Three-Fu Paste Therapy

The Brief Introduction of The Three-Fu Paste Therapy, One of “Summer Treatments for Winter Diseases”

The “Summer treatment for winter diseases” means the treatment that doctor carry out in summer for diseases that relapse in winter, is a characteristic TCM prevention and treatment method for diseases, has a history of several thousand years in China. The theory is based on one of treatment principle in the Canon of Yellow Emperor, which calls the Yang Qi must be grow in spring and summer. In the use of high temperature in summer, energetic Yang Qi, meridian Qi and blood, people can take some herbs taken orally or externally to appropriately adjust the body balance of Yin and Yang, to restore some of the old trouble. We can say that “Winter disease cured in summer” reflects the overall harmony concept of human and natural in traditional Chinese medicine and the idea of and the concept of attention to disease prevention.

For those with respiratory system diseases, chronic diseases such as kidney lower back pain, knee arthritis, summer is the best treatment time. Because winter air temperature, air pressure is low, this kind of diseases is particularly easy to relapse. Mainly treats the winter treatment, cannot Fundamentally eliminate the pathogenic factors. In the summer, due to fewer factors which influence the climate of the disease, the symptoms are usually comparatively light, and have enough time to improve the body's immune ability, to achieve the purpose of healing.
Disease is rare attack in the summer, but its root may remain in the body for a long time. “Summer treatment” is to choose the hot summer season as the best time and adopt appropriate herbs to treat. Because Yang Qi in natural is exuberant, and Yang Qi in body is active, so using Yang medicine for patients who get weak Yang Qi can achieve a better effect of cultivation of Yang, remove the pathogenic factors of cold winter disease, and can store Yang Qi for autumn and winter time. “Summer treatment for winter diseases” belongs to the treatment principle that removing the root for chronic disease in Chinese medicine.
The Three-Fu Paste Therapy is the most famous one of the “Summer treatment for winter diseases”. (Fu means the hottest day in Chinese calendar) Known as the natural moxibustion, Three Fu Paste Therapy refers to in the hottest season of the year, using some hot medicine paste stimulate some specific acupoints, to remove symptoms of the disease in winter. Ancient and modern TCM doctor is pointed out that does have its curative effect.

Three-Fu Paste Therapy normally take 3 ~ 5 years for a period of treatment. Each year has three Fu in summer time, namely the first Fu, the middle Fu and the last Fu. The first days of the first Fu, the middle Fu and the last Fu in this year is on July 19, July 29, August 8. Generally every Fu can be treated 3 times, each time stimulate several points, six hours at a time. Because in this year we will get 2 middle Fu, so we will have one more treatment opportunity than last year.