TCM Herbal Formulas Flashcards

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Exterior excess wind-cold attack constraining wei qi

fever & chills (chills predominant), no sweating, headache, general body aches, wheezing
Ma Huang Tang

(ephedra decoction)
Exterior excess wind-cold attack constraining wei qi

fever & chills (chills predominant), no sweating, headache, general body aches, wheezing
T) unaffected, thin-white coat

P) floating, tight
Exterior wind-cold attack leading to a deficient condition

fever & chills not relieved by sweating, headache, aversion to wind, stiff neck, nasal congestion, dry heaves, no thirst
Gui Zhi Tang

(cinnamon twig decoction)
Exterior wind-cold attack leading to a deficient condition

fever & chills not relieved by sweating, headache, aversion to wind, stiff neck, nasal congestion, dry heaves, no thirst
T) thin, white, moist coat

P) moderate or frail
Simultaneous Tai Yang & Yang Ming condition, exterior not completely released but interior ablaze with heat

Dysentery diarrhea, fever, sweating, thirst, irritability, heat in chest, possible wheezing
Ge Gen Huang Lian Huang Qin Tang

(kudzu, coptis, scutellaria decoction)
Simultaneous Tai Yang & Yang Ming condition, exterior not completely released but interior ablaze with heat

Dysentery diarrhea, fever, sweating, thirst, irritability, heat in chest, possible wheezing
T) red with yellow coat

P) rapid
acute exterior wind cold attack with chronic congested fluids or spleen xu

fever & chills (chills predominant), no sweating, cough, wheezing, copious, white, stringy sputum that's difficult to expectorate, stifled chest, heaviness, body aches, no thi
Xiao Qing Long Tang

(minor bluegreen dragon decoction)
acute exterior wind cold attack with chronic congested fluids or spleen xu

fever & chills (chills predominant), no sweating, cough, wheezing, copious, white, stringy sputum that's difficult to expectorate, stifled chest, heaviness, body aches, no thi
T) moist

P) floating, tight
Early, superficial exterior wind-heat attack with cough

wind-heat with cough predominant, slight fever, slight thirst
Sang Ju Yin

(mulberry leaf & chrysanthemum decoction)
Early, superficial exterior wind-heat attack with cough

wind-heat with cough predominant, slight fever, slight thirst
T) unaffected

P) floating, rapid
early exterior wind-heat attack enters through nose & mouth, attacks lung

fever, slight or no chills, headache, thirst, cough, sore throat predominant
Yin Qiao San

(honeysuckle & forsythia powder)
early exterior wind-heat attack enters through nose & mouth, attacks lung

fever, slight or no chills, headache, thirst, cough, sore throat predominant
T) red tip, thin white or thin yellow coat

P) floating, rapid
exterior wind attack headache

headache with fever & chills, dizziness, nasal congestion
Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San

(ligusticum powder with green tea)
exterior wind attack headache

headache with fever & chills, dizziness, nasal congestion
T) thin white coat

P) floating
unresolved exterior wind-cold attack constrained & transformed into heat. Simultaneous Tai Yang/Yang Ming disorder

increasing fever, decreasing chills, headache, stiff extremities, orbital & eye pain, dry nasal passages, irritibility, insomnia
Chai Ge Jie Ji Tang

(bupleurum & kudzu decoction to release the muscle layer)
unresolved exterior wind-cold attack constrained & transformed into heat. Simultaneous Tai Yang/Yang Ming disorder

increasing fever, decreasing chills, headache, stiff extremities, orbital & eye pain, dry nasal passages, irritibility, insomnia
T) thin, yellow coat

P) floating (Tai Yang),
slightly flooding (Yang Ming)
exterior wind-cold attack at Tai Yang level with upper body muscle stiffness

fever & chills, no sweating, stiff & rigid neck and upper back
Ge Gen Tang

(kudzu decoction)
exterior wind-cold attack at Tai Yang level with upper body muscle stiffness

fever & chills, no sweating, stiff & rigid neck and upper back
T) thin, white coat

P) floating, tight
exterior wind-cold-damp attack battling the body's normal qi which is deficient and unable to expel the pathogen

high fever, severe chills with shivering, no sweating, pain & stiffness in the head & neck, sore & painful limbs, focal distentio
Ren Shen Bai Du San

(ginseng powder to overcome pathogenic influences)
exterior wind-cold-damp attack battling the body's normal qi which is deficient and unable to expel the pathogen

high fever, severe chills with shivering, no sweating, pain & stiffness in the head & neck, sore & painful limbs, focal distentio
T) white, greasy coat

