English: Cinnamon Twig and Ginseng Decoction
Also Known As: Cinnamon and Ginseng Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi 4-12g Releases the Exterior, assists Yang, adjusts the Ying and Wei, releases the muscle layer and warms and facilitates the flow of Qi through the channels and collaterals and Blood through the vessels.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 3-12g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 3-9g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, dries Dampness, Stabilizes the Exterior, stops sweating and promotes water metabolism.
With Gan Jiang, Ren Shen and Zhi Gan Cao, for Spleen and Stomach Deficiency Cold and frequent diarrhea due to Spleen and Stomach Deficiency Cold..
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 3-9g Tonifies Qi in Deficiency patients with Exterior conditions.
With Bai Zhu, tonifies the transformation and transportation functions of the Spleen.
Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang 2-9g Warms the Middle, warms the Lungs and expels Cold.
With Bai Zhu, for diarrhea due to Spleen Deficiency.
With Bai Zhu and Ren Shen, for Spleen Yang Deficiency with a cold abdomen, vomiting and diarrhea.
  • Releases the Exterior
  • Warms the Interior
  • Tonifies Qi
  • Relieves distention
  • Tai Yang - Tai Yin
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • Joint pains
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Epigastric distention
  • Perspiration
  • Cold body and extremities
  • Weakness of the extremities
  • Upper abdominal palpitations
  • Cold feet
  • Dysuria
  • Contraindicated for those with Interior Heat.
  • Contraindicated for those with Yin Deficiency.
For more severe Cold: For abdominal pain:
+ Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For incessant diarrhea that cannot be stopped:
For alopecia due to Spleen Yang Deficiency:
+ Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ Ephedra, Prepared Aconite and Asarum Decoction
Ma Huang Fu Zi Xi Xin Tang
+ Rz. Cimicifugae Sheng Ma
For epigastric fullness and distention:
For a feeling of pain and distress in the chest:
+ Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
+ Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian + Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
For constant diarrhea:
+ Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
    + Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen