Professor Xu Shu 徐书教授

Professor Xu Shu

Professor Xu Shu 徐书教授 is a specially appointed TCM physician with the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine at the Guo Yi Tang outpatient clinic, Beijing. He pioneered the Xu Shi Chinese Medicine Research Center in Wu Xi Jiangsu Province and he is renowned for the application of Jing Fang in the treatment of many prevalent and difficult-to-treat diseases.

He remarks that Jing Fang is tantamount to the dragon head while Shi Fang serves as the dragon tail. He has more than 30 years of clinical experience using Jing Fang. Professor Xu emphasizes the three essential elements of Chinese medicine incorporate the “Direction 道”; “Strategy 法” and “Method 术“ in Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching. As a Jing Fang practitioner, he summarises Zhang Zhong Jing’s Shang Han Lun academic approach on the theory of Yin and Yang and the Six Channels identification diagnosis.

Professor Xu Shu is the author of Dedicated formula for treatment of specific disease 徐书专病特效方, Xu Shu’s Applications of Herbs Like a Warrior in Combat 徐书用药如用兵 and Professor Xu Shu’s Inspired Records of Shang Han Lun 徐书伤寒启新录 published in October 2021. Professor Xu draws any analogy of the applications of herbs is tantamount to the famous book on “The Art of war” featuring many frequently used herbs. For example Ren Dong Teng  according to “Ben Cao Gang Mu” is for heat-clearing and relieving toxicity. However, the paired herbs of Ren Dong Teng, Hu Zhang and Tu Fu Ling together has an anti effect of steroid and can regulate the immune system. This can be used to treat Still disease, SLE with good effective outcome. There are many examples of paired herbs in his book to treat difficult-to-treat diseases.

Specialist in: Jing Fang, Shang Han Lun, Six Channels Identification