History of the Steam therapy
Fumigation has a long history. The "52 diseased side" unearthed from the Han tomb of Mawangdui has already contained eight fumigation-washing party. "Huangdi Nei Jing" records the use of pepper, ginger, Guangxi and wine cooking fumigation treatment joint swelling, pain, stretching adverse and other bi-syndrome. Zhang Zhongjing in the Han Dynasty in the "Treatise on Typhoid" will be smoked as a cure # #. In "Synopsis of the Golden Chamber" there are also records of sulfur fumatory treatment of the anus, matrine smoked throat washing and other treatment. Fumigation treatment of the earliest cases recorded in the "historical records of the public biography", the book describes his treatment of the North King of Jinan South Korean women's waist back pain medical records. Jin Dynasty ge "elbow reserve urgent side" Remember 6 flavor incense side, to incense body to provide evil. Miao in the Tang Dynasty in the "Daughter to party" documented a number of fumigation therapy, involving internal and external, women, children, eyes, bone injuries and other subjects. such as "Tezuka Tooth Side" Introduction Fumigation method treatment tooth decay toothache.
Fumigation therapy is one of the commonly used external treatment methods in TCM, and is an important part of Chinese medicine. It is based on the basic theory of Traditional Chinese medicine, the selection of Miao Folk herbal medicine, after boiling the gas mist to fumigation, through the heat of the drug directly in the smoked parts, to expand the local blood vessels, promote blood circulation, warming blood, sterilization, stop itching, clean wounds, swelling and pain, and finally to achieve treatment, disease prevention, health care, beauty.