An NCCAOM Herb Formulas Card Set Part I Flashcards

dx
Terms Definitions
Dx: Exterior Cold Excess
MA HUANG TANG
MA HUANG TANG

Dx & Tx

(S/sx, T & P)
Dx: Exterior Cold Excess

Tx: Release Exterior Cold
Stop Wheezing
MA HUANG TANG

Dx & Tx

(S/sx, T & P)
Fever & chills w/o sweat, headache, general body ache, wheezing

T: thin, white coat
P: floating, tight
ma huang
gui zhi
xing ren
zhi gan cao
MA HUANG TANG
MA HUANG TANG

variations on this theme?
XIAO QING LONG TANG
SAN AO TANG
Dx: Exterior Cold from Deficiency
GUI ZHI TANG
GUI ZHI TANG

Constituents
Role
Function
C: gui zhi - rel ext from muscle layer
D: bai shao - benefits yin, contains weak ying
Together C&D = regulate ying & wei
A: da zao - helps D nourish ying and wei
A: sheng jiang - helps C rel ext, tx N/V
Together As benefit SP qi, which rises to regulate ying and wei
E: zhi gan cao - tonify MJ, harmonize
gui zhi
bai shao
sheng jiang
da zao
zhi gan cao
GUI ZHI TANG
GUI ZHI TANG

Dx
Tx
(s/sx, T, P)
Dx: Exterior Cold from Deficiency

Tx: Release Muscle Layer, Regulate Ying & Wei
GUI ZHI TANG

Dx
Tx
(s/sx, T, P)
S/sx: fever & chills unrelieved by sweating, headache, aversion to wind, stiff neck, nasal congestion, no thirst.

Also: recover from serious illness, post-childbirth

T: thin, white & moist coat
P: floating that is moderate or frail
Dx: Externally Contracted WC at the Tai Yang Stage

(S/Sx, T, P)
GE GEN TANG
Dx: Externally Contracted WC at the Tai Yang Stage

(S/Sx, T, P)
Fever & chills without sweating, stiff & rigid neck and upper back.

T: thin, white coat
P: floating, tight
GE GEN TANG

Constituents
Dx
Tx
GZT + ge gen, ma huang

Dx: Externally Contracted WC at the Tai Yang Stage

Tx: Release EXT and muscle layer, generate fluids
ma huang
gui zhi
gan jiang
xi xin
wu wei zi
bai shao
ban xia
zhi gan cao
XIAO QING LONG TANG
Dx: Exterior WC with Congested Fluids

(S/sx, T, P)
XIAO QING LONG TANG
Dx: Exterior WC with Congested Fluids

(S/sx, T, P)
Fever & CHILLS w/o sweating, coughing, wheezing, sputum that is copious, white, stringy and d2e, stifled chest, body heaviness and aches, no particular thirst. Severe: floating edema, orthopnea.

T: moist coat
P: floating, tight
XIAO QING LONG TANG

Constituents
Role
Function
C: ma huang - rel ext, stop wheeze, move water by flowing LU qi
C: gui zhi - Also rel ext
D: gan jiang - warm SP
D: xi xin - Stop cough by flowing qi
Together the Ds Warm INT, transform congested fluids, rel ext
A: wu wei zi - Retain LU qi
A: bai shao - Nourish ying & wei
Together As keep Cs & Ds from injuring qi and fluids
A: ban xia - tranform congested fluids, harmonize ST
E: zhi gan cao - Augments qi, harmonizes acrid & sour herbs
XIAO QING LONG TANG

Dx
Tx
Dx: Exterior WC with Congested Fluids

Tx: Rel EXT, transform congested fluids, warm LU, downbear rebel qi
SANG JU YIN

Constituents
Roles
Functions
C: sang ye - rel ext heat, clear LU heat, stop cough
C: ju hua - rel ext heat, disperse UJ WH, including eyes
D: lian qiao
D: bo he
Above D's Strengthen release of exterior
D: jie geng - ascends
D: xing ren - descends
Above D's assist C's w/ flow of LU qi to stop cough
A: lu gen - clear heat, generate fluids, reduce thirst
E: gan cao - clear heat, harmonize
sang ye
ju hua
lian qiao
bo he
jie geng
xing ren
lu gen
gan cao
SANG JU YIN
SANG JU YIN

Dx
Tx
Dx: Early, Superficial Stage of a Warm-Febrile Disease

Tx: Release Exterior Wind-Heat, Stop Cough by Facilitating the Flow of LU qi
Dx: Early, Superficial Stage of a Warm-Febrile Disease

(S/Sx, T, P)
SANG JU YIN
Dx: Early, Superficial Stage of a Warm-Febrile Disease

(S/Sx, T, P)
Slight fever, cough predominate, slight thirst

T: thin, white coat
P: floating, rapid
Dx: Wei Level Warm-Febrile Disease

(S/Sx, T, P)
YIN QIAO SAN
Dx: Wei Level Warm-Febrile Disease

(S/Sx, T, P)
Fever, slight or no chills, headache, thirst, cough, sore throat
jin yin hua
lian qiao
jie geng
niu bang zi
jing jie
dan zhu ye
xian lu gen
gan cao
bo he
dan dou chi
YIN QIAO SAN
YIN QIAO SAN

