Treating hepatitis and jaundice


By Gunter Neeb

Hepatitis does not appear as a disease name in classical texts; instead it is included in the disease categories huang dan (jaundice), xie lei tong (hypochondriac pain), gan yu (Liver qi stagnation) and fu zhang shui (ascites). In modern China, hepatitis is a disease category on its own, and treated according to specific syndromes.

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