HERB FORMULAS

English: Tonify Yang to Restore Five-Tenths Decoction
Also Known As: Astragalus and Peony Combination
Reinforce Yang and Restore the Normal Functioning of the Five Viscera Decoction
Dang Gui, Astragalus and Pheretima Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rx. Astragali Huang Qi 10-120g Tonifies source Qi, strengthens the Spleen, raises the Yang Qi of the Spleen and Stomach, tonifies Wei Qi, stabilizes the exterior, and tonifies the Blood.
With Dang Gui, for Qi and Blood Deficiency with chronic non-healing sores, numbness, painful obstruction and paresthesia.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Tails Dang Gui Wei 1-10g Invigorates, harmonizes and nourishes the Blood and alleviates pain.
With Huang Qi, for many Blood Deficiency patterns.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
Rx. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 0.5-10g Invigorates the Blood, promotes Qi movement, expels Wind and relieves pain.
.With Dang Gui Wei, for Wind-Damp Invasion blocking the Blood vessels causing pain, numbness, and paralysis.
With Huang Qi and Di Long, for numbness of the limbs
Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao 0.5-12g Clears Heat, cools and invigorates the Blood, the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis and eliminates pain.
Sm. Persicae Tao Ren 0.5-9g Dispels Blood Stasis, invigorates Blood circulation, descends Qi, and relieves spasms.
With Hong Hua, for Rheumatoid arthritis.
With Hong, Hua, Dang Gui, and Chi Shao, for trauma with pain.
Flos Carthami Hong Hua 0.5-9g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis and alleviates pain.
With Tao Ren, Invigorates the Blood for all types of Blood Stagnation.
Pheretima Di Long 0.5-10g Unblocks and invigorates the channels, drains Heat, stops spasms and convulsions.
With Huang Qi, moves Qi throughout the whole body.
With Huang Qi, Dang Gui, and Chi Shao, for hemiplegia due to Wind-Stroke.
  • Tonifies Qi
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Unblocks the channels
  • Promotes movement in the limbs
  • Sequelae of Wind-Stroke (post cerebral apoplexy syndrome)
  • Qi and Yang Deficiency with Blood Stasis Obstructing the Channels
  • Wind-Phlegm causing Qi and Blood Stagnation
  • Atrophy (Wei Syndrome) due to Qi Deficiency with Blood Stasis
  • Hemiplegia
  • Paralysis
  • Atrophy of the lower limbs
  • Facial paralysis
  • Slurred speech
  • Drooling
  • Dry stools
  • Frequent urination
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Deviation of the eyes and mouth
  • Excess salivation
  • Cold extremities
  • Asthenia
  • T: Normal
  • C: White
  • P: Moderate
CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated immediately after a stroke due to cerebral hemorrhage.
  • Contraindicated for those with Wind-Stroke with a big, forceful or firm, wiry, forceful pulse.
  • Contraindicated for those with Yin Deficiency.
  • Contraindicated for those with Blood Heat.
  • Contraindicated for those with Phlegm Stagnation.
  • Contraindicated during pregnancy.
  • Be sure consciousness is returned and the temperature is normal.
  • Be sure there is no hemorrhage present and there is a moderate pulse.
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For Cold predominating: For Spleen and Stomach Deficiency predominating:
+ Rx. Lateralis Aconiti Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
For profuse sputum:
+ Rz. Atractylodes Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
For slurred speech:
+ Concretio Bambusae Silicea Tian Zhu Huang + Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
For facial paralysis:
+ Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ Rz. Typhonii Zhi Bai Fu Zi + Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
+ Bomb. Batryticatus Bai Jiang Can
For chronic hemiplegia (mild);
+ Scorpio Quan Xie + Hirudo Shui Zhi
For paralysis of the lower extremities:
+ Tabanus Meng Chong
+ Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
For epigastric distention and labored breathing:
+ Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi + Rx. Linderae Wu Yao
For anorexia and a stifling sensation in the chest:
+ Per. Citri Reticulatae Viride Qing Pi
+ Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
For insomnia and irritability with a wiry, deficient, and rapid pulse:
+ Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi + Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
For weak legs:
+ Dry-fried Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Chao Suan Zao Ren
+ 9g. Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan
For constipation:
+ 9g. Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng + 15g. Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
+ 9g. Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi + 9g. Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren
For cold extremities:
For an acute case (with no Qi Deficiency):
+ Rx. Lateralis Aconiti Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + Less Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ Fr. Evodiae Wu Zhu Yu
For use of over 30g. of Rx. Astragali Huang Qi:
For a stronger Blood Invigorating effect:
+ Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao
+ Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + Haematitum Dai Zhe Shi
For panniculitis or nodular erythema:
For the initial onset of hemiplegia:
+ 15g. Fr. Forsythiae Lian Qiao + Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng
+ 15g. Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua
For impaired mental function:
+ 9g. Sm. Arecae Bing Lang + Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
+ 9g. Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu +Fol. Ginkgo Bai Guo Ye
For severe Cold:
+Hb. Ocimi Basilici Jiu Ceng Ta
+ Rx. Lateralis Aconiti Preparata Zhi Fu Zi
For angina and cardiac infarction:
+ Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
+ Rx. Morindae Ba Ji Tian + Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
For fibromyalgia due to Damp Stagnation Blocking the Channels:
For fibromyalgia due to Qi and Blood Stagnation:
+ Three Painful Obstruction Decoction
San Bi Tang
+ Peony and Licorice Decoction
Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang
+ Calm the Stomach and Poria Decoction
Wei Ling Tang
+ Drive Out Blood Stasis from a Painful Body Decoction
Shen Tong Zhu Yu Tang  
or
For cerebrovascular disease:
+ Ephedra, Apricot Kernel, Coicis and Licorice Decoction
Ma Xing Yi Gan Tang
+ Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi
+ Prepared Aconite Pill to Regulate the Middle
Fu Zi Li Zhong Tang
+ Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
For prostatic hypertrophy:
For ischemic cerebral disorder:
+ Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
+ Squama Manitis Chuan Shan Jia + Sm. Vaccariae Wang Bu Liu Xing
+ Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng + Hb. Houttuyniae Yu Xing Cao
For post-stroke sequelae:
For post-stroke sequelae with Liver Yang Rising
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
For post-stroke sequelae with Phlegm-Dampness:
+ Rz. Gastrodiae Tian Ma
+ Ram. Uncariae cum Uncis Gou Teng
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
For post-stroke sequelae with constipation:
+ Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi + 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
For post-stroke sequelae with Qi and Blood Deficiency:
+ Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
For paralysis:
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
+ Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
For facial Paralysis:
+ Rz. Homalomenae Qian Nian Jian
+ Scolopendra Wu Gong
For cerebral arteriosclerosis:
+ Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng + 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can + Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen
or
+ Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
+ Lead to Symmetry Powder
Qian Zheng San
+ Fr. Crataegi Shan Zha
+ Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For chronic prostatitis with Yang Deficiency:
For arteriosclerosis obliterans:
+ Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan + 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao
+ Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi + Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
+ Poria Fu Ling + Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo + Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Cx. Morindae Officinalis Ba Ji Tian + Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
For a severe vascular headache with insomnia:
For vascular headache:
+ Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
+ Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi + Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ Concha Haliotidis Shi Jue Ming
+ Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
For vascular headache with insomnia, restlessness and irritability:
For poliomyelitis:
+ Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo
+ Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
For early-stage poliomyelitis:
+ Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo
+ Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi + Scorpio Quan Xie
+ Scolopendra Wu Gong
+ Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
For poliomyelitis with paralysis of the arms:
+ Fr Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi + Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo
+ Dens Draconis Long Chi + Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
For poliomyelitis with deviation of the eyes and mouth:
For deep vein thrombosis:
+ Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
+ Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo + Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ Lead to Symmetry Powder
Qian Zheng San
+ Caulis Lonicerae Ren Dong Teng
For chronic nephritis:
For poliomyelitis with paralysis of the legs:
+ Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
+ Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo + Endothelium Corneum Gigeriae Galli Ji Nei Jin
+ Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi + Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
+ Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
For polyneuritis:
For chronic prostatitis with Yin Deficiency:
+ Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen + Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan
+ Poria Fu Ling + Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao
+ Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu + Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi
+ Poria Fu Ling
For chronic prostatitis:
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan
For chronic prostatitis with hypertension:
+ Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao + Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan
+ Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi + Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao
+ Poria Fu Ling + Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi
For numbness:
+ Poria Fu Ling
+ 12g Scolopendra Wu Gong + Rz. Gastrodiae Tian Ma
+ 12g Scorpio Quan Xie
For chronic prostatitis with Qi Stagnation:
+ 12g Caulis Piperis Kadsurae Hai Feng Teng + Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan
+ Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao
+ 3g Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi
+ Poria Fu Ling
For coronary heart disease:
+ Rx. Linderae Wu Yao
+ 10g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin + Hirudo Shui Zhi
+ 10g Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao + Eupolyphaga/ Steleophaga Tu Bie Chong
+ 1-g Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou
+ 10g Bul. Allii Macrostemi Xie Bai
For sciatica:
+ 15g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 10g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia + 9g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
or
+ 30g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
- Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong + 29 Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
- Pheretima Di Long
or
+ 6g Stir-fried Eupolyphaga Tu Bie Chong + Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi
+ 6g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
+ 24g Sm. Platycladi Bai Zi Ren + Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
For coronary heart disease with stabbing pain, severe palpitations and restlessness:
+ Scorpio Quan Xie
- Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong + Scolopendra Wu Gong
- Pheretima Di Long
For coronary heart disease with fatigue and obvious perspiration:
+ 6g Stir-fried Eupolyphaga Tu Bie Chong
- Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong
+ 6g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin - Pheretima Di Long
+ 24g Sm. Platycladi Bai Zi Ren + 6g Stir-fried Eupolyphaga Tu Bie Chong
+ Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
+ Succinum Hu Po + 6g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
For stroke:
+ 24g Sm. Platycladi Bai Zi Ren
+ Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 15g Fr. Corni Shan Zhu Yu
For coronary heart disease with stabbing pain, severe palpitations and restlessness:
+ Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
or
- Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong
+ 30g Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng - Pheretima Di Long
For stroke with severe Blood Stasis:
+ 6g Stir-fried Eupolyphaga Tu Bie Chong
+ 30g Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng
+ Stir-fried Eupolyphaga Tu Bie Chong + 6g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
+ Parched Squama Manitis Chuan Shan Jia + 24g Sm. Platycladi Bai Zi Ren
+ Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
For stroke with Qi Deficiency prominent:
+ 30g Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng + Lignum Santali Albi Tan Xiang
- Pheretima Di Long + Fr. Amomi Sha Ren
+ Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
For post-stroke hemiplegia with elevated blood pressure:
+ Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
+ Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao
For severe or chronic post-stroke hemiplegia:
or
+ 9g Squama Manitis Chuan Shan Jia + Haematitum Dai Zhe Shi
+ 6g Hirudo Shui Zhi
For post-stroke hemiplegia with slurred speech:
+ 12g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi + 6g Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
or
+ Minor Invigorate the Channels Special Pill
Xiao Huo Luo Dan
+ 6g Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
For post-stroke hemiplegia with disturbance or loss of vision:
For post-stroke hemiplegia with Yang Deficiency and palpitations:
+ 9g Floss Buddlejae Mi Ming Hua
+ 12g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi + 12g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi
+ 9g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + 9g Sm. Cassiae Jue Ming Zi
For post-stroke hemiplegia affecting the lower limbs:
For post-stroke hemiplegia with edema:
+ 12g Poria Fu Ling
+ two or three of the following
+ 9g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
12g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng + 6g Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong
9g Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan
For post-stroke hemiplegia with facial paralysis:
12g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi + 6g Rz. Typhonii Preparatum Zhi Bai Fu Zi
+ 3g Scorpio Quan Xie
12g Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
For ALS:
15g Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang - Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
- Flos Carthami Hong Hua
12g Fr. Corni Shan Zhu Yu + 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
15g Hb. Cistanches Rou Cong Rong
For hemiplegia:
+ 30g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 9g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi + 6g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 6g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 9g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
For hemiplegia with severe Blood Stasis:
For hemiplegia with severe Qi Deficiency:
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 9g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 9g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + 6g Eupolyphaga/ Steleophaga Tu Bie Chong
+ 15g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
For hemiplegia with pronounced Cold:
+ 1.5g Hirudo Shui Zhi
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
For hemiplegia with profuse Phlegm:
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 9g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 6g Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + 9g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+9g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
For hemiplegia with aphasia:
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 9g Concretio Silicea Tian Zhu Huang
For hemiplegia with deviated mouth and eyes:
+ 15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi + 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 9g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + 15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 9g Rx. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
+ 9g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 9g Rx, Polygalae Yuan Zhi + 9g Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can
For hemiplegia with constipation:
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 9g Rz. Typhonii Preparatum Zhi Bai Fu Zi
+ 15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 9g Scorpio Quan Xie
+ 9g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
For hemiplegia with predominant paralysis of the lower extremities:
+ 9g Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
For cervical spondylosis with severe pain:
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
- Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
+ 15g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 12g Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua
+ 12g Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi + 9g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu
+ 6g. Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang + 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
For stroke, aphasia and hemiplegia:
+ 9g Caulis Trachelospermi Luo Shi Teng + Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
For deviation of the mouth and/or eyes:
For unilateral pain with hemiplegia:
+ 9g Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can
+ 10g Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
+ 10g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 3g Rx. Typhonii Preparatum Zhi Bai Fu Zi
+ 10g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + 6g Scorpio Quan Xie
For unilateral pain with fatigue and dizziness:
For unilateral pain with joint pain:
+ 10g Rz. Cibotii Gou Ji + 10g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 10g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen + 10g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
For unilateral pain with a poor appetite:
+ 10g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ 10g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi    
   
+ 10g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang