[Based on traditional Chinese medicine inheritance support system to analyze the regularity of umbilicus application to treat ascites due to cirrhosis].Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 2018; 43(22):4541-4546ZZ
Umbilicus application to treat ascites caused by cirrhosis is a simple and effective characteristic therapy. This article analyzed the regularity of application traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) herbs on umbilicus to treat ascites caused by cirrhosis through TCM inherited auxiliary system. This study chose academic literatures related to TCM dressing umbilicus to treat ascites caused by cirrhosis in CNKI database, VIP database, Wanfang database over the past 20 years as the data source, and established database to analyze the core drugs and their channel tropism, property and flavor, compatibility law, and core composition,by means of frequency statistics, and association rules (Apriori method, complicated system entropy clustering). Finally, 92 prescription to treat ascites caused by cirrhosiss were screened out. These prescription includes 109 traditional Chinese medicines. And the analysis showed that there are 14 drugs with usage frequency of 10 and more than 10, 19 common drug pairs, 12 core drug combination. The drugs with high usage frequency include Kansui Radix, Borneolum Syntheticum, Pharbitidis Semen, Rhei Radix et Rhizoma, Moschus, Euphorbiae Pekinensis Radix, Natrii Sulfas, Cinnamomi Cortex, Genkwa Flos, Phytolaccae Radix, Arecae Semen. And the channel which are mostly invoivet includ lung meridian, spleen meridian and kidney meridian; while the property and flavor of the herbs used have the properties of cold and acrid; the common drug pairs include Pharbitidis Semen-Kansui Radix, Borneolum Syntheticum-Kansui Radix, Kansui Radix-Euphorbiae Pekinensis Radix, Kansui Radix-Moschus, Rhei Radix et Rhizome-Kansui Radix, Kansui Radix-Genkwa Flos, Borneolum Syntheticum-Pharbitidis Semen, Borneolum Syntheticum-Pharbitidis Semen-Kansui Radix, Kansui Radix-Arecae Semen; herbs with the function of expelling water and purgation used as main conponents, and resuscitation, promoting the circulation of Qi, and increaseing Yang used as auxilizy conponents.