Constituents
Roles
Functions
C: jin yin hua
C: lian qiao
C's Release heat from EXT, clear heat, relieve toxicity
D: *bo he
D: *dan dou chi
*D's help Release Exterior heat
D: jie geng
D: niu bang zi
D's Spread LU qi, benefit throat
A: jing jie - boost release of EXT w/o creating dryness, tx sore throat
A: *dan zhu ye
A: *(xian) lu gen
A: *gan cao - treat sore throat
*A's generate fluids,alleviate thirst
YIN QIAO SAN

Dx
Tx
Dx: Wei Level Warm-Febrile Disease

Tx: Disperse Wind-Heat, Clear Heat, Relieve Toxicity
Exterior Wind-Cold (Taiyang) Transforming into Interior Heat (Yangming)
CHAI GE JIE JI TANG
Exterior Wind-Cold (Taiyang) Transforming into Interior Heat (Yangming)
EXT WC s/sx: increasing fever and decreasing chills w/ HA, stiffness of the extremities
orbital & eye pain, dry nasal passages, irritability, insomnia
T: thin, yellow
P: floating, sl. flooding
CHAI GE JIE JI TANG

Constituents
Role
Function
C: chai hu, ge gen: Release evil from muscle while clearing heat

D: qiang huo, bai zhi: RE, alleviate bi
shi gao, huang qin: CH from YM and LU/UJ respectively

A: jie geng: move LU qi
bai shao + 3 sweets: regulate ying & wei

E:gan cao (CH from UJ esp. throat), sheng jiang, da zao
E:
chai hu
ge gen
qiang huo
bai zhi
shi gao
huang qin
jie geng
bai shao
gan cao
sheng jiang
da zao
CHAI GE JIE JI TANG
CHAI GE JIE JI TANG

Dx:
Exterior Wind-Cold (Taiyang) Transforming into Interior Heat (Yangming)
Dx: Headache from Externally-Contracted Wind

(S/sx, T, P)
CHUAN XIONG CHA TIAO SAN
Dx: Headache from Externally-Contracted Wind

(S/sx, T, P)
Headache in any part of the head accompanied by fever and chills, dizziness, nasal congestion

T: thin, white coat
P: Floating
CHUAN XIONG CHA TIAO SAN

Dx
Tx
(S/sx)
Dx: Headache from Externally-Contracted Wind

Tx: Disperses Wind, Alleviates Pain
CHUAN XIONG CHA TIAO SAN

Dx
Tx
(S/sx)
Headache in any part of the head accompanied by fever and chills, dizziness, nasal congestion.
Dx: Wind-Heat Attacking Head

(S/Sx, T, P)
CANG ER ZI SAN
Dx: Wind-Heat Attacking Head

(S/Sx, T, P)
Copious, purulent and foul-smelling nasal discharge, nasal obstruction, dizziness, frontal headache

T: normal or yellow coat
P: floating, rapid
CANG ER ZI SANG

Dx
Tx
Dx: Wind-Heat Attacking Head

Tx: Disperse Wind, Alleviate Pain & Unblock Nose
Dx: Exterior Wind-Cold-Dampness with Pre-Existing Qi Deficiency

(S/Sx, T, P)
REN SHEN BAI DU SAN
Dx: Exterior Wind-Cold-Dampness with Pre-Existing Qi Deficiency

(S/Sx, T, P)
High fever, severe chills with shivering, absence of sweating, pain & stiffness of head and neck, soreness & pain of extremities, focal distention & fullness of chest, nasal congestion with sonorous breathing, productive cough

T: greasy, white coat
P: floating, soggy
REN SHEN BAI DU SAN

Dx
Tx
Dx: Exterior Wind-Cold-Dampness with Pre-Existing Qi Deficiency

Tx: Release Exterior, Dispel Wind & Dampness, and Augment Qi
Concurrent Shao Yang & Yang Ming Disorders

S/Sx
DA CHAI HU TANG
Concurrent Shao Yang & Yang Ming Disorders

S/Sx
Alt. fever & chills
full chest hypo/epig w/wo pain
nausea, continuous vomiting, bitter taste
burning diarrhea or constipation
despondency, sl. irritability
T: yellow P: wiry, forceful
DA CHAI HU TANG

Constituents
Role
Function
C: chai hu

D: huang qin - both clear LV/GB heat, clear shao yang

D: zhi shi, da huang

A: ban xia E: sheng jiang
Stop vomit

A: bai shao E: da zao
Nourish ying, protect yin
chai hu
huang qin
zhi shi
da huang
ban xia
sheng jiang
bai shao
da zao
DA CHAI HU TANG
DA CHAI HU TANG

Dx:
C:
Concurrent Shao Yang & Yang Ming Disorders

C: chai hu
Dx: Incompletely Resolved Exterior with Heat Excess in the Interior

(S/Sx, T, P)
GE GEN HUANG LIAN HUANG QIN TANG
Dx: Incompletely Resolved Exterior with Heat Excess in the Interior

(S/Sx, T, P)
Fever
Sweating
Thirst
Dysenteric diarrhea - foul-smelling, burning
Irritability
Heat in chest and epigastrium
Wheezing

