Category Archives: Qiu Xiaomei

Toxemia in Pregnancy, Habitual Miscarriage and Thick Blood

The last post was on anemia in pregnancy and hopefully it showed the importance of helping raise low hematocrit and hemoglobin levels in our pregnant patients.  We also showed how and why descending hematocrit and hemoglobin levels in later pregnancy are … Continue reading

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Healing Wounds

I just returned from teaching in Seattle.  During the class we discussed the use of Bai Ji Bletilla Rhizoma as an herb that not only helps wounds knit, but also clears out the old and rotten.  In a previous blog … Continue reading

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Ji Mai San 蒺麦散: Case 4

from the practice of Dr. Qiu Xiao-mei The relationship between the breasts and women’s disharmonies such as amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea and infertility. Ms. Chang was twenty-five when she came for her first visit on December 13, 1976. She had been married … Continue reading

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Ji Mai San 蒺麦散: Case 3

Ji Mai San Case Example 3 Ms. Qu was thirty years old when she carne for her first visit on April 5, 1977. She had been married for three years without becoming pregnant. The iodized oil roentgenograpy revealed that the … Continue reading

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Ji Mai San 蒺麦散 Case 2

Case 2 from the practice of Dr. Qiu Xiao-mei  The relationship between the breasts and women’s disharmonies such as amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea and infertility. Ji Mai San Case Example 2 Ms. Wu was twenty-eight years old when she came for her … Continue reading

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PMS and Ji Mai San

Ji Mai San 蒺麦散: Case 1 from the practice of Dr. Qiu Xiao-mei The relationship between the breasts and women’s disharmonies such as amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea and infertility. Her menstruation came regularly but premenstrually she had breast pain and distention for … Continue reading

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Supplementing Certainty Soup: for premature rupture of the placenta

When I lived in Hang Zhou in 1990/1991, I had the opportunity to study with a well known obstetrician/gynecologist named Dr. Qiu Xiao-mei.  This excerpt is from her text Experiences of Dr. Qiu Xiao-mei.  The first part is her description of … Continue reading

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