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California State Board Herbal Formulas

FormulaDiagnosisIndicationsIngredients
Ma Huang Tang Exterior Excess Cold Chills, Fever, no Sweat, aversion to cold, cough/wheeze, asthma, back/head/body aches, T:twc, P: Floating, Tight MaHuang, GuiZhi, XingRen, ZhiGanCao
Gui Zhi Tang Exterior Cold From Deficiency (attack by wind) Sweating, aversion to wind, chills and fever (low), head/body aches, body weakness, belching, dry heaves,NO thirst, stiff neck, nasal congestion, easy to catch cold, T:thin, white & moist, P:Floating & either moderate or frail GuiZhi, ShaoYao, +3amigos
Ge Gen Tang Externally Contracted Wind-Cold at the Tai Yang Level Chills & Fever (mild/med), aversion to Cold, with stiff and rigid neck and upper back, Headache, Severe Backache, joint pain, no sweiting (no Qi Def.), acute witery diarrhea? T:twc, P:Floating, Tight GeGen, ShaoYao, MaHuang, GuiZhi, +3amigos
Sang Ju Yin Early, Superficial Stage of a Warm Pathogen Disease w/ Cough Slight Chills, low-grade fever, light cough, slight thirst, T:twc, P:Floating, Rapid SangYe, JuHua, BoHe, JieGeng, XingRen, LianQiao, LuGen
Yin Qiao San Wei/Protective Level Warm Febrile Disease Middle-High Fever w/sweat or incomplete sweat, chills, thirst, cough, sore throat, bodyache, T:TWC or TYC, P:Floating, Rapid JinYinHua, LianQiao, DanDouChi, JieGeng, JingJie, NiuBangZi,BoHe, DanZhuYe, LuGen, GanCao
Chai Ge Jie Ji Tang Unresolved Exterior Wing-Cold --> Transforming into Heat or Simultaneous TaiYang & YangMing Disorder Increasing fever & descending chills, Headaches, No sweats, stiffness of neck & extremities, bodyache, dry nose & eyes, insomnia, irritability,P:Floating, Slightly Flooding ChaiHu, GeGen, QiangHuo, BaiZhi, HuangQin, ShiGao, JieGeng, BaiShao, +3amigos
Ren Shen Bai Du San External Wind-Cold-Damp with Interior Deficiency High Fever, Severe Chills w/shivering, No sweating, bodyache, Pain/stiffness of the head/neck, focal distention, fullness in chest, heavy head, obstruction/mucus in nose, cough w/phlegm, bloating, T:greasy & white, P:Floating,Soggy QiangHuo, DuHuo, RenShen, FuLing, ChuanXiaong, ChaiHu, QianHu, JieGeng,ZhiKe, ShengJiang, BoHe, GanCao
Bai Hu Tang Blazing Heat in the Yangming Channel 4 Bigs, big sweat, big thirst, big pulse, dry mouth, red face, Headache, irritability, dislike of warmth, T:red w/dry, yellow coating, P:flooding, forceful/slippery, rapid ShiGao, ZhiMu, GengMi, ZhiGanCao
Huang Lian Jie Du Tang Severe Obstruction of the 3 Burners by Fire Toxin High Fever, irritability, incoherent speech, insomnia, dry throat/mouth, thirst, delirium, bruising, pimples, boils, nosebleed, disturbed Shen, dysentery, jaundice, tonsillitis, poison oak, sinus infect, canker sores, T:red/yellow coat, P:Rapid, Forceful HuangLian, HuangQin, HuangBai, ZhiZi
Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang Heat Lodged in the Lungs Chills, Fever(high, unrelieved), cough/wheezing, sweating or not, flaring nose, heavy breathing, asthma, thirsty, prefers cold drinks, T:yellow coat, P:Slippery, Rapid Ma Huang, Shi Gao, Xing Ren, Zhi Gan Cao
Long Dan Xie Gan Tang Heat Excess in the Liver and/or Gallbladder Channels Red Eyes, Headache, bitter taste, hypochondriac or intercostal pain, deafness/tinnitus, ear infection, discharge from eyes, breast lumps, shingles, herpes, leukorrhea, UTI, swollen itchy vulva/genitals, T:Red/yellow coat, P:Wiry, Rapid & Forceful LongDanCao, HuangQin, ZhiZi, MuTong, CheQianZi, ZeXie, ShengDiHuang, DangGui, ChaiHu, GanCao
Qing Hao Bie Jia Tang Heat Lurking in the Yin Aspects of the Body Fever at Night, cool down in the morning, no sweating, low grade fever or tidal fever, no loss of appetite, T:Red/little coating, P:Fine, Rapid BieJia, QingHao, ZhiMu, ShengDiHuang, MuDanPi
Da Cheng Qi Tang Yang Ming Organ Disorder w/ Dessicated Stool in the Intestines 1.Severe Constipation/abdominal pain; 2.Diarrhea and dry hard stools; 3. Mania/Acute Syndrome, Heat Stagnation, T:Dry, Yellow, Black w/prickles, P:Submerged, Excessive DaHuang, MangXiao, HouPo, ZhiShi
Xiao Cheng Qi Tang Relatively Mild Yang Ming Organ Disorder Dysentery like diarrhea, Tidal Fever, Dilirium, Constipation, Abdominal Distention, Tenesmus, Fullness in Chest/Epigastric, Sweating Hands/Feet, T:Dirty & Dry Yellow, P:Slippery, Rapid DaHuang, HouPo, ShiZhi
Tao He Cheng Qi Tang Abdominal Pain d/t Blood Stagnation and Heat in the Lower Jiao NORMAL URINE; Abd. Px, Irritability, Inguinal Px, Hypogastric tension and hardness, delirium, fever(night), thirst,Constipation, No/Painful Menses, TaiYang Syndrome: Common Cold, T:Purple/thin&yellow, P:Submerged, Full & Choppy TaoRen, DaHuang, GuiZhi, MangXiao, ZhiGanCao
Xiao Chai Hu Tang ShaoYang Syndrome (Half Interior, Half Exterior) Alternating Chills/Fever, Bitter Mouth, Dry/Sore Throat, Blurred Vision, Chest/Hypochondriac Fullness, No Appetite, Moody, Irritable, Nausea, Dizziness, Thirst, Half Body Cold, Half Body Hot, T:TWC, P:Wiry ChaiHu, HuangQin, ZhiBanXia, RenShen, +3amigos
Si Ni San Cold Extremities d/t Yang Qi, LV Qi Blocking MJ (LV,SP,ST disharmony) Cold Fingers/Toes (Warm Body/Chest), Sometimes irritable, Palpitation, Chest/Epigastric Fullness, Vomiting & Diarrhea, Abd. Px at Navel area w/tenesmus Fever, Bitter Taste, (plum pit?), T:Red/yellow coat, P:Wiry ChaiHu, ZhiShi, BaiShao, ZhiGanCao
Xiao Yao San Liver Qi Stagnation with Blood Deficiency Acute/Chronic Gastritis, Enteritis, Indigestion, irritation, Hypochondriac Px/Fullness, Dizziness, Headache, Low appetite,Alt. Chills/Fever, Irreg. Menses, Tender Breasts, Fatigue, Dry Mouth/Throat, Blurred Vision, T:Pale Red, P:Wiry, Deficient ChaiHu, DangGui, BAiShao, BaiZhu, FuLing, ZhiGanCao, PaoJiang, BoHe
Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang Heat & Cold Complex in the Middle Jiao Damp-Heat in YangMing, Qi/Yang Deficiency --> Mixed Cold/Heat in Stomach, ST Fullness, reduced appetite, Nausea & dry vomit, borborygmus, diarrhea, Fullness Under HT, T:TYGreasy, P:Wiry, Rapid ZhiBanXia, GanJiang, HuangQin, HuangLian, RenShen, +2amigos
Wu Ling San 1. Tai Yang/UB Organ Level, Internal Dampness in the Lower Jiao, EDEMA, TaiYin Level + Urinary Problems Fever, Headache, irritability, thirst, vomit after drinking, difficult urination, EDEMA, Diarrhea, Sudden Turmoil Disorder,Palpitation, Dizziness, SOB, Cough, Drool, Running Piglet, T:White Coat, P:Floating or Slippery ZeXie, FuLing, ZhuLing, BaiZhu, GuiZhi
Zhu Ling Tang Internal Damp-Heat in the Lower Jiao with damage to Yin Difficult Urination, fever worse at night, thirst, irritability, insomnia w/cough, nausea, diarrhea, blood Lin Syndrome, painful urinalower abdominal distention & pain, edema T:Red, white/yellow coating, P:Thready,Rapid ZhuLing, FuLing, ZeXie, HuaShi, EJiao
Wu Pi San Qi Stagnation in the Lungs & Spleen & slight SP Qi Deficiency with Pitting Edema Edema all over body, Puffy lower body, palpable edema under the skin, heaviness in limbs, epigastric & abdominal distention, difficult breathing & urination , or edema during PG, ok w/HTN & protein in urine, T:white, greasy coat, P:Submerged, Moderate FuLingPi, ShengJiangPi, SangBaiPi, DaFuPi, ChenPi
Ping Wei San Dampness Cold Stagnation in the MJ, Spleen & Stomach Gastric/abdominal indigestion, chest fullness, decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, belching, acid regurgitation, heavy limbs, lassitude, diarrhea, T:Swollen, Thick, white, greasy coat, P: Moderate or Slippery CangZhu, HouPo, ChenPi, ZhiGanCao, ShengJiang, DaZao
Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San Externally Contracted Wind-Cold w/ concurrent Internal Injury d/t Dampness & Stagnation Headaches, chest/epigastric fullness or abdominal pain, loss of appetite, malarial disorders, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, chills and fever, borborygmus, sea sickness (like curing pills), T:White,Greasy Coat, P:Moderate, Soggy HuoXiang, ZiSuYe, BaiZhi, ZhiBanXia, ChenPi, BaiZhu, HouPo, DaFuPi, FuLing, +3amigos, JieGeng
Ba Zheng San Damp-Heat Collecting in the Lower Burner Obstructing Urination Heat Lin, Blood Lin, turbid urine, frequent & painful urination, difficult & incomplete urination, incontinence, lower abdominal pain or distention, dry mouth/throat, thirst, T:Yellow,Greasy Coat, P:Slippery, Rapid MuTong, QuMai, CheQianZi, HuaShi, BianXu, ZhiZi, DaHuang, DengXinCao, GanCao
Zhen Wu Tang Kidney & Spleen Yang Xu Causing Water Retention/Flooding
Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang Painful Obstruction w/ Liver & Kidney Def.
