✵Tonification: also known as tonic therapy, a general term for the methods of treating various deficiency syndromes by using tonics, one of the eight principal therapeutic methods.
✵Tonifying Qi: also known as replenish Qi, therapy for Qi deficiency, also known as replenishing Qi.
✵Replenishing Qi to strengthen superficies: a method used in treating spontaneous sweating and aversion to wind due to superficial Qi deficiency.
✵Reinforcing heart Qi: method for treating deficiency of heart Qi.
✵Tonifying the heart and replenishing Qi: same as reinforcing heart Qi.
✵Invigorate the spleen: method of invigorating the transporting and transforming functions of the spleen.
✵Reinforcing the spleen: a method for treating diminished functional activities of the spleen by administering tonics, also known as banking up earth.
✵Activating the spleen: method chiefly involving administering herbs to dispel dampness together with tonics for activating functioning of the spleen to treat accumulation of dampness in the spleen marked by indigestion with nausea, abdominal distention, diarrhea, white greasy coating of the tongue, and soft pulse.
✵Enlivening the spleen: method by using tonics to treat dyspepsia due to diminished function of the spleen marked by anorexia, dull abdominal pain, loose bowels, pale tongue, and feeble pulse.
✵Invigorating the spleen and harmonizing the stomach: method of treating the diminished function of the spleen and stomach by administering tonics and stomachics.
✵Invigorating the spleen to promote digestion: method of treating indigestion due to spleen insufficiency.
✵Invigorating the spleen to resolve dampness: method chiefly involving using tonics to treat stagnancy of dampness due to spleen insufficiency.
✵Invigorating the spleen and removing dampness through diuresis: method of using spleen tonics with diuretics to treat spleen insufficiency with damp retention or damp disturbance of the spleen.
✵Invigorating the spleen and removing edema through diuresis: combined use of spleen Qi tonics and diuretics for treating spleen insufficiency with edema.
✵Invigorating the spleen to resolve phlegm: method chiefly involving using tonics to treat retention of phlegm due to spleen insufficiency.
✵Invigorating the spleen to stop diarrhea: treatment for chronic diarrhea due to spleen insufficiency.
✵Invigorating the spleen and tonifying the lung: a treatment for insufficiency of the spleen and lung.
✵Invigorating the spleen and replenishing Qi: method of treating spleen Qi deficiency, also known as Tonifying the spleen and replenishing Qi.
✵Replenishing the middle Qi: method of replenishing Qi, invigorating the spleen and harmonizing the stomach, used for treating Qi deficiency of the spleen and stomach, also known as tonifying the middle and replenishing Qi.
✵Warming and tonifying the spleen and stomach: treatment for yang deficiency of the spleen and stomach.
✵Invigorating the stomach: method of invigorating the stomach function to promote digestion.
✵Improving appetite: method of stimulating the desire for food.
✵Invigorating the stomach to stop vomiting: method of stopping vomiting by using stomachics.
✵Elevating the middle Qi: method of invigorating the function of the spleen in sending Qi and nutrients upward for treating chronic diarrhea, visceroptosis, and prolapse of the rectum and uterus. Also known as raising the middle Qi.
✵Elevating Yang to cure drooping: method of treating spleen insufficiency with drooping symptoms such as protracted diarrhea, prolapse of the rectum, and prolapse of the uterus, also known as elevating Yang.
✵Tonifying the spleen to replenish the lung: method of treating chronic consumptive diseases of the lung by tonifying the spleen, also known as banking up earth to benefit metal.
✵Banking up earth to check wood: method of treating dysfunction of the spleen due to stagnation of the liver Qi.
✵Tonifying the lung: a general term for the methods of using tonics to treat deficiency syndromes of the lung.
✵Replenishing lung Qi: method of treating lung Qi deficiency.Also known as tonifying the lung and replenishing Qi.
✵Tonifying the blood: method of treating deficiency of blood with blood tonics, also known as nourishing the blood.
✵Tonifying Qi and generating blood: therapeutic method of treating deficiency of both Qi and blood primarily due to Qi deficiency.
✵Nourishing heart blood: method of treating deficiency of heart blood with giddiness, pallor, palpitation, insomnia, and forgetfulness.
✵Tonifying the heart and spleen: method of treating deficiency of both the heart blood and spleen Qi.
✵Tonifying Qi and blood: therapeutic method for deficiency of both Qi and blood.Also known as tonifying Qi and nourishing blood.
✵Tonifying Yin: general method of treating Yin deficiency by administering tonics.Also known as nourishing Yin, replenishing Yin, fostering Yin, supplementing Yin.
✵Transformation of sour-sweet into Yin: method of replenishing yin with herbs sour and sweet in taste.
✵Tonifying liver Yin: method of treating liver yin deficiency.
✵Nourishing the liver and kidney: (1).method of reinforcing the liver yin by replenishing the kidney essence,(2).method of using tonics to treat yin deficiency of both the liver and the kidney, also known as tonifying the liver and kidney.