P) floating, soggy
blazing heat in the Yang Ming Channel (or Qi level heat)

Four bigs: high fever with profuse sweating, aversion to heat, red face, severe thirst, irritability, possible headache, toothache, bleeding gums & nose, heavy labored breathing
Bai Hu Tang

(white tiger decoction)
blazing heat in the Yang Ming Channel (or Qi level heat)

Four bigs: high fever with profuse sweating, aversion to heat, red face, severe thirst, irritability, possible headache, toothache, bleeding gums & nose, heavy labored breathing
T) yellow, dry coat

P) flooding, forceful, slippery, rapid
severe obstruction of the three jiaos by fire toxicity which pervades both interior and exterior

high fever, irritability, dry mouth & throat, incoherent speech, insomnia, dark urine, boils, carbuncles
Huang Lian Jie Du Tang

(coptis decoction to relieve toxicity)
severe obstruction of the three jiaos by fire toxicity which pervades both interior and exterior

high fever, irritability, dry mouth & throat, incoherent speech, insomnia, dark urine, boils, carbuncles
T) red with yellow coat

P) rapid, forceful
lung heat obstructing flow of qi (little or no phlegm)

fever, sweat or no sweat, thirst, wheezing, cough, labored breathing, nasal flaring, pain
Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang

(ephedra, apricot kernel, gypsum & licorice decoction)
lung heat obstructing flow of qi (little or no phlegm)

fever, sweat or no sweat, thirst, wheezing, cough, labored breathing, nasal flaring, pain
T) yellow coat

P) rapid, slippery
excess heat (or damp-heat) in liver and/or gallbladder channels

hypochondriac pain, headache, dizziness, red & sore eyes, hearing loss, swelling in ears, biter taste, irritability, short temper
Long Dan Xie Gan Tang

(gentiana longdancao decoction to drain the liver)
excess heat (or damp-heat) in liver and/or gallbladder channels

hypochondriac pain, headache, dizziness, red & sore eyes, hearing loss, swelling in ears, biter taste, irritability, short temper
T) red with yellow oat

P) rapid, wiry, forceful
heat smoldering in yin regions of body, yin deficiency with lingering heat

night fever, morning coolness, no sweat, emaciation, appetite normal
Qing Hao Bie Jia Tang

(artemisia and soft-shelled turtle shell decoction)
heat smoldering in yin regions of body, yin deficiency with lingering heat

night fever, morning coolness, no sweat, emaciation, appetite normal
T) red with little coat

P) fine, rapid
constipation with blood deficiency

constipation, lusterless skin & nails, dry mouth, unquenchable thirst
Run Chang Wan

(moisten intestines pill)
constipation with blood deficiency

constipation, lusterless skin & nails, dry mouth, unquenchable thirst
T) dry

P) thin
Yang Ming organ stage disorder

severe constipation, flatulence, abdominal pain upon pressure, focal distention, fullness
Da Cheng Qi Tang

(major order the qi decoction)
Yang Ming organ stage disorder

severe constipation, flatulence, abdominal pain upon pressure, focal distention, fullness
T) dry, yellow or black coat

P) submerged, excess
relatively mild Yang Ming organ stage disorder

tidal fever, constipation, focal distention, abdominal fullness, abdominal pain that doesn't increase upon pressure
Xiao Cheng Qi Teng

(minor order the qi decoction)
relatively mild Yang Ming organ stage disorder

tidal fever, constipation, focal distention, abdominal fullness, abdominal pain that doesn't increase upon pressure
T) dirty, dry yellow coat

P) rapid, slippery
mild constipation due to Yang Ming organ disorder

irritability, absence of focal distention & abdominal fullness
Tiao Wei Cheng Qi Tang

(regulate the stomach & order the qi decoction)
mild constipation due to Yang Ming organ disorder

irritability, absence of focal distention & abdominal fullness
T) unchanged

P) slippery, rapid
Shao Yang stage disorder

alternating fever & chills, dry throat, bitter-sour taste, dizziness, irritability, fullness in chest & hypocondrium, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, reduced appetite
Xiao Chai Hu Tang

(minor bupleurum decoction)
Shao Yang stage disorder

alternating fever & chills, dry throat, bitter-sour taste, dizziness, irritability, fullness in chest & hypocondrium, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, reduced appetite
T) thin white coat

P) wiry
liver constraint with blood deficiency (excess & deficient pattern)

hypochondriac pain, haeache, vertigo, bitter taste, dry mouth & throat, fatigue, reduced appetite, might be alternating fever & chills, irregular menses, distended breasts (m
Xiao Yao San

(rambling powder)
liver constraint with blood deficiency (excess & deficient pattern)

hypochondriac pain, haeache, vertigo, bitter taste, dry mouth & throat, fatigue, reduced appetite, might be alternating fever & chills, irregular menses, distended breasts (m
T) pale-red

P) wiry, deficient
yang or hot-collapse most commonly due to heat entering the interior where it constrains the yang qi, true heat-false cold

cold fingers & toes (body is warm), sometimes with irritability and fullness in chest & epigastrium. Might be abdominal pai
Si Ni San

(frigid extremities powder)
yang or hot-collapse most commonly due to heat entering the interior where it constrains the yang qi, true heat-false cold

cold fingers & toes (body is warm), sometimes with irritability and fullness in chest & epigastrium. Might be abdominal pai
T) red with yellow coat

P) wiry, might be rapid
water buildup, pathogen not released from exterior penetrates to Tai Yang organ (bladder), inability of spleen to transform damp may cause retention of congested fluids in lower jiao


headache, fever, irritability, difficult urination, strong thirst/ vom
Wu Ling San

(five ingredient powder with poria)
water buildup, pathogen not released from exterior penetrates to Tai Yang organ (bladder), inability of spleen to transform damp may cause retention of congested fluids in lower jiao


headache, fever, irritability, difficult urination, strong thirst/ vom
T)

P) floating
stomach qi disharmony due to hot-cold complex, usually due to improper purging of an exterior or shao yang condition with underlying stomach qi xu

epigastrium soft to touch, focal distention, fullness/tightness with slight or no pain, dry heaves or frank
Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang

(pinellia decoction to drain the epigastrium)
stomach qi disharmony due to hot-cold complex, usually due to improper purging of an exterior or shao yang condition with underlying stomach qi xu

epigastrium soft to touch, focal distention, fullness/tightness with slight or no pain, dry heaves or frank
T) thin, yellow-greasy coat

P) wiry, rapid
clumping of water and heat due to injury from cold entering the yang ming or shao yin stage where it turns into heat

difficult urination with fever & thirst, desire to drink. May be diarrhea, cough, nausea, irritability, insomnia
Zhu Ling Tan

(polyporus decoction)
clumping of water and heat due to injury from cold entering the yang ming or shao yin stage where it turns into heat

difficult urination with fever & thirst, desire to drink. May be diarrhea, cough, nausea, irritability, insomnia
difficult urination with fever & thirst, desire to drink. May be diarrhea, cough, nausea, irritability, insomnia
skin edema due to spleen deficiency with vigourous damp and qi stagnation

general edema, heaviness, distention, dullness in abdomen & epigastrium, labored breathing, difficult urination
Wu Pi San

(five peel powder)
skin edema due to spleen deficiency with vigourous damp and qi stagnation

general edema, heaviness, distention, dullness in abdomen & epigastrium, labored breathing, difficult urination
T) white, greasy coat

P) submerged, moderate
damp-cold stagnation in the spleen & stomach

distention & fullness in epigastrium & abdomen, loss of taste & appetite, heaviness in limbs, loose stools, diarrhea, easily fatiged, increased desire to sleep, nausea & vomiting, belching,
Ping Wei San

(calm the stomach powder)
damp-cold stagnation in the spleen & stomach

distention & fullness in epigastrium & abdomen, loss of taste & appetite, heaviness in limbs, loose stools, diarrhea, easily fatiged, increased desire to sleep, nausea & vomiting, belching,
T) swollen, thick-greasy coat

P) moderate or slippery
exterior wind-cold with concurrent interior turbid damp injury due to stagnation

fever & chills, headache, fullness & stifling oppression in chest, epigastric & abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, borborygmous, diarrhea, loss of taste
Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San

(agastache powder to rectify the qi)
exterior wind-cold with concurrent interior turbid damp injury due to stagnation

fever & chills, headache, fullness & stifling oppression in chest, epigastric & abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, borborygmous, diarrhea, loss of taste
T) white, greasy coat

P) moderate, soggy
damp heat in the lower jiao

various damp heat complaints with scanty yellow urine, greasy-yellow tongue coat, pain in low back or limbs (esp sinews/bones), weakness/atrophy of lower limbs, red & hot, swollen painful feet or kneews, thick, foul-smelli
Er Miao San