Li Zhong Wan Deficient Cold of Spleen & Stomach (Middle Jiao)
Wu Zhu Yu Tang 1. ST (Yang Ming) Deficiency Cold Causing Rebellious Qi 2. LIV (Jue Yin) & ST Deficient Cold Causing Headache 3. KD (Shao Yin) Channel Cold Causing Vomiting & Diarrhea
Da Jian Zhong Tang Middle Jiao Yang Deficiency (root) & Vigorous Yin-Cold (manifestation)
Si Ni Tang 1. KD Yang Def. w/ Cold Evil in Shao Yin Stage (Yin Jue Syndrome) 2. Yang Collapse Syndrome 3. True Cold + False Heat, Take Decoction Cool
Si Jun Zi Tang SP & ST Qi Deficiency
Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang SP & ST Qi Deficiency causing intermittent Low Fever
Sheng Mai San Concurrent Qi & Yin Deficiency, primarily of the Lung
Si Wu Tang Blood Deficiency w/ Blood Stagnation
Gui Pi Tang 1. SP Qi & HT Blood Deficiency Causing Insomnia 2. SP Deficiency Causing Chronic Bleeding
Shi Quan Da Bu Tang Qi & Blood Deficiency w/ Mild Deficient Cold
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan Kidney & Liver Yin Deficiency
Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan 1. KD Yang Deficiency 2. KD Yang Deficiency w/ Congested Fluid
Yue Ju Wan Stagnation of Qi + Blood + Phlegm + Damp + Fire + Food --> Six Constraints
Ban Xia Hou Po Tang LV Qi & Phlegm Stagnation Lodging in the Throat Causing Plum-Pit Qi
Su Zi Jiang Qi Tang LU Cold-Phlegm (excess above) + KD Yang Deficiency (deficiency below)
Ding Chuan Tang Internal LU Phlegm-Heat & External Wing-Cold Causing Rebellious LU Qi
Ju Pi Zhu Ru Tang ST Deficiency & Heat Causing Hiccough & Rebellion ST Qi
Tao He Cheng Qi Tang 1. Accumulation of Blood Stasis & Heat in the Lower Jiao 2. Disorders which Involve the Accumulation of Heat & Blood leading to Clumping
Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang Blood Stasis w/ Qi Stagnation in the Chest
Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan 1. Blood Stagnation in the Uterus During Pregnancy 2. Blood Stagnation in the Uterus in General
Wen Jing Tang Chong & Ren Channel Deficiency-Cold W/ Blood Stasis Causing Irregular Menses
Yu Ping Feng San Protective Qi Deficiency Causing Sweating
Si Shen Wan KD & SP Yang Deficiency Causing Daybreak Diarrhea
Gu Jing Wan Constrained LV Fire Injuring the Chong & Ren Channels Causing Beng Lou Syndrome (alternating between trickling & gushing menses)
Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan HT & KD Yin & Blood Deficiency w/ Deficient Fire
Suan Zao Ren Tang LV Blood Deficiency Causing Yin Deficiency w/ Heat
Gan Mai Da Zao Tang HT Yin Deficiency w/ LV Qi Stagnation Causing Restless Organ Syndrome (Zang Zao)
Xiao Feng San Wind-Damp-Heat in the Skin Causing Pruitus
Xiao Huo Luo Dan 1. Wing-Phlegm Obstruction + Blood Stasis in the Channels & Collaterals 2. Wind-Cold-Damp Bi Syndrome
Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin 1. LV Yang Rising: Deficiency (root 10%) + Excess (manifestation 90%) 2. LV Yang Rising w/ Internal Wind
Er Chen Tang Damp Phlegm Syndrome
Wen Dan Tang GB & ST Disharmony w/ Phlegm-Heat Accumulation
Bei Mu Gua Lou San LU Dry-Phlegm Causing Cough
Zhi Sou San External Wind Attacking the LU Causing Cough
Ban Xia bai zhu Tian Ma Tang Internal Wind-Phlegm Rising Upward Causing Dizziness & Vertigo
Bao He Wan Food Retention in the Middle Jiao
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