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Dx: Early Stage Externally-Contracted Disorder
CONG CHI TANG
miso soup
CONG CHI TANG

Dx
Tx
(s/sx, T, P)
Dx: Early Stage Externally-Contracted Disorder

Tx: Unblocks yang qi in EXT & induces sweating
Mild fever and slight chills w/o sweating, headache, stuffy nose

T: thin, white coat
P: floating
Dx: Exterior Cold Excess
MA HUANG TANG
MA HUANG TANG

Dx & Tx

(S/sx, T & P)
Dx: Exterior Cold Excess

Tx: Release Exterior Cold
Stop Wheezing
Fever & chills w/o sweat, headache, general body ache, wheezing

T: thin, white coat
P: floating, tight
MA HUANG TANG

components, role, function
C: ma huang - Promotes sweat, disseminates LU qi, treats wheezing (Opens door)

D: gui zhi - Releases EXT, warms and facilitates flow in channels (Kicks out)

A: xing ren - Unblock LU qi, helps C stop wheezing and expel pathogen

E: zhi gan cao - harmonize, moderate diaphoresis of C
ma huang
gui zhi
xing ren
zhi gan cao
MA HUANG TANG
MA HUANG TANG

variations on this theme?
XIAO QING LONG TANG
SAN AO TANG
Dx: Ext-Contracted WC Affecting LU
SAN AO TANG
"Three Unbinding Decoction"
SAN AO TANG

Dx
Tx
(S/sx)
Dx: Ext-Contracted WC Affecting LU

Tx: Disseminates LU qi, releases EXT
head and body aches, nasal congestion, coughing, wheezing, copious white, thin sputum, fullness in chest. May also use for coughing and loss of voice
DA QING LONG TANG

Dx:
Tx:
Constituents:
Dx: Exterior cold w/ INT heat

Tx: Release EXT, clear INT heat

C: MA HUANG TANG +
shi gao/ma huang (LU heat)+ sheng jiang/da zao (mildly harmonize ying & wei)
Dx: Exterior cold w/ INT heat

(s/sx)
DA QING LONG TANG
Severe fever and chills w/o sweating, body aches, irritability. May also use for acute, floating edema

P: tight, floating
Dx: Exterior Cold from Deficiency
GUI ZHI TANG
GUI ZHI TANG

Constituents
Role
Function
C: gui zhi - rel ext from muscle layer
D: bai shao - benefits yin, contains weak ying
Together C&D = regulate ying & wei
A: da zao - helps D nourish ying and wei
A: sheng jiang - helps C rel ext, tx N/V
Together As benefit SP qi, which rises to regulate ying and wei
E: zhi gan cao - tonify MJ, harmonize
gui zhi
bai shao
sheng jiang
da zao
zhi gan cao
GUI ZHI TANG
GUI ZHI TANG

Dx
Tx
(s/sx, T, P)
Dx: Exterior Cold from Deficiency

Tx: Release Muscle Layer, Regulate Ying & Wei
S/sx: fever & chills unrelieved by sweating, headache, aversion to wind, stiff neck, nasal congestion, no thirst.

Also: recover from serious illness, post-childbirth

T: thin, white & moist coat
P: floating that is moderate or frail
Dx: Exterior WC with Congested Fluids

(S/sx, T, P)
XIAO QING LONG TANG
Fever & CHILLS w/o sweating, coughing, wheezing, sputum that is copious, white, stringy and d2e, stifled chest, body heaviness and aches, no particular thirst. Severe: floating edema, orthopnea.

T: moist coat
P: floating, tight
XIAO QING LONG TANG

Constituents
Role
Function
C: ma huang - rel ext, stop wheeze, move water by flowing LU qi
C: gui zhi - Also rel ext
D: gan jiang - warm SP
D: xi xin - Stop cough by flowing qi
Together the Ds Warm INT, transform congested fluids, rel ext
A: wu wei zi - Retain LU qi
A: bai shao - Nourish ying & wei
Together As keep Cs & Ds from injuring qi and fluids
A: ban xia - tranform congested fluids, harmonize ST
E: zhi gan cao - Augments qi, harmonizes acrid & sour herbs
ma huang
gui zhi
gan jiang
xi xin
wu wei zi
bai shao
ban xia
zhi gan cao
XIAO QING LONG TANG
XIAO QING LONG TANG

Dx
Tx
Dx: Exterior WC with Congested Fluids

Tx: Rel EXT, transform congested fluids, warm LU, downbear rebel qi
Dx: Headache from Externally-Contracted Wind

(S/sx, T, P)
CHUAN XIONG CHA TIAO SAN
Headache in any part of the head accompanied by fever and chills, dizziness, nasal congestion

T: thin, white coat
P: Floating
CHUAN XIONG CHA TIAO SAN

Dx
Tx
(S/sx)
Dx: Headache from Externally-Contracted Wind

Tx: Disperses Wind, Alleviates Pain
Headache in any part of the head accompanied by fever and chills, dizziness, nasal congestion.
Dx: Externally Contracted WC at the Tai Yang Stage

(S/Sx, T, P)
GE GEN TANG
Fever & chills without sweating, stiff & rigid neck and upper back.

T: thin, white coat
P: floating, tight
GE GEN TANG

Constituents
Dx
Tx
GZT + ge gen, ma huang

Dx: Externally Contracted WC at the Tai Yang Stage

Tx: Release EXT and muscle layer, generate fluids
Dx: Wind-Heat Attacking Head

(S/Sx, T, P)
CANG ER ZI SAN
Copious, purulent and foul-smelling nasal discharge, nasal obstruction, dizziness, frontal headache

T: normal or yellow coat
P: floating, rapid
CANG ER ZI SANG

Dx
Tx
Dx: Wind-Heat Attacking Head

Tx: Disperse Wind, Alleviate Pain & Unblock Nose
Dx: Early, Superficial Stage of a Warm-Febrile Disease

(S/Sx, T, P)
SANG JU YIN
Slight fever, cough predominate, slight thirst

T: thin, white coat
P: floating, rapid
SANG JU YIN

Constituents
Roles
Functions
C: sang ye - rel ext heat, clear LU heat, stop cough
C: ju hua - rel ext heat, disperse UJ WH, including eyes
D: lian qiao
D: bo he
Above D's Strengthen release of exterior
D: jie geng - ascends
D: xing ren - descends
Above D's assist C's w/ flow of LU qi to stop cough
A: lu gen - clear heat, generate fluids, reduce thirst
E: gan cao - clear heat, harmonize
sang ye
ju hua
lian qiao
bo he
jie geng
xing ren
lu gen
gan cao
SANG JU YIN
SANG JU YIN

Dx
Tx
Dx: Early, Superficial Stage of a Warm-Febrile Disease

Tx: Release Exterior Wind-Heat, Stop Cough by Facilitating the Flow of LU qi
Dx: Wei Level Warm-Febrile Disease

(S/Sx, T, P)
YIN QIAO SAN
Fever, slight or no chills, headache, thirst, cough, sore throat
YIN QIAO SAN

Constituents
Roles
Functions
C: jin yin hua
C: lian qiao
C's Release heat from EXT, clear heat, relieve toxicity
D: *bo he
D: *dan dou chi
*D's help Release Exterior heat
D: jie geng
D: niu bang zi
D's Spread LU qi, benefit throat
A: jing jie - boost release of EXT w/o creating dryness, tx sore throat
A: *dan zhu ye
A: *(xian) lu gen
A: *gan cao - treat sore throat
*A's generate fluids,alleviate thirst
jin yin hua
lian qiao
jie geng
niu bang zi
jing jie
dan zhu ye
xian lu gen
gan cao
bo he
dan dou chi
YIN QIAO SAN
YIN QIAO SAN

Dx
Tx
Dx: Wei Level Warm-Febrile Disease

Tx: Disperse Wind-Heat, Clear Heat, Relieve Toxicity
Dx: Externally-Contracted Heat Collecting in Lungs and Stomach

(S/Sx, T, P)
SHENG MA GE GEN TANG
Early-stage measles or rashes that do not surface evenly, fever and chills, headache, generalized body aches, sneezing, coughing, red eyes, tearing, thirst.

T: red, dry
P: floating, rapid
SHENG MA GE GEN TANG

Constituents
Roles
Functions
C: sheng ma - disperse wind from yang ming, raise clear yang of ST, vent rashes

D: ge gen - Unblock interstices and pores to help vent rash, raise fluid to expel heat

A: zhi gan cao - augment qi, relieve toxicity, help clear heat, vent rash

A: chi shao - cools blood, attacks problem INT

A's prevent C&D from dispersing qi and yin
sheng ma
ge gen
zhi gan cao
chi shao
SHENG MA GE GEN TANG
SHENG MA GE GEN TANG

Dx
Tx
Dx: Externally-Contracted Heat Collecting in Lungs and Stomach

Tx: Releases Muscle Layer & Vents Rashes
Dx: Externally-Contracted Heat Affecting Head and Neck

(S/Sx)
QIANG LAN TANG
Fever and chills, headache, generalized soreness and sore, swollen throat with or w/o swollen glands.
QIANG LAN TANG
qiang huo - disperses EXT wind, alleviates pain, generalized soreness

ban lan gen - clears heat, relieves toxicity very effectively
qiang huo
ban lan gen
QIANG LAN TANG
QIANG LAN TANG

Dx
Tx
Dx: Externally-Contracted Heat Affecting Head and Neck

Tx: Releases EXT, Clears Heat and Relieves