English: Nourish the Heart Decoction #1
Also Known As: Astragalus and Zizyphus Combination #1
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 4.5-15g Tonifies Blood, regulates the menses, Invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold andstops pain due to Blood Stasis.
With Huang Qi, for Qi and Blood Deficiency.
With Chuan Xiong, harmonizes, nourishes and invigorates the Blood and disperses Blood Stasis.
Pinellia Massa Fermentata Ban Xia Qu 4.5-15g Dries Dampness and eliminates Phlegm.
Poria Fu Ling 4.5-15g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen, harmonizes the Middle Jiao and transforms Phlegm.
Poria Pararadicis Fu Shen 4.5-15g Quiets the Heart, calms the Spirit and soothes the nerves.
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 0.3-6 g Powerfully tonifies Yuan Qi, tonifies Qi of the Spleen, Stomach, Lungs and Heart and calms the Spirit.
With Huang Qi, for Qi Deficiency with general debility, anorexia, and spontaneous sweat and Lung Qi Deficiency.
(Rx. Codonopsis) (Dang Shen) (0.9-18g) (Tonifies the Middle Jiao, augments Qi, tonifies the Lungs, restores the constitution, assists herbs that release the exterior or drain downward when there is significant Qi Deficiency, Nourishes Blood and promotes the generation of Body fluids - substitutes for Ren Shen.)
(With Fu Ling, for Spleen and Stomach Deficiency with fatigue, a sensation of fullness in the abdomen, dizziness, lethargy, shortness of breath, anorexia and loose stools or diarrhea.)
(With Huang Qi, for Lung and Spleen Qi Deficiency with fatigue, shortness of breath, diarrhea and anorexia and decreases platelet aggregation.)
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 4.5-15g Invigorates the Blood and promotes the movement of Qi.
Dry-fried Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Chao Suan Zao Ren 0.3-6g Warmly tonifies to nourish the Heart and astringe the Liver, calms the Spirit, facilitates sleep and treats irritable thirst and sweating from Deficiency.
Sm. Platycladi Bai Zi Ren 0.3-6g Nourishes the Heart, calms the Spirit and astringes Yin Deficiency sweat.
With Jiang Zhi, Yuan Zhi and .Chao Suan Zao Ren, for insomnia, and palpitations due to Heart Blood Deficiency.
With Chao Suan Zao Ren, strongly quiets the Spirit, calms the emotions, enriches the Yin and Blood, stops nightsweats and treats palpitations, irritability and insomnia due to Yin and Blood Deficiency failing to nourish the Heart and Liver.
With Chao Suan Zao Ren, Dang Gui and Fu Ling, for insomnia, and palpitations due to Heart Blood Deficiency.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 1.5-12g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
With Dang Shen, for palpitations due to Heart Qi Deficiency and anorexia, fatigue and loose stools due to Spleen Deficiency.
With Ren Shen, relieves palpitations and anxiety.
With Ren Shen and Fu Ling, strengthens the Spleen and augments Qi.
Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi 0.3-6g Tonifies Qi, quiets the Spirit and calms and contains Heart Qi.
With Huang Qi, for Yang Deficiency with spontaneous sweat.
Rx. Astragali Huang Qi 4.5-15g Tonifies Qi and Blood, strengthens the Spleen and raises the Yang Qi of the Spleen and Stomach.
With Ren Shen or Dang Shen, for Qi Deficiency with general debility, anorexia, fatigue, tired extremities and spontaneous sweat.
Ginger Juice Rx. Polygalae Jiang Zhi Yuan Zhi 0.3-6g Calms the Spirit and sedates the Heart and clears the channel joining the Heart and Kidney.
With Chao Suan Zao Ren, balances the contrasting, introverted and dispersing, extroverted manifestations of Spirit to ensure the proper balance of openness and sobriety.
Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui 0.3-6g Warms the Kidneys, Spleen and Heart, strengthens the Yang and Ming Men Fire, disperses deep Cold, warms the channels, unblocks the channels and vessels, alleviates pain and assists the generation of Qi and Blood.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 1.5-3g Reduces the toxicity of other herbs.
With Da Zao, protects the Stomach Qi, reduces irritation of the gastrointestinal tract by other herbs, nourishes the Blood, prevents injury from harsh Blood movers and assists the movement of Qi.
Fr. Jujube Da Zao 1.5-3g Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach, augments Qi, nourishes the Blood, calms the Spirit and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
  • Augments Qi
  • Tonifies and harmonizes the Blood
  • Nourishes the Heart
  • Calms the Shen
  • Transforms Phlegm
  • Heart Blood Deficiency
  • Palpitations with anxiety
  • Forgetfulness
  • Being easily frightened
  • Apprehension
  • Night sweats
  • Mild fever
  • Malaise
  • Disquiet
  • Insomnia
  • Fear
  • Dream disturbed sleep
  • Restlessness
  • Facial Pallor
For fever and thirst: For irritability, fever and insomnia:
+ Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ Caul. Bambusae in Taenium Zhu Ru + Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai
For forgetfulness and being easily frightened:
For palpitations:
+ Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu + Sm. Arecae Bing Lang
+ Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + Poria Rubra Chi Fu Ling