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All the method of dispelling heat are Qu Shu. In most cases, heat comes with dampness cause it occurs in summer, while summer is quite rainy.If the body is exposed to the cold wind,so two pathological factors can invade at the same time. Heat qi connects the heart, while heat hurts the qi, therefore occur sweat excess and qi deficiency syndromes. Due to these characteristics, ways to drive away summer heat are multifaceted.

1. Method of clearing summer heat

For heat syndrome treatment, such as body heat and dysphoria, copious sweat and thirsty, dirty face and dry tooth.For heat disease, apply cold and spicy drugs and then different level should use differ prescriptions: When the disease is still slight, use Flos Lonicerae, Herba Lophatheri, if the disease turns to be severe, then use Gypsum Fibrosum, Rhizoma Anemarrhenae. Representative is the Prescription of Baihu Tang.

2. Dispel summer heat and Jie Biao Method

This method is for treating cold in the summer months, such as headache, fever, aversion to cold, adiapneustia, vexation and thirsty. Therapies are commonly using drugs of clearing summer heat function together with Herba Moslae. Representative is The Prescription of Xinjia Xiangru Yin.

3.Dispel heat and damp diseases

This method is to treat both heat syndrome and damp one, like polydipsia, pain in chest and dysuria. The most effective drugs are talcum, Gypsum Fibrosum, Poria, Rhizoma Alismatis,etc. Its representative prescription is The Prescription of liu Yi San, The Prescription of Guiling Ganlu Yin.

4. Clearing heat and reserve healthy qi

For those qi being hurt and body fluids being sdamaged, syndromes as copious sweat and thirsty, weak pulse and heat, tiredness and lack of qi. Use drugs of clearing heat and nourishing healthy qi functions like the Prescription of Shengmai San.