Chinese Herbal Formulas – Ch 12-15

How many formulas in the category “Formulas That Stabilize and Bind?” (Chapter 12)

14

5 that Stabilize the Womb

5 that Restrain Leakages from the Intestines

4 that Stabilize the Exterior and Lungs

How many formulas in the category “Formulas that Calm the Spirit?” (Chapter 13)
4 and 1 that Sedates and Calms the Spirit
How many formulas in the category “Formulas that Expel Wind?”  (Chapter 14)

7

 

4 that Extinguish Internal Wind

3 that Release Wind from the Exterior Level and Channels, 1 of which has 3 modifications

What formulas are in the category “Formulas that Open the Orifices?”  (Chapter 15)

An Gong Niu Huang Wan (Calm the Palace Pill with Cattle Gallstone)

 

Su He Xiang Wan (Liquid Styrax Pill)

What is Liquid Styrax Pill used for and what is its Pinyin name?

It treats XS closed disorder

 

Su He Xiang Wan

What is An Gong Niu Huang Wan used for and what is its English name?

High fever, irritability or restlessness, delirious speech, loss of consciousness or coma due to windstroke or childhood convulsions.

 

It is called Calm the Palace Pill with Cattle Gallstone.

 

It treats the pattern known as Heat Sinking into Pericardium.

Name the 3 formulas from Chapter 14 that Release Wind from the Exterior Level and Channels

Xiao Feng San

Xiao Huo Luo Dan

Qian Zheng San

 

 

Xiao Feng San has 3 modifications:  Ju Fang Xiao Feng San, Xiao Feng San from the Imperial Grace Formulary, and Si Wu Xiao Feng San

What are the 4 Xiao Feng San formulas used for and how do you differentiate between them?

They can all be used for skin disorders with itching and redness, but Ju Fang Xiao Feng San is really best for Wind Damp in the Channels causing joint pain or numbness.


Xiao Feng San from True Lineage clears wind heat or wind damp

Xiao Feng San from Grace Formulary treats wind damp in channels

Si Wu Xiao Feng San treats skin disorders due to blood deficiency

Xiao Feng San from Effective Formulae treats dizziness during pregnancy.

What are the 5 formulas that Calm the Spirit?

  1. Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan (Emperor of Heaven’s Special Pill to Tonify the HT)
  2. Suan Zao Ren Tang (Sour Jujube Decoction)
  3. Huang Lian E Jiao Tang (Coptis and Donkey-hide Gelatin Decoction)
  4. Gan Mai Da Zao Tang (Licorice, Wheat and Jujube Decoction)
  5. Zhu Sha An Shen Wan (Cinnabar Pill to Calm the Spirit) – this one treats patterns of HT Fire damaging yin and blood.

What are the 4 formulas that Stabilize the Exterior and Lungs?

Yu Ping Feng San (Jade Windscreen Powder)

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Mu Li San (Oyster Shell Powder)

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Dang Gui Liu Huang Tang (Dang Gui 6 Yellow Decoction)

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Jiu Xian San (Nine Immortals Powder)

What formulas restrain leakage from the intestines?

Zhen Ren Yang Zang Tang (True Man’s Decoction to Nourish the Organ)

 

Si Shen Wan (Four Miracle Pill)

 

Jin Suo Gu Jin Wan (Mantis Egg-Case Powder)

 

Suo Quan Qan (Shut the Sluice Pill)

What formulas stabilize the KD and restore essence?

Zhen Ren Yang Zang Tang (True Man’s Decoction)

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Si Shen Wan (Four Miracle Pill)

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Jin Suo Gu Jin Wan (Golden Lock Pill to Stabilize Essence)

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Sang Piao Xiao San (Mantis Egg-case Powder)

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Suo Quan Wan (Shut the Sluice Pill)

What formulas Stabilize the Womb?

Shou Tai Wan (Fetus Longevity Pill)

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Gu Chong Tang (Stabilize Gushing Decoction)

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Gu Jing Tang (Stabilize the Menses Decoction)

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Wan Dai Tang (Perfect the Dai Mai Decoction)

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Yi Huang Tang (Change Yellow Discharge Decoction)

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