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Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang / Tonify the Middle and Augment the Qi Decoction (241) Formulas that Tonify the Qi Li Dong-Yuan (1180-1252): Pi Wei Lun - Discussion of the SP/ST huang qi, ren shen, bai zhu, zhi gan cao, dang gui, chen pi, sheng ma, chai hu Tonifies the qi of the middle burner and raises sunken yang. Deficiency of SP / ST qi leading to the sinking of the yang. Also for fever from qi deficiency and various patterns resulting from sinking of the MJ qi including prolapse, diarrhea, and bleeding disorders aversion to cold, intermittent fever, worse w exertion, spontaneous sweat, shiny pale complexion, impaired vision, tinnitus, SOB, lazy speech, thirst for warm drinks, watery stools, weak limbs, dizziness, tendency to curl up, pale tongue, thin white coat,
Sheng Mai San / Generate the Pulse Powder (245) Formulas that Tonify the Qi Li Ao (1247): Nei Wai Shang Bian Huo Lun - Clarifying Doubts about Injury from Internal and External Causes ren shen, mai men dong, wu wei zi Augments the qi, generates fluids, preserves the yin, and stops excessive sweating. Simultaneous LU qi and yin deficiency spontaneous sweat, dry mouth, shortness of breath, chronic cough, sparse sputum that is difficult to expectorate, pale red dry tongue, dry thin coat, deficient thin, or rapid pulse
Bu Fei Tang / Tonify the Lungs Decoction (246) Formulas that Tonify the Qi author unknown: Yong Lei Qian Fang - Everlasting Categorization of Seal Formulas ren shen, huang qi, shu di huang, wu wei zi, zi wan, sang bai pi Augments the qi and stabilizes the exterior. LU qi deficiency, specifically chronic cough due to LU qi deficiency occasional chills & fever, spontaneous sweat, shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, pale tongue, frail or deficient and large pulse
Ren Shen Ge Jie San / Ginseng & Gecko Powder (246) Formulas that Tonify the Qi Luo Tian-Yi (Yuan): Wei Sheng Bao Jian - Precious Mirror of Health ge jie, ren shen, fu ling, sang bai pi, xing ren, chuan bei mu, zhi mu, zhi gan cao Tonifies the qi, clears heat, transforms phlegm, stops coughing and arrests wheezing. LU and KD qi deficiency w phlegm-heat collecting internally, or LU qi xu w heat in the LU facial edema, chronic coughing and wheezing, coughing of pus and blood, thick yellow sputum, sensation of heat & irritability in the chest, gradual emaciation, purple tongue, thin, white or yellow greasy coat, floating, deficient pulse, esp at cun positio
Si Wu Tang / Four-Substance Decoction (248) Formulas that Tonify the Blood Government Pharmacopia (1078-85): Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang - Imperial Grace Formulary shu di huang, bai shao, dang gui, chuan xiong Tonifies the blood and regulates the LV. This is generalized blood deficiency and stagnation sporadic chills, sporadic fever, lusterless complexion, blurred vision, periumbilical & lower abdominal pain; hard abdominal masses w recurrent pain, generalized muscle tension, lusterless nails, irregular menses w little flow, amenorrhea, menorrhagia, re
Qin Lian Si Wu Tang / Four-Substance Decoction w Scutellaria & Coptis (250) Formulas that Tonify the Blood Shen Jin-Ao (1773): Za Bing Yuan Liu Xi Zhu - Wondrous Lantern for Peering into the Origin & Development of Miscellaneous Diseases huang qin, huang lian, mai men dong, chuan xiong, dang gui, bai shao, sheng di huang Tonifies the blood and drains heat. Concurrent blood deficiency and excessive heat tidal fever, greenish hue to the complexion, blurred vision, short menstrual cycle w purple blood and heavy flow, or red sticky vaginal discharge, irritability, palpitations, dizziness, insomnia
San Huang Si Wu Tang / Three-Yellow & Four-Substance Decoction (249) Formulas that Tonify the Blood Wu Qian (1742 CE): Yi Zong Jin Jian - Golden Mirror of the Medical Tradition shu di huang, bai shao, dang gui, chuan xiong, huang lian, huang qin, da huang Tonifies the blood, regulates the LV and clears heat. Blood deficiency w excessive heat lusterless complexion, blurred vision, premenstrual nosebleed, periumbilical & lower abdominal pain, premenstrual vomiting, generalized muscle tension, lusterless nails, irregular menses w little flow, amenorrhea, dizziness, pale tongue, thin wiry or thin
