Chinese/Japanese Pulse Image chart: Hurried Pulse (cumai)
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Illustration of Hurried Pulse (cumai) from Renyuan maiying guizhi tushuo (Pictorial Handbook of Pulse Images Based on the Person). This is a specialist text on pulse diagnosis attributed to the third-century master Shuhe, edited and revised by Shen Jifen in the Ming period (1368-1644). It discusses various pulse images and the medical conditions to which they relate, and contains 48 pulse image diagrams. This undated edition was engraved and published in Japan.
The text states: Hurried Pulse refers to a pulse with a relatively rapid rate, or an irregular speed, with irregular intermittence. Hurried Pulse relates to retention and stagnation of blood, Qi and phlegm-fluid.
HEADING: Illustration of Hurried Pulse (cumai)
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