The Eight Grand Methods of Treatment in Chinese Medicine

In Chinese medicine, eight grand methods of treatment have been established as guiding principles in clinical practice. These methods include inducing perspiration, clearing heat, inducing bowel movements, striking a balance (or the harmonizing method), warming up coldness, tonification, eliminating, and inducing vomiting.

The Method of Inducing Perspiration

The Method of Clearing Heat

The Method of Inducing Bowel Movements

The Method of Striking a Balance, or Harmonizing

The Method of Warming Up Coldness

The Method of Tonification

The Method of Eliminating

The Method of Inducing Vomiting