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Formulas II Final

Case Study Questions for Yin Tonics, Yang Tonics, S&B and Spirit Calmers

QuestionAnswer
KD and LR Yin Xu Liu Wei Di Huang Wan
KD Yin Xu with injury to Essence and Marrow Zuo Gui Yin (Restore the Left)
Upward rising of fire from KD and LR (Yin) Xu Da Bu Yin Wan (Great Yin Tonifying Pill)
Atrophy disorder d/t LR and KD (Yin) Xu Hu Qian Wan (Hidden Tiger Pill)
KD and LU Yin Xu Da Zao Wan (Great Creation Pill)
LR and KD Yin Xu with LR qi "constraint" Yi Guan Jian (Linking Decoction)
KD and LR Xu with Damp (!!??) Zhu Jing Wan (Preserve Vistas Pill)
LR and KD Yin Xu Qi Bao Mei Ran Dan (Seven Treasure Special Pill for Beautiful Whiskers)
LR and KD Yin Xu Er Zhi Wan (Two Ultimate Pill)
KD Yang Xu Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan (Kidney Qi Pill from the Golden Cabinet)
KD Yang Xu with waning of Ming Men Fire You Gui Wan (Restore the Right Pill)
KD qi Xu with an inability to grasp the Essence Tu Si ZI Wan (Cuscuta Seed Pill)
Waning of MMF and COLD, from Xu of "essential qi" Zan Yu Dan (Special Pill to Aid Fertility)
KD Yin and Yang Xu, with flaring up of deficient Fire Er Xian Tang (Two Immortals Decoction)
Shen d/o d/t HT and KD Yin Xu (Water not nourishing Fire) Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan (Emperor of Heaven's Special Pill to Tonify the Heart)
Shen d/o d/t HT and LR Blood Xu (Mother (LR) fails to nourish Son (HT)?) Suan Zao Ren Tang (Sour Jujube Decoction)
Yang Xin Tang (Nourish the Heart Decoction) Variation of Tian Wang Bu Xin Tang (Emperor of Heaven's Special Pill to Tonify the Heart)- When HT qi Xu is dominant
Bai Zhi Yang Xin Wan (Biota Seed Nourish the Heart Decoction) Variation of Tian Wang Bu Xin Tang (Emperor of Heaven's Special Pill to Tonify the Heart)- WHen HT Yin Xu is dominant
What herbs to add for HT Fire ulcers in mouth? Huang Lian, Lian Xin
What herbs to add to tonify HT & KD yin? Shu Di Huang, Gou Qi Zi
Shen d/o d/t Heart qi Xu Ding Zhi Wan (Settle the Emotions Pill)
Shen d/t d/t HT and KD Yin Xu AFTER FEBRILE ILLNESS ("Shaoyin Syndrome") Focuses on KD Yin. Huang Lian E Jiao Tang (Coptis and Ass-Hide Gelatin Decoction)
Shen d/o d/t "vigorous HT fire" injuring Blood and Yin Zhu Sha An Shen Wan (Cinnabar Pill to Calm the Spirit)
Variation of Huang Lian E Jiao Tang that focuses on KD Yang (with Rou Gui) and HT Yang (by adding Huang Lian) in 6:1 ratio (18 g Huang Lian, 3 g Rou Gui) Grand Communication Pill (Jiao Tai Wan)
Shen d/o d/t "Zang Zao" syndrome (HT yin Xu with LQS and SP qi Xu) Gan Mai Da Zao Tang (Licorice, Wheat and Jujube Decoction)
Shen d/o d/t imbalance between HT & KD (how is this different from the other 2? this is SEDATE!) Ci Zhu Wan (Magnetite and Cinnabar Pill)
Shen d/o d/t Phlegm Fire disturbing the HT Sheng Tie Luo Yin (Iron Filling Decoction) Sheng Tie Luo= Iron Fillings!
What is the common function of the following herbs: Dan Nan Xing, Bei Mu, (Chi) Chang Pu, Yuan Zhi, Fu Shen? Calm the Shen (/Open Orifices)
Shen d/o d/t dysfunction of the "three Yang" (Taiyang= Exterior & Cold, Shaoyang= 1/2 & 1/2 but with Heat, Yangming= Interior & Heat) Chai Hu Jia Long Gu Mu Li Tang ( Buplureum plus Dragon Bone and Oyster Shell Decoction) Long Gu= Dragon Bone; Mu Li= Oyster Shell
If you don't want to use mercury (Zhu Sha) to drain HT fire, sedate Shen, what else might you use? Long Gu, Mu Li, Zhen Zhu Mu, (Hu Po/amber)
What herbs might you add for extra "sedate LR" effect? Long Dan Cao, Huang Qin, Chai Hu, Ba Shao
What herbs might you add for extra "clear HT fire" effect? Huang Lian
What are "top five" classic "sedate Shen" herbs/minerals? Long Gu (Dragon Bone), Mu Li (Oyster Shell), Zhen Zhu Mu (Concha Margaritifera) Zhu Sha (Mercury), Ci Shi (Magnetium)
What does "Wu Shen Zang" mean and why? Five Shen Zang. Shen disorders generally affect the five Zang organs: HT, LR, SP, KD and LU.
What might the characteristic symptoms of a Xu type Shen d/o be? Palpitations, anxiety, forgetfulness, disorientation, insomnia
What might the characteristic symptoms of a XS type Shen d/o be? Overstressed, bad temper, agitation, maybe even psychosis/mania
The Sedate Shen (not so much the Calm the Shen) formulas often contain metals or minerals that are either toxic or can injure the digestive system, so they should.. what? Not be taken for long time. And taken with SP/ST tonics
If the spirit (Shen) resides in the Heart, where does the soul (Hun) live? Soul (Hun) resides in Liver!
Created by: mrbarr