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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2005, Vol. 3 ›› Issue (5): 347-350.doi: 10.3736/jcim20050503

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Method for studying traditional Chinese compound prescription

Jian-yang Xu1,Li-wu Liang1,De-wen Qiu2,Xiao Han2   

  1. 1. Department of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, General Hospital of Chinese People’s Armed Police Forces, Beijing 100039, China;
    2. Department of Chinese Materia Medica, Guiyang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Guiyang, Guizhou Province 500002, China
  • Received:2005-02-03 Online:2005-09-20 Published:2005-09-20
  • Contact: Jian-Yang XU

Treatment with traditional Chinese medicinal composite is one of the most important characteristics of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Studying material base of TCM composite and its mechanism is a key to modernizing the industry of Chinese medicinal herbs. The research for TCM composite can be carried out from many different angles,including multiple components, multiple actions, multiple levels and multiple targets. Such a way to study TCM composite will be beneficial to improving the theory of TCM composite, guiding clinical administration and developing new products.

Key words: composite (TCD), functional mechanisms, methodology

CLC Number: 

  • R289-03
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