Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Dosage||Actions|
|Rx. Ginseng||Ren Shen||3-9g||
Tonifies Qi and strengthens the Spleen and Stomach.
With Bai Zhu, tonifies the transformation and transportation functions of the Spleen. With Bai Zhu, Zhi Gan Cao and Fu Ling, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiencies with Dampness with anorexia, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal distention and fatigue.
|Rx. Codonopsis||Dang Shen||9-30g||
Tonifies the Middle Jiao and augments Qi. Substitutes for Ren Shen especially in Gu syndrome.
With Fu Ling, for Spleen and Stomach Deficiencies with fatigue, a sensation of fullness in the abdomen, dizziness, lethargy, shortness of breath, anorexia and loose stools or diarrhea.
|Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae||Bai Zhu||4-15g||
Strengthens the Spleen, augments Qi and dries Dampness.
With Fu Ling and Dang Shen, for Deficiency Cold of the Middle Jiao with abdominal pain, distention, vomiting and diarrhea. With Fu Ling and Zhi Gan Cao, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiencies. With Gan Jiang, Ren Shen and Zhi Gan Cao, for Spleen and Stomach Deficiency Cold.
Dries Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and moderates the drying nature of Zhi Gan Cao.
With Zhi Ban Xia, stops nausea and vomiting. With Zhi Ban Xia and Chen Pi, for nausea, vomiting and anorexia due to congested Fluids. With Mu Xiang, for diarrhea and borborygmus due to Dampness. With Bai Zhu, strengthens the Spleen and resolves Dampness.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata||Zhi Gan Cao||1.5-10g||
Harmonizes, warms and strengthens the Middle Jiao and moderates the draining properties of Fu Ling.
With Dang Shen, for anorexia, fatigue and loose stools due to Spleen Deficiency.
|Per. Citri Reticulatae||Chen Pi||2.4-12g||
Circulates Qi, dries Dampness, transforms Phlegm, tonifies the Spleen, adjusts the Middle and helps prevent Stagnation from tonic herbs.
With Bai Zhu, for manifestations of Damp-Obstruction due to Spleen Deficiency. With Zhi Ban Xia, for a stifling sensation in the chest and cough with excessive white, viscous sputum due to Phlegm-Damp Obstruction. With Sha Ren, for Dampness Obstructing the Spleen's transforming and transporting functions with reduced intake of food, diarrhea, belching, nausea, and a stifling sensation in the epigastrium due to Disharmony of the Stomach Qi, vomiting of unadulterated, or scanty but viscous fluids and assists digestion of greasy tonic herbs.
|Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum||Zhi Ban Xia||3-12g||
Dries Dampness, resolves Phlegm, harmonizes the Stomach, descends Rebellious Qi and stops vomiting.
With Chen Pi, for Stomach Qi Disharmony with epigastric and abdominal distention or pain. With Fu Ling, expels Phlegm and stops nausea and vomiting, hiccups, coughs with clear, profuse Phlegm and loose, watery stools, treats Phlegm, thin mucus and turbid Dampness and prevents turbid Phlegm and Dampness from disturbing the Heart with dizziness, palpitations and insomnia. With Ren Shen, for vomiting due to Stomach Deficiency.
|Fr. Amomi||Sha Ren||1.5-9g||
Aromatically dries Dampness, stops vomiting, moves Qi, warms and strengthens the Spleen and Stomach, warms the Middle, stops diarrhea and prevents Stagnation from tonic herbs.
With Dang Shen, for abdominal pain and diarrhea due to Dampness Obstructing the Spleen and Stomach and morning sickness. With Zhi Ban Sha, for morning sickness. With Ren Shen and Bai Zhu, for Spleen and Stomach Deficiencies.
|Rx. Aucklandiae||Mu Xiang||1.5-9g||
Circulates Qi, stops pain, strengthens the Spleen and dispels Heat and Dampness.
With Sha Ren, Increases the flow of Qi in the digestive system as while reducing distention and Food Stagnation, alleviating pain and strengthening the Spleen . With Bai Zhu, for anorexia with epigastric and abdominal pain and distention. With Sha Ren, Ren Shen and Bai Zhu, for anorexia and abdominal distention and fullness which improves with warmth applied locally.
- Tonifies Qi
- Strengthens the Spleen
- Harmonizes the Stomach
- Regulates Qi
- Stops pain
- Spleen Qi Deficiency (with Phlegm-Damp and pain)
- Stomach Qi Deficiency
- Stomach Cold
- Gu Syndrome
- Nausea and vomiting
- Sallow complexion
- Anorexia with a full feeling after very little food
- Weak abdomen
- Abdominal distention or pain (subtle)
- Rolled lips
- Pale lips
- Stiff tongue
- Tired limbs
- Heavy limbs
- Chest fullness
- Acid regurgitation
- Epigastric distention or pain
- Muscle weakness in arms and legs
- Loose stools or diarrhea
- Maybe bleeding
- Thin muscles.
- Does not like to speak
- Weak, soft voice
- Maybe enuresis
- Maybe abundant clear urine
- Maybe cold extremities
- Maybe borborygmus
- T: Pale and flabby - may have teeth marks
- C: Thin and white.
- P: Weak and Deficient
- Acute or chronic gastritis
- Gastric or duodenal ulcer
- Acute or chronic gastroenteritis
- Gastric distention
- Emotional instability
- Chronic peritonitis
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Post-surgical diarrhea
- Liver cirrhosis
- Chronic fatigue syndrome
- Pernicious vomiting
- Childhood eczema
- Chronic dysentery
- Abdominal pain
- Uterine myoma
- Chronic colitis
- Food allergies
- Breast cancer
- Epstein-Barr virus syndrome
- Abdominal fullness and distention
- Intestinal tuberculosis
- Fetal restlessness
- Nervous exhaustion
- Delayed menstruation due to Phlegm
- Morning sickness
- Chronic bronchitis
- Leaky gut syndrome
- Acid reflux
- Optic atrophy
- Vaginal discharge
- Gu syndrome
- Myalgic encephalomyelitis
- Gastric neurosis
- Hiatus hernia
- Liver cancer