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Migraine (Neuroheadache)

Modern understanding of the causes of migraine

Modern interpretation of the manifestations

Treatments According to Syndromes

S1: Wind-Heat type

S2: Wind-Phlegm type

S3: Qi Stagnation due to Liver-Fire type

S4: Jueyin Inner Cold type

S5: Blood deficiency

S6: Insufficiency of Qi

Migraine differentiation in accordance with symptoms

Type 1: Mono Type (Accumulation of Cold in the Liver Channel and Qi Stagnancy)

Type 2: Blinking Dim Spots Type (Three syndromes in TCM)

Type 3: Complex Light Spots Type (Accumulation of Cold in the Liver Channel and Qi Stagnancy)

Type 4: Cluster Type (Stagnancy of the Liver-Qi and Exterior Wind)

    S1: Wind-Heat type

    Clinical manifestations/Indications: Migraine with cold, cough, runny nose, lasting pain, intolerant of warmth.

    Therapeutic Principle: Dispelling wind and clearing heat.

    Recipe: Chrysanthemum Flower Powder

    Main Ingredients: Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii, Radix Ledebouriellae, Flos Chrysanthemi, Gypsum Fibrosum.

    The formula not only relaxes the nerves but also tranquilizes the mind, kills pain, subdues inflammation. The property of subduing inflammation is given rise by Gypsum Fibrosum.

    Cautions: Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii is quite pungent and dispersing in its nature and actions. It shouldn't be administered for long for those who are deficient in blood and insufficient in qi.