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73 Cards in this Set

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Ingredients of Bai Hu Tang
C: Shi Gao
D: Zhi Mu
A/E: Zhi Gan Cao
A/E: Geng Mi
Actions of Bai Hu Tang
Clear Qi (YM) level heat, generate fluids
Indications of Bai Hu Tang
Blazing heat in the Qi/YM level
BIG 4: Fever, Sweat, Thirst, Pulse
Bai Hu Tang PLUS:
Ren Shen
Bai Hu Jia Ren Shen Tang
YM Ch Syn + DMG to fluids
Bai Hu Tang PLUS:
Gui Zhi
Bai Hu Jia Gui Zhi Tang
W-D-H w/ Big 4, pn & swelling
Bai Hu Tang PLUS:
Cang Zhu
Bai Hu Jia Cang Zhu Tang
Damp WFD, fever, heavy, BA
Ingredients Zhu Ye Shi Gao Tang
C: Dang Zhu Ye
C: Shi Gao
D: Ren Shen
D: Mai Men Dong
A: Ban Xia
E: Zhi Gan Cao
E: Geng Mi
Actions of Zhu Ye Shi Gao Tang
- Clear heat, generate H2O
- Augment Qi, Harmonize ST
Lingering Qi level heat injures Qi & Yin fluids
- Fever, thirst w/ no desire to drink
- Dry mouth, lips, throat
- Choking cough, stifling sensation in chest
- Restlessness, insomnia
Ingredients Qing Yang Tang
C: Shui Niu Jiao
D: Xuan Shen
D: Mai Men Dong
D: Sheng Di Huang
A: Jin Yin Hua
A: Lian Qiao
A: Huang Lian
A: Dan Zhu Ye
A/E: Dan Shen
Actions Qing Yang Tang
- Clear Ying Heat
- Releive fire toxin
- Nourish Yin
Indications Qing Yang Tang
Heat in the Ying Level
- Hi fever, worse at nite
- Severe irritability, restlessness
- Thrist, delirium, indistinct rashes
Ingredients Xiao Jiu Di Huang Tang
C: Shui Niu Jiao
A: Sheng Di Huang
A: Chi Shao
A: Mu Dan Pi
Actions Xiao Jiu Di Huang Tang
- Clear heat, releive toxin, cool blood
- Nourish yin, dispel blood stasis
Indications Xiao Jiu Di Huang Tang
Heat entering blood level
- Fever
- Bleeding (vomit, urine, stool, etc)
- Abd distention, fullness
- Thirst or can't swallow
- Delirium
Ingredients of Qing Ying Tang and Xi Jiao Duang Tang?
- Shui Niu Jiao
- Sheng Di Huang
What formulas clear heat from the Qi level?
Bai Hu Tang
Zhu Ye Shi Gao Tang
What formulas clear heat from the Ying and Blood levels?
Qing Ying Tang
Xi Jiao Di Huang Tang
Ingredients of Huang Lian Jie Du Tang?
C: Huang Lian
D: Huang Qin
A: Huang Bai
A/E: Zhi Zi
Indications of Huang Lian Jie Du Tang
Severe heat/fire in all 3 jiaos
- High fever, irritable
- Dry mouth, throat
- Insomnia dark urine OR;
- Nosebleed, vomit blood, carbuncles boils OR;
- Dysentry, juandice
Actions of Huang Lian Jie Du Tang
Drain fire, relieve toxins
Huang Lian Jie Du Tang
Zhi Zi, Huang Bai

Da Huang
Xie Xin Tang

Damp Heat with Interior Clumping
Ingredients of Liang Ge San
C: Lian Qiao
D: Zhi Zi
D: Huang Qin
A: Dan Zhu Ye
A: Bo He
D: Da Huang
D: Mang Xiao
A: Gan Cao
A: Bai Mi
What small formula from the "Cold to Purge Heat Accumulation" section is in Liang Ge San?
(Hint: Related to Da Cheng Qi Tang)
Tiao Wei Cheng Qi Tang