T: red body, yellow coat
P: rapid
GE GEN HUANG LIAN HUANG QIN TANG

Constituents
Roles
Functions
C: ge gen - Release exterior, clear heat, tx dys. diarrhea by raising clear yang of SP & ST

D: huang lian - clears heat in yang ming, harmonizes ST --> stopping diarrhea

A: huang qin - Treat superficial area of body, clears heat from LU, stops wheeze. Clears heat if present, dries damp

E: zhi gan cao - Harmonizes, protects MJ from further harm
ge gen
huang qin
huang lian
zhi gan cao
GE GEN HUANG LIAN HUANG QIN TANG
GE GEN HUANG LIAN HUANG QIN TANG

Dx
Tx
Dx: Incompletely Resolved Exterior with Heat Excess in the Interior

Tx: Releases Exterior, Clears Heat
HUANG LIAN E JIAO TANG

Dx:
C:
Dx: Shaoyin Disease Heat Transformation

C:
huang lian
huang qin
e jiao
Shaoyin Disease Heat Transformation

S/Sx
HUANG LIAN E JIAO TANG
Shaoyin Disease Heat Transformation

S/Sx
irritability w/ heat in chest, mouth sores, insomnia, palpitations w/ anxiety
T: red, dry yellow coat
P: thin, rapid
Dx: Blazing Heat in Yang Ming Stage

(S/Sx, P)
BAI HU TANG
Dx: Blazing Heat in Yang Ming Stage

(S/Sx, P)
High fever w/ profuse sweating, aversion to heat, red face, severe thirst, irritabilty. May also include HA, toothache, bleeding gums or nose.

P: Flooding, forceful or slippery, rapid
BAI HU TANG

Dx:
Tx:
Dx: Blazing Heat in Yang Ming Stage

Tx: Clear Qi Level Heat, Drain ST fire, Generate Fluids, Alleviate Thirst
Dx: Qi Level Heat Lingering in the LU & ST, Injuring Qi and Fluids

Chief(s)?

(S/Sx, T & P)
ZHU YE SHI GAO TANG

dan zhu ye
shi gao
Dx: Qi Level Heat Lingering in the LU & ST, Injuring Qi and Fluids

Chief(s)?

(S/Sx, T & P)
Lingering fever (post-febrile)
accompanied by vomiting
choking cough
irritability
thirst
parched mouth, lips & throat
stifling sensation in chest
sometimes restlessness, insomnia

T: red w/ little coat
P: deficient and rapid
ZHU YE SHI GAO TANG

Dx:
Tx:
Dx: Qi Level Heat Lingering in the LU & ST, Injuring Qi and Fluids

Tx: Clear Heat, Generate Fluids, Augments Qi, Harmonizes Stomach
Dx: Heat Entering the Nutritive Level

(S/Sx, T, P)
QING YING TANG
Dx: Heat Entering the Nutritive Level

(S/Sx, T, P)
High fever, worse at night
severe irritability & restlessness
Some are thirsty
delirious
faint, indistinct erythema & purpura

T: Scarlet, dry
P: Thin, rapid
QING YING TANG

Dx:
Tx:
Dx: Heat Entering the Nutritive Level

Tx: Clears Nutritive Level
Relieves Fire Toxin
Drains Heat
Nourishes Yin
Dx: Heat Entering Blood Level

(S/Sx, T, P)
XI JIAO DI HUANG TANG
Dx: Heat Entering Blood Level

(S/Sx, T, P)
Fever
Various bleeding (vomit, nose, stools, urine, rashes)
Black, tarry stools
Abdominal distention & fullness
Thirst w/ inability to swallow
Some become delirious

T: Scarlet w/ prickles
P: Thin, rapid
XI JIAO DI HUANG TANG

Dx:
Tx:
Dx: Heat Entering Blood Level

Tx: Clear Heat
Relieve Fire Toxin
Cools Blood
Nourishes Yin
Dispels Blood Stasis
Stops Bleeding
Dx: Fire Toxin Obstructing All 3 Burners

(S/Sx, T, P)
HUANG LIAN JIE DU TANG
Dx: Fire Toxin Obstructing All 3 Burners

(S/Sx, T, P)
High fever
Irritability
Dry Mouth & Throat
Incoherent speech
Insomnia
Dark urine

Also, nosebleed, hemetemesis d/t excess heat
carbuncle, deep-rooted boils 7 other toxic swellings
dysenteric d/o
jaundice d/t damp-heat

T: red body, yellow coat
P: rapid, forceful
HUANG LIAN JIE DU TANG

Dx:
Tx:
Dx: Fire Toxin Obstructing All 3 Jiaos

Tx: Drain Fire
Relieve Toxicity
Dx: Damp-heat with Interior Clumping

(S/Sx, T)
XIE XIN TANG
Dx: Damp-heat with Interior Clumping

(S/Sx, T)
Fever
Irritability & restlessness
Flushed face
Red eyes
Dark urine
Constipation

Also, epigastric focal distention
Jaundice
Diarrhea and dysenteric d/o
Hemetemesis or epistaxis
Red, swollen eyes and ears
Ulceration of tongue and mouth Abscesses