Tao Hong Si Wu Tang / Four-Substance Decoction w Safflower & Peach Pit (250) Formulas that Tonify the Blood Wu Qian (1742 CE): Yi Zong Jin Jian - Golden Mirror of the Medical Tradition chuan xiong, dang gui, chao bai shao, shu di huang, tao ren, hong hua Tonifies & invigorates blood and regulates menstruation. Concurrent blood deficiency and blood stasis; Also used when menstruation is accompanied by abdominal pain and distention due to the same mechanism. possible abdominal pain & distention, shortened menstrual cycle w copious bleeding of dark-purple sticky blood, with or without clots
Bu Gan Tang / Tonify the LV Decoction (250) Formulas that Tonify the Blood Wu Qian (1742 CE): Yi Zong Jin Jian - Golden Mirror of the Medical Tradition dang gui, chuan xiong, bai shao, shu di huang, suan zao ren, mu gua, zhi gan cao Tonifies & regulates the blood; nourishes the LV yin. LV blood and yin deficiency HA, malar flush, dry eyes, photophobia, blurry vision, tinnitus, numbness and muscle twitches, irritability, dizziness, bad temper, red, dry tongue, wiry, thin, rapid pulse
Ai Fu Nuan Gong Wan / Mugwort & Cyperus Pill for Warming the Womb (250) Formulas that Tonify the Blood Yang Tu-Ying (1264): Ren Zhai Zhi Zhi - Straight Directions of Benevolent Aid xiang fu, ai ye, dang gui, huang qi, wu zhu yu, chuan xiong, bai shao, shu di huang, rou gui, xu duan, vinegar Warms and comforts the womb, tonifies blood & calms the fetus. For cold painful abdomen during 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy cold painful sensation in the lower abdomen, abdominal distention, during 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy, pale tongue, white coat
Dan Gui Shao Yao San / Tangkuei & Peony Powder (251) Formulas that Tonify the Blood Zhang Zhong-Jing (150-219): Jin Gui Yao Lue - Essential Prescriptions from the Golden Coffer dang gui, shao yao, fu ling, bai zhu, ze xie, chuan xiong Nourishes LV blood, spreads LV qi, strengthens the SP, and resolves dampness. LV and SP disharmony characterized by both blood stasis and qi stagnation due to dampness. For various gynecological problems due to deficiency that involve blood stasis and water buildup including infertility, edema, pain or bleeding during pregnancy, and continuous cramping pain in the abdomen that is not severe, urinary difficulty, slight edema of lower limbs, this pattern occurs during pregnancy
Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang / Peony & Licorice Decoction (252) Formulas that Tonify the Blood Zhang Zhong-Jing (150-219): Shang Han Lun - On Cold Damage shao yao, zhi gan cao Softens the LV, moderates painful spasms, and alleviates pain. This is blood deficiency w an injury to the fluids, i.e., when the inappropriate use of sweating has injured the LV blood or yin. Useful for any type of pain in the calves w blood xu or injury to the fluids. Also for various pain syndromes associated w spas slight chills, possible abdominal pain, spasm of calf muscles, possibly cramps in the hands, irritability, no tongue coat
Dan Gui Sheng Jiang Yan Rou Tang / Mutton Stew w Tangkuei & Fresh Ginger (253) Formulas that Tonify the Blood Zhang Zhong-Jing (150-219): Jin Gui Yao Lue - Essential Prescriptions from the Golden Coffer dang gui, sheng jiang, yang rou Warms the interior, nourishes the blood, and alleviates pain. Interior deficiency pattern w cold blood; Also for dysmenorrhea, leukorrhea, lower back pain, and abdominal pain associated with cold from deficiency. post-partum abdominal pain, cold abdominal hernial pain, spasmodic pain in flanks, pain responds favorably to warmth & pressure, low back pain, dysmenorrhea, leukorrhea, submerged, wiry and forceless pulse
Dang Gui Bu Xue Tang / Tangkuei Decoction to Tonify the Blood (254) Formulas that Tonify the Qi & Blood Li Ao (1247): Nei Wai Shang Bian Huo Lun - Clarifying Doubts about Injury from Internal and External Causes huang qi, dang gui Tonifies the qi and generates the blood. This is a deficiency heat pattern from blood deficiency and floating yang. It is a consumptive fatigue (lao juan), a form of blood deficiency caused by injury to the source qi. possible fever, possible HA, red face, thirst for warm beverages, hot sensation in the muscles, non-healing yin-type ulcers, bleeding, irritability, pale tongue, flooding, large & deficient pulse, forceless when pressed hard
Gui Pi Tang / Restore the Spleen Decoction (255) Formulas that Tonify the Qi & Blood Yan Yong-He (1253): Ji Sheng Fang — Formulas to Aid the Living ren shen, huang qi, bai zhu, fu ling, suan zao ren, long yan rou, mu xiang, zhi gan cao, dang gui, zhi yuan zhi, sheng jiang, da zao Augments the qi, tonifies the blood, strengthens the SP and nourishes the HT. This is SP qi and HT blood deficiency. Excessive deliberation for a long period of time or obsessive behavior injures both the SP and HT and leads to this condition. Also for chronic bleeding syndromes. feverishness, pallid wan complexion, reduced appetite, chronic bleeding, early periods w copious pale blood or prolonged almost continuous periods with little flow, anxiety, palpitations w or without anxiety, withdrawal, forgetfulness, phobia, insomnia, d
Zhi Gan Cao Tang / Honey-Fried Licorice Decoction (257) Formulas that Tonify the Qi & Blood Zhang Zhong-Jing (150-219): Shang Han Lun - On Cold Damage zhi gan cao, ren shen, gui zhi, sheng di huang, mai men dong, e jiao, huo ma ren, sheng jiang, da zao, rice wine Augments the qi, nourishes the blood, enriches the yin, and restores the pulse. The focus is on tonifying deficiency while addressing elements of stagnation due to cold and dryness. This is consumptive conditions w qi and blood deficiency. This is the principal formula for irregular pulses. Also for LU atrophy. dry mouth, dry throat, SOB, constipation, irritability, palpitations w anxiety, emaciation, insomnia, pale, shiny tongue, irregular, or thin faint and forceless pulse, possibly slow
Ba Zhen Tang / Eight-Treasure Decoction (259) Formulas that Tonify the Qi & Blood Bi Li-Zhai (1529): Zheng Ti Lei Yao — Catalogued Essentials for Correcting the Body ren shen, bai zhu, fu ling, zhi gan cao, shu di huang, bai shao, dang gui, cuan xiong, sheng jiang, da zao Tonifies and augments the qi and blood. This is concurrent deficiency of the qi and blood which is most often due to imbalances caused by chronic disease or excessive loss of blood. possible chills & fever, light headedness, pallid or sallow complexion, SOB, laconic speech, reduced appetite, easily fatigued extremities, possible non-healing abscesses, possible continuous spotting from uterine bleeding, palpitations w anxiety that may
Ren Shen Yang Ying Tang / Ginseng Decoction to Nourish the Nutritive Qi (260) Formulas that Tonify the Qi & Blood Government Pharmacopia (1078-85): Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang - Imperial Grace Formulary ren shen, bai zhu, fu ling, zhi gan cao, shu di huang, bai shao, dang gui, chuan xiong, rou gui, huang qi, sheng jiang, da zao Augments the Qi, tonifies the blood, nourishes the HT, and calms the spirit. consumptive disorders, feverishness, dry mouth, dry throat, dyspnea on exertion, reduced appetite, chronic nonhealing sores, dry skin, fatigue, palpitations, weight loss, forgetfulness
Shi Quan Da Bu Tang / All-Inclusive Great Tonifying Decoction (260) Formulas that Tonify the Qi & Blood Government Pharmacopia (1078-85): Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang - Imperial Grace Formulary he shou wu, ren shen, dang gui, chen pi, wei jiang Warms and tonifies the qi and blood Qi and blood deficiency w a predominance of deficient qi tending toward cold spontaneous or night sweats, wan complexion, coughing, reduced appetite, weakness of lower limbs, cold extremities, possible sores that refuse to heal, possible continuous spotting from uterine bleeding, spermatorrhea, fatigue, palpitations, dizziness, li
