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Sx: High fever (102oF +), profuse sweating, severe thirst with strong desire to drink cold beverages, bitter taste in mouth, irritability, headache, red face, constipation, excessive appetite

T: red with yellow fur
P: forceful flooding rapid or slippery rapid

CTX: Yangming Fu syndromes, Cold or Deficiency conditions, Exterior conditions
Bái hŭ tāng
白虎湯

Dx: Heat in Qi Level or Internal Excess Heat or Yangming Jing Syndrome or St/Middle Jiao Heat

TxP: clear Heat, nourish Yin, and generate Fluids

Descript: Febrile disease at qi level; excess heat affect yangming (ST)//Lī: Heat in Qi Level or Internal Excess Heat or Yangming Jing Syndrome or St/Middle Jiao Heat

White Tiger Decoction
Bái(white) hŭ(tiger) tāng(decoction)

Categ: (1) IV. A.1 A-Pyret-Heat Qi

B.150 C.321 NatCal
Dx: Heat in Qi Level or Internal Excess Heat or Yangming Jing Syndrome or St/Middle Jiao Heat


J君: shí gāo

C臣: zhī mǔ

Z佐: zhì gān cǎo, gēng mǐ

White Tiger Decoction
Bái(white) hŭ(tiger) tāng(decoction)

(1) IV. A.1 A-Pyret-Heat Qi
Sx: low grade fever, sweating, thirst with desire to drink, irritability, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, lips, and throat, stifling sensation in chest/epigastrium, choking cough, restlessness, insomnia

T: red with scanty fur
P: rapid deficient

CTX: Acute Excess Heat conditions without underlying Deficiency, Damp Accumulation
Zhú yè shí gāo tāng
竹葉石膏湯

Dx: Heat in Qi Level, recovery stage

TxP: clear Heat, nourish Yin, tonify Qi, and harmonize Stomach

Descript: Qi level heat in recovery; lingering heat w/ qi & yin damage

Lophatherum and Gypsum Decoction
Zhú(bamboo) yè(leaf) [ie dàn zhú yè] shí(stone) gāo(paste) tāng(decoction)

Categ: (2) IV. A.2 A-Pyret-Heat Qi

B.155 C.326 Nat
Dx: Heat in Qi Level, recovery stage


J君: dàn zhú yè, shí gāo

C臣: rén shēn, mài mén dōng

Z佐: bàn xià

S使: zhì gān cǎo, gēng mǐ

Lophatherum and Gypsum Decoction
Zhú(bamboo) yè(leaf) [ie dàn zhú yè] shí(stone) gāo(paste) tāng(decoction)

(2) IV. A.2 A-Pyret-Heat Qi
Sx: high fever (worse in evening, less during day), irritability, restlessness, delirium, thirst but not drink much, insomnia

T: dark red dry body with yellow fur
P: rapid thin

CTX: Damp Accumulation
Qīng yíng tāng
清營湯

Dx: Ying Level Heat

TxP: clear Ying Level Heat, guide Heat to Surface, nourish Yin, and invigorate Blood

Descript: Ying (nutri) level heat

Clear the Nutritive-Level Decoction
Qīng(clear) yíng(nutritive-level) tāng(decoction)

Categ: (3) IV. B.1 A-Pyret-Heat Ying

B.161 C.330 Nat
Dx: Ying Level Heat


J君: xī jiǎo, shēng dì huáng

C臣: xuán shēn, mài mén dōng

Z佐: jīn yín huā, lián qiào, huáng lián, dàn zhú yè

S使: dān shēn

Clear the Nutritive-Level Decoction
Qīng(clear) yíng(nutritive-level) tāng(decoction)

(3) IV. B.1 A-Pyret-Heat Ying
Sx: high fever (worse in evening, less during day), irritability, restlessness, delirium or mania, thirst but not drink much, insomnia, poor memory, chest pain, abdominal distension/fullness, nose bleeding, blood in stool, blood in urine, vomiting blood, rashes or purple-red maculae;

T: dark red, red prickles with yellow fur
P: thin rapid

CTX: Bleeding due to Yang Deficiency, Spleen/Stomach Deficiency, or trauma
Xī jiăo dì huáng tāng
犀角地黃湯

