Objective To summarize the medication law in professor Yang Jinxiang’s treatment of reflux esophagitis based on the association rule. Methods A total of 156 herbal formulas were collected in the patients with reflux esophagitis at the first visit treated by professor Yang Jinxiang. The data were input in the software of Traditional Chinese medicine inheritance support platform system. Using frequency analysis and association rules,the data were mined. Results In 156 herbal formulas,there were 173 kinds of Chinese herbs and all of them act on liver,stomach and spleen meridians.Of these Chinese herbs,the herbs of cold and warm nature,and bitter,pungent and sweet in flavors were used in a quite high frequency. Among the herb pairs and compositions,with the association rules,the confidence coefficient was > 98% in 37 items and was 1 in 11 items. One core formula was derived,composed of Artemisia aplacea,cyanchum paniculatum,fructus evodiae,coptis chinensis,semen plantaginis,capillary Artemisia,calcined concha arcae,Thunberg fritillary bulb,fried rhizome atractylodis macrocephalae,ossa sepiae,ruddle and inula flower. Conclusion The results of the analysis on paired herbs and herbal compositions embody the ideas of zuojin wan,wubei san and xuanfu daizhe tang. By analyzing the nature,flavor and meridian relationships of the herbs and core formula,it is reflected that professor Yang Jinxiang focuses on resolving phlegm,removing damp and reducing stomach qi on the base of the theory of liver,spleen and stomach in treatment of reflux esophagitis,as well as the integration of disease analysis and TCM pattern identification.
World Journal Of Integrated Traditional and Wesrern Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine Inheritance Support Platform