Yi Gan San
Pin Ying Name: Yi Gan San
English Name: Bupleurum Decoction
Chinese Name: 抑肝散
Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Fried Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae||Chao Bai Zhu||
Tonifies the Spleen, tonifies Qi and dries Dampness.
Promotes urination, resolves Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and harmonizes the Middle Jiao.
With Bai Zhu, strengthens the Spleen and resolves Dampness.
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Dang Gui||
Tonifies, harmonizes and invigorates the Blood and regulates menses.
|Rx. Chuanxiong||Chuan Xiong||
Activates the Blood and regulates Qi.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Deficiency.
|Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae||Gou Teng||
Extinguishes Wind, stops spasms, drains Liver Heat and pacifies Liver Yang.
|Rx. Bupleuri||Chai Hu||
Resolves Shao Yang disorders, reduces fever, spreads Liver Qi, relieves Stagnation and raises Yang Qi.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||
Moderates and harmonizes the effects of the other herbs.
- Calms the Liver
- Regulates the Liver Qi and Blood
- Relieves spasms
- Dispels Heat
- Strengthens the Spleen
- Liver Channel Deficiency Heat in children
- Liver Blood Deficiency with Liver Heat in children
- Liver Wind
- Muscle spasms
- Fever and chills
- Alternating chills and fever
- Spitting of sputum or saliva
- Abdominal distention
- Reduced appetite
- Restless sleep
- Rigidity and pain of the neck and head
- Numbness of the limbs
- Clenching or grinding of teeth
- Easily frightened
- Seizure disorders
- Night seizures
- Night terrors
- Menopausal disturbance
- Climacteric disorders
- Infantile night crying