Dx: Heat in Xue Level

TxP: clear Heat, cool Blood, dissolve Blood Stasis, and release Toxicity

Descript: Heat in blood level (HT, PC), excess type

Rhinoceros Horn and Rehmannia Decoction
Xī(rhinoceros) jiăo(horn) dì(earth) huáng(yellow) tāng(decoction)

Categ: (4) IV. B.2 A-Pyret-Heat Ying

B.165 C.333 Nat
Dx: Heat in Xue Level


J君: xī jiǎo

C臣: shēng dì huáng

Z佐: chì sháo, mǔ dān pí

Rhinoceros Horn and Rehmannia Decoction
Xī(rhinoceros) jiăo(horn) dì(earth) huáng(yellow) tāng(decoction)

(4) IV. B.2 A-Pyret-Heat Ying
Sx: high fever, fidgeting/restlessness, irritability, dry mouth and throat, delirium, insomnia, vomiting blood, nose bleeding, maculae, diarrhea, Damp-Heat jaundice, external abscesses, sores, boils, carbuncles, dark yellow urine

T: red with yellow fur
P: rapid forceful

CTX: Yin Deficiency, conditions without Excess Fire, not for long term use (injures Sp/St and Yin)
Huáng lián jiĕ dú tāng
黃連解毒湯

Dx: All types of Heat Toxins

TxP: clear Heat, purge Fire, and reduce Toxins

Descript: Any type of Heat or Fire Toxin in UJ MJ or LJ (is foundation formu, + add herbs)

Coptis Decoction to Resolve Toxicity
Huáng(yellow) lián(links, successive) jiĕ(to separate, divide, break up, loosen) dú(toxicity, poison) tāng(decoction)

Categ: (5) IV. C.1 A-Pyret-Heat Toxin

B.167 C.341 NatCal
Dx: All types of Heat Toxins


J君: huáng lián

C臣: huáng qín

Z佐: huáng bǎi

S使: zhī zǐ

Coptis Decoction to Resolve Toxicity
Huáng(yellow) lián(links, successive) jiĕ(to separate, divide, break up, loosen) dú(toxicity, poison) tāng(decoction)

(5) IV. C.1 A-Pyret-Heat Toxin
Sx: chest fullness/pain, burning sensation in chest/diaphragm, fever, thirst, red face and lips, red eyes, irritability, nausea, vomiting, toothache, cold sores, mouth and tongue ulcers, sore throat, excessive hunger, constipation, dark scanty urine, delirium

T: red swollen with dry yellow fur
P: rapid slippery

CTX: Only for Excess Heat in Upper/Middle Jiao, injures Sp/St, not for long term use / Cautions: Pregnancy
Liáng gé săn
涼膈散

Dx: Upper/Middle Jiao Heat Toxins

TxP: purge Fire, move Bowels, and clear Heat

Descript: Heat & fire toxin in UJ & LJ

Cool the Diaphragm Powder
Liáng(cool) gé(diaphragm) săn(powder)

Categ: (6) IV. C.2 A-Pyret-Heat Toxin

B.176 C.351 Nat
Dx: Upper/Middle Jiao Heat Toxins


J君: lián qiào

C臣: huáng qín, zhī zǐ

Z佐: dàn zhú yè, bò hé, dà huáng, máng xiāo

S使: gān cǎo, fēng mì

Cool the Diaphragm Powder
Liáng(cool) gé(diaphragm) săn(powder)

(6) IV. C.2 A-Pyret-Heat Toxin
Sx: redness, pain, and swelling of face and head, red swollen eyes, difficulty opening eyes, fever and chills, sore throat, thirst

T: dry red with yellow fur
P: floating rapid forceful

CTX: Yin Deficiency
Pŭ jì xiāo dú yĭn
普濟消毒飲

Dx: Heat Toxin in Head and/or Neck

TxP: expel Wind, clear Heat, and reduce Toxins

Descript: Heat toxin in upper jiao, above neck

Universal Benefit Drink to Eliminate Toxin
Pŭ(universal) jì(benefit, aid) xiāo(subside, disappear, vanish) dú(poison) yĭn(drink)

Categ: (7) IV. C.3 A-Pyret-Heat Toxin

B.173 C.355 Nat
Dx: Heat Toxin in Head and/or Neck


J君: huáng qín, huáng lián

C臣: niú bàng zǐ, lián qiào, bò hé, bái jiāng cán

Z佐: xuán shēn, mǎ bó, bǎn lán gēn, jié gěng, gān cǎo

S使: jú hóng, chái hú, shēng má

Universal Benefit Drink to Eliminate Toxin
Pŭ(universal) jì(benefit, aid) xiāo(subside, disappear, vanish) dú(poison) yĭn(drink)

