HERB FORMULAS

English: Trichosanthis Fruit, Chinese Garlic and Pinellia Decoction
Also Known As: Trichosanthis Fruit, Chinese Chive and Pinellia Decoction
Trichosanthis Fruit, Chinese Chive and Pinellia Combination
Trichosanthis, Alium and Pinellia Decoction
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou 12-30g Clears Lung Heat, transforms Hot Phlegm and regulates Qi (unbinds 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 Macrostemi Xie Bai 9-15g Unblocks the Yang Qi, disperses turbid Phlegm, alleviates pain, disperses hardenings, descends Qi, reduces Stagnation and disperses Cold Phlegm.
With Gua Lou, for chest Bi with profuse Phlegm.
Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia 9-12g Dries Dampness, reduces Stagnation, descends Rebellious Qi and transforms Phlegm.
White wine Bai Jiu 30-60-ml  
  • Unblocks the Yang
  • Disperses Stagnation
  • Dispels Phlegm
  • Relieves chest fullness
  • Chest Bi due to Phlegm Stagnation where the pain is so severe that the patient cannot lie down.
  • Chest fullness and pain
  • Dyspnea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Severe pain radiating to the back
  • Severe wheezing
  • Chest oppression
  • Severe cough
  • Disturbed sleep
  • T: Normal
  • C: White and greasy
  • P: Deep and wiry or Tight
CONTRAINDICATIONS
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For coronary artery disease: For coronary artery disease with severe Cold:
+ 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 9g Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong + 9g Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong
+ 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang + 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang
+ 9g Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu + 9g Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
+ 9g Flos Carthami Hong Hua + 9g Flos Carthami Hong Hua
+ 4.5g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + 4.5g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 1.5g Sanguis Draconis Xue Jie + 1.5g Sanguis Draconis Xue Jie
+ 1.5g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi + 1.5g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
For coronary artery disease with Heart Yang Deficiency:
+ 6g Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi
+ 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen +9g Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo
+ 9g Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong
For coronary artery disease with fatigue, shortness of breath and weakness of the limbs due to Qi Deficiency:
+ 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang + 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 9g Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu + 9g Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong
+ 9g Flos Carthami Hong Hua + 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang
+ 4.5g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + 9g Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
+ 1.5g Sanguis Draconis Xue Jie + 9g Flos Carthami Hong Hua
+ 1.5g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi + 4.5g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi + 1.5g Sanguis Draconis Xue Jie
+ 3g Hb. cum Rx. Asari Xi Xin + 1.5g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
+ 3g Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + 15g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
For coronary artery disease with severe chest oppression:
+ 9g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
For coronary artery disease with profuse Phlegm:
+ 9g Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong + 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang + 9g Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong
+ 9g Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu + 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang
+ 9g Flos Carthami Hong Hua + 9g Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
+ 4.5g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + 9g Flos Carthami Hong Hua
+ 1.5g Sanguis Draconis Xue Jie + 4.5g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 1.5g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi + 1.5g Sanguis Draconis Xue Jie
+ 9g Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po + 1.5g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
+ 9g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke + 9g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
For coronary Heart disease:
For coronary artery disease with severe Heart pain:
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 12g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
+ 12g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin + 9g Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong
+ 12g Sm. Lepidii Ting Li Zi + 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang
+ 12g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + 9g Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
For coronary Heart disease with mild Qi Stagnation:
+ 9g Flos Carthami Hong Hua
+ Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi + 4.5g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke + 1.5g Sanguis Draconis Xue Jie
+ Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 1.5g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
+ Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang + 20g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
+ Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen For coronary Heart disease with obvious palpitations and edema:
For coronary Heart disease with mild Blood Stagnation:
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui + 12g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
+ Caulis Millettia Ji Xue Teng + 12g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
+ Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao + 12g Sm. Lepidii Ting Li Zi
For coronary Heart disease with perspiration, Cold limbs and expectoration of white Phlegm: + 12g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + Poria Fu Ling
For coronary Heart disease with Cold limbs, coma and a weak pulse:
+ 12g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
+ 12g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin + 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 12g Sm. Lepidii Ting Li Zi
+ 12g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + 12g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu
- Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou + 12g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
+ Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparatum Zhi Fu Zi + 12g Sm. Lepidii Ting Li Zi
+ 12g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen + Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparatum Zhi Fu Zi
+ Poria Fu Ling
+ Cx. Mori Sang Bai Pi + Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen
For coronary Heart disease with severe chest pain: + Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi
+ Moschus She Xiang
+ 30g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
For coronary Heart disease with Yang Deficiency:
+ 12g Rx. Peucedani Qian Hu + Hb. cum Rx. Asari Xi Xin
+ 12g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin + Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang
+ 12g Sm. Lepidii Ting Li Zi + Fr. Piperis Longi Bi Ba
+ 12g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi + Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ Heart Stimulating Pill (Patent)
Huo Xin Dan
+ Fr. Evodiae Wu Zhu Yu
For coronary Heart disease with sputum:
For coronary Heart disease with moderate Blood Stagnation:
+ Arisaemae cum Bile Dan Nan Xing
+ Per Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi + Flos Carthami Hong Hua
+ Poria Fu Ling + Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong
For coronary Heart disease with severe Blood Stagnation:
+ Pollen Typhae Pu Huang
+ Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi
+ Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi + Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
+ Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke + Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang
+ Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + Hb. Leonuri Yi Mu Cao
+ Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang + Olibanum Ru Xiang
+ Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + Myrrh Mo Yao
+ Lignum Sappan Su Mu
+ Rz. Sparganii San Leng
For coronary Heart disease with Qi Deficiency:
+ Rz. Curcumae E Zhu + Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen
+ Sanguis Draconis Xue Jie + Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ Sm. Persicae Tao Ren + Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ Hirudo Shui Zhi + Rx. Stellariae Tai Zi Shen
For coronary Heart disease with Qi Stagnation:
+ Rz. Polygonati Huang Jing
+ Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
For chest pain:
+ Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke + 9g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
+ Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang + 9g Poria Fu Ling
+ Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 6g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao
+ Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo + 6g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
+ Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin + 6g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu + 6g Stir-fried Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
+ Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po
For chest pain with chest oppression and abdominal distention:
For chest pain with coughing and profuse Phlegm:
+ 9g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
+ 9g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi + 9g Poria Fu Ling
+ 9g Poria Fu Ling + 6g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao
+ 6g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao
+ 6g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
+ 6g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke + 6g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ 6g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng + 6g Stir-fried Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 6g Stir-fried Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 10g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang
+ Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po
For chest pain with Spleen Qi Deficiency:
+ 9g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
+ 10g Flos Inulae Xuan Fu Hua
For chest oppression:
+ 9g Poria Fu Ling
+ 10g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 6g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao
+ 10g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren + 6g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
+ 6g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke + 6g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ 6g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng + 6g Stir-fried Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ 10g Lignum Dalbergiae Odoriferae Jiang Xiang
+ 10g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
For chest oppression with severe stabbing pain:
+ 10g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 10g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
For chest oppression with Heart pain:
+ 10g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren + 10g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 6g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
+ 6g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng + 10g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
+ 10g Lignum Dalbergiae Odoriferae Jiang Xiang + 6g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
+ 6g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng

+ Sudden Smile Powder
Shi Xiao San

+ 10g Lignum Dalbergiae Odoriferae Jiang Xiang
For chest oppression with abdominal distention:
+ 3g powdered Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
+ 10g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 3g Rx. Ilicis Pubescentis Mao Dong Qing
+ 10g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
+ 6g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
For chest oppression with coughing up profuse Phlegm:
+ 6g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ 10g Lignum Dalbergiae Odoriferae Jiang Xiang + 10g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 10g Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang + 10g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
For chest oppression with Spleen Qi Deficiency:
+ 6g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
+ 10g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 6g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ 10g Lignum Dalbergiae Odoriferae Jiang Xiang
+ 10g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
+ 6g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke + 10g Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po
+ 6g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ 10g Lignum Dalbergiae Odoriferae Jiang Xiang + 10g Flos Inulae Xuan Fu Hua
+ 15g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
For hyperlipoproteinemia:
- Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ 10g Poria Fu Ling
For hyperlipoproteinemia with chest pain and palpitations:
+ 30gt Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
- Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia + 15g Poria Fu Ling
+ 15g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ 30gt Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang
+ 9g Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi
+ 15g Poria Fu Ling
+ 15g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie + 9g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
+ 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang + 9g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
+ 9g Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi
+ 9g Fol. Nelumbinis He Ye
+ 9g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
For hyperlipoproteinemia with dizziness and a headache:
+ 9g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
- Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ 9g Fol. Nelumbinis He Ye
+ 12g Fr. Crataegi Shan Zha + 30gt Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 3g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi
For hyperlipoproteinemia with Spleen Qi Deficiency:
+ 15g Poria Fu Ling
+ 15g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
- Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia + 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang
+ 9g Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi
+ 30gt Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 9g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
+ 15g Poria Fu Ling + 9g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
+ 15g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang + 9g Fol. Nelumbinis He Ye
+ 9g Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi +12g Rz. Gastrodiae Tian Ma
For hyperlipoproteinemia with Blood Deficiency:
+ 9g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin - Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ 9g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
+ 30gt Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 9g Fol. Nelumbinis He Ye
+ 9g Rz. Polygonati Huang Jing + 15g Poria Fu Ling
+ 6g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 15g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ 5g Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen + 9g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang
For upper back pain due to Obstruction of the Heart Vessels with shortness of breath due to Qi Deficiency:
+ 9g Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi
+ 9g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
+ 9g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
+ 15g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
For upper back pain due to Obstruction of the Heart Vessels with shortness of breath due to hyperventilation caused by Liver Qi Stagnation:
+ 9g Fol. Nelumbinis He Ye
+ 9g Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu
+ 10g Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin
+ 10g Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
For upper back pain with palpitations:
For upper back pain with insomnia:
+ 10g Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi
+ 12g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
For upper back pain with chest pain:
+ 10g Rx. Notoginseng San Qi