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The Characteristics of Prescription and Clinical Application of Wu WeiZi Decoction

Received: Nov. 23, 2022    Accepted: Dec. 07, 2022    Published: Dec. 15, 2022
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Background: Wu WeiZi Decoction is a herbal formula coming from TCM classical books of Sanyin Ji Yi Bingzheng Fang Lun. It has the function of tonifying kidney, liver and spleen which is mostly effective in six Xin years. Objective: To expound the characteristics of prescription and clinical application of Wu WeiZi Decoction. Methods: By referring to TCM classical books, citing related records and descriptions in the books, the composition characteristics of Schisandra decoction were analyzed and summarized. There was a table to list the nature, taste, meridian tropism, ownership of the five zang organs, and efficacy of each medicine in the formula. The clinical application of Wu WeiZi Decoction was summarized as how to use it in combination with other prescriptions, as well as how to add or subtract drugs according to different concomitant symptoms. Results: First, treatment prescription should be built on the basis of TCM concept of holism in consideration of solar term. Secondly, Wu WeiZi Decoction could be applied to treat the syndrome of kidney deficiency accompanied with excessive water and dampness, malnutrition of tendons and bones. Thirdly, Schisandra chinensis is the monarch drug of Wu WeiZi Decoction, and the basic principles of the composition of the herbs in Wu WeiZi Decoction are mutual reinforcement and mutual assistance. Conclusion: The thoughts of compositive construction of WWZ decoction embodies the concept of holism, the principle of treatment according to syndrome differentiation, and the clinical application of TCM herbal seven emotions.

DOI 10.11648/j.ijcm.20220604.12
Published in International Journal of Chinese Medicine ( Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2022 )
Page(s) 59-63
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Wu WeiZi Decoction, Characteristics of Prescription, Clinical Application, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

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