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Broadbent Herb Review-Midterm-the 1 & 2 rated formulas only

Formula NameCategoryIndicationsIngredients if required
Ge Gen Tang W-C W-C excess with stiff neck and/or diarrhea Gui Zhi Tang plus Ge Gen and Ma Huang
Jing Fang Bai Du San W-C W-C-D w/ general body aches
Ren Shen Bai Du San W-C W-C-D with qi xu
Cong Chi Tang W-C early stage Cong Bai, Dan Dou Chi
Xiao Qing Long Tang W-C cough and wheeze with copious sputum, chest oppression, difficulty lying down
Da Qing Long Tang W-C with interior heat, thrist, irritability, fever
Jiu Wei Qiang Huo Tang W-C W-C-D with int. heat and body aches
Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San W-C with H/A
Cang Er Zi San W-H sinusitis-white or yellow
Sang Ju Yin W-H COUGH, fever>chills, congest, H/A, sl. sore throat
Yin Qiao San W-H SORE THROAT, maybe mild cough
Chai Ge Jie Ji Tang W-H TaiYang going to ShaoYang or YangMing, dry mouth, Increase in fever, decrease in chills
Sheng Ma Ge Gen Tang W-H W-H with rashes, early stage measles
Fang Feng Tng Shen San Rel. Ext excess heat in int. and ext., thirst, constipation, dizzy, strong fever and chills, clears by stool, urine and sweat
Ge Gen Huang Qin Huang Lian Tang Rel. Ext Dysenteric disorders, burning anus, diarrhea, foul smell, irritable
Bai Hu Tang Clear heat from Qi level Yang Ming Jing-4 bigs. H/A, toothache, bleeding gums Shi Gao, Zhi Mu, Geng Mi, Zhi Gan Cao
Zhu Ye Shi Gao Tang Clear heat from Qi level qi level recovery-lingering fever, nausea, irritable, thirst, cough, RT with little coat, xu, rapid P
Zhi Zi Dou Chi Tang Clear heat from Qi level irritability from residual excess heat-lingering fever, nausea, restless, sl rapid P, sl Y T
Qing Ying Tang Clear heat from Ying level ying-level heat-high fever, worse at night, severe restlessness, scarlet dry T, thin, rapid P purpura
Xi Jiao Di Huang Tang Clear heat from Xue level fever, bleeding, thirst, maybe not drinking, scarlet T prickles, thin, rapid P. maybe delirium or LOC Xi Jiao, Sheng Di, Chi Shao, Mu Dan Pi
Qing Wen Bai Du Yin Clear heat and resolve toxicity strong fever, thirst, dry heaves, severe H/A, irritable, delirium, rashes, purpura, nosebleed, dark R T, P-rapid, submerged, thin or large & floating
Pu Ji Xiao Du Yin Clear heat and resolve toxicity fever>chills, redness, swelling or burning pn in head, sore throat, thirst, RT, Y or W coat. P-rapid, floating, forceful
Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin Clear heat and resolve toxicity mature carbuncles-"all types" of sores, maybe deep rooted and hard, localized erythema, swelling, heat, pn, fever, chills, RT w/ Y coat, P-rapid
Huang Lian Jie Du Tang Clear heat and resolve toxicity fire poison in 3 jiaos-high fever, irritable, thirst, dark urine, RT w/ Y coat, rapid, forceful P. Also bleeding from excessheat, sores, dysentary, jaundice
Xie Xin Tang Clear heat and resolve toxicity H & ST fire-fever,irritable, flushed face, red eyes, dark urine, constipation, greasy Y T. Maybe also mouth ulcers, bleeding, abscesses
Dao Chi San Clear heat from organs Heat in the H transferring to SI-irritable, thirst, red face, dark, scanty urine, painful burning, maybe blood, R T, rapid P. Maybe also mouth sores, palps, insomnia
Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang Clear heat from organs L heat w/ wheeze-4 bigs, cough, nasal flaring, chest pn, thin Y or W T coat, rapid P
Xie Bai San Clear heat from organs L heat w/ Qi accum. causing wheeze-cough, fever, worse in afternoon, dry mouth, little dry sputum, thin, rapid P, RT w/ Y coat
Wei Jing Tang Clear heat from organs L abscess(phlegm-heat & blood yu in L) cough, foul smelling sputum, maybe blood, fever, chest pn, RT, greasy Y coat, slip, rapid P
Xie Huang San Clear heat from organs SP/ST smoldering fire-mouth ulcers(esp around lips) bad breath, thirst, hunger, dry mouth & lips, RT, rapid P
Qing Wei San Clear heat from organs ST fire or heat in yang ming ch-tootache, bleeding gums, swelling, fever, bad breath, dry mouth, RT w/ Y coat, slip, large, rapid P
Long Dan Xie Gan Tang Clear heat from organs LIV & GB fire, D-H in LIV ch-hypoch pn, HA, dizzy, red eyes, earache, irritable, anger, wiry, rapid P, maybe D-H sx in LJ-UTI, herpes
Yu Nu Jian Clear heat from organs ST fire and Yin xu w/ dryness-toothache, loose teeth, bleeding gums, frontal HA, irritable, fever, thirst, dry RT, Y coat, floating, slip, xu P
Xie Qing Wan Clear heat from organs Excess heat in LIV-no D-H. red eyes, irritable, dark urine, constipation, flood and wiry P, maybe tremors or convulsions
Zuo Jin Wan Clear heat from organs LIV burning the ST-hypoch. pn, gnawing hunger, focal dist. rebel ST Qi, bitt taste, dry mouth, RT w/ Y coat, wiry, rapid P
Bai Tou Weng Tang Clear heat from organs Dysenteric disorders from toxic heat in ST and Intestines-abd. pn, tenesmus, burning anus, diarrhea w/ blood>pus, thirst, RT w/ Y coat, wiry, rapid P
Qing Gu San Clear deficiency heat Steaming bone dis. from LIV/K Yin xu-tidal fever, chronic low grade fever, sensation of heat in bones, not warm to touch, irritable, insomnia, emaciation, fatigue, red lips, malar flush, night sweats, thirst. RT, little coat, thin, rapid P
Dang Gui Liu Huang Tang Clear deficiency heat Night sweats from Yin xu-tidal fever, night sweats, red face, dry mouth, irritable, R dry T, rapid, maybe thin P
Liu Yi San Clear deficiency heat Summerheat w/ damp or urine retention-fever, sweat, thirst, irritable, urine diff, diarrhea, nausea, yellow, greasy T, soggy rapid P
Qing Shu Yi Qi Tang Clear heat-Summerheat summerheat injuring Qi & fluids-fever, sweat, irritable, thirst, scanty urine, fatigue, SOB, rapid, xu P
Da Cheng Qi Tang Downward draining-cold-tx heat Yang ming fu-4 bigs, abd.fullness, hardness, constipation, Y or black RT, agitation Da Huang, Mang Xiao, Hou Po, Zhi Shi
Xiao Cheng Qi Tang Downward draining-cold-tx heat milder yang ming fu sx (4 bigs, abd.fullness/hard, constipation Da Huang, Hou Po, Zhi Shi
Tiao Wei Cheng Qi Tang Downward draining-cold-tx heat yang ming fu with less abd. sx's-milder than other cheng qi tang's Da Huang, Mang Xiao, Gan Cao
Da Huang Mu Dan Tang Downward draining-cold-tx heat intestinal abscesses-LRQ abd. pn, maybe nausea, greasy Y T, slip. & rapid P
Wen Pi Tang Downward draining-warm-tx cold SP cold from xu w/ accum. of cold causing constipation-somewhat chronic with xu cold signs
Wu Ren Wan Downward draining-warm-tx cold chronic constip. and dryness, maybe elderly or following blood loss
Ma Zi Ren Wan Downward draining-warm-tx cold constip. w/ hard dry stools and freq. urine, chronic w/ difficulty, dry Y T, deep, rapid or float and chop P
Ji Chuan Jian Downward draining-moistening constip. from K yang xu-infrequent BM, loose or dry, weak and cold person, K xu sxs, esp. copious clr urine
Run Chang Wan Downward draining-moistening chronic constip. and dryness, more blood xu, maybe elderly, blood loss
Ping Wei San Expel damp: Dry damp & eliminate turbidity D-C in ST & SP-distention, loss of appetite, heavy limbs, loose stools, xu sxs
Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San Expel damp: Dry damp & eliminate turbidity W-C w/ damp and stag. in interior-fever, chills, HA, fullness in chest & epigas. nausea, diarrhea
Yin Chen Hao Tang Expel damp: Clr heat & eliminate damp Yang type jaundice Yin Chen Hao, Zhi Zi, Da Huang
San Ren Tang Expel damp: Clr heat & eliminate damp early damp warm febrile dz-HA, chills, fever, heaviness, generalized pn, stifling chest, no appetite or thirst W T, soggy P
Ba Zheng San Expel damp: Clr heat & eliminate damp Heat or Blood Lin sx-freq., urgent, burning urination; dark and maybe cloudy or blood tinged. RT w/ Y coat. slip, rapid P
Er Miao San Expel damp: Clr heat & eliminate damp DH in LJ-scanty, Y urine. greasy T Huang Bai, Cang Zhu
San Miao San Expel damp: Clr heat & eliminate damp DH in LJ w/ leg problems-er miao san plus legs Huang Bai, Cang Zhu, Niu Xi
Si Miao San Expel damp: Clr heat & eliminate damp DH in LJ w/ wei syndrome and swollen, painful feet-like san miao san with more leg pn and unsteadiness Huang Bai, Cang Zhu, Niu Xi, Yi Yi Ren
Wu Ling San Expel damp: Promote urination 1-tai yang fu, water accum.-ext. W-C with urine difficulty, vomit after drinking 2-SP xu-edema, urine diff., digestive sx 3-congested fluids in LJ-throbbing below umbilicus, vertigo, SOB, vomit
Zhu Ling Tang Expel damp: Promote urination Heat from febrile disease causes yin xu & congested fluids-urine diff., yin xu sxs, irritability, insomnia
Shao Yao Tang Expel Damp DH intestines causing blood and Qi xu-abd. pn, tenesmus, R & W diarrhea, burning anus
Zhen Wu Tang Expel damp and warms 1-K yang xu-abd. pn worse w/ cold, urine diff., H & K yang xu 2-Taiyang w/ yang xu causing fluid build up-ext sx with sweat, palps, dizzy, unsteady Fu Zi
Bei Xie Fen Qing Yin Expel damp and warms Goa Lin-cloudy urine
Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang Expel damp and eliminate wind Bi sx, lower body, LIV/K xu(mostly yang, but xue and yin too)-jt and back pn, better w/ warmth, primarily lower body w/ qi or yang xu
Juan Bi Tang Expel damp and eliminate wind WCD Bi sx-jt or back pn esp. up body, better w/ warmth, heavy limbs, thick W T, slow, slip, mod P
Er Chen Tang Trans phlegm & dry dampness D-phlegm cough from SP xu
Wen Dan Tang Trans phlegm & clear heat GB/ST disharmony or GB timidity-MJ phlegm, esp. nausea, plus trembling, palps, anxiety, dizzy. Indecision, maybe bitter taste
Qing Qi Hua Tan Wan Trans phlegm & clear heat PH-cough with Y sticky sputum, maybe "balls" of phlegm, RT YC, slip, rapid P
Bei Mu Gua Lou San Trans phlegm & moisten dryness dryness in L, injures fluids, causes phlegm-deep, white sputum, hard to expectorate, dry, sore throat, rapid, thin, strong P
Zhi Sou San Trans phlegm & extinguish wind wind attacking L (ext. treated, persisting cough)-more cough than sputum, maybe runny nose, itchy throat and other leftover wind invasion sxs
Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Tang Trans phlegm & extinguish wind W-phlegm-dizzy, HA, Stifling chest, nausea, sputum, W greasy T, wiry, slip P
Hai Zao Yu Hu Tang Trans phlegm & dissipate nodules Goiter
Xing Su San Moisten and disperse dryness cool dryness attacking the L-chills, HA, cough w/ watery sputum, stuffy nose, dry throat, dry WT, float or wiry P
Sang Xing Tang Moisten and disperse dryness warm dryness attacking the lungs-fever, HA, thirst, dry hacking cough, R T tip, float or wiry P
Qing Zao Jiu Fei Tang Moisten and disperse dryness warm dryness attacking the lungs-usually a couple of weeks, fever, thirst, dry onproductive hacking cough, maybe chest pn, dry T, maybe no coat, xu, big, rapid P
Bai Hu Gu Jin Tang Moisten Dryness, nourish yin internal dryness of L from L/K xu-stronger for tonifying yin, blood streaked sputum, fewer stop cough herbs
Mai Men Dong Tang Moisten Dryness, nourish yin L atrophy, St xu heat scorches L-maybe hunger with no appetite, cough, dry throat and mouth, dry T little coat, SOB, xu P
Yu Ye Tang Moisten Dryness, nourish yin wasting and thirsting-K yin xu & ST dryness
Zeng Ye Tang Moisten Dryness, nourish yin dry intestines(usually after febrile dis.) constipation, thirst, dry red tongue
Bu Fei E Jiao Tang Moisten Dryness, nourish yin L yin xu with vigorous heat-bloody sputum
Ma Huang Tang W-C chills>fever, NO sweat, wheeze, congestion, body aches, P:float, tight Ma Huang, Gui Zhi, Xing Ren, Zhi Gan Cao
Gui Zhi Tang W-C sweat without getting better, deficiency sx's Gui Zhi, Bai Shao, Sheng Jiang, Da Zao, Zhi Gan Cao
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