Da Huang
Mang Xiao
Gan Cao
Indications of Liang Ge San
Heat in the Upper & MIddle Jiaos:
- Heat in upper chest, abdomen
- Irritability, thirst, flushed face, red eyes
- Red lips, mouth sores, sore throat
- Noosebleed, vomit blood
- Constpation, dark urine
Tiao Wei Cheng Tang
- Lian Qiao
- Huang Qin
- Zhi Zi
- Bo He
- Dan Zhu Ye
Liang Gan San
Actions of Liang Ge San
Drain fire, unblock bowels
Ingredients of Pu Ji Xiao Du Yin
C: Huanng Qin (Jiu Chao)
C: Huang Lian (Jiu Chao)
D: Niu Bang Zi
D: Lian Qiao
D: Bo He
D: Jian Qian
D: Ma Bo
D: Ban Lan Gen
D: Xuan Shen
D: Jie Geng
D: Gan Cao
A: Chen Pi
E: Chai Hu
E: Sheng Ma
Indications of Pu Ji Xiao Du Yin
Acute, sudden febrile disease in the head/face
- Strong chills/Fever
- Red, swelling, burning, pain in head and face
- Sore throat, thirst, dryness
Actions of Pu Ji Xiao Du Yin
- Clear heat, eliminate toxin
- Disperse wind heat
Ingredients of Qing Wen Bai Du Yin
(Class 3 formula - but other formulas within this one)
Act as Bai Hu Tang:
- Shi Gao
- Zhi Mu
- Gan Cao
- Dan Zhu Ye*

Act as Xi Jiao Di Huang Tang
- Shui Niu Jiao
- Sheng De Huang
- Mu Dan Pi
- Chi Shao
- Xuan Shen*

Act as Huang Lian Jie Du Tang
- Huang Lian
- Huang Qin
- Zhi ZI
- Lian Qiao*

Jie Geng

*Not in original formulas
Indications of Qing Wen Bai Du Yin
Severe heat (fire) in Qi & Blood
- Intense fever, strong thirst, dry heaves
- Stabbing HA
- Extreme irritability or even delirious speech
- Rash, nosebleed
What formula is included in Qing Wen Bai Du Yin that clears heat from the blood level?
Xiao Jiu Di Huang Tang
Ingredients of Dao Chi San
C: Sheng Di Huang
D: Mu Tong
A: Dan Zhu Ye
E: Gan Cao
Indications of Dao Chi San
Heat in the HT and SI
- Irritability, heat in chest
- Thirst, want cold beverage
- Red face, mouth sores
- Dry, scanty, pnfl urine
Actions of Dao Chi San
- Clear HT
- Promote Urine
- Nourish Yin
Dao Chi San
Dan Zhu Ye

- Huang Lian, Deng Xin Cao
Xie Xin Dao Chi San

More severe heat in HT & SI
Qing xin lian zi yin is related to what formula?
Dao Chi San

HT Fire with Qi & Yin xu
Ingredients of Long Dan Xie Gan Tang
C: Long Dan Cao
D: Huang Qin
D: Chai Hu
D: Zhi Zi
A: Sheng Di
A: Dang Gui
A: Che Qian Zi
A: Ze Xie
A: Mu Tong
E: Gan Cao
Indications of Long Dan Xie Gan Tang
Excess heat in LV/GB
- Hypochon. pn, HA, dizziness
- Red, sore eyes, hearing loss, hot ears
- Bitter taste, irritability
Actions of Long Dan Xie Gan Tang
- Drain LV/GB fire
- Clear/Drain lower jiao damp heat
Xie Qing Wan is related to what formula?
Long Dan Xie Gan Tang

Long Dan Cao
Zhi Zi
Dang Gui
Chuan Xiong
Da Huang
Qiang Huo
Fang Feng

Stagnant LV Fire, red sore eyes
Huang Liang Jie Du Tang PLUS:
- Long Dan Cao
- Dang Gui
- Lu Hui
- Da Huang
- Mu Xiang
- She Xiang
Dang Gui Long Hui Tang
(related to Long Dan Xie Gan Tang)

LV/GB Fire - HA, Mania, delirious, etc.
What three criteria indicate the use of Long Dan Xie Gan Tang?
- Wiry, rapid pulse
- Red tongue or red dots on sides of tongue
- Dark urine or urinary difficulty
Ingredients of Zuo Jin Wan
C: Huang Lian
A/E: Wu Zhu Yu
Indications of Zuo Jin Wan
LV heat/fire OA on ST
- Hypochon. pn, bitter taste
- Gnawing hunger, epigastric focal distention
- Vomit, acid reflux, belching
Actions of Zuo Jin Wan
- Clear LV Heat
- Direct rebellious qi down
Related formulas of Zuo Jin Wan
(2nd class formula and neither related formula in category, but just in case)
Xiang Lian Wan
+ Mu Xiang
- IBS, Food Allergies

Wu Ji Wan
+ Bai Shao
- Milder LV OA on SP
Explain the therapeutic principle of Huang Lian in Zuo Jin Wan according to 5E
Clear HT Heat (mother) to treat LV Heat (son)
Ingredients of Xie Bai San
C: Chao Sang Bai Pi
D: Di Gu Pi
A: Zhi Gan Cao
A: Geng Mi (tonify MJ to nuture LU)
Indications of Xie Bai San
Smoldering LU heat d/t constrained fire
- Coughing, wheezing
- Fever, skin hot
- All sx worse in afternoon
Actions of Xie Bai San
- Clear LU Heat
- Calm wheezing/cough
Xie Bai San PLUS:
- Sang Ye
- Dan Pi
- Zhu Ru
- Chuan Bei Mu
- Da Zao
Sang Dan Xie Bai San

LV Fire "scorching" LU
How do the dosages of Sang Bai Pi and Di Gu Pi change in Xie Bai San if:
- More LU Heat
- More Xu Heat
LU Heat:
Increase Sang BP
Decrease: DI GP

Xu Heat"
Decrease Sang BP
Increase Di GP
Ingredients of Qing Wei San
C: Huang Lian
D: Sheng Ma
D: Dang Gui
D: Mu Dan Pi
D: Sheng Di Huang
Indicatinos Qing Wei San
ST Heat Accumulatin
- Toothache, facial swelling
- Red, swollen, bleeding gums, bad breath
- Pnful tongue, lips and jaw
- Pn better w/ cold, worse w/ heat
Actions Qing Wei San
- Drain ST Fire
- Cool blood, nourish yin
Qing Wei San with NONE of its actual ingredients...instead:
- Shi Gao
- Zhi Zi
- Fang Feng
- Huo Xiang Ye
- Gan Cao
Xie Huang San

"Smoldering" fire in the SP
- Tongue thrusting out in children, etc.
Ingredients Yu Nu Jian
C: Shi Gao
D: Shu Di Huang
D: Zhi Mu
D: Mai Men Dong
E: Huai Niu Xi
Indications of Yu Nu Jian
ST Fire w/ KD Yin xu
- Toothache, bleeding gums, loose teeth
- HA, irritable, fever
- Dry mouth, thirst, wants cold
- Possible hunger, Xiao Ke syn
Ingredients of Shao Yao Tang
(INFO only, 3rd class formula)
C: Bai Shao Yao
D: Dang Gui
D: Mu Xiang
D: Bing Lang
A: Huang Lian
A: Huang Qin
A: Da Huang
A: Rou Gui
E: Gan Cao
Indications Shao Yao Tang*
Damp Heat Dysenteric d/o
- Abd. pn
- Tenesmus (qi stgn)
- Difficult defecation
- Dai dai w/ pus & blood
In the TCM tx of tenesmus and diarrhea containing blood & pus for dysenteric d/o, what therapeutic princ. would be effective?
Regulate Qi:
For tenesmus - move qi, pn releived

Regulate Blood:
Heal bloody stool, reduce pus
Ingredients Bai Tou Weng Tang
C: Bai Tou Weng
D: Huang Lian
D: Huang Bai
A: Qin Pi
Indications Bai Tou Weng Teng
HOT Dysenteric d/o
- Abd pn
- Tenesmus
- Burning sensation
Actions Bai Tou Weng Tang
- Clear heat, releive toxins
- Cool blood
- Alleviate dysentery
Bai Tou Weng Tang PLUS:
- Gan Cao
- E Jiao
Bai Tou Weng Jia Gan Cao E Jiao Tang

w/ Blood and Yin xu
Bai Tou Weng Tang PLUS:
- Bai Shao
- Huang Qin
Jia Wei Bai Tou Weng

Damp WFD leading to HOT Dysen.
What formulas to clear heat from the zang fu organs deal with LV?
Long Dan Xie Gan Tang
- Excess heat in LV/GB

Zuo Jin Wan
- LV overacting on ST
What formulas to clear heat from the zang fu organs deal with LU?
Xie Bai San
- Smoldering LU Heat d/t constrained fire
What formulas to clear heat from the zang fu organs deal with HT/SI?
Dao Chi San
- Heat in HT & SI
What formulas to clear heat from the zang fu organs deal with ST?
Qing Wei San
- ST Heat accumulation

Yu Nu Jian
- ST Fire with KD Yin Xu
What formulas to clear heat from the zang fu organs deal with dysenteric d/o?
Shao Yao Tang
- Damp heat dysenteric d/o

Bai Tou Weng Tang
- HOT dysenteric d/o