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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2007, Vol. 5 ›› Issue (2): 111-114.doi: 10.3736/jcim20070201

Special Issue: Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Foundation and application of aggregation syndrome theory in traditional Chinese medicine

Wen-jian Wang   

  1. Institute of Chinese Integrative Medicine, Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, China
  • Online:2007-03-31 Published:2007-03-15

This paper proposes a new idea of the theory of Ju (aggregation) syndrome complex based on succeeding to traditional Chinese medicine. It presumes that the etiological factors of Ju are both heritage deficiency and postnatal viscerae damage, which cause the disturbance of qi-transformation, and thus, the evil heat, turbid damp and stagnated blood take the chance of retention in the body, to block up the production and distribution of the essence and energy. Ju is a mixed symptom complex of asthenia and sthenia, and should be simultaneously applied to purging-tonifying therapy and aggregation-dissipating method. Under the guidance of Ju theory, patients with metabolic syndrome were treated with Chinese medicine. The symptoms were relieved, and the insulin resistance, hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, body weight, waist circumference, and the inflammatory cytokines were improved, which confirmed the theoretical significance of the practical value of Ju theory.

Key words: symptom complex, disturbance of qi-transformation, metabolic syndrome, aggregation syndrome

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  • R241.3
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