The Method of Eliminating
This method of treatment is used for various disorders such as indigestion, swelling, accumulation, stones, ulcers, and parasites. It can be divided into two categories: eliminating hardness and eliminating coagulations.
To Eliminate Indigestion
This treatment principle is designed to address symptoms arising from indigestion such as fullness of stomach, abdominal swelling, acid swallowing and belching of bad breath, nausea, vomiting, poor appetite, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and thick and greasy coating of the tongue.
To Eliminate Swollen Lumps and Expel Stones
This principle is used to treat swollen lumps, such as those of the liver and the spleen, as well as hard symptoms and tumors, and to eliminate liver stone, gallstone, urinary stone, and so on.
To Eliminate Carbuncles and Drain Off Pus
This principle is designed for external infections such as carbuncles, abscesses, boils, and furuncles. In clinical application, a distinction is made between the yang syndrome and the yin syndrome. The yang syndrome includes symptoms such as acute onset, redness, swelling, heat, pain, and sticky fluids in cases of ulcers. The yin syndrome includes slow onset, white and spreading swelling, hardness with aching pain, and clear and thin fluids in cases of ulcers.
To Eliminate Sputum and Soften Up Hardness
This principle can be used to address hard sputum in the meridians with manifestations such as lipoma, fibroma, tuberculosis lymph node, goiter, nodular goiter, carcinoma of the thyroid, simple goiter, and so on.