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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2011, Vol. 9 ›› Issue (8): 920-923.doi: 10.3736/jcim20110815

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Experience on clinical application of Chinese herbal medicine Yi Guan Jian decoction

Xing-jiang Xiong, Hai-xia Li ()   

  1. Department of Cardiology, Guang’anmen Hospital,China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100053, China
  • Received:2011-03-17 Accepted:2011-06-13 Online:2011-08-20 Published:2011-08-15

Yi Guan Jian decoction is a traditional Chinese medicine formula noted in Wei Yu-huang’s Xu Ming Yi Lei An (Supplement to the Classified Medical Records of Famous Physicians). Acne vulgaris and chronic pelvic inflammation could be successfully treated by the decoction following the principle of formula corresponding to syndromes. The identical characteristics of constitution are found among the patients treated by the decoction, known as the “Yi Guan Jian constitution”. It indicates that patients can be treated according to the constitutional characteristics.

Key words: Yiguan decoction, classical prescription symptom complex, acne vulgaris, pelvic inflammatory disease, physical constitution theory

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