English: Schisandra Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi 6g Tonifies Qi, astringes sweat, generates fluids, quiets the Spirit and calms and contains Heart Qi.
With Ren Shen and Mai Men Dong, for exhaustion of Qi and Yin with shortness of breath, coughing, and thirst and spontaneous night sweats with Qi Deficiency.
With Huang Qi, for Yang Deficiency with spontaneous sweating.
With Mu Li, Huang Qi, Fu Xiao Mai, Ma Huang Gen and Suan Zao Ren, for spontaneous sweating due to Qi Deficiency.
Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong 9g Clears the Heart and eliminates irritability.
Rx. Astragali Huang Qi 12g Tonifies Qi and Blood .
With Mai Men Dong and Wu Wei Zi, for night sweats.
With Fu Xiao Mai, for spontaneous sweating due to Qi Deficiency and night sweats due to Yin Deficiency.
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 9g Tonifies Heart Qi and calms the Spirit.
With Huang Qi, for Qi Deficiency with general debility, anorexia and spontaneous sweat.
Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren 12g Nourishes Heart Yin, tonifies Liver Blood, calms the Spirit, astringes sweat and generates fluids..
Sm. Platycladi Bai Zi Ren 9g Nourishes the Heart, calms the Spirit and astringes Yin Deficiency sweat.
With Suan Zao Ren, strongly quiets the Spirit, calms the emotions, enriches Yin and Blood, stops night sweats and treats palpitations, irritability and insomnia due to Yin and Blood Deficiency failing to nourish the Heart and Liver.
Cx. Albizziae He Huan Pi 9g Calms the Spirit and relieves constraint.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
  • Reinforces and Strengthens Heart Qi
  • Heart Qi Deficiency
  • Palpitations, initiated by exercise
  • Symptoms worse after exertion or when tired
  • Symptoms relieved by rest
  • Restless sleep
  • Insomnia
  • May be arrhythmia
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Diminished vocal power
  • No desire to speak
  • Physical and mental fatigue
  • Excessive perspiration (in daytime)
  • Facial pallor
  • Weakness
  • Suffocating sensation in the chest
  • Cold extremities
  • T: Pale and swollen
  • C: White
  • P: Weak or Big and weak or Intermittent
For severe Qi Deficiency: For copious sweating:
+ 12g Rz. Polygonati Huang Jing + 18g Concha Ostreae Mu Li
+ more (24g) Rx. Astragali Huang Qi + 12g Rx. Ephedrae Ma Huang Gen
+ 12g Sm. Tritici Levis Fu Xiao Mai
For severe insomnia:    
+ 15g Caulis Polygoni Multiflori Ye Jiao Teng    
+ 10g Dens Draconis Long Chi