(two-marvel powder)

Huang Bai & Cang Zhu
damp heat in the lower jiao

various damp heat complaints with scanty yellow urine, greasy-yellow tongue coat, pain in low back or limbs (esp sinews/bones), weakness/atrophy of lower limbs, red & hot, swollen painful feet or kneews, thick, foul-smelli
T) yellow-greasy coat

P)
hot or bloody, painful urinary dysfunction caused by clumping of damp heat in the lower jiao

dark, turbid, scanty, difficult urination, dry mouth & throat. Severe: urinary retention, low abdominal pain
Ba Zheng San

(eight herb powder for rectification)
hot or bloody, painful urinary dysfunction caused by clumping of damp heat in the lower jiao

dark, turbid, scanty, difficult urination, dry mouth & throat. Severe: urinary retention, low abdominal pain
T) yellow, greasy coat

P) slippery, rapid
Kidney yang deficiency or spleen-kidney yang deficiency with retention of pathogenic water

abdominal pain aggravated by cold, difficult urination, deep aching/heavy limbs, edema, loose stool, dizziness, heavy head, palpitations, cough, vomiting
Zhen Wu Tang

(true warrior decoction)
Kidney yang deficiency or spleen-kidney yang deficiency with retention of pathogenic water

abdominal pain aggravated by cold, difficult urination, deep aching/heavy limbs, edema, loose stool, dizziness, heavy head, palpitations, cough, vomiting
T) pale or dark, swollen, scalloped, white-slippery coat

P) submerged, thin, forceless
Painful obstruction (bi) with liver and kidney deficiency

heavy & painful sensation at fixed locations in low back & low extremities accompanied by weakness & stiffness, aversion to cold, likes warmth, palpitations, SOB. May be numbness
Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang

(angelica pubescens and sangjisheng decoction)
Painful obstruction (bi) with liver and kidney deficiency

heavy & painful sensation at fixed locations in low back & low extremities accompanied by weakness & stiffness, aversion to cold, likes warmth, palpitations, SOB. May be numbness
T) pale, thin-white coat

P) thin, weak, slow
middle jiao cold from deficiency

diarrhea with watery stool, nausea & comiting, no thirst, loss of appetitie, abdominal pain
Li Zhong Wan

(regulate the middle pill)
middle jiao cold from deficiency

diarrhea with watery stool, nausea & comiting, no thirst, loss of appetitie, abdominal pain
T) pale, white coat

P) submerged, thin
cold from deficiency of stomach and/or stomach-liver or cold attacking middle jiao

vomiting immediately after eating, indeterminate gnawing hunger, acid regurgitation, may be abdominal pain. Dry heaves, vertex headache. Vomiting & diarrhea with cold
Wu Zhu Yu Tang

(evodia decoction)
cold from deficiency of stomach and/or stomach-liver or cold attacking middle jiao

vomiting immediately after eating, indeterminate gnawing hunger, acid regurgitation, may be abdominal pain. Dry heaves, vertex headache. Vomiting & diarrhea with cold
T) not red; white, slippery coat

P) thin & slow or thin & wiry
weakness & deficiency of middle jiao yang & yin OR ascending cold in the interior

excruciating epigastric & abdominal pain intolerant of touch, strong sensation of cold in epigastrium, vomiting with inability to eat. May be borborygmous
Da Jian Zhong Tang

(major construct the middle decoction)
weakness & deficiency of middle jiao yang & yin OR ascending cold in the interior

excruciating epigastric & abdominal pain intolerant of touch, strong sensation of cold in epigastrium, vomiting with inability to eat. May be borborygmous
T) white, slippery coat

P) thin & tight or slow & wiry
Kidney yang deficiency accompanied by increase in interior cold

extremely cold extremities, aversion to cold, sleeping with knees drawn up, lethargy, constant desire to sleep, vomiting, diarrhea with undigested food, abdominal pain and cold, lack of thir
Si Ni Tang

(frigid extremities powder)
Kidney yang deficiency accompanied by increase in interior cold

extremely cold extremities, aversion to cold, sleeping with knees drawn up, lethargy, constant desire to sleep, vomiting, diarrhea with undigested food, abdominal pain and cold, lack of thir
T) pale, white-slippery coat

P) submerged & thin or faint
spleen qi deficiency

pallor, low and soft voice, reduced appetite, loose stool, limb weakness
Si Jun Zi Tang

