Qixi Festival is approaching, do you know these CPs of Chinese herbal medicines?

[Source: Yangzi Evening News]

Original title: Qixi Festival is approaching, do you know these CPs of Chinese herbal medicines

On August 4th, we will welcome Chinese folk traditional festival Qixi Festival. With the beautiful love legend of “The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl”, Qixi Festival is also considered to be a romantic Chinese “Valentine’s Day”. In fact, in traditional Chinese medicine, the treasure of traditional Chinese culture, there are also many Chinese herbal medicines with enviable curative effects, which can be called “star CP”. Let’s take a look.

【Clearing Heat CP】 Honeysuckle & Forsythia

Honeysuckle is sweet and cold in nature, and belongs to the lung and stomach meridians. It has the effect of clearing away heat and detoxifying, reducing inflammation and swelling. Indications are exogenous wind-heat or febrile disease fever, heat stroke, heat toxin blood dysentery, carbuncle swollen furuncle, throat paralysis, various infectious diseases.

Forsythia suspensa is bitter and cold in nature, and it returns to the heart, liver and gallbladder meridians. Clears heat, detoxifies, disperses knots, and reduces swelling. Treats warm heat, erysipelas, rash, carbuncle sores, scrofula, and urination.

The compatibility of honeysuckle and forsythia comes from Yinqiaosan in Wu Jutong’s “Wen Disease Diagnosis” in Qing Dynasty. The two medicines are used in combination, both of which have the effect of clearing away heat and detoxifying, diathermy and detoxification on the outside, heat-clearing and detoxification on the inside, and can also circulate qi and blood, reduce swelling, disperse knots and relieve pain. It is used for various types of wind-heat symptoms, heat-toxin carbuncles, etc. With this pair of “clearing heat CP”, it is not a problem to eliminate various exogenous wind-heat, sore carbuncle swollen poison, sore throat and so on.

【Shenzhen CP】”Liuwei Dihuang Pills”

If you want to talk about the most familiar Chinese herbal medicine CP, Liuwei Dihuang Pills are definitely on the list. Liuwei Dihuang Wan is also known as “Three Tonics and Three Reductions”. It has made great achievements in solving problems such as deficiency of kidney yin, hot flashes and night sweats, dry mouth, soreness and weakness of waist and knees.

“Sanbu” means rehmannia root, yam, and dogwood, which enter the liver, spleen, and kidney meridians of the human body; The evil qi finally reaches the role of purging in tonifying and tonifying in purging.

Tracing its origins, Liuwei Dihuang Pill is actually from Qian Yi’s “Children’s Medicine and Syndrome Zhi Jue” in Song Dynasty. In the recipe, Rehmannia glutinosa is sweet to nourish the blood and nourish the kidney; Cornus nourishes the liver and kidney, and strengthens the qi of the kidney; Chinese yam strengthens the spleen and stomach, and the three medicines are matched to nourish the liver, spleen and kidney. At the same time, Liuwei Dihuang Pill is compatible with Alisma, which can relieve dampness and relieve turbidity, prevent rehmannia rehmanniae and nourish greasy; Cortex Moutan can control the warmth and astringency of dogwood; Poria can help yam to be healthy. Liuwei Dihuang Wan, which is mainly based on tonic and secondary by diarrhea, is still loved by a large number of loyal fans.

【Eye Protection CP】Lycium barbarum & chrysanthemum

Lycium barbarum is sweet and flat, and enters the liver and kidney meridians. The main functions are nourishing the kidney, moistening the lung, nourishing the liver and improving eyesight. Treats liver and kidney yin deficiency, soreness and weakness of waist and knees, dizziness, dizziness, dizziness and tears, consumptive cough, diabetes, nocturnal emission.

Chrysanthemum is also one of the best products with the same origin of medicine and food. It is sweet, bitter, slightly cold, and belongs to the lung and liver meridians. The basic functions can disperse wind and clear heat, calm the liver and improve eyesight, clear heat and detoxify.

“Goji berry in a thermos cup” is no longer fresh, but did you know that with the addition of chrysanthemums, it is an eye-catching “star CP”. Add an appropriate amount of chrysanthemum and wolfberry to an appropriate amount of boiling water to brew, and soon you can enjoy this healthy drink that complements and takes into account the specimens.

[Removing dampness CP] Chixiaodou & Coix Seed

I always feel swollen when I wake up in the morning, so sad! When it comes to eliminating dampness and edema, the pair of Chixiaodou and Coix Seed can always help you hand in hand. A cup of red bean and coix seed drink is simple to make, but it is a “magic tool” to keep away from moisture. Chixiaodou has the effects of invigorating blood, invigorating the spleen, removing dampness, and reducing swelling with water. The fried Coix seed is sweet, light, and cool in nature. It returns to the spleen, stomach, and lung meridians. , the role of pus, detoxification and Sanjie.

Therapeutic Recipe

Chixiaodou and Coix Seed Drink

Materials: 12 grams of Chixiaodou, 8 grams of barley (Coix seed is also called barley).

Practice: Soak the red bean for 1-2 hours; don’t wash the barley after buying it, just put it in the pan without water and oil and fry it until the color is golden and fragrant, about 3-5 minutes, and then let it cool; Put the red bean and barley (after cooling and washing) into the pot, add cold water, boil the water for 15 minutes, then turn off the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

Reviewing expert: Yan Yanfeng, a famous Chinese traditional Chinese medicine practitioner in Nanjing and the director of Nanjing Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine

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