Malaria syndrome:an introduction.

Malaria syndrome
TCM Knowledge:Miscellaneous Internal Disease according to Jin Kui Yao Lue. ✵Malaria syndrome:the Malaria is an externally contracted disease caused by malarial parasites, marked by paroxysms of shivering chills, high fever and sweating, also called nue bing.

 ✵Herbalist Zhang Zhongjing defined the Malaria in about 4 syndromes. These syndromes are all defined in details by his famous works:

Malaria syndrome.
Shang Han Lun,Treatise on Cold-induced Diseases 
 ✦Master: the malaria syndrome, cases pulse wiry and rapid, more heat and less cold; cases pulse wiry and slow, more cold and less heat. Cases pulse wiry and small tight, could used purgative method; cases pulse slow, could use warm method; cases pulse tight, could induce perspiration, acupuncture, moxibustion; cases floating, could use emetic method; cases pulse rapid, induced by wind, should seek in Shao Yang.

 ✦Asked: malaria syndrome, cases attack once a month, should be relieved in fifteen days, serious cases should be relieved in the same month. In cases it not relieved, what exactly is the condition? Master: this bind to Zheng Jia(abdominal mass), surely there is a malarial nodule, treat it urgently, use...

 ✦Master: Yin Qi isolated and exhausted, Yang Qi solely elevating, then fever short of breath and vexed, heat in hands and feet and want to vomit, this is the case of Dan Nue(malaria), use...

 ✦Malaria syndrome, cases pulse like normal, no cold on body, but fever, vexing pain in the joints, vomiting now and then, this is the case of Wen Nue(febrile malaria), better use...

 ✦Malaria syndrome, cases excess cold, or cold but no fever, this is the case of Mu Nue, use... or use...

  • 1.Malaria syndrome:an introduction.
  • 2.Shang Han Za Bing Lun:the Treatise on Cold-induced and Miscellaneous Diseases.By Zhāng Zhòngjǐng.
  • 3.Jin Kui Yao Lue Fang Lun:the Synopsis of Prescriptions of the Golden Chamber.By Zhāng Zhòngjǐng,Wáng Shūhé,Lín Yì,Gāo Bǎohéng.
  • 4.Zhong Jing Quan Shu:the Complete Book of Zhongjing.By Zhào Kāiměi.

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