External Application of Herbal Medicine to Acupoints

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Yang, Jiguo and Xu, Hong (2008) External Application of Herbal Medicine to Acupoints. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 28 (1). pp. 21-23. ISSN 0255-2922

Abstract

Application of herbal medicine to acupoints is to regulate the meridians, yin-yang, and qi and blood for preventing and treating diseases through the pharmacological action of herbal medicines and with their stimulation to the acupoints. This article explains how to apply herbal medicines and gave the examples for the treatment of hypertension, asthma, chronic bronchitis and allergic rhinitis. Application of herbal medicines to acupoints is one of the important components of TCM, which shows satisfactory effects in treatment of some chronic diseases.

Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4069
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
Historical > FOR Classification > 1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Historical > SEO Classification > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Keywords ResPubID15498. herbal mdicine, acupoints, traditional Chinese medicine, TCM, treatment of chronic diseases
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