|Also Known As:|
|Rz. Anemarrhenae||Zhi Mu||6-12g||Clears Heat, drains Fire, clears Heat from the Qi Stage, from the Lungs and from the Stomach, nourishes Yin, moistens Dryness, generates Fluids, clears Deficiency Fire and quenches thirst.
With Huang Qin, for cough with Excess Lung Heat.
With Huang Lian, for Blazing Stomach Fire.
with Huang Bai, clears Heat and Drains Fire for Yin Deficiency Fire.
|Rx. Bupleuri||Chai Hu||3-12g||Resolves Shao Yang disorders, reduces fever, spreads Liver Qi and relieves Stagnation.
With Huang Qin, restores normal function of the Liver and Gallbladder.
With Bai Shao, for Liver Blood Deficiency with Liver Qi Stagnation.
With Gan Cao, for hepatitis and upper right quadrant pain.
With Huang Qin and Ge Gen, for Shao Yang Stage with fever.
|Rz. Cimicifugae||Sheng Ma||3-9g|| Releases the Exterior, vents measles, clears Heat, relieves toxicity, raises Yang, lifts sunken Qi and inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
With Bai Shao and Gan Cao, for incomplete expression of measles.
With Dang Gui, raises the clear Qi, to allow turbidity to descend and moisten the Intestines.
With Gen Gen, unblocks the pores to vent rashes and treat Wind-Heat patterns in which Heat toxin has injured the Fluids of the Stomach.
With Huang Lian, clears and drains Heart and Stomach Fire.
With Chai Hu and the other Heat clearing herbs, for erysipelas of the head and face and swelling and pain due to Fire toxin.
With Chai Hu and the other Wind-expelling, Exterior releasing herbs, for continuous fever, headache and sore throat from Wind-Heat patterns constrained in the muscle layer.
|Rz. Coptidis||Huang Lian||3-10g|| Clears Heat, drains Dampness, drains Fire, resolves toxicity, stops bleeding, drains Stomach Fire and inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
With Huang Qin, Ge Gen and Gan Cao, for External Heat with diarrhea or dysentery.
|Fr. Forsythiae||Lian Qiao||6-30g||Clears Heat, especially in the Upper Jiao, relieves toxicity, reduces abscesses, dissipates clumps, clears Blood Heat and inhibits the growth of cancer cells.|
|Rx. Gentianae||Long Dan Cao||3-10g||Drains Damp-Heat from the Liver and Gallbladder channels and drains and pacifies Excess Liver Fire.
With Huang Lian, for red, swollen, painful eyes due to Excess Heat in the Liver channel.
With Chai Hu and Huang Lian, for Liver Fire or Liver and Gallbladder Damp-Heat.
|Rz. Zingiberis Recens||Sheng Jiang||3-10g||Releases the Exterior, induces perspiration, disperses Cold, warms the Lungs, stops cough, warms the Middle, stops vomiting, reduces the toxicity of other herbs and normalizes the flow of Qi at the center.|
|Thallus Eckloniae||Kun Bu||3-15g||Resolves Phlegm, softens Phlegm nodules and inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
With Hai Zao, for goiter and scrofula.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||6-15g||Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity, inhibits the growth of cancer cells, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.|
|Rx. Paeoniae Alba||Bai Shao||5-30g||Nourishes the Blood, astringes Yin, calms Liver Yang and Liver Wind and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
|Cx. Phellodendri||Huang Bai||3-12g|| Drains Damp-Heat especially from the Lower Jiao, drains Fire, relieves toxicity, drains Deficiency Heat and inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
With Huang Lian and LIan Qiao, for skin abscesses and lesions.
|Rx. Platycodi||Jie Geng||3-10g||Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm and expels pus.
With Gan Cao and Huang Qin, disseminates Lung Qi, expels Phlegm, resolves toxicity and expels pus.
|Rx. Puerariae||Ge Gen||4-21g||Discharges Exterior conditions, releases the muscles, especially of the neck and upper back, relieves Heat and generates fluids.|
|Sargassum||Hai Zao||6-16g||Reduces Phlegm, softens areas of hardness and inhibits the growth of cancer cells.|
|Rz. Sparganii||San Leng||3-10g||Forcefully breaks up Blood Stasis, regulates Qi, alleviates pain, dissolves accumulations and inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
With E Zhu, for Qi and Blood Stagnation with clumping and accumulation leading to pain.
|Rx. Scutellariae||Huang Qin||3-18g|| Clears Heat, dries Dampness, Drains Fire, detoxifies, cools the Blood, calms ascending Liver Yang and inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
With Huang Lian, drains pathogenic Heat from the Upper and Middle Jiaos.
With Chai Hu, for Heat in the Shao Yang with alternating chills and fever and nausea.
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui||3-15g||Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, moistens the Intestines, unblocks the bowels, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates flesh and alleviates pain.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood and treats Blood Deficiency Heat.
|Fr. Trichosanthis||Gua Lou||9-30g||Clears Lung Heat, transforms Hot Phlegm, regulates Qi, unbinds the chest, reduces abscesses, dissipates nodules and eliminates pus.|
|Rz. Curcumae||E Zhu||3-10g||Invigorates Blood circulation, dispels Blood Stasis, regulates Qi, dissolves accumulations, alleviates pain and inhibits the growth of cancer cells.|
- Clears Damp-Heat in the Liver and Gallbladder
- Clears Liver Fire
- Clears Fire
- Nourishes the Blood
- Invigorates the Blood
- Breaks up Stasis
- Resolves Phlegm
- Toxic Phlegm-Heat with Liver Qi and Blood Stagnation and Blood Deficiency