(four gentleman decoction)
spleen qi deficiency

pallor, low and soft voice, reduced appetite, loose stool, limb weakness
T) pale

P) thin or frail
concurrent spleen qi deficiency with phlegm/damp

loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, focal distention, stifled chest & epigastrium, coughing of thin, white sputum
Liu Jun Zi Tang

(six gentleman decoction)

Si Jun Zi Tang + Er Chen Tang
concurrent spleen qi deficiency with phlegm/damp

loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, focal distention, stifled chest & epigastrium, coughing of thin, white sputum
Si Jun Zi Tang + Er Chen Tang
spleen & stomach qi deficiency leading to sinking of yang

intermittent fever worsens with exertion, spontaneous sweating, aversion to cold, thirst for warm drinks, SOB, laconic speech, tendency to curl up, weak limbs, shiny-pale complexion, loose &am
Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang

(tonify the middle and augment the qi decoction)
spleen & stomach qi deficiency leading to sinking of yang

intermittent fever worsens with exertion, spontaneous sweating, aversion to cold, thirst for warm drinks, SOB, laconic speech, tendency to curl up, weak limbs, shiny-pale complexion, loose &am
T) pale, thin-white coat

P) flooding, deficient or rootless in SP position
concurrent deficiency of qi & yin, especially lung

chronic cough with sparse sputum that is difficult to expectorate, SOB, spontaneous sweating, dry mouth & tongue
Sheng Mai San

(generate the pulse powder)
concurrent deficiency of qi & yin, especially lung

chronic cough with sparse sputum that is difficult to expectorate, SOB, spontaneous sweating, dry mouth & tongue
T) pale, red with dry, thin coat

P) deficient & rapid or deficient & thin
blood deficiency, primarily liver blood

dizziness, blurred vision, lusterless complexion & nails, general muscle tension, irregular menses with little flow or amenorrhea, periumbilical & lower abdominal pain, possible palpitations
Si Wu Tang

(four-substance decoction)
blood deficiency, primarily liver blood

dizziness, blurred vision, lusterless complexion & nails, general muscle tension, irregular menses with little flow or amenorrhea, periumbilical & lower abdominal pain, possible palpitations
T) pale

P) thin & wiry or thin & choppy
spleen & heart deficiency, esp spleen; restless heart spirit; qi & blood deficiency, spleen not controlling blood

forgetfulness, palpitations, poss anxiety, insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep, anxiety, phobia, feverishness, withdrawal, reduced appet
Gui Pi Tang

(restore the spleen decoction)
spleen & heart deficiency, esp spleen; restless heart spirit; qi & blood deficiency, spleen not controlling blood

forgetfulness, palpitations, poss anxiety, insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep, anxiety, phobia, feverishness, withdrawal, reduced appet
T) pale, thin-white coat

P) thin, frail
concurrent qi & blood deficiency often due to chronic disease or excessive blood loss

pallor, sallow complexion, palpitations with anxiety, reduced appetite, SOB, laconic speech, easily-fatigued extremities, lightheadedness or vertigo
Ba Zhen Tang

(eight-treasure decoction)
concurrent qi & blood deficiency often due to chronic disease or excessive blood loss

pallor, sallow complexion, palpitations with anxiety, reduced appetite, SOB, laconic speech, easily-fatigued extremities, lightheadedness or vertigo
T) pale, thin-white coat

P) thin & frail or large, deficient, forceless
qi & blood deficiency with consumptive disorders

cough, reduced appetite, spermatorrhea, weakness in lower extremities. May include sores that won't heal, continuous uterine spotting
Shi Quan Da Bu Tang

(all-inclusive great tonifying decoction)
qi & blood deficiency with consumptive disorders

cough, reduced appetite, spermatorrhea, weakness in lower extremities. May include sores that won't heal, continuous uterine spotting
cough, reduced appetite, spermatorrhea, weakness in lower extremities. May include sores that won't heal, continuous uterine spotting
kidney-liver yin deficiency

low back weakness/soreness, lightheadedness, vertigo, tinnitus, diminished hearing, night sweats, spontaneous nocturnal emissions. May be 5-palm heat, chronic dry sore throat, toothache, wasting & thirsting
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan

(six-ingredient pill with rehmannia)
kidney-liver yin deficiency

low back weakness/soreness, lightheadedness, vertigo, tinnitus, diminished hearing, night sweats, spontaneous nocturnal emissions. May be 5-palm heat, chronic dry sore throat, toothache, wasting & thirsting
T) red, little coat

P) rapid, thin
yin deficiency with vigorous fire, consumptive heat with steaming bone

damp-heat in lower jiao with underlying kidney yin defiency

night sweats, dry mouth & tongue
Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan

(anemarrhena, phellodendron, rehmannia pill)
yin deficiency with vigorous fire, consumptive heat with steaming bone

damp-heat in lower jiao with underlying kidney yin defiency

night sweats, dry mouth & tongue
T)

P) large at rear position
kidney yang deficiency with insufficient mingmen fire

low back pain, weakness of lower extremities, cold sensation in lower body, tense lower abdomen. So irritable can't lie down, breathes most comfortably leaning against something. Difficult urination w
Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan

(kidney qi pill from golden cabinet)
kidney yang deficiency with insufficient mingmen fire

low back pain, weakness of lower extremities, cold sensation in lower body, tense lower abdomen. So irritable can't lie down, breathes most comfortably leaning against something. Difficult urination w
T) pale, swollen with thin white, moist coat

P) empty or frail, kidney position submerged/faint
liver qi stagnation with indigestion

focal distention, stifled chest & abdomen, fixed hypochondriac pain, belching, vomiting, acid regurgitation, mild cough with copious sputum, reduced appetite, indigestion
Yue Ju Wan

(escape restraint pill)
liver qi stagnation with indigestion

focal distention, stifled chest & abdomen, fixed hypochondriac pain, belching, vomiting, acid regurgitation, mild cough with copious sputum, reduced appetite, indigestion
focal distention, stifled chest & abdomen, fixed hypochondriac pain, belching, vomiting, acid regurgitation, mild cough with copious sputum, reduced appetite, indigestion
plum-pit qi

feeling of something stuck in the throat that cannot be swallowed or ejected, stifled chest & epigastrium. May be cough & vomiting
Ban Xia Hou Po Tang

(pinellia and magnolia bark decoction)
plum-pit qi

feeling of something stuck in the throat that cannot be swallowed or ejected, stifled chest & epigastrium. May be cough & vomiting
T) moist or greasy white coat

P) wiry & slow or wiry & slippery
Phlegm-cold obstructing lung with kidney yang deficiency. Excess above, deficiency below.

cough & wheezing with watery, copious sputum, stifled chest & diaphragm, SOB with labored inhalation & smooth exhalation. May be pain in lower back &amp
Su Zi Jiang Qi Tang

(perilla fruit decotion for directing qi downward)
Phlegm-cold obstructing lung with kidney yang deficiency. Excess above, deficiency below.

cough & wheezing with watery, copious sputum, stifled chest & diaphragm, SOB with labored inhalation & smooth exhalation. May be pain in lower back &amp
T) white greasy or slippery coat
stomach heat not allowing stomach qi to descend due to either long-term stomach deficiency or injured stomach qi from severe vomiting/diarrhea

severe, long-term hiccups, nausea, dry heaves, retching. Vomiting from debility after long illness or stomach d
Ju Pi Zhu Ru Tang

(tangerine peel and bamboo shavings decoction)
stomach heat not allowing stomach qi to descend due to either long-term stomach deficiency or injured stomach qi from severe vomiting/diarrhea

severe, long-term hiccups, nausea, dry heaves, retching. Vomiting from debility after long illness or stomach d
T) tender, red

P) rapid, deficient
wheezing caused by wind-cold constraining the exterior & phlegm-heat smoldering in the interior

cough & wheezing with copious, thick, yellow sputum, damp-heat in jower jiao with lingering exterior S/S, labored breathing. Poss simultaneous fever &
Ding Chuan Tang

(arrest wheezing decoction)

contains Ma Huang
wheezing caused by wind-cold constraining the exterior & phlegm-heat smoldering in the interior

cough & wheezing with copious, thick, yellow sputum, damp-heat in jower jiao with lingering exterior S/S, labored breathing. Poss simultaneous fever &
T) greasy yellow coat

P) rapid, slippery
blood buildup in lower jiao casued by accumulation of blood stasis and heat leading to clumping

acute lower abdominal pain, incontinence, night fevers, delirious speech, irritabilty, restlessness, thirst. Mania.
Tao He Cheng Qi Tang

(peach pit decoction to order the qi)
blood buildup in lower jiao casued by accumulation of blood stasis and heat leading to clumping

acute lower abdominal pain, incontinence, night fevers, delirious speech, irritabilty, restlessness, thirst. Mania.
T) dark, purple spots

P) submerged, full or choppy
blood stasis in the chest with impairment of blood flow above the diaphragm complicated by liver qi stasis

pain in chest/hypochondrium, chronic stubborn, fixed, piercing headache, incessant hiccups, choking sensation when drinking, dry heaves, depression
Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang

(drive out stasis in the mansion of blood decoction)
blood stasis in the chest with impairment of blood flow above the diaphragm complicated by liver qi stasis

pain in chest/hypochondrium, chronic stubborn, fixed, piercing headache, incessant hiccups, choking sensation when drinking, dry heaves, depression
T) dark red with dark spots on sides

P) choppy or wiry & tight
blood stasis in the womb causing restless fetus

mild, persistent uterine bleeding of purple or dark blood during pregnancy with abdominal pain that increases with pressure. Also for immobile masses in low abdomen with pain & tenderness, abdominal spa
Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan

(cinnamon twig & poria pill)
blood stasis in the womb causing restless fetus

mild, persistent uterine bleeding of purple or dark blood during pregnancy with abdominal pain that increases with pressure. Also for immobile masses in low abdomen with pain & tenderness, abdominal spa
T)

P) choppy
deficiency of cold of Ren & Chong Mai together with obstruction due to blood stasis

mild, persistent uterine bleeding, irregular menses, bleeding between periods, pain, distention & cold in low abdomen, infertility, dry lips & mouth, low-grad
Wen Jing Tang

(warm the menses decoction)
exterior deficiency with weak & unstable wei qi

aversion to drafts, spontaneous sweating, recurrent colds, shiny-pale complexion
Yu Ping Feng San

(jade windscreen powder)
exterior deficiency with weak & unstable wei qi

aversion to drafts, spontaneous sweating, recurrent colds, shiny-pale complexion
T) pale with white coat

P) floating, deficient, soft
daybreak diarrhea

diarrhea just before sunrise, lack of interest in food, inability to digest what is eate, sore low back with cold limbs, fatigue & lethargy
Si Shen Wan

(four-miracle pill)
daybreak diarrhea

diarrhea just before sunrise, lack of interest in food, inability to digest what is eate, sore low back with cold limbs, fatigue & lethargy
T) pale with thin-white coat

P) submerged, slow, forceless
underlying yin deficiency and liver qi constraint which gives rise to heat that disturbs the Chong & Ren Mai, causing bleeding

continuous menstruation or uterine bleeding that alternates between flooding & trickling. Blood is very red and may con
Gu Jing Wan

(stablize the menses pill)
underlying yin deficiency and liver qi constraint which gives rise to heat that disturbs the Chong & Ren Mai, causing bleeding

continuous menstruation or uterine bleeding that alternates between flooding & trickling. Blood is very red and may con
T) red

P) wiry, rapid
restless organ disorder

disorientation, frequent melancholy, crying spells, inability to control self, restless sleep, may be night sweats, frequent yawning, moaning or deep sighing
Gan Mai Da Zao Tang

(licorice, wheat, jujube decoction)
restless organ disorder

disorientation, frequent melancholy, crying spells, inability to control self, restless sleep, may be night sweats, frequent yawning, moaning or deep sighing
T) red with sparse coat

P) thin, rapid
heart & kidney yin deficiency

irritability, palpitations with anxiety, fatigue, insomnia, very restless sleep, inability to think or concentrate for even short periods of time, nocturnal emissions, forgetfulness, dry stools. May be sores on mouth &am
Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan

(emperor of heaven's special pill to tonify the heart)
heart & kidney yin deficiency

irritability, palpitations with anxiety, fatigue, insomnia, very restless sleep, inability to think or concentrate for even short periods of time, nocturnal emissions, forgetfulness, dry stools. May be sores on mouth &am
T) red, little coat

P) thin, rapid
liver blood deficiency with heat from deficiency affecting the heart

irritability, inability to sleep, palpitations, night sweats, dizziness & vertigo, dry mouth & throat
Suan Zao Ren Tang

(sour jujube decoction)
liver blood deficiency with heat from deficiency affecting the heart

irritability, inability to sleep, palpitations, night sweats, dizziness & vertigo, dry mouth & throat
T) dry, red

P) wiry or thin & rapid
improper purging has led to problems in all three yang stages

fullness in chest, irritability, occasional palpitations, difficult urination, constipation, delirious speech, inability to rotate trunk, sensation of extreme heaviness entire body. Neurosis,
Chai Hu Jia Long Gu Mu Li Tang