(7) IV. C.3 A-Pyret-Heat Toxin
Sx: high fever, strong thirst, dry heaves, severe stabbing headache, extreme irritability, dry mouth, lips, and throat, blurred vision, mania, delirium, rashes, nose bleeding, vomiting blood, maculae

T: dark red with dry prickly fur
P: rapid deep, thin rapid deep, or floating rapid large

CTX: Yang Deficiency, Sp/St Deficiency
Qīng wēn bài dú yĭn
清瘟敗毒飲

Dx: Heat Toxins in Qi and Blood Levels

TxP: clear Heat, purge Fire, reduce Toxins, and cool Blood

Descript: Heat toxicity at qi & xue levels (epidemics, contagious diseases)

Clear Epidemics and Overcome Toxicity Drink
Qīng(clear) wēn(epidemic, pestilence, plague) bài(overcome, to defeat) dú(toxicity, poison) yĭn(drink)

Categ: (8) IV. C.4 A-Pyret-Heat Toxin

B.179 C.337 Nat
Dx: Heat Toxins in Qi and Blood Levels


J君: shí gāo, zhī mǔ, gān cǎo

C臣: huáng lián, huáng qín, zhī zǐ

Z佐: shēng dì huáng, mǔ dān pí, xī jiǎo, chì sháo

S使: xuán shēn, lián qiào, jié gěng, dàn zhú yè

Clear Epidemics and Overcome Toxicity Drink
Qīng(clear) wēn(epidemic, pestilence, plague) bài(overcome, to defeat) dú(toxicity, poison) yĭn(drink)

(8) IV. C.4 A-Pyret-Heat Toxin
Sx: carbuncles, furuncles, epithelial inflammation due to Fire and Toxins, local redness, swelling, heat and pain sensations, fever and chills

T: red with yellow fur
P: rapid

CTX: Sp/St Deficiency, Qi and Blood Deficiency, Yin Deficiency, Yin sores
Wŭ wèi xiāo dú yĭn
五味消毒飲

Dx: Fire Toxicity with Stagnation causing sores and carbuncles

TxP: clear Heat, reduce Toxins, dissolve nodules, and reduce pus

Descript: Sores, carbuncles, skin inflammations. Early stage, no puss yet.

Five-Ingredient Drink to Eliminate Toxin
Wŭ(five) wèi(taste) xiāo(subside, disappear, vanish) dú(poison) yĭn(drink)

Categ: (9) IV. C.5 A-Pyret-Heat Toxin

B.863 C.1337 Nat
Dx: Fire Toxicity with Stagnation causing sores and carbuncles


J君: jīn yín huā

C臣: zǐ huā dì dīng, tiān kuí zǐ, pú gōng yīng, jú huā

Five-Ingredient Drink to Eliminate Toxin
Wŭ(five) wèi(taste) xiāo(subside, disappear, vanish) dú(poison) yĭn(drink)

(9) IV. C.5 A-Pyret-Heat Toxin
Sx: large amount of thick yellow stick phlegm, foul smelling sputum, pus and/or blood in sputum, fever, cough, chest pain, dry scaly skin

T: red with thick greasy yellow fur
P: slippery rapid

CTX: Pregnancy
Wĕi jīng tāng
葦涇湯

Dx: Lung Abscess

TxP: clear Lung Heat, transform Phlegm, and nourish Yin

Descript: LU Abscess, yang type, from stagn of heat toxins & phlegm

Reed Decoction
Wĕi(reed) jīng(name of a river) tāng(decoction)

Categ: (10) IV. C.6 A-Pyret-Heat Toxin

B.878 C.1377 Nat
Dx: Lung Abscess


J君: lú gēn

C臣: yì yǐ rén, dōng guā rén

Z佐: táo rén

Reed Decoction
Wĕi(reed) jīng(name of a river) tāng(decoction)

(10) IV. C.6 A-Pyret-Heat Toxin
Sx: insomnia (difficulty falling asleep), palpitations, fever, irritability, restlessness, red lips, red face, red eyes, dark urine, constipation, cold sores, delirium

T: red tip with greasy yellow fur
P: rapid, bigger in left cun position

CTX: Spleen Deficiency Cold, not for long term use, pregnancy or nursing
Xiè xīn tāng
瀉心湯

Dx: Heart Heat/Fire

TxP: clear Heat, purge Fire, and dry Dampness

Descript: Heart Fire (=epigast, =xin kou HT opening, =heat in bld lev). Damp-heat excess in all 3 jiao w/ interior clumping.

