Yu Ping Feng San
(tonify qi) tonify wei qi/Lu qi. Strengthen to consolidate exterior Sx: spontaneous sweating
Gui Pi Tang
(tonify blood) Nourish blood, calm spirit, Qi & blood deficiency. Sx: insomnia, palpitations & bleeding
CH: Su Jin Zi Tang combo
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan (*)
(tonify) Nourish Ki Yin, slower developing children. LR & Ki Yin Xu is key pattern, lu problems, fertility problems. Treats: Ki related hypertension, insomnia, need water/profuse urination: +Huang Bai, Zhi Mu, Gou Teng.
Diabetes: add Tian Hua Fen to generate BF.
increase Shao Yao San for middle age beauty and dry skin/appetite
Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang
(blood moving) blood stagnation in chest/UJ (chest Pain), blood stagnation in tongue & pulse. Directly working on stagnation with Tao Ren & Hong Hua.
Bu Yang Huan Wu Tang
(blood moving) blood stagnation: head area- stroke. strong qi tonifying herbs b/c blood stagnation is caused by qi deficiency. CH: Huang Qi (high dose)
Shi Xiao San
(blood moving) treats menstruation pain, blood stagnation in LJ w/ cold. a warm & moving formula. CH: Bu Huan
Cang Er Zi San
(blood moving) wind attack: nose (stuffed nose/nasal discharge) esp. W-H type nose problem. (w/c is ok sometimes.) slightly toxic, short term use.
Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang
(damp-phlegm COLD) Cold-damp retention, mainly in chest area, shortness of breath, chest tightness, palpitations, cough out clear phlegm, dizzy/vertigo.
Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Tang
Phlegm + Wind
dizzy, HA, shaking, tongue shaking, slippery/wiry pulse. CH: Ban Xia & Tian Ma
Wen Dan Tang
Phlegm + Heat stagnation
irritability, insomnia, dizziness, vomiting, nausea. CH: Ban Xia (Zhu Ru 2x dose)
Da Cheng Qi Tang
(draining) Distention, fullness, dryness, excess.
Constipation, excessive heat type. Painful w/palpation. CH: Da Huang
Xia Cheng Qi Tang
(draining) mild, less heal less dryness, distention, fullness, constipation. CH: Da Huang
Xiao Chai Hu Tang (*)
(harmonize) alternate chills & fever, bitter taste, hypochondriac pain, wiry pulse, white greasy tongue. CH: Chai Hu
Si Ni San
(harmonize) Harmonize shao yang and move LR qi stagnation + emotional stuff. Qi cannot reach the extremities. CH: Chai Hu
Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang
cold & heat stagnation in MJ. guide downward. Disharmony in ST area. Sx: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, more heat overall.
Dang Gui Bu Xu Tang
(tonify blood) SUDDEN BLOOD LOSS: nourishes blood through qi. CH: Huang Qi. Heat Sx will be false heat.
Shen Ling Bai Zhu San
*((tonify) Sp Qi xu with damp-retention. Sx: chronic, damp-cold type diarrhea. CH: Si Jun Zi Tang
Suan Zao Ren Tang
Calm spirit by tonifying LR bood and clear heat. Sx: irritability, disturbed sleep, insomnia, palpitations, heavy beating + yin xu Sx.
Gan Mai Da Zao Tang
irritated pattern. HT, Sp, LR due to Yin deficiency. Shifting emotional states. LR blood xu & LR Qi stagnation.
Li Zhong Wan
(int warming) acute/chronic MJ cold pattern CC: abdominal pain w/cold vomiting or cold diarrhea
Zuo Jin Wan
(heat clearing) LR heat/fire overacting on ST
MJ Sx: abdominal pain, acid reflex, nausea, vomiting. CH: Huang Lian
Ge Gen Qin Lian Tang
(heat clearing) Release interior & exterior.
Taiyang & Yangming heat. Great for diarrhea due to damp-heat.
Xi Jiao Di Huang Tang
(heat clearing) heat in blood level.
SX: bleed, cool blood to stop bleeding, move blood to stop stagnation.
Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang
Release heat from Lu & ST organs, move to surface. A little deeper W/C attack. Sx: High fever, little or no chills, NO Sweating, wheezing/cough.
Gui Zhi Tang
Release exterior W/C attack. Harmonize ying & wei.
Gui Zhi, Bai Shao, Sheng Jiang, Da Zao. spontaneous sweating.
Modifications: coughing & wheexing + Hu Po & Xing Ren