(bupleurum plus dragon bone & oyster shell decoction)
improper purging has led to problems in all three yang stages

fullness in chest, irritability, occasional palpitations, difficult urination, constipation, delirious speech, inability to rotate trunk, sensation of extreme heaviness entire body. Neurosis,
T) red, slippery coat

P) wiry, rapid
wind-heat or wind-damp (pre-existing damp-heat) traps pathogen in superficial blood vessels of skin

weepy, itchy, red skin lesions over a large part of the body: urticaria, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, tinea, diaper rash, purpura
Xiao Feng San
(eliminate wind powder from true lineage)
wind-heat or wind-damp (pre-existing damp-heat) traps pathogen in superficial blood vessels of skin

weepy, itchy, red skin lesions over a large part of the body: urticaria, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, tinea, diaper rash, purpura
T) yellow or white coat

P) forceful, floating, rapid
wind-stroke or wind-cold-damp bi

chronic pain, weakness, numbness. Also fixed, migrating pain in bones & joints with reduced ROM due to wind-cold-damp bi.
Xiao Huo Luo Dan

(minor invigorate the collaterals special pill)
wind-stroke or wind-cold-damp bi

chronic pain, weakness, numbness. Also fixed, migrating pain in bones & joints with reduced ROM due to wind-cold-damp bi.
T) white, moist coat

P)
damp-phlegm accumulation due to spleen qi xu

coughing with copious white sputum easily expectorated, focal distention, stifling in chest & diaphragm, palpitation, nausea/vomiting, dizziness
Er Chen Tang

(two cured decoction)
damp-phlegm accumulation due to spleen qi xu

coughing with copious white sputum easily expectorated, focal distention, stifling in chest & diaphragm, palpitation, nausea/vomiting, dizziness
T) swollen with thick, white, greasy coat

P)slippery
stomach-gallbladder disharmony with phlegm-heat

dizziness, vertigo, nausea/vomiting, insomnia, palpitations, anxiety, indeterminate gnawing hunger, seizures with copious sputum, focal chest distention, bitter taste, sl thirst
Wen Dan Tang

(warm the gallbladder decoction)
stomach-gallbladder disharmony with phlegm-heat

dizziness, vertigo, nausea/vomiting, insomnia, palpitations, anxiety, indeterminate gnawing hunger, seizures with copious sputum, focal chest distention, bitter taste, sl thirst
T) greasy yellow coat

P) rapid and slippery or wiry
ascendant liver yang with interior liver wind

headache, dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, blurry vision, heat rushing up to head, insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep, may be numbness, twitching, spasms, hemiplegia
Tian Ma Gou Teng Tang

(gastrodia & uncaria decoction)
ascendant liver yang with interior liver wind

headache, dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, blurry vision, heat rushing up to head, insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep, may be numbness, twitching, spasms, hemiplegia
T) red

P) wiry, rapid
dry-phlegm in lungs

cough with deep-seated sputum difficult to expectorate, wheezing, dry & sore throat
Bei Mu Gua Lou San

(fritillaria & trichosanthes fruit powder)
dry-phlegm in lungs

cough with deep-seated sputum difficult to expectorate, wheezing, dry & sore throat
T) red & dry with little coat

P) rapid & thin but strong
wind attacking lungs

coughing with or without slight chills & fever, itchy throat
Shi Sou San

(stop coughing powder)
wind attacking lungs

coughing with or without slight chills & fever, itchy throat
T) thin, white coat

P) moderate, floating
wind-phlegm

dizziness or vertigo, headache, stifled chest, nausea or vomiting, copious sputum
Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Tan

(pinella, atractylodis, gastrodia decoction)
wind-phlegm

dizziness or vertigo, headache, stifled chest, nausea or vomiting, copious sputum
T) white, greasy coat

P) wiry, slippery
food stagnation

focal distention & fullness in chest & epigastrium, abdominal distention with occasional pain, rotten-smelling belching, acid regurg, nausea/vomiting, food aversion
Bao He Wan

(preserve harmony pill)
food stagnation

focal distention & fullness in chest & epigastrium, abdominal distention with occasional pain, rotten-smelling belching, acid regurg, nausea/vomiting, food aversion
T) yellow, greasy coat

P) slippery
collapse from roundworms due to heat in stomach & cold intestines

intermittent attacks of abdominal pain, stifling sensation, irritability, warmth in chest/epig, vomiting after eating, cold hands & feet
We Mei Wan

(mume pill)
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