He Ren Yin / Fleeceflower Root & Ginseng Drink (261) Formulas that Tonify the Qi & Blood Zhang Jing-Yue (early 17th cent, CE): Jing Yue Quan Shu - Collected Treatises of [Zhang] Jing-Yue bai shao, dang gui, chen pi, huang qi, rou gui, ren shen, bai zhu, zhi gan cao, shu di huang, wu wei zi, fu ling, yuan zhi, sheng jian, da zao Tonifies the blood and qi and treats deficiency-type malarial disorders without further depleting the patient. Malarial disorders w blood and qi deficiency. Malarial disorders are most closely associated with the GB, which influences the LV blood and over time have an adverse influence on SP/ST (affecting qi). intermittent chills and fever, made worse on slight exertion, chronic unremitting malarial disorders, wan complexion, emaciation, pale tongue, large, deficient, moderate pulse
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan / Six-Ingredient Pill w Rehmannia (263) Formulas that Tonify Yin Qian Yi (1119): Xiao Er Yao Zheng Zhi Jue — Craft of Medicinal Treatment for Childhood Diseases shu di huang, ze xie, shan zhu yu, mu dan pi, shan yao, fu ling, honey Enriches the yin and nourishes the KD The classic presentation of KD and LV yin deficiency. This is the representative formula from this group; it is balanced between enriching the yin and treating fire form deficiency. night sweats, light-headedness, tinnitus, diminished hearing, toothache, chronic dry sore throat, soreness and weakness in the lower back, wasting & thirsting disorder, hot palms & soles, spontaneous & nocturnal emissions, vertigo, red tongue, little coat
Qi Ju Di Huang Wan / Lycium Fruit, Chrysanthemum & Rehmannia Pill (264) Formulas that Tonify Yin Dong Xi-Yuan (1777): Yi Ji Bao Jian — Precious Mirror for Advancement of Medicine shu di huang, shan zhu yu, shan yao, mu dan pi, ze xie, fu ling, gou qi zi, bai ju hua all conditions of KD and LV yin deficiency in which LV deficiency is the predominant aspect dry eyes w diminished vision, photophobia, painful eyes, tearing
Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan / Anemarrhena, Phellodendron & Rehmannia Pill (265) Formulas that Tonify Yin Qin Jing-Ming (1702): Zheng Yin Mai Zhi - Pattern, Cause, Pulse and Treatment shu di huang, shan zhu yu, shan yao, mu dan pi, ze xie, fu ling, zhi mu, huang bai Yin deficiency w vigorous fire, consumptive heat, or steaming bone disorder night sweats, dry mouth and tongue, urinary difficulty, lower back pain from damp-heat in LJ, large in chi position
Dang Gui Di Huang Yin / Tangkuei & Rehmannia Decoction (265) Formulas that Tonify Yin Zhang Jing-Yue (early 17th cent, CE): Jing Yue Quan Shu - Collected Treatises of [Zhang] Jing-Yue dang gui, shu di huang, shan yao, du zhong, niu xi, shan zhu yu, zhi gan cao Enriches the KD and LV yin, nourishes the blood, and regulates the menstrual cycle KD and LV yin deficiency in women light-headedness, tinnitus, pain and weakness in the lower back and legs, foot and heel pain, reduced menstrual flow, pale, dry tongue, submerged, thin pulse
Ming Mu Di Huang Wan / Improve Vision Pill w Rehmannia (265) Formulas that Tonify Yin Fu Ren-Yu (1644): Shen Shi Yao Han — Scrutiny of the Priceless Jade Case shu di huang, sheng di huang, shan yao, ze xie, shan zhu yu, mu dan pi, chai hu, fu shen, dang gui, wu wei zi, honey Nourishes the LV, enriches the KD and improves the vision. for diminishing vision due to LV & KD deficiency
Zuo Gui Yin / Restore the Left [Kidney] Decoction (266) Formulas that Tonify Yin Zhang Jing-Yue (early 17th cent, CE): Jing Yue Quan Shu - Collected Treatises of [Zhang] Jing-Yue shu di huang, shan yao, gou qi zi, fu ling, shan zhu yu, zhi gan cao Nourishes the yin and enriches the KDs Injury to the true yin of the KDs such that the essence and marrow will be depleted night sweats, dry mouth, dry throat, thirst w desire to drink, lower back soreness, spontaneous emissions, peeled shiny tongue, thin , rapid pulse
