HERB FORMULAS

English: Calm the Shen and Settle the Emotions Pill
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 9g Tonifies Heart Qi and calms the Spirit.
With Fu Ling, Fu Shen Shi Chang Pu and Yuan Zhi, for confusion and forgetfulness.
Poria Pararadicis Fu Shen 15g Nourishes the Heart and calms the Shen.
Poria Fu Ling 15g Quiets the Heart, calms the Spirit and soothes the nerves.
With Shi Chang Pu and Yuan Zhi, for insomnia and palpitations due to Spleen and Heart Insufficiency or Phlegm Obstructing the Heart.
Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi 15g Calms the Spirit and sedates the Heart and clears the channel joining the Heart and Kidney.
With Chao Suan Zao Ren, balances the contrasting, introverted and dispersing, extroverted manifestations of Spirit to ensure the proper balance of openness and sobriety.
With Fu Shen and Chao Suan Zao Ren, for irritability, disorientation, palpitations, anxiety, and insomnia due to Heart Blood Deficiency or Qi Stagnation.
With Ren Shen, Fu Ling and Shi Chang Pu, calms the spirit.
Dens Draconis Long Chi 15g Settles anxiety, calms the Spirit, calms the Liver and anchors and preserves Floating Yang and is especially effective for palpitations with anxiety, insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep, convulsions and delirium.
With Zhu Sha, as a sedative and tranquilizer.
With Shi Chang Pu and Yuan Zhi,for restless Shen.
Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu 15g Opens the Orifices, vaporizes Phlegm, removes filth, calms the Spirit and disperses Wind.
With Yuan Zhi and Fu Ling, for forgetfulness, tinnitus, and impaired hearing.
With Fu Shen, for forgetfulness and dulled senses.
Dry-fried Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Chao Suan Zao Ren 15g Nourishes the Heart, astringes the Liver, calms the Spirit, facilitates sleep and treats irritable thirst and sweating from Deficiency.
Caulis Polygoni Multiflori Ye Jiao Teng 15g Nourishes the Heart Yin and Blood and calms the Spirit.
With Fu Shen, calms the Spirit.
Concha Ostreae Mu Li 20g Heavily settles and calms the Spirit, calms the Liver, benefits the Yin and anchors Floating Yang.
With Ye Jiao Teng, for insomnia.
Cinnabaris Zhu Sha 5g Sedates the Heart, calms the Spirit, expels Phlegm and sedates jitteriness and convulsions while stopping tremors. (Extremely toxic - no longer used.)
  • Strengthens Qi
  • Calms the Shen
  • Alleviates fearfulness
  • Calms the mind
  • Heart and Gallbladder Qi Deficiency due to shock or fright
  • Insomnia or frequent waking, often early in the morning
  • Unable to fall back to sleep
  • Easily frightened or startled
  • Easily unsettled by seeming trivial events
  • Anxiety
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of breath
  • Lethargy
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Spontaneous sweating
  • T: Normal or Pale (chronic or congenital cases may show a deep narrow crack to the tip
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Wiry and thready
CONTRAINDICATIONS
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
  • This pattern often overlaps with Phlegm-Heat.
For palpitations: For spermatorrhea:
- Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren - Dens Draconis Long Chi
- Caulis Polygoni Multiflori Ye Jiao Teng - Caulis Polygoni Multiflori Ye Jiao Teng
- Concha Ostreae Mu Li - Cinnabaris Zhu Sha
- Cinnabaris Zhu Sha + 9g Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi
+ 9g Cx. Albizziae He Huan Pi + 9g Sm. Nelumbinis Lian Zi
+ 15g Magnetitum Ci Shi    
+ 1.5g Succinum Hu Po