HERB FORMULAS

English: True Warrior Decoction
Also Known As: Vitality (Vital Energy) Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi 5-15g Restores Kidney and Spleen Yang.
With Bai Zhu, for Spleen Yang Deficiency with a cold, painful abdomen, vomiting and watery diarrhea.
With Bai Zhu and Fu Ling, for Kidney and Spleen Yang Deficiency with retention of pathogenic water with abdominal pain, which is worse with Cold, urinary difficulty, and deep aching and heaviness in the extremities.
With Fu Ling, for lower body edema and dysuria.
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 3-15g Tonifies the Spleen and dries Dampness.
With Fu Ling, strengthens the Spleen and promotes urination.
With Sheng Jiang and Fu Ling, reinforces Earth to control Water to treat edema with Kidney Yang Deficiency .
Poria Fu Ling 5-20g Drains Dampness and strengthens the Spleen.
With Zhi Fu Zi and Sheng Jiang, for edema due to Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 3-9g Spreads Lung Qi, warms the Stomach, disperses Cold, stops coughing and vomiting, and warms and dispels edema.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 3-9g Preserves Yin, stops abdominal pain and relaxes spasms.
  • Warms Yang
  • Promotes urination
  • Heart Yang Not Vigorous: Water Qi Insults the Heart with Kidney Yang Deficiency
  • Kidney Yang Deficiency with Water Flooding
  • Kidney Yang Deficiency with Water Flooding the Lungs
  • Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency with Water Flooding
  • Tai Yang moving to Shao Yin Cold
  • Tai Yang Shang Han with sweating that does not reduce the fever
  • Jin Ye (Body Fluid) Stasis
  • Abdominal pain aggravated by Cold
  • Urinary difficulty
  • Deep, aching heaviness in the extremities
  • Generalized edema
  • Loose stools
  • Dizziness
  • Heavy sensation in the head
  • Palpitations
  • Cough
  • Epigastric palpitations
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Watery diarrhea
  • No thirst
  • Leukorrhea
  • Hiccup
  • Profuse perspiration
  • Cold limbs
  • Headaches
  • A husky voice
  • Hair loss
  • Asthma
  • Generalized twitching
  • Tidal flushing of the genitals by Dampness
  • Water buildup leading to hernia
  • Impotence
  • Prone to infections
  • Prone to allergies
  • Prone to Wind erysipelas
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Chest pain
  • Mental and emotional disorders
  • Lightheadedness
  • Nasal obstruction with clear mucus
  • Impaired visual acuity
  • Prone to dormant papules
  • A sensation of something being stuck in the throat
  • Incessant sneezing
  • Swelling and pain of the teeth or gums
  • Feeling of unsteadiness as if one were about to fall
  • Distended or heavy sensation of the head
  • Palpitations
  • Gradual weight gain
  • Dyspnea
  • Abdominal distention and fullness
  • Pitting edema
  • Scanty urination
  • Chills
  • Weak knees
  • Seminal emissions
  • Flaccid abdomen
  • Muscular aching
  • Chronic lower back pain
  • Nausea
  • Cyclic vomiting
  • Fever, perspiration does not reduce fever
  • Vertigo
  • Impaired memory
  • Shivering and trembling
  • Catches cold easily
  • Severe fatigue
  • Aches and pains in the body or extremities
  • Flank pain
  • Wheezing
  • T: Pale or Dark purple and swollen with teeth marks
  • C: White and slippery
  • P: Deep, thready and forceless or Deep and thready
CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated for those with Heat conditions.
  • Contraindicated for those with water accumulation due only to Excess conditions.
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
  • This formula promotes circulation and metabolism.
