closing sores: method of treating sores.

 ✵Arresting bleeding and closing cut: method for treating incisions.

 ✵Unblocking the nose: any therapeutic method that relieves nasal obstruction.Also known as relieving stuffy nose.

 ✵Relieving sore throat: any therapeutic method that relieves a sore throat.

 ✵Dissolving fish bone: therapeutic method for treating fish bone stuck in the throat or esophagus.

 ✵Blackening the hair and beard: therapeutic method for treating premature graying of the hair and beard.

 ✵Improving the eyesight: any therapeutic method that can ameliorate impairment of vision.

 ✵Removing nebula to improve vision: method of treating nebula.

 ✵Improving the hearing: also known as improving auditory acuity, method of treating impaired hearing.

 ✵Checking malaria: method of treating malaria.

 ✵Quieting ascaris: method of treating ascariasis, usually for relieving abdominal pain or biliary colic.

 ✵Quieting ascaris to relieve pain: method of treating abdominal pain due to intestinal or biliary ascariasis.

 ✵Expelling worms: method of treating intestinal parasites.

 ✵Expelling intestinal wormsn and removing stagnancy: therapeutic method for expelling stagnation of intestinal parasites,especially ascarids.

 ✵Killing worms: treatment for destroying intestinal parasites.

 ✵Dissolving calculi: therapeutic method of treating biliary or urinary calculi by dissolution.

 ✵Expelling calculi: method of treating biliary or urinary calculi by expulsion from the biliary duct or urinary tract.

 
References:
  • 1.Methods of TCM Treatment:an introduction of the Resolution.

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