T: Greasy, yellow coat
XIE XIN TANG

Dx:
Tx:
Dx: Damp-Heat with Interior Clumping

Tx: Drain Fire
Relieve Toxicity
Dries Dampness
Dx: Acute, Massive Febrile Disorder of the Head due to Seasonal Epidemic Toxin Associated with WH and Phlegm-Damp

(S/Sx, T, P)
PU JI XIAO DU YIN
Dx: Acute, Massive Febrile Disorder of the Head due to Seasonal Epidemic Toxin Associated with WH and Phlegm-Damp

(S/Sx, T, P)
Strong fever & chills
Redness, swelling & burning pain of head and face

If severe,
Swelling of entire upper body
Dysfunction of throat
Dryness and thirst

T: red w/ powdery-white or yellow coat

P: floating, rapid, forceful
PU JI XIAO DU YIN

Dx:
Tx:
Dx: Acute, Massive Febrile Disorder of the Head due to Seasonal Epidemic Toxin Associated with WH and Phlegm-Damp

Tx: Clear Heat
Eliminate Fire Toxin
Disperse Wind-Heat
Dx: Fire-Toxin from Externally Contracted Heat

(S/Sx, T, P)
WU WEI XIAO DU YIN
Dx: Fire-Toxin from Externally Contracted Heat

(S/Sx, T, P)
All types of boils, carbuncles with local erythemia
Swelling, pain and heat
Fever & chills

Esp. useful for deep-rooted, hard lesions (like nails or chestnuts)

T: Red body, yellow coat
P: Rapid
WU WEI XIAO DU YIN

Constituents
Role
Function
C: jin yin hua - Clear heat from qi and blood, disperse swelling *treats sores*

b: pu gong ying
c: zi hua di ding
d: ye ju hua
e: zi bei tian kuei
Above clear heat, relieve toxicity, cool blood --> treat purulent lesions
WU WEI XIAO DU YIN

Dx:
Tx:
Dx: Fire-Toxin from Externally-Contracted Heat

Tx: Clears Heat
Relieves Toxicity
Cools Blood
Reduces Swelling
Heat Lodged in the Lungs

(S/Sx)
MA XING SHI GAN TANG
Heat Lodged in the Lungs

(S/Sx)
Labored breathing, flared nostrils
Fever w/wo sweating
Thirst
Wheeze, cough
T: yellow coat
P: slippery, rapid
MA XING SHI GAN TANG

Dx:
Dx: Heat Lodged in LU
Smoldering fire d/t Constrained Heat in LU

(S/Sx)
XIE BAI SAN
Smoldering fire d/t Constrained Heat in LU

(S/Sx)
Cough, wheeze, d2e sputum
Fever w/ hot to touch skin, worse in afternoon
Dry mouth
T: red, yellow coat
P: thin, rapid
XIE BAI SAN

Dx:
Smoldering Fire d/t Constrained Heat in LU
Heat Accumulation in Stomach

(S/Sx)
QING WEI SAN
Heat Accumulation in Stomach

(S/Sx)
Toothache
Facial swelling, bleeding gums w/ sores
Fever, dry mouth, bad breath, swollen painful tongue, lips, jaw
Better w/ cold, worse w/ heat
T: red, little coat
P: slippery, large, rapid
QING WEI SAN

Dx
Chief
Heat Accumulation in Stomach

C: huang lian
Stomach Heat w/ Yin Deficiency

(S/Sx)
YU NU JIAN
Stomach Heat w/ Yin Deficiency

(S/Sx)
Loose teeth, toothache
Frontal HA, irritability, fever
Thirst for cold
T: red, dry, yellow coat
P: floating, slippery, xu, large
YU NU JIAN

Dx
Chief
Stomach Heat with Yin Xu

C:
shi gao
shu di huang
Heat in HT and SI

(S/Sx)
DAO CHI SAN
Heat in HT and SI

(S/Sx)
Irritability w/ heat sensation in chest, red face
Thirst
Dark, rough, scanty, painful, poss. bloody urination
T: red
P: rapid
DAO CHI SAN

Dx:
Heat in HT & SI
Heat Excess in LV and/or GB Channels

(S/Sx)
LONG DAN XIE GAN TANG
Heat Excess in LV and/or GB Channels

(S/Sx)
Rib-side pain
HA, dizziness, red, sore eyes
Hearing loss, swollen ears
Bitter taste
Painful urination
Swollen pruritic genitals
Foul leukorrhea
Short, purple menses
T: red, yellow coat
P: wiry, rapid, forceful
LONG DAN XIE GAN TANG

Dx:
Dx: Excess Heat in LV and/or GB channels
Dysentery from Toxic Heat Searing Stomach & INTS

(S/Sx)
BAI TOU WENG TANG
Dysentery from Toxic Heat Searing Stomach & INTS

(S/Sx)
Abd. pain, tenesmus
Burning anus, diarrhea w/ more blood than pus
Thirst
T: red, yellow
P: wiry, rapid
BAI TOU WENG TANG