Drain the Epigastrium Decoction
Xiè(drain, to flow out swiftly, like diarrhea) xīn(heart, mind) tāng(decoction)

Categ: (11) IV. D.1 A-Pyret-Heat Organs

B.171 C.359 Nat
Dx: Heart Heat/Fire


J君: huáng lián

C臣: huáng qín

Z佐: dà huáng

Drain the Epigastrium Decoction
Xiè(drain, to flow out swiftly, like diarrhea) xīn(heart, mind) tāng(decoction)

(11) IV. D.1 A-Pyret-Heat Organs
Sx: insomnia (difficulty falling asleep), palpitations, irritability, restlessness, warm sensation in chest, red face, fever, red lips, thirst with desire to drink cold beverages, mouth/tongue ulcerations, cold sores, painful urgent burning scanty urination, dark scanty yellow urine, if severe: blood in urine

T: red tip with yellow fur
P: rapid, bigger in left cun position

CTX: Sp/St Deficiency
Dăo chì săn
導赤散

Dx: Heart Heat/Fire with Heat draining to Small Intestine

TxP: clear Heart Heat, nourish Yin, and promote urination (reduce Lin Syndrome)

Descript: Heart channel heat

Guide Out the Red Powder
Dăo(to guide) chì(red) săn(powder)

Categ: (12) IV. D.2 A-Pyret-Heat Organs

B.195 C.365 Nat
Dx: Heart Heat/Fire with Heat draining to Small Intestine


J君: shēng dì huáng

C臣: mù tōng

Z佐: gān cǎo

S使: dàn zhú yè

Guide Out the Red Powder
Dăo(to guide) chì(red) săn(powder)

(12) IV. D.2 A-Pyret-Heat Organs
Sx: red eyes, headache, irritability, anger, bitter taste in mouth, genital swelling/itching, hypochondriac pain, dizziness, tinnitus (high pitched), deafness, ear infection, foul smelling leukorrhea, dysuria, burning urination

T: red with yellow fur
P: wiry rapid forceful

CTX: Sp/St Deficiency, Yin, Blood, and/or Yang Deficiency, not for long term use
Lóng dăn xiè gān tāng
龍膽瀉肝湯

Dx: Liver/Gallbladder Excess Heat

TxP: clear Heat, purge Liver/Gallbladder Excess Heat, purge Lower Jiao Damp-Heat

Descript: Liver/GB excess fire, w/ LJ damp heat //Lī: Liver/Gallbladder Excess Heat

Gentian Decoction to Drain the Liver
Lóng(dragon) dǎn(gallbladder) xiè(drain, to flow out swiftly) gān(liver) tāng(decoction)

Categ: (13) IV. D.3 A-Pyret-Heat Organs

B.199 C.371 NatCal
Dx: Liver/Gallbladder Excess Heat


J君: lóng dǎn cǎo

C臣: huáng qín, zhī zǐ

Z佐: zé xiè, chē qián zǐ, mù tōng, shēng dì huáng, dāng guī

S使: chái hú, gān cǎo

Gentian Decoction to Drain the Liver
Lóng(dragon) dǎn(gallbladder) xiè(drain, to flow out swiftly) gān(liver) tāng(decoction)

(13) IV. D.3 A-Pyret-Heat Organs
Sx: excessive appetite with weight gain, hypochondriac fullness/pain, epigastric distension, high stress, anxiety, bitter taste in mouth, bad breath, dry mouth, irritability, nausea, vomiting, belching, heartburn, acid regurgitation, Stomach ulcers, hypochondriac pain

T: red with yellow fur
P: bowstring rapid

CTX: Stomach Deficiency Cold, Liver/Gallbladder Blood Deficiency, pregnancy
Zŭo jīn wán
左金丸

