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Ancient Chinese Folk Recipes of Climacteric Syndrome

Updated: Wednesday, Apr 10,2013, 1:54:34 PM
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Before or after menopause, women may have some symptoms associated with it, which may be serious or slight, long or short, or irregular. Women near the time of menopause have delayed menstrual cycle, short in period, scanty in amount and then menopause; sometimes disorder of menstrual cycle, metrostaxis, profuse menstruation and menorrhagia or metrostaxis may occur, in the meantime, one may be accompanied by tidal fever with flushed face, or paroxysmal feverishness with sweating or tension and depression, or irritability and tendency to anger. In traditional Chinese medicine, it belong to the category of "Jue jing qian hou zhu zheng" (syndromes before or after menopause).
tremella (tremella)                    20 g
jujube (Fructus Ziziphi Jujubae )        100 g
white sugar                        right amount
Process  Soak the tremella with water, clean it up, decoct it with Chinese-date in right amount of water to get a thick gruel, dissolve the sugar in it.
Directions Take it frequently.
Indications Nourishing the yin and promoting the production of the body fluid.
bitter cardamon (Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae)                    5g
polished glutinous rice (Semen Oryzae Glutinosae)                50 g
salt                              right amount
Process   Grind the bitter cardamon into fine powder; make gruel with the rice, when it is done, add the powder of the bitter cardamon and salt in it, go on cooking for a while and get thick gruel.
Directions Take the gruel once daily.
Indications Climacteric syndrome.
albizia flower ( Flos Albiziae )                        30 g
polished round - grained rice (Semen Oryzae Sativae )     50 g 5 g
brown sugar                      right amount
Process Make thick gruel with all the ingredients and 500 ml of water over a slow fire.       
Directions Take it warmly on an empty stomach at bedtime.
Indications Climacteric syndrome.
chestnut                               20 g  
wolfberry fruit (Fructus Lycii)             15 g
mutton                                60 g
condiments                         right amount
Process Cut the mutton into cubes, stew them with other ingredients in water until they is done.
Directions Take the mutton one dose a day for several days successively.
Indications Climacteric syndrome.
siberian solomonseal rhizome (Rhizoma Coptidis)    15 – 30 1g
Chinese yam (Rhizoma Dioscoreae)              100 - 200 g
chicken                                      1
Process   Get rid of the fur and intestines of the hen, clean it up and cut it into cubes, put them and other ingredients in a bowl and steam them over boiling water in a steamer, season the chicken with a right amount of condiments.
Directions Take the chicken twice daily every other day for 5 - 7 days.
Indications  Climacteric syndrome.
prepared rehmannia root (Radix Rehmanniae Praeparata)     20 g
Chinese yam (Rhizoma Dioscoreae)                      20 g
prepared aconite root (Radix Aconiti Praeparata)           20 g
moutan bark (Cortex Moutan Radicis)                   15 g
dogwood fruit (Fructus Corni)                          12 g
poria (Poria)                                        10g
oriental water plantain rhizome (Rhizoma Alismatis)        10 1 g
cassia bark (Cortex Cinnamomi )                        3 g
Process Decoct all them in water.
Directions Take the decoction in two equal portions, one dose a day.
Indications Climacteric syndrome.

Tags: Climacteric-Syndrome

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