Treatment in the heat for cold illnesses

Cai Wenjun
Sanfu in the Chinese Lunar Calendar is when summer is at its hottest and when traditional Chinese medicine doctors use Sanfutie to treat illnesses usually related to cold weather.
Cai Wenjun
Shot by Hu Jun and Zhou Shengjie. Edited by Zhou Shengjie. Subtitles by Wang Xinzhou and Andy Boreham.

Sanfu in the Chinese Lunar Calender, or the dog days of summer, refers to the hottest period of the year which is expected to last until late August.

Sanfutie is a traditional Chinese medicine treatment said to be effective for illnesses usually related to cold weather during the summer heat

TCM doctors use herbal medicine applied to the skin at various acupoints to treat their patients. 


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