Dx
Chief
Dysentary from Toxic Heat Searing Stomach and INTS

C: bai tou weng
Heat Smoldering in Yin Regions
QING HAO BIE JIA TANG
Heat Smoldering in Yin Regions
Night fever; AM coolness
No sweat w/ fever break
Emaciation, w/ NO LOSS of appetite
T: red, little coat
P: fine, rapid
QING HAO BIE JIA TANG

Dx:
Heat Smoldering in Yin Regions
Liver & Kidney Yin Xu --> Steaming Bone Disorder

(S/Sx)
QING GU SAN
Liver & Kidney Yin Xu --> Steaming Bone Disorder

(S/Sx)
Tidal, low-grade, unremitting fever, steaming bones, night sweats, cool flesh
Irritability, insomnia, emaciation, lethargy
Red lips, cheeks, thirst, dry throat
T: red, little coat
P: thin, rapid
QING GU SAN

Dx:
Chief
Dx: Liver and Kidney Yin Xu --> Steaming Bone Disorder

C: yin chai hu
DH Lodged in INTS

S/Sx
SHAO YAO TANG
DH Lodged in INTS

S/Sx
Abd. pain, tenesmus, difficulty w/ defecation, burning anus
Diarrhea w/ pus = blood
Scanty urine
T: greasy, sl. yellow
P: rapid
SHAO YAO TANG

Dx
C
Dx: DH Lodged in INTS

C: bai shao
Liver and Stomach Disharmony from Heat in the Liver
ZUO JIN WAN
ZUO JIN WAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Liver and Stomach Disharmony from Heat in the Liver

C: Huang Lian
ZUO JIN WAN

Dx:
C:
huang lian + wu zhu yu
6 : 1
Yang Ming Organ Disorder with Desiccated Stool in the INTS

S/sx
paradigm
DA CHENG QI TANG
Yang Ming Organ Disorder with Desiccated Stool in the INTS

S/sx
paradigm
severe constipation, flatulence
tidal fever, profuse sweat from palms & soles
T: dry yellow/black, with prickles
P: submerged, excess

hardness
dryness
fullness
distention
DA CHENG QI TANG

Dx:
Yang Ming Organ d/o with Desiccated Stool in the INTS
ModerateYang Ming Organ Stage d/o

S/sx
XIAO CHENG QI TANG
ModerateYang Ming Organ Stage d/o

S/sx
Constipation, focal distention, abdominal fullness & pain (not worse with pressure)
Tidal fever
T: dirty, dry, yellow
P: slippery, rapid
XIAO CHENG QI TANG

Dx
Moderate Yang Ming Organ Stage d/o
Mild Constipation d/t Yang Ming Heat

S/sx
TIAO WEI CHENG QI TANG
Mild Constipation d/t Yang Ming Heat

S/sx
Mild constipation (no distention or fullness)
Irritability
Also for heat in ST and INTS with nosebleed, swollen gums & throat, petechiae
P: slippery, rapid
TIAO WEI CHENG QI TANG

Dx
Mild Constipation d/t Yang Ming Heat
Stomach Heat Binding Spleen (Heat Induced Dryness in ST & INTS)

S/Sx
MA ZI REN WAN
Stomach Heat Binding Spleen (Heat Induced Dryness in ST & INTS)

S/Sx
d2e constipation
frequent urination
T: dry, yellow
P: submerged, rapid OR floating, choppy
MA ZI REN WAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Stomach Heat Binding Spleen or Heat Induced Dryness in ST & INTS

C: huo ma ren
Constipation d/t Kidney Yang & Qi Deficiency

S/Sx
JI CHUAN JIAN
Constipation d/t Kidney Yang & Qi Deficiency

S/Sx
Constipation
FCCU
low-back pain
cold sensation in back
JI CHUAN JIAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Constipation d/t Kidney Yang & Qi Deficiency

C: rou cong rong
Shao Yang Disorder

S/Sx
XIAO CHAI HU TANG
Shao Yang Disorder

S/Sx
Alt. fever & chills
dizziness, irritability, dry throat, bitter taste
Fullness of chest/hypochondria
heartburn, N/V, reduced appetite
T: thin, white coat
P: wiry
XIAO CHAI HU TANG

Dx:
C:
Shao Yang Disorder

C: chai hu
Binding Depression of Liver Qi -> Stomach

S/Sx
SI NI SAN
Binding Depression of Liver Qi -> Stomach

S/Sx
cold fingers & toes while body is warm
sometimes irritability, fullness in chest & epig
also, abd pain and/or diarrhea
T: red body, yellow coat
P: wiry
SI NI SAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Binding Depression of Liver Qi -> Stomach

C: chai hu
Liver & Spleen Disharmony

S/Sx
XIAO YAO SAN
Liver & Spleen Disharmony

S/Sx
hypochondriac pain
HA, vertigo, bitter taste
fatigue, low appetite
also, alt fever/chills, irregular menses or distended breasts
T: pale, red
P: wiry, deficient
XIAO YAO SAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Liver & Spleen Disharmony

C: chai hu
Overcontrolling Liver -> Xu Spleen (Diarrhea)

S/Sx
TONG XIE YAO FANG
Overcontrolling Liver -> Xu Spleen (Diarrhea)

S/Sx
recurring borborygmus, abd pain, diarrhea w/ pain (P w/ urge; passes after completion)
T: thin, white coat
P: wiry, moderate or wiry, thin
TONG XIE YAO FANG

Dx:
C:
Dx: Overcontrolling Liver -> Xu Spleen (Diarrhea)

C: chao bai zhu
chao bai shao
Cold / Heat Complex in Middle Jiao

S/Sx
BAN XIA XIE XIN TANG
Cold / Heat Complex in Middle Jiao

S/Sx
epigastric focal distention, fullness & tightness w/ little to no pain
dry heaves or vomiting
borborygmus w/ diarrhea
low appetite
T: thin, yellow, greasy
P: wiry, rapid
BAN XIA XIE XIN TANG

Dx:
C:
Dx: Cold / Heat Complex in Middle Jiao

C: ban xia
Heat/Night Sweats from Yin Vacuity

S/Sx
DANG GUI LIU HUANG TANG
Heat/Night Sweats from Yin Vacuity

S/Sx
fever, night sweats, red face, dry mouth, parched lips, irritability, dry stools, dark scanty urine
T: red, dry
P: rapid
DANG GUI LIU HUANG TANG

Dx:
C:
Dx: Heat/Night Sweats from Yin Vacuity

C:
dang gui
sheng di huang
shu di huang
Spasmodic Abdominal Pain d/t Consumptive Deficiency

S/Sx
XIAO JIAN ZHONG TANG
Spasmodic Abdominal Pain d/t Consumptive Deficiency

S/Sx
Intermittent, spasmodic abdominal pain that responds well to warmth, pressure
Lusterless complexion
Low appetite
T: pale, white
P: thin, wiry, moderate

Also may be: low-grade fever, palpitations, irritability, cold, sore extremities, dry mouth & throat
XIAO JIAN ZHONG TANG

Dx:
C:
Dx: Spasmodic Abdominal Pain d/t Consumptive Deficiency

C:
yi tang
gui zhi
Middle Jiao Cold from Deficiency

S/Sx
LI ZHONG WAN
Middle Jiao Cold from Deficiency

S/Sx
diarrhea w/ watery stool, abdominal pain
nausea & vomiting
no particular thirst, loss of appetite
T: pale, white
P: submerged, thin

Tai Yin xu cold, SP yang xu
LI ZHONG WAN

Dx:
Middle Jiao Cold from Deficiency
MJ Deficiency Cold w/ Liver Involvement

S/Sx
WU ZHU YU TANG

1) Cold from Stomach Xu
2) Cold from Stomach and Liver Xu
3) Cold attacking the MJ
MJ Deficiency Cold w/ Liver Involvement

S/Sx
1) vomit right after eating, gnawing hunger, acid reflux, w/wo epi. pain

2) dry heaves, or spitting of clear fluids, vertex HA

3) vomiting and diarrhea w/ cold hands and feet, agitation so severe that the patient wants to die

T: white, slippery coat
P: thin, slow or thin, wiry
WU ZHU YU TANG

Dx:
MJ Deficiency Cold w/ Liver Involvement

1) ST xu cold
2) ST & Lv xu cold
3) Cold attacking MJ
Deficiency Cold with Internal Ascent of Cold

S/Sx
DA JIAN ZHONG TANG
Deficiency Cold with Internal Ascent of Cold

S/Sx
Excruciating epi/abd pain -> patient can't stand to be touched
strong sens. of cold in epig.
vomiting -> can't eat
borborygmus

T: white, slippery
P: thin, tight or slow, wiry (or hidden)
DA JIAN ZHONG TANG

Dx:
Deficiency Cold with Internal Ascent of Cold
Kidney Yang Deficiency with INT Cold

S/Sx
SI NI TANG
Kidney Yang Deficiency with INT Cold

S/Sx
Extremely cold extremities, aversion to cold, sleepin' fetal, lethargic, somnolent
vomit, diarrhea w/ undig. food, abd. pain & cold, lack of thirst
T: pale, white, slippery
P: submerged, thin or submerged faint
SI NI TANG

Dx:
Kidney Yang Deficiency with INT Cold
Spleen Qi Deficiency

S/Sx
SI JUN ZI TANG
Spleen Qi Deficiency

S/Sx
pale, weak limbs
low, soft voice
reduced appetite, loose stools
T: pale
P: thin and/or frail
SI JUN ZI TANG

Dx:
Spleen Qi Deficiency
Spleen Qi Xu w/ INT Damp

S/Sx
SHEN LING BAI ZHU SAN
Spleen Qi Xu w/ INT Damp

S/Sx
loose stools/diarrhea, vomit
low appetite, weight loss, distention/stifling chest/epig
pale, weak limbs
T: pale; white
P: thin-moderate or xu-moderate
SHEN LING BAI ZHU SAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Spleen Qi Xu w/ INT damp

C: SI JUN ZI TANG
Sp/St Xu -> Sinking Yang

S/Sx
BU ZHONG YI QI TANG
Sp/St Xu -> Sinking Yang

S/Sx
intermittent fever - worse w/ exertion, spontaneous sweat
aversion to cold, thirst for warm
SOB, laconic speech
tendency to curl up, weak limbs
shiny, pale face
loose, watery stools
T: pale; thin
P: general xu or in middle R position
BU ZHONG YI QI TANG

Dx:
Sp/St Xu -> Sinking Yang
Lung Qi & Yin Xu

S/Sx
SHENG MAI SAN
Lung Qi & Yin Xu

S/Sx
chronic cough with little d2e sputum, SOB
spontaneous sweat
dry mouth & tongue
T: pale, red; dry, thin
P: Xu, rapid or xu, thin
SHENG MAI SAN

Dx:
Lung Qi and Yin Xu
(Liver) Blood Deficiency

S/Sx
SI WU TANG
(Liver) Blood Deficiency

S/Sx
dizziness, blurred vision, pale face and nails
muscle tension
irreg. menses, scanty or absent
periumbilical or low. abd pain
Also, menorrhagia, masses w/ pain, restless fetus
T: pale
P: thin, wiry or thin, choppy
SI WU TANG

Dx:
(Liver) Blood Deficiency
Blood Deficiency with Injury to Fluids

S/Sx
SHAO YAO GAN CAO TANG
Blood Deficiency with Injury to Fluids

S/Sx
spasms of calf muscles, hands, abd.
irritability, sl. chills
T: no coat
SHAO YAO GAN CAO TANG

Dx:
C:
Dx: Blood Deficiency with Injury to Fluids

C: bai shao
Consumptive Fatigue

S/Sx
DANG GUI BU XUE TANG
Consumptive Fatigue

S/Sx
hot sensation in muscles
red face, irritability
thirst for warm
fever, HA from blood xu
T: pale
P: flooding, large deficient, forceless when pressed hard
DANG GUI BU XUE TANG

Dx:
C:
Dx: Consumptive Fatigue (Qi and Blood depleted -> false heat from Yang floating to the surface.)

C: huang qi
Spleen Qi and Heart Blood Deficiency

S/Sx
GUI PI TANG
Spleen Qi and Heart Blood Deficiency

S/Sx
forgetfulness, palpitations, insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep, anxiety/phobia, feverish
withdrawal, excess deliberation, low appetite, pale

Or chronic, copious, pale menses or long, scanty flow

T: pale; thin white
P: thin, frail
GUI PI TANG

Dx:
Spleen Qi and Heart Blood Deficiency
Consumption with Heart Qi and Blood Deficiency

S/Sx
ZHI GAN CAO TANG
Consumption with Heart Qi and Blood Deficiency

S/Sx
palpitations w/ anxiety, irritability, SOB, insomnia
emaciation, constipation, dry mouth & throat
T: pale, shiny
P: regularly irregular or thin, faint, forceless
ZHI GAN CAO TANG

Dx:
C:
Dx: Consumption w/ Heart Qi and Blood Deficiency

C: zhi gan cao
Qi & Blood Deficiency

S/Sx
BA ZHEN TANG
Qi & Blood Deficiency

S/Sx
pale, sallow
palpitations
low appetite, SOB, lazy speech, weak limbs, light headed or vertigo
T: pale, white coat
P: thin & frail or large, xu and w/o strength
BA ZHEN TANG

Dx:
C:
Dx: Qi and Blood Deficiency

C: ren shen, shu di
Qi and Blood Xu - with More Qi Xu and Cold

S/Sx
SHI QUAN DA BU TANG
Qi and Blood Xu - with More Qi Xu and Cold

S/Sx
qi & xue xu with cough
low appetite
spermatorrhea
weak low limbs
non-healing sores, uterine spotting
SHI QUAN DA BU TANG

Dx:
Qi & Blood Xu - with more Qi Xu and Cold
Deficient Wei Qi

S/Sx
YU PING FENG SAN
Deficient Wei Qi

S/Sx
aversion to drafts
spontaneous sweating
recurrent colds
shiny, pale complexion
T: pale, white
P: floating, deficient, soft
YU PING FENG SAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Deficient Wei Qi

C: huang qi
Threatened Miscarriage d/t Qi and Blood Deficiency
TAISHAN PAN SHI SAN
TAISHAN PAN SHI SAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Threatened Miscarriage d/t Qi and Blood Deficiency

C:
ren shen
shu di huang
Kidney & Liver Yin Xu

S/Sx
LIU WEI DI HUANG WAN
Kidney & Liver Yin Xu

S/Sx
Sore, weak low back
light-headed, vertigo, tinnitus, diminished hearing
night sweats, noct. emissions
Also, hot palms & soles, chronic dry & sore throat, toothache, W&T
T: red body, little coat
P: rapid, thin
LIU WEI DI HUANG WAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Kidney & Liver Yin Xu

C: shu di huang
Kidney & Liver Yin Xu – Liver Yin Xu predominant

S/Sx
QI JU DI HUANG WAN
Kidney & Liver Yin Xu – Liver Yin Xu predominant

S/Sx
Dry eyes, diminished vision, photophobia, tearing from drafts, painful eyes
QI JU DI HUANG WAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Kidney & Liver Yin Xu – Liver Yin Xu predominant

No Chief. Modified LIU WEI DI HUANG WAN + gou qi zi, (bai) ju hua
Kidney & Liver Yin Xu – with fire, consumptive heat or steaming bone d/o

S/Sx
ZHI BAI DI HUANG WAN
Kidney & Liver Yin Xu – with fire, consumptive heat or steaming bone d/o

S/Sx
night sweats, dry mouth
T: dry mouth
P: large in 3rd position

Also, UD and low back pain from DH in LJ with underlying Kd yin xu
ZHI BAI DI HUANG WAN

Dx:
Constitutents:
Dx: Kidney & Liver Yin Xu – with fire, consumptive heat or steaming bone d/o
Also: Damp-heat in LJ w/ root of Kd Yin Xu

C: LWDHW + zhi mu & huang bai
Dx: Kd Yin Deficiency w/ Injury to Essence and Marrow

S/sx
ZUO GUI YIN
Dx: Kd Yin Deficiency w/ Injury to Essence and Marrow

S/sx
low back soreness, spontaneous emissions, night sweats, dry mouth & throat, thirst w/ desire to drink
T: peeled, shiny
P: thin, rapid
ZUO GUI YIN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Kd Yin Xu w/ Injury to Essence and Marrow

C: shu di huang
Dx: Fire Rising from Kidney and Liver Deficiency

S/Sx
DA BU YIN WAN
Dx: Fire Rising from Kidney and Liver Deficiency

S/Sx
steaming bone, tidal fever, night sweats, irritability
spontaneous emissions
heat, pain in lower limbs
Also, coughing blood, constant hunger
T: red body, little coat
P: rapid, forceful at rear
DA BU YIN WAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Fire Rising from Kidney and Liver Deficiency

C: nourish (shu di, gui ban)
drain (huang bai, zhi mu)
+ pig marrow
Dx: Liver and Kidney Yin Xu with Liver Qi Constraint

S/Sx
YI GUAN JIAN
Dx: Liver and Kidney Yin Xu with Liver Qi Constraint

S/Sx
hypo, epi, chest pain & distention
dry, parched mouth & throat
acid reflux
T: red, dry
P: thin, frail or deficient, wiry
YI GUAN JIAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Liver and Kidney Yin Xu with Liver Qi Constraint

C: sheng di huang, gou qi zi
Dx: Kidney and Liver Yin Deficiency (less cloying alt)

S/Sx
ER ZHI WAN
Dx: Kidney and Liver Yin Deficiency (less cloying alt)

S/Sx
weak, sore low back, knees & limbs
dry, parched mouth & throat
insomnia, dream disturbed sleep
greying, loss of hair
blurred vision
T: red, dry
ER ZHI WAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Kidney and Liver Yin Deficiency (Less Cloying)

C: (none) nu zhen zi, han lian cao
Dx: Kidney Yang Xu

S/Sx
JIN GUI SHEN QI WAN
Dx: Kidney Yang Xu

S/Sx
low back and limb pain, weakness, cold of
irritability, unable to lie down, breath
UD, edema, incontinence, excess urination
T: pale, swollen, thin-white, moist coat
P: empty, frail, submerged, faint at proximal position
JIN GUI SHEN QI WAN

Dx:
Const:
Dx: Kidney Yang Xu

C: LWDHW + fu zi & rou gui/gui zhi
Dx: Kidney Yang Xu with Waning of the Vitality Fire

S/Sx
YOU GUI WAN
Dx: Kidney Yang Xu with Waning of the Vitality Fire

S/Sx
exhaustion from long-term illness,
aversion to cold, cold hands and feet, aching low back and low limbs
edema, loose stools, incontinence
impotence, infertility, spermatorrhea
YOU GUI WAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Kidney Yang Xu with Waning of Vitality Fire

C: fu zi, rou gui, lu jiao jiao
Kidney Yin and Yang Xu with Fire Flaring d/t Deficiency

S/Sx
ER XIAN TANG
Kidney Yin and Yang Xu with Fire Flaring d/t Deficiency

S/Sx
Menopausal s/x: irritability, hot flashes, sweating, insomnia, amenorrhea, HTN, palpitations, freq. urination, nervousness, lassitude, depression, fatigue
ER XIAN TANG

Dx:
C:
Dx: Kidney Yin & Yang Xu with Fire from Deficiency

C: xian mao
yin yang huo (xian ling pi)
Internal Dryness of Lungs d/t Lung and Kidney Yin Xu

S/Sx
BAI HE GU JIN TANG
Internal Dryness of Lungs d/t Lung and Kidney Yin Xu

S/Sx
cough w/ blood-streaked sputum
wheeze
dry, sore throat, hot palms & soles, night sweats
T: red, little coat
P: thin, rapid
BAI HE GU JIN TANG

Dx
C
Dx: Internal Dryness of Lungs d/t Lung and Kidney Yin Xu

C:
bai he
sheng di huang
shu di huang
Kidney Deficiency -> Wheezing and Spermatorrhea
DU QI WAN
DU QI WAN

Dx:
C:
Dx: Kidney Deficiency -> Wheezing and Spermatorrhea

C: shu di/sheng di

LWDHW + wu wei zi
/ 235
Term:
Definition:
Definition:

Leave a Comment ({[ getComments().length ]})

Comments ({[ getComments().length ]})

{[comment.username]}

{[ comment.comment ]}

View All {[ getComments().length ]} Comments
Ask a homework question - tutors are online