Classical and Patent Chinese Herbal Recipes...


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Publication Date   November 8, 2008
Pages  29


Classical herbal recipes in traditional Chinese medicine were designed by well-known and outstanding physicians in ancient China. These valuable herbal recipes have been used for hundreds or even thousands of years, tested by billions of people. They are safe and very effective when used on the correct types of diseases. These include recipes from “the king of medicine” Simiao Sun and “medical saint” Zhongjing Zhang. Although obesity is a modern problem, many of these classical recipes have been proven quite useful and effective solutions in the clinic. Here these recipes are classified into different groups for healing different types of obesity to provide personalized solutions for healthy weight loss. Many of the recipes are also good for overweight-associated diseases such as hyperlipidemia. Explanations in the theories of Chinese medicine and scientific studies of the herbs are provided.

Excerpts from “Classical and Patent Chinese Herbal Recipes for Weight Loss”:

“This recipe combines and modifies the ingredients from the two classical recipes, …from Zhongjing Zhang in the Han Dynasty, and … from Danxi Zhu in the Yuan Dynasty….”

“It was recorded in the classical book Prescriptions of the Bureau of Taiping People's Welfare Pharmacy, written in the Song Dynasty….”

“It has detoxification effects. It is used for healing constipation, sore throat, abdominal pain, peptic ulcer, chronic hepatitis, heart diseases, and skin infections….”

“This weight loss recipe was from the book Imperial Medical Discussion of the Qing Dynasty….”

“This recipe was designed by an imperial physician in the Yuan Dynasty, Guozhen Xu. It was recorded in the book Imperial Herbal Formulas….”

“It is usually used for those with obesity and preference for greasy foods and alcohol, with symptoms such as lassitude,…”

“… can lower the blood lipid and blood sugar levels, and increase coronary blood flow. It has anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory effects…”

“… can lower the blood pressure and improve the immune function (Yu et al., 2004). It has anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, antimicrobial, and anti-cancer effects….”

“This recipe is modified from the classical formula … from a famous physician Gao Li in the Song Dynasty. It was recorded in the classical book Treatise on the Spleen and Stomach (Pi Wei Lun)….”

“It is especially good for those with obesity and hyperlipidemia….”

“It is used for those with obesity and red faces, chest distress, hypochondria distention, restlessness,…”

“It is used for healing headaches, chest pain, abdominal pain, rheumatism, skin infections, eczema, bronchitis asthma, arrhythmia, and constipation….”

“This recipe was designed by ‘the king of medicine’ Simiao Sun. It was recorded in his classical book Prescriptions Worth A Thousand Pieces of Gold, written in the Tang Dynasty….”

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