|Also Known As:|
|Fr. Trichosanthis||Gua Lou||2-24g||Expels Phlegm, clears Heat and
disperses clumps of Phlegm in the chest.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for focal distention in the chest and diaphragm due to clumping of Phlegm and Heat leading to Qi Stagnation and chest Bi due to clumping of sticky, thick and turbid Phlegm
With Xie Bai and Zhi Ban Xia, for painful obstruction of the chest (Chest Bi) due to Cold turbidity stagnating in the Upper Jiao.
|Bul. Allii||Xie Bai||4.5-12g||Moves Qi, warms and unblocks Yang,
disperses Cold Phlegm and alleviates pain.
With Gua Lou, for chest Bi with profuse Phlegm.
With Gua Lou, Zhi Ban Xia, Dan Shen and Hong Hua, for Damp-Cold painful obstruction of the chest with Blood Stasis.
|Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae||Dan Shen||3-15g||Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, nourishes the Blood, calms the Spirit, clears Heat and soothes irritability.|
|Flos Carthami||Hong Hua||3-12g||Invigorates Blood, dispels Blood
Stasis and alleviates pain.
With Chuan Xiong, for chest and abdominal pain due to Qi and Blood Stasis.
|Rz. Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||1.5-9g||Invigorates Blood, regulates Qi and alleviates pain.|
|Caul. Spatholobi||Ji Xue Teng||9-20g||Invigorates and tonifies the Blood, invigorates the channels and relaxes the sinews.|
|Bul. Lilii||Bai He||9-30g||Nourishes Lung Yin, clears Heat, clears the Heart and calms the Spirit.|
|Ram. Cinnamomi||Gui Zhi||9-15g||Warms the channels and collaterals
to relieve pain, unblocks Yang, transforms Qi and
thin mucus, assists the Heart Yang and
warms and facilitates the flow of Yang Qi in the chest.
With Chuan Xiong, expels Wind-Dampness, warms the channels and collaterals, facilitates joint movement and relieves the discomfort of painful obstruction.
With Fu Ling, unblocks the Yang and facilitates the removal of congested fluids associated with Yang Deficiency edema and treats palpitations and dyspnea due to Heart Yang Deficiency.
With Xie Bai and Gua Lou, for angina pectoris due to Yang Deficiency in the chest.
|Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum||Zhi Ban Xia||6-12g||Transforms Phlegm, descends rebellious
Qi, harmonizes ST and stops vomiting.
With Chen Pi, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Disharmony with epigastric and abdominal distention or pain.
With Fu Ling, expels Phlegm and stops nausea and vomiting, hiccups, coughs with clear, profuse Phlegm and loose and watery stools, treats Phlegm, thin mucus and turbid Dampness and prevents turbid Phlegm and Dampness from disturbing the Heart with dizziness, palpitations and insomnia.
|Per. Citri Reticulatae||Chen Pi||2.5-9g||Regulates Qi, tonifies
the Spleen, transforms Phlegm and descends Qi.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for excessive white, viscous sputum due to Phlegm-Damp Obstruction.
|Fr. Aurantii Immaturus||Zhi Shi||1.5-15g||Reduces accumulation, descends Qi,
transforms Phlegm and reduces distention.
With Chen Pi, strengthens the Middle Jiao.
With Xie Bai and Gui Zhi, for a painful chest with epigastric distention due to Upper Jiao Yang Deficiency with Phlegm-Cold Obstructing the chest.
|Caulis Bambusae In Taeniam||Zhu Ru||2-15g||Clears Heat and Phlegm from the
Gallbladder and Stomach, cools Blood and descends rebellious Qi.
With Zhi Ban Xia and Zhi Shi, for insomnia, palpitations and irritability due to Phlegm Heat leading to disharmony between the Gallbladder and Stomach with a stifling sensation in the chest and restlessness
With Zhi Shi, for Phlegm-Heat obstructing the flow of Qi with focal distention in the chest and epigastrium, hiccup, dry retching, nausea and acid regurgitation and palpitations, irritability, insomnia and emotional problems due to Gallbladder constraint with Phlegm Disturbing the Heart.
With Zhi Ban Xia, Chen Pi, Zhi Shi and Fu Ling, for Gallbladder Fire with Phlegm.
|Poria||Fu Ling||4.5-12g||Resolves Dampness, strengthens
the Spleen, harmonizes the Middle Jiao and transforms
With Chen Pi, for nausea and vomiting due to congested Fluids.
With Zhi Ban Xia and Chen Pi, for nausea, vomiting, chest fullness and distention, and anorexia due to congested fluids.
- Tonifies the Heart and Spleen
- Invigorates the Blood
- Eliminates Phlegm
- Invigorates the channels
- Heart and Spleen Yang Deficiency with Phlegm Stagnation