Dx: Liver Qi Stagnation with Heat and Liver Over-Controlling Stomach

TxP: purge Fire, clear Liver/Stomach Heat, descend Stomach Qi, and reduce nausea and vomiting

Descript: LV fire attacking ST (CC: stress, hunger)

Left Metal Pill
Zŭo(left) jīn(metal, gold) wán(pill)

Categ: (14) IV. D.4 A-Pyret-Heat Organs

B.205 C.389 Nat
Dx: Liver Qi Stagnation with Heat and Liver Over-Controlling Stomach


J君: huáng lián

C臣: wú zhū yú

Left Metal Pill
Zŭo(left) jīn(metal, gold) wán(pill)

(14) IV. D.4 A-Pyret-Heat Organs
Sx: cough with copious yellow phlegm or dry cough, wheezing, fever with skin warm/hot to touch, dry mouth, blood in sputum, chest distension/pain, thirst, dry skin, constipation

T: red with yellow fur
P: thin rapid

CTX: Coughing/wheezing due to Wind-Cold, Wind-Heat, Damp-Phlegm, or Deficiency Cold
Xiè bái săn
瀉白散

Dx: Lung Heat

TxP: purge Lung Heat, stop cough, calm wheezing

Descript: LU heat w/ ctrflow LU qi, coughing

Drain the White Powder
Xiè(drain, to flow out swiftly) bái(white) săn(powder)

Categ: (15) IV. D.5 A-Pyret-Heat Organs

B.186 C.383 Nat
Dx: Lung Heat


J君: sāng bái pí

C臣: dì gǔ pí

Z佐: zhì gān cǎo, gēng mǐ

Drain the White Powder
Xiè(drain, to flow out swiftly) bái(white) săn(powder)

(15) IV. D.5 A-Pyret-Heat Organs
Sx: fever, excessive appetite, bad breath, swollen/painful gums, toothache, swollen face, ear ache, acid regurgitation, mouth/tongue ulcerations, dry mouth and tongue

T: large swollen red with thick yellow fur
P: rapid forceful slippery

CTX: Oral disorders due to Wind-Cold, Kidney Yin Deficiency, Kidney Yin Deficiency with Heat
Qīng wèi săn
清胃散

Dx: Stomach Heat

TxP: clear Stomach Heat and cool Blood

Descript: ST heat in UJ (gums, mouth)

Clear the Stomach Powder
Qīng(clear) wèi(stomach) săn(powder)

Categ: (16) IV. D.6 A-Pyret-Heat Organs

B.191 C.393 Nat
Dx: Stomach Heat


J君: huáng lián

C臣: shēng dì huáng, mǔ dān pí

Z佐: dāng guī

S使: shēng má

Clear the Stomach Powder
Qīng(clear) wèi(stomach) săn(powder)

(16) IV. D.6 A-Pyret-Heat Organs
Sx: excessive appetite, muscle twitching, mouth ulcers, frequent cold sores, toothache, foul breath, dry mouth and lips, thirst, irritability

T: red
P: rapid

CTX: Stomach Yin Deficiency
Xiè huáng săn
瀉黃散

Dx: Spleen Fire (ADD)

TxP: clear/purge Spleen/Stomach Heat

Descript: ST & SP latent fire

Drain the Yellow Powder
Xiè(drain, to flow out swiftly) huáng(yellow) săn(powder)

Categ: (17) IV. D.7 A-Pyret-Heat Organs

B.190 C.396 Nat
Dx: Spleen Fire (ADD)


J君: shí gāo

C臣: zhī zǐ, fáng fēng

Z佐: huò xiāng

S使: gān cǎo, fēng mì, chén jiù

Drain the Yellow Powder
Xiè(drain, to flow out swiftly) huáng(yellow) săn(powder)

(17) IV. D.7 A-Pyret-Heat Organs
Sx: thirst (prefer cold, little more than normal consumption), irritability, fever, dry mouth, headache, toothache, painful/swollen gums, acid regurgitation, heartburn, hunger with no desire to eat

T: thin red with cracks and peeled coat
P: thready and rapid

CTX: Diarrhea due Sp/St Deficiency Cold
Yù nǚ jiān
玉女煎

Dx: Stomach Heat with Yin Deficiency

TxP: clear Stomach Heat and nourish Yin

Descript: 1)ST fire w/ KD yin defic. 2)Wasting & thirsting disorder

Jade Woman Decoction
Yù(jade) nǚ(woman) jiān(pan-fry)

Categ: (18) IV. D.8 A-Pyret-Heat Organs

B.193 C.398 Nat
Dx: Stomach Heat with Yin Deficiency


J君: shí gāo

C臣: shú dì huáng

Z佐: zhī mǔ, mài mén dōng

S使: niú xī

Jade Woman Decoction
Yù(jade) nǚ(woman) jiān(pan-fry)

(18) IV. D.8 A-Pyret-Heat Organs
Sx: dysentery, tenesmus, abdominal pain, blood in stools, pus in stools, fever, anal burning, dark scanty urination, thirst but no desire to drink

T: red with thick greasy yellow fur
P: rapid

CTX: Exterior Condition, chronic dysentery, Deficiency Cold dysentery
Sháo yào tāng
芍藥湯

Dx: Large Intestine Damp-Heat

TxP: harmonize Qi and Blood, clear Heat, and reduce Toxins

Descript: Damp heat in LI (dystentery).

Peony Decoction
Sháo(Paeoniae) yào(medicine, herb) tāng(decoction)

Categ: (19) IV. D.9 A-Pyret-Heat Organs

B.207 C.402 Nat
Dx: Large Intestine Damp-Heat


J君: bái sháo, dāng guī

C臣: huáng lián, huáng qín, zhì gān cǎo

Z佐: dà huáng, mù xiāng, bīng láng

S使: ròu guì

Peony Decoction
Sháo(Paeoniae) yào(medicine, herb) tāng(decoction)

(19) IV. D.9 A-Pyret-Heat Organs
Sx: abdominal pain, tenesmus, anal burning, blood in stools, pus in stools (more blood, less pus), thirst with strong desire to drink

T: red with yellow fur
P: wiry rapid

CTX: Spleen Yang Deficiency, chronic dysentery, Deficiency Diarrhea, not for long term use
Bái tóu wēng tāng
白頭翁湯

Dx: Dysentery, Heat in Large Intestine, or Heat in Qi and Xue Levels in Large Intestine

TxP: clear Heat, reduce Toxins, cool Blood, and stop dysentery

Descript: Toxic heat dysentary: Tox heat searing ST&LI, causing bloody dysentary (bld lev heat, jueyin chan)

Pulsatilla Decoction
Bái(white) tóu(head) wēng(elderly person) ["hoary-headed geezer"] tāng(decoction)

Categ: (20) IV. D.10 A-Pyret-Heat Organs

B.210 C.408 Nat
Dx: Dysentery, Heat in Large Intestine, or Heat in Qi and Xue Levels in Large Intestine


J君: bái tóu wēng

C臣: huáng lián, huáng bǎi

Z佐: qín pí

Pulsatilla Decoction
Bái(white) tóu(head) wēng(elderly person) ["hoary-headed geezer"] tāng(decoction)

(20) IV. D.10 A-Pyret-Heat Organs
Sx: night sweats, malar flush, thirst (small sips, prefer cold, large amount), moderate fever worse in afternoon

T: thin small red with geographic fur/peeled
P: thready rapid

CTX: Yin Deficiency with Liver Yang Rising, early stage Heat Pathogens, Heat in Qi Level, spasms
Qīng hāo biē jiă tāng
青蒿鱉甲湯

Dx: Yin Deficiency with Deficiency Heat

TxP: nourish Yin and clear Heat

Descript: Late-stage febrile dz w/ extensive body fluid defic & yin defic heat sx (esp LU LV SK ST yin defic w/heat)

Sweet Wormwood and Soft-Shelled Turtle Shell Decoction
Qīng(blue or green, nature's color) hāo(artemisiae, wormwood) biē(turtle) jiǎ(armor) tāng(decoction)

Categ: (21) IV. E.1 A-Pyret-Heat Defic

B.212 C.412 NatCal
Dx: Yin Deficiency with Deficiency Heat


J君: biē jiǎ, qīng hāo

C臣: shēng dì huáng, zhī mǔ

S使: mǔ dān pí

Sweet Wormwood and Soft-Shelled Turtle Shell Decoction
Qīng(blue or green, nature's color) hāo(artemisiae, wormwood) biē(turtle) jiǎ(armor) tāng(decoction)

(21) IV. E.1 A-Pyret-Heat Defic
Sx: severe night sweats, feeling of heat deep in bones, malar flush, thirst (small sips, prefer cold, large amount), moderate fever worse in afternoon, irritability, insomnia, emaciation, lethargy, red cheeks and lips, dry throat

T: thin small red with geographic fur/peeled
P: thready rapid

CTX: Yin Deficiency without Deficiency Heat
Qīng gŭ săn
清骨散

Dx: Yin Deficiency with Deficiency Heat and Steaming Bone Syndrome

TxP: nourish Yin, clear Deficiency Heat, and reduce symptoms

Descript: KD & LV yin defic heat w/ steaming bone sensation

Cool the Bones Powder
Qīng(clear, distinct, pure, complete) gŭ(bones) săn(powder)

Categ: (22) IV. E.2 A-Pyret-Heat Defic

B.214 C.418 Nat
Dx: Yin Deficiency with Deficiency Heat and Steaming Bone Syndrome


J君: yín chái hú

C臣: zhī mǔ, hú huáng lián, dì gǔ pí

Z佐: qīng hāo, qín jiāo, biē jiǎ

S使: gān cǎo

Cool the Bones Powder
Qīng(clear, distinct, pure, complete) gŭ(bones) săn(powder)

(22) IV. E.2 A-Pyret-Heat Defic
Sx: high fever, very thirsty, red face, red eyes, scanty dark urine, burning urination, constipation, anal burning, irritability, insomnia, night sweats, bitter taste, mouth/tongue sores/ulcers, red lips, dry mouth and lips

T: dark red with geographic dry yellow to black fur
P: thready rapid

CTX: Loose stools due to Spleen/Stomach Deficiency
Dāng guī liù huáng tāng
當歸六黃湯

Dx: Yin Deficiency with Fire

TxP: nourish Yin and purge Fire

Descript: Yin defic w/ int heat & raging fire (KD yin & bld insuffic to control HT yang)

Tangkuei and Six-Yellow Decoction
Dāng(state of, should or ought to be) guī(return) liù(six) huáng(yellow) tāng(decoction)

Categ: (23) IV. E.3 A-Pyret-Heat Defic

B.218 C.420 Nat
Dx: Yin Deficiency with Fire


J君: dāng guī

C臣: shēng dì huáng, shú dì huáng

Z佐: huáng qín, huáng lián, huáng bǎi

S使: huáng qí

Tangkuei and Six-Yellow Decoction
Dāng(state of, should or ought to be) guī(return) liù(six) huáng(yellow) tāng(decoction)

(23) IV. E.3 A-Pyret-Heat Defic
Sx: chills and fever, no sweating, lethargy, sensation of heaviness in head and body, headache, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, stifling sensation in chest, fatigued extremities

T: white greasy fur
P: floating

CTX: Summer-Heat with sweating or irritability and thirst, Wind-Heat
Xiāng rú săn
香薷散

Dx: Wind-Cold in summer

TxP: expel Wind-Cold and resolve Dampness

Descript: Summer heat syndr w/ ext cold & int damp

Mosla Powder
Xiāng(fragrant) rú(moslae) săn(powder)

Categ: (24) IV. F.1 A-Pyret-Summerheat

B.234 C.436 Nat
Dx: Wind-Cold in summer


J君: xiāng rú

C臣: bái biǎn dòu

Z佐: hòu pò

Mosla Powder
Xiāng(fragrant) rú(moslae) săn(powder)

(24) IV. F.1 A-Pyret-Summerheat
Sx: mild fever, sweating, fatigue, thirst (prefer cold, small amount), insomnia, irritability, poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue of extremities, urinary difficulty, diarrhea

T: thin yellow greasy fur
P: soggy rapid

CTX: Summerheat without Dampness, clear copious urination / Caution: weak, elderly, and Yin deficiency patients
Liù yī săn
六一散

Dx: Summerheat

TxP: expel Summerheat, promote urination, and transform Dampness

Descript: Summer heat w/ damp

Six-to-One Powder
Liù(six) yī(one) săn(powder)

Categ: (25) IV. F.2 A-Pyret-Summerheat

B.238 C.441 Nat
Dx: Summerheat


J君: huá shí

C臣: gān cǎo

Six-to-One Powder
Liù(six) yī(one) săn(powder)

(25) IV. F.2 A-Pyret-Summerheat