✵Nourishing heart Yin: method of treating heart yin deficiency marked by palpitation, insomnia or dream-disturbed sleep, also abbreviated as nourishing the heart, also known as tonifying heart yin, nourishing the heart.
✵Replenishing stomach Yin: method involving using tonics to treat stomach yin deficiency, also known as nourishing stomach yin, tonifying stomach yin, nourishing the stomach.
✵Nourishing the stomach to produce fluid: method of treating deficiency of stomach yin-fluid.
✵Replenishing lung yin: method of using tonics to treat lung yin deficiency marked by the dry throat and nonproductive cough.Also known as tonifying lung yin, nourishing lung yin.
✵Replenishing yin to moisten the lung: method of treating dryness of the lung by administering yin tonics.
✵Nourishing the lung and kidney: method of treating yin deficiency of both the lung and the kidney.
✵Tonifying the kidney: a general term for treating deficiency syndromes of the kidney.
✵Replenishing kidney Qi: a method for treating kidney Qi deficiency, also known as tonifying the kidney and replenishing Qi.
✵Replenishing kidney Yin: method of treating kidney Yin deficiency, also abbreviated as replenishing the kidney, also known as tonifying kidney yin, nourishing kidney yin, replenishing the kidney.
✵Tonifying the kidney to stop emission: method of treating kidney insufficiency with seminal emission or spermatorrhea.
✵Nourishing Yin and tonifying the blood: method of using yin tonics together with blood tonics for treating yin-blood deficiency.
✵Replenishing Yin to moisten dryness: method of nourishing yin, clearing heat and promoting fluid production for treating yin deficiency with internal dryness.
✵Nourishing Yin and promoting diuresis: method of using yin-nourishing herbs combined with diuretics to treat edema complicated with yin deficiency.
✵Nourishing Yin and clearing heat: method of treating yin deficiency with endogenous heat.
✵Nourishing Yin and reducing fire: method of treating yin deficiency with exuberant fire.
✵Nourishing Yin and cooling blood: method of combined use of yin-nourishing and blood-cooling herbs to treat syndromes of blood heat with damage to yin or yin deficiency with blood heat.
✵Nourishing Yin to suppress Yang: therapeutic method of supplementing yin fluid to suppress excessive yang Qi for treating yin deficiency with exuberant yang. Also known as supplementing water to inhibit yang.
✵Nourishing yin to moisten dryness: method of treating yin deficiency with endogenous dryness.
✵Nourishing blood to moisten dryness: method of treating blood deficiency with endogenous dryness.
✵Tonifying Yang: a general term for the methods of treating yang deficiency of the heart, spleen, and kidney with tonics, also known as supporting yang.
✵Invigorating Yang: synonymous with tonifying yang, especially referring to the promotion of virility in the treatment of sexual impotence.
✵Supplementing fire and invigorating Yang: therapeutic method of invigorating yang by supplementing the fire of the life gate.
✵Tonifying the kidney and supporting yang: method of treating kidney yang deficiency.
✵Warming and tonifying the life gate: method of the invigorating vital function of the kidney with warming tonics, used in the treatment of declining fire of the life gate manifested by the aversion to cold, chronic diarrhea before dawn or sexual impotence.
✵Conducting fire back to its origin: therapeutic method of leading the ascending fire down to the kidney, used in the treatment of declining fire of the life gate with floating of asthenic yang.
✵Tonifying the kidney to improve inspiration: method of using kidney tonics to treat dyspnea and cough due to Qi deficiency of the lung and kidney, also known as tonifying the kidney and reinforcing the lung.
✵Reinforcing fire to produce earth: method of administering kidney yang-strengthening tonics to warm and tonify the spleen for treating spleen deficiency-cold syndrome.
✵Tonifying the kidney to strengthen the bones: method of treating weakness of bones by using kidney tonics.
✵Strengthening the muscles and bones: treatment indicated for weak muscles and bones in those with debility or after injury.
✵Strengthing the kidney: therapeutic method for treating insecurity of kidney Qi.
✵Strengthening the kidney to stop emission: method of treating seminal emission due to insecurity of kidney Qi by using kidney tonics with astringents.
✵Strengthening the kidney to reduce urination: method of treating frequent urination or enuresis due to kidney Qi insufficiency.
✵Replenishing Qi to calm the mind: method of treating palpitations, insomnia and forgetfulness due to heart Qi deficiency.
✵Replenishing the kidney to calm the mind: method of treating palpitations and insomnia caused by frightening or disharmony between the heart and kidney.
✵Tonifying the kidney to calm the mind: same as replenishing the kidney to calm the mind.
✵Nourishing the heart to calm the mind: method of using heart-blood tonics and tranquilizing herbs to treat palpitations, insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep and forgetfulness due to heart insufficiency.
1.Methods of TCM Treatment:an introduction of the Tonification.