Explaining in detail how psoriasis can be treated with Chinese medicine, this hands-on guide shows practitioners how to start treating their patients and provide relief. The book considers the most common Chinese medicine syndromes and formulas that have been proved to be effective.
Introduction. 1. Overview and Basics on Chinese Dermatology. 2. The Daily Routine in Chinese Medical Dermatology. 3. Chinese Herbal Treatment Options in Chinese Medical Dermatology. 4. The Skin. 5. Western Point of View of Psoriasis. 6. The Perspective on Psoriasis in Traditional Chinese Medicine. 7. The Relationship Between Psoriasis and the Functional Disorder of Organs and Channels in Traditional Chinese Medicine. 8. The Relationship Between Psoriasis and the Invasion of Exogenous Pathogenic Factors. 9. Syndrome Differentiation and Treatment According to Traditional Chinese Medicine. 10. Modern Pharmacological Research. 11. Useful Advice about the Course and Prognosis of Treatment. 12. Preventive Healthcare: Dietary and Lifestyle Advice. 13. Clinical Cases of Psoriasis. Afterword.