For arthritis: For more pronounced Spleen Yang Deficiency with diarrhea:
+ Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi - Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For cough due to Cold and water affecting the Lungs:
+ Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
+ Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi
For urinary frequency or without difficult urination:
+ Hb. Asari Xi Xin - Poria Fu Ling
+ Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
For palpitations due to Yuan Qi Deficiency:
For palpitations, wheezing, or coughing with copious sputum:
+ Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen
+ Hb. Asari Xi Xin
For unremitting spontaneous perspiration due to Yang Deficiency and instability of the Exterior:
+ Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi + Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen
For vomiting due to retention of pathogenic water in the Stomach with no signs of Lower Jiao dysfunction:
+ Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
- Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi
+ More Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
For chest Bi:
For improper purging that has injured the Spleen Yang and caused abdominal distention:
+ Sm. Trichosanthis Gua Lou Ren
+ Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po + Bul. Allii Macrostemi Xie Bai
+ Sm. Alpiniae Katsumadai Cao Dou Kou + Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie + Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
For leukorrhea due to Cold and Dampness:
For urinary difficulty, aching and heaviness in the extremities:
+ Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Powder for Five Types of Painful Urinary Dysfunction
Wu Lin San
+ Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
or
For edema due to chronic nephrotic syndrome:
+ Stephania and Astragalus Decoction
Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang
+ Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
For edema due to chronic Heart failure with Yang Deficiency:
+ Fr. Amomi Sha Ren + Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
+ Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong + Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ Sm. Cuscutae Tu Si Zi + Rx. Aristolochiae Fangji Guang Fang Ji
+ Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo
For ascites due to Liver cirrhosis with Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency:
For Rheumatoid arthritis (Wind-Damp Bi):
+ Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen + Rx. Morindae Officinalis Ba Ji Tian
For chronic bronchitis with Spleen and kidney Yang Deficiency:
+ Sm. Trigonellae Hu Lu Ba
- Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang + Cornu Cervi Lu Jiao
+ Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
For severe edema:
For chronic, stubborn rashes and eczema:
+ Five-Ingredient Powder with Poria
Wu Ling San
+ Hb. Ephedrae Ma Huang
For pain in the limbs:
+ Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao + Hb. Ephedrae Ma Huang
+ Sm. Phaseoli Chi Xiao Dou + Hb. Asari Xi Xin
For diarrhea:
For vomiting:
- Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao - Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi
+ Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang + A large dose of Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
For leukorrhagia:
For increased peritoneal fluid and shortness of breath:
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang + Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ Cornu Cervi Lu Jiao + Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
For allergic sinusitis with Qi Deficiency:
+ Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
+ Rx. Astragali Huang Qi + Rx. Phytolaccae Shang Lu
+ Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
For allergic sinusitis with nasal obstruction:
For nephrotic syndrome:
+ Fr. Xanthii Cang Er Zi
+ Five-Peel Decoction
Wu Pi Yin
+ Flos Magnoliae Xin Yi
For coronary Heart disease:
For coronary Heart disease with marked Qi Deficiency:
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 5g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang + 30g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
+ 5g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang + 30g Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan
+ 30g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi + 30g Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao
+ 30g Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan + 15g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ 30g Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao + 5g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 15g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie + 3g. Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ 5g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For coronary Heart disease with Blood Deficiency:
+ 3g. Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ 15g Rx Astragali Huang Qi - Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 12g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen + 5g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
For coronary Heart disease with marked Blood Stagnation:
+ 30g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
+ 30g Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang + 30g Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao
+ 5g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang + 15g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ 30g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi + 5g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 30g Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan + 3g. Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ 30g Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao + 9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 15g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ 5g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 9g Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
+ 3g. Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ 12g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
For coronary Heart disease with panting due to Kidney failure to grasp Qi:
+ 9g Flos Carthami Hong Hua - Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 3g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi + 5g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
For coronary Heart disease with scanty urination:
+ 30g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
+ 30g Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang + 30g Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao
+ 5g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang + 15g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ 30g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi + 5g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 30g Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan + 3g. Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ 30g Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao + 3g Gecko Ge Jie
+ 15g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie + 12g Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi
+ 5g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 9g Sm. Juglandis Hu Tao Ren
+ 3g. Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
For coronary Heart disease with incessant sweating:
+ 12g Cx. Rhizomatis Zingiberis Sheng Jian Pi
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 15g Exocarpium Benincasae Dong Gua Pi + 5g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
+ 30g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
For severe cough:
+ 30g Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan
+ 6g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang + 30g Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao
+ 3g Rx. Asari Xi Xin + 15g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ 6g Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi + 5g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For cough with severe Fluid Accumulation in the Lungs:
+ 3g. Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ 9g Fr. Corni Shan Zhu Yu
+ 9g Sm. Descuraniae/ Lepidii Ting Li Zi + 20g Concha Ostreae Mu Li
+ 15g Sm. Tritici Levis Fu Xiao Mai
For cough with fullness in the chest and hypochondrium:
For cough with severe shortness of breath:
+ 12g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ 9g Sm. Sinapis Bai Jie Zi
For cough with loose stools:
+ 9g Flos Inulae Xuan Fu Hua + 6g Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang