|Also Known As:|
|Rx. Bupleuri||Chai Hu||3-12g||Spreads Liver Qi and relieves Stagnation.
With Qing Pi, for intercostal pain due to Qi obstruction in the Liver channel.
With Gan Cao, for upper right quadrant pain.
With Zhi Shi, Qing Pi and Xiang Fu, for Liver Qi Stagnation.
|Fr. Aurantii Immaturus||Zhi Shi||3-10g||Breaks up Stagnant Qi, reduces accumulation, descends Qi, unblocks the bowels, removes Stagnant Food, transforms Phlegm, reduces distention and resolves hardenings.|
|Per. Citri Reticulatae Viride||Qing Pi||3-10g||Spreads Liver Qi,breaks up Stagnant Qi, dissipates accumulations, reduces Food Stagnation, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Chai Hu, restores the Qi circulation between the Upper and Lower Jiaos to treat long-term Qi Stagnation moving to Blood Stasis with fixed pain and occasional palpable lumps.
With Chai Hu and Yu Jin, for pain and distention in the chest, hypochondrium and flanks due to Disharmony between the Liver and Stomach.
With Xiang Fu, for pain and distention of the flanks due to Liver Qi Stagnation.
|Rz. Acori Tatarinowii||Shi Chang Pu||3-10g||promotes the movement of Qi, promotes Blood flow and reduces swelling.|
|Rz. Cyperi||Xiang Fu||6-14g||Spreads and regulates Liver Qi, regulates menstruation and alleviates pain.
With Chai Hu, for Qi Stagnation and menstrual irregularity.
|Rx. Curcumae||Yu Jin||3-15g||Invigorates the Blood, dispels
Blood Stasis, regulates Qi flow, alleviates
pain, clears Heat and cools the Blood.
With Chai Hu, for Liver Qi and Blood Stagnation with flank pain and distention, dysmenorrhea and irregular menstruation.
|Rz. Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||3-10g||Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi and alleviates pain.
With Xiang Fu, for Qi Stagnation combined with Blood Stasis.
With Dang Gui Tou, harmonizes, nourishes the Blood.
With Chai Hu and Chi Shao, for Liver Qi and Blood Stagnation generating headaches and/or chest pain.
|Rx. Paeoniae Rubra||Chi Shao||4.5-15g||Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, relieves pain, clears Heat and cools the Blood.
With Xiang Fu, for flank pain, abdominal pain and dysmenorrhea due to Qi and Blood Stagnation.
|Caput Radicis Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui Tou||3-15g||Tonifies the Blood and regulates the menses.|
|Rx. Rehmanniae||Sheng Di Huang||5-30g||Clears Heat and cools the Blood.|
|Sm. Arecae||Bing Lang||6-15g||Regulates Qi, reduces accumulations, drains downward and unblocks the bowels.|
|Olibanum||Ru Xiang||3-10g||Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, reduces swelling, activates the channels and alleviates pain.|
|Concha Ostreae||Mu Li||9-30g||Calms the Liver, benefits Yin, anchors Floating Yang, softens hardness and dissipates nodules.|
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||3-14g||Clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity,moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.|
|Rz. Zingiberis Recens||Sheng Jiang||1-10g||Adjusts the Ying and Wei and normalizes the flow of Qi at the center.|
- Promotes the movement of Qi
- Invigorates the Blood
- Breaks up Stasis
- Clears Heat
- Cools the Blood
- Softens hardness
- Dissipates nodules
- Liver Qi an Blood Stagnation with Heat