13 terms

Herbs 4 - Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San

Bo He
Deputy/ Chief (depends on text)
Chuan Xiong, Bai Zhi, Qiang Huo
Xi XIn, Jing Jie, Fang Feng
Zhi Gan Cao
Disperses wind from exterior
Benefits the head (esp. eyes)
Clears heat from constraint
(some texts call this the chief herb)
Bo He
Alleviates Shao Yang & Jue Yin H.A. (temporal and Vertex H.A.)
Chuan Xiong
Alleviates Yang Ming H.A. (frontal)
Bai Zhi
Alleviates Tai Yang H.A. ( occipital)
Qiang Huo
Scatters cold
Alleviates pain
Treats Shao Yin H.A. (oribital)
Xi Xin
Disperse wind/ relieve H.A.
Chuan Xiong, Bai Zhi, Xi Xin
Alleviates general body aches
Fang Feng
Frequently used combination that disperses wind from exterior and channels
Fang Feng & Jing Jie
Detoxifies and harmonizes actions of other herbs
Zhi Gan Cao