HERB FORMULAS

English: Dang Gui and Pinellia Combination
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Radix Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 3-15g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, regulates menstruation, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates flesh and alleviates pain.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood.
With Chai Hu and Bai Shao, for dysmenorrhea from Liver Qi Stagnation and Blood Deficiency.
Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu 3-12g Spreads Liver Qi, relieves Stagnation, disperses Wind-Heat and resolves Phlegm and congestion.
With Bai Shao, for Liver Blood Deficiency with Liver Qi Stagnation.
With Bai Shao, Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong, harmonizes the Blood.
With Qing Pi, for intercostal pain due to Qi obstruction in the Liver channel.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 5-30g Nourishes the Blood, softens the Liver and relieves pain.
With Chai Hu, for flank pain due to Liver Qi Stagnation.
With Dang Gui, nourishes Yin and Blood.
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.
With Chai Hu and Bai Shao, for pain and distention in the chest and flanks.
With Dang Gui, tonifies the Blood and moves Qi.
With Chuan Xiong, for Qi Stagnation combined with Blood Stasis.
Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi 3-12g Clears Heat, reduces Fire and eliminates irritability in the San Jiao.
With Chai Hu, Xiang Fu and Chuan Xiong, for Heat from constraint.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 3-10g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia 3-15g Dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm, descends Rebellious Qi and stops vomiting.
With Chen Pi, for epigastric and abdominal distention or pain due to disharmony of the Stomach Qi.
With Huang Lian, for epigastric distention and indigestion due to a simultaneous invasion of Hot and Cold pathogenic influences into the Stomach.
With Hou Po, for Phlegm-Dampness with Qi Stagnation.
Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po 3-10g Promotes the movement of Qi in the Middle Jiao, resolves Stagnation, promotes the movement of Qi downward, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Xiang Fu and Chen Pi, for epigastric and abdominal bloating due to Dampness Obstructing the Qi.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 3-9g Regulates Qi, adjusts the Middle, relieves the diaphragm Dries, dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Qing Pi, for flank pain and chest and abdominal distention due to Liver Qi Stagnation.
With Zhi Ban Xia, for a stifling sensation in the chest and coughing with excessive white, viscous sputum due to Phlegm-Damp Obstruction.
with Zhi Ban Xi, Fu Ling and Hou Po, enhances the Phlegm transforming, Spleen strengthening properties.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Viride Qing Pi 3-10g Spreads Liver Qi, breaks up Stagnant Qi, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Xiang Fu, for pain and distention of the flanks due to Liver Qi Stagnation.
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.
Fr. Evodiae Wu Zhu Yu 3-10g Warms the Middle Jiao, disperses Cold, promotes the movement of Qi, relieves Stagnation in the Liver channel, alleviates pain, spreads the Liver, descends rebellious Qi and stops vomiting.
With Huang Lian, for vomiting, belching, epigastric pain and regurgitation of sour fluids from a Heat induced disharmony between the Liver and Stomach. (The dosage of Huang Lian should be five times greater that that of Wu Zhu Yu.)
Poria Fu Ling 9-18g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness and strengthens the Spleen.|
With Zhi Ban Xia, for Phlegm, thin mucus and turbid Dampness.
With Zhi Ban Xia and Chen Pi, for nausea, vomiting, chest fullness and distention and anorexia due to congested fluids.
Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian 3-10g Clears Heat, drains Dampness and drains Stomach Fire.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 3-6g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, clears Heat and relieves Fire toxicity, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
With Bai Shao, Dang Gui and Chai Hu, for hypochondriac pain due to Liver Qi Stagnation.
  • Nourishes the Blood
  • Soothes the Liver
  • Clears Heat
  • Disperses Stagnation
  • Liver Qi Stagnation with Blood Deficiency and Heat
  • Irritability
  • Short temper
  • Restlessness
  • Fever or tidal fever
  • Red eyes
  • Dry mouth and throat
  • Palpitations
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Difficult urination
  • Painful urination
  • Increased menstrual flow
  • Uterine bleeding
  • Early menstruation
  • Aching in limbs
  • Dizziness
  • Mental instability
  • Red face
  • Thirst
  • Turbid urine
  • Alternating chills and fever
  • Red cheeks
  • Wheezing
  • Nervousness
  • Headache
  • Red eyes
  • Dry mouth
  • Anorexia
  • Infertility
  • Abdominal pain
  • Spontaneous sweating or night sweats with fever
  • Anxiety
  • Dry eyes
  • Hypochondriac pain
  • Somnolence
  • Insomnia
  • Aching shoulders
  • Five Sole Heat
  • Earache
  • Premenstrual tension
  • Hot flashes
  • Fatigue
  • Lassitude
  • Depression
  • Constipation with flushing up
  • Pale complexion
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • Vertigo
  • Abdominal distention near the umbilicus
  • Epistaxis
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Heaviness in the lower abdomen
  • T: Red or Red edges
  • C: Thin and yellow
  • P: Thready, rapid and wiry or Wiry and tight and rapid
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