Zuo Gui Wan / Restore the Left [Kidney] Pill (267) Formulas that Tonify Yin Zhang Jing-Yue (early 17th cent, CE): Jing Yue Quan Shu - Collected Treatises of [Zhang] Jing-Yue shu di huang, shan yao, gou qi zi, shan zhu u, chuan niu xi, tu si zi, lu jiao jiao, gui jiao, honey Nourishes the yin, tonifies the KD, supplements the essence, and benefits the marrow. Focuses on treating deficiency and therefore for patients w no signs of fire. KD yin deficiency w damage to the essence and marrow. This is a stronger version of the principal formula and is used in more severe cases. spontaneous & night sweats, light-headedness, tinnitus, dry mouth, dry throat, thirst, soreness and weakness in the lower back and legs, spontaneous and nocturnal emissions, vertigo, red tongue, shiny, thin, rapid pulse
Da Bu Yin Wan / Great Tonify the Yin Pill (267) Formulas that Tonify Yin Zhu Dan-Xi (1280-1358): Dan Xi Xin Fa - Teachings of [Zhu] Dan-Xi shu di huang, su jiu gui ban, chao huang bai, jui chao zhi mu, pigs vertebrae & honey Enriches the yin and causes fire to descend. Focus is more on causing the fire from deficiency to descend and less on tonifying. Upward-rising of fire due to LV and KD deficiency, or yin deficiency and flourishing fire. afternoon tidal fever, night sweats, maybe cough of blood, maybe constant hunger, steaming bone disorder, sensation of heat/pain in the knees & legs, sometimes accompanied by weakness, spontaneous emissions, irritability, red tongue, little coat, forceful
Hu Qian Wan / Hidden Tiger Pill (268) Formulas that Tonify Yin Zhu Dan-Xi (1280-1358): Dan Xi Xin Fa - Teachings of [Zhu] Dan-Xi jiu chao huang bai, jiu chao zhi mu, shu di huang, su zhi gui ban, bai shao, hu gu, suo yang, gan jiang, chen pi, wine or honey Enriches the yin, causes fire to descend, and strengthens the sinews and bones. Atrophy disorder due to LV and KD deficiency. tinnitus, urinary incontinence, weakness of the lower back and knees, deterioration of the sinews and bones with general reduction in function, wasting of the muscles of the legs and feet, difficulty in walking, spontaneous emissions, dizziness, red tongu
Da Zao Wan / Great Creation Pill (270) Formulas that Tonify Yin Wu Min (1530): Fu Shou Jing Fang - Exquisite Formulas for Fostering Longevity zi he che, su jiu gui ban, huang bai, du zhong, niu xi, mai men dong, tian men dong, sheng di huang, ren shen, honey Tonifies the KDs, enriches the yin, drains heat and anchors the yang. KD and LU yin deficiency manifesting as simultaneous appearance of cough and steaming bone disorder (the root of this disorder is in the KD and the manifestations are in the LU). tidal fever, night sweats, tinnitus, dry mouth, parched throat, cough, sticky sputum that is difficult to expectorate, steaming bone disorder, heat in the five centers , dizziness, emaciation
Yi Guan Jian / Linking Decoction (271) Formulas that Tonify Yin Wei Zhi-Xiu (1770): Xu Ming Yi Lei An — Continuation of Famous Physicians' Cases Organized by Categories sheng di huang, gou qi zi, sha shen, mai men dong, dang gui, chuan lian zi Enriches the yin and spreads the LV qi. yin deficiency of the LV and KD w concurrent qi stagnation. The yin deficiency might be caused by fire from constraint, or it may be an independent, but concurrent condition. dry parched mouth, dry parched throat, hypochondriac & chest pain, epigastric and abdominal distention, acid regurgitation, red , dry tongue, thin frail / deficient wiry
Zhu Jing Wan / Preserve Vistas Pill (272) Formulas that Tonify Yin Wang Ken-Tang (1602): Zheng Zhi Zhun Sheng - Standards of Patterns and Treatments tu si zi, shu di huang, che qian zi, honey (plus soup made from fu ling and shi chang pu) Tonifies and nourishes the LV and KD, enriches the yin, and improves the vision. The focus is on tonifying the KD below and draining pathogenic water from above. diminished vision due to LV and KD deficiency, w some dampness caused by a reduction in fluid metabolism. diminished visual acuity, blurry vision worse w exertion, soreness and weakness of the lower back and legs, thin frail pulse
Qi Bao Mei Ran Dan / Seven-Treasure Special Pill for Beautiful Whiskers (273) Formulas that Tonify Yin Wang Ang (1682): Yi Fang Ji Jie — Analytic Collection of Medical Formulas he shou wu (in hei zhi ma), fu ling, niu xi, dang gui, gou qi zi, tu si zi, bu gu zhi (in hei zhi ma), honey Enriches the KD yin and nourishes the LV blood. Used to prevent and treat disorders associated w aging. Deficiency of LV blood and KD yin leading to grey hair and hair loss. premature graying or loss of hair, loose teeth, soreness and weakness of the lower back and knees, spontaneous and nocturnal emissions
Er Zhi Wan / Two-Ultimate Pill (274) Formulas that Tonify Yin Wang Ang (1682): Yi Fang Ji Jie — Analytic Collection of Medical Formulas niu zhen zi, han lian cao Tonifies and benefits the LV and KD. A condition which is due to deficiency of the LV and KD yin. This is also used for chronic bleeding problems. premature graying or loss of hair, blurry vision, dry parched mouth, dry parched throat, weakness and soreness of the lower back and knees, weakness and atrophy of the lower extremities, spontaneous emissions, dizziness, insomnia and dream disturbed sleep
Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan / Kidney Qi Pill from the Golden Cabinet (275) Formulas that Tonify Yang Zhang Zhong-Jing (150-219): Shang Han Lun - On Cold Damage & Jin Gui Yao Lue - Essentials from the Golden Cabinet sheng di huang, shan zhu yu, shan yao, fu I, gui zhi, ze xie, fu ling, mu dan pi, honey (can replace rou gui for gui zhi, and shu di for sheng di) Warms and tonifies the KD yang. this is the classic presentation of KD yang deficiency w insufficient fire at the gate of vitality. breathes most comfortably leaning against something, tenseness in the lower abdomen, urinary difficulty w edema or excessive urination, sometimes to the point of incontinence, low back pain, cold sensation in the lower half of the body, weakness of the lo
You Gui Wan / Restore the Right [Kidney] Pill (278) Formulas that Tonify Yang Zhang Jing-Yue (early 17th cent, CE): Jing Yue Quan Shu - Collected Treatises of Jing-Yue fu zi, rou gui, lu jiao jiao, shu di huang, shan zhu yu, shan yao, gou qi zi, tu si zi, du zhong, dang gui, honey Warms and tonifies the KD yang, replenishes the essence, and tonifies the blood. Focus is on tonifying and is therefore not for patients w damp & turbidity. KD yang deficiency w waning of the fire at the gate of vitality. aversion to cold, incontinence, loose stools (sometimes w undigested food particles), aching and weakness of the lower back and knees, coolness of extremities, edema of the lower extremities, impotence, spermatorrhea, infertility, exhaustion from long-ter
You Gui Yin / Restore the Right [Kidney] Decoction (280) Formulas that Tonify Yang Zhang Jing-Yue (early 17th cent, CE): Jing Yue Quan Shu - Collected Treatises of Jing-Yue shu di huang, shan yao, shan zhu yu, gou qi zi, zhi gan cao, du zhong, rou gui, fu zi Warms the KD and replenishes the essence. This formula is slightly weaker than the principal formula. KD yang deficiency. Also for patterns of true cold and false heat in which the preponderance of yin causes a separation of the yang which floats to the exterior. abdominal pain, sore lower back, cold extremities, feebleness and exhaustion, thin pulse
Tu Si Zi Wan / Cuscuta Seed Pill (280) Formulas that Tonify Yang Yan Yong-He (1253): Ji Sheng Fang — Formulas to Aid the Living tu si zi, lu long, rou cong rong, shan yao, fu zi, wu yao, wu wei zi, sang piao xiao, yi zhi ren, duan mu li, ji nei jin, wine Warms the KD and prevents abnormal leakage. Focus is on constraining leakage. KD qi deficiency with an inability to grasp the essence. aversion to cold, frequent scanty urination w continuous dripping, frail physique, low back pain, weakness of the lower extremities, exhaustion, dizziness, submerged, thin pulse, especially frail at the proximal position
Zan Yu Dan / Special Pill to Aid Fertility (281) Formulas that Tonify Yang Zhang Jing-Yue (early 17th cent, CE): Jing Yue Quan Shu - Collected Treatises of Jing-Yue fu zi, rou gui, rou cong rong, ba ji tian, yin yang huo, she chuang zi, jiu zi, xian mao, shan zhu yu, du zhong, shu di huang, dang gui, gou qi zi, bai zhu, honey Warms and tonifies the lower base (KD). Focus is on tonifying and warming the KDs to promote fertility. impotence and infertility due to waning of the fire at the gate of vitality, with cold & deficiency of the essential qi. Clinical experience has shown that these problems typically involve not only debilitation of the source yang, but also deficiency of pale shiny complexion, aching and weakness of the lower back, impotence or infertility, listlessness and dispiritedness, submerged, thin pulse
Er Xian Tang / Two-Immortal Decoction (282) Formulas that Tonify Yang Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (1975): Fang Ji Xue - Traditional Chinese Medical Formulas xian mao, yin yang huo, ba ji tian, huang bai, zhi mu, dang gui Warms the KD yang, tonifies the KD essence, drains fire from the KD and regulates the penetrating and conception vessels. KD yin and yang deficiency accompanied by a flaring-up of fire from deficiency. This is a complicated pattern of disharmony which can present w rather complex patterns of symptoms, such as those seen in menopause. hot flushes, sweating, urinary frequency, hypertension, symptoms of menopause: menstrual disturbance such as amenorrhea, fatigue, nervousness, irritability, palpitations, lassitude, depression, insomnia
Si Jun Zi Tang / Four-Gentleman Decoction (236) Formulas that Tonify the Qi Government Pharmacopia (1078-85): Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang - Imperial Grace Formulary ren shen, bai zhu, fu ling, zhi gan cao Tonifies the qi and strengthens the SP. This is an harmonious and moderate formula for tonifying the SP. the classic presentation of deficient SP qi, usually caused by improper eating habits, excessive deliberation, or overwork pallid complexion, low soft voice, reduced appetite, loose stools, weakness in limbs, pale tongue, frail or thin pulse
Yi Gong San / Extraordinary Merit Powder (238) Formulas that Tonify the Qi Qian Yi (1119): Xiao Er Yao Zheng Zhi Jue — Craft of Medicinal Treatment for Childhood Diseases ren shen, bai zhu, fu ling, zhi gan cao, chen pi Strengthens the SP, augments the qi, and harmonizes the ST. SP deficiency stifling sensation in the chest & epigastrium, irregular appetite, sometimes nausea and vomiting
Liu Jun Zi Tang / Six-Gentleman Decoction (238) Formulas that Tonify the Qi Bi Li-Zhai (16th Cent): Jiao zhu fu ren liang fang — Revised Fine Formulas for Women ren shen, bai zhu, fu ling, zhi gan cao, chen pi, ban xia Strengthens the SP, transforms phlegm, and stops vomiting. Concurrent SP qi deficiency and phlegm. frequent coughing, copious thin and white sputum, focal distention and a stifling sensation in the chest and epigastrium, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting
Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Tang / Six-Gentleman Decoction w Aucklandia & Amomum (238) Formulas that Tonify the Qi Zhang Lu-Xuan (1695):Zhang Shi Yi Tong - Comprehensive Medicine According to Master Zhang ren shen, bai zhu, fu ling, zhi gan cao, chen pi, ban xia, sha ren, mu xiang Strengthens the SP, harmonizes the ST, regulates the qi and alleviates pain. SP and ST qi deficiency w damp-cold stagnating in the middle burner. abdominal distention or pain, reduced appetite w full feeling after eating little, belching, and sometimes vomiting, sometimes diarrhea
Shen Ling Bai Zhu San / Ginseng, Poria & Atractylodes Macrocephala Powder (239) Formulas that Tonify the Qi Government Pharmacopia (1078-85): Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang - Imperial Grace Formulary ren shen, bai zhu, fu ling, zhi gan cao, shan yao, bai bian dou, lian zi, yi yi ren, sha ren, jie geng Augments the qi, strengthens the SP, leaches out dampness, and stops diarrhea. SP qi deficiency leading to internally-generated dampness. Also for chronic cough w copious sputum due to LU & SP qi deficiency pallid complexion, distention and a stifling sensation in the chest and epigastrium, reduced appetite, may also be vomiting, loose stools or diarrhea, weakness of the extremities, weight loss, pale tongue, white coat, thin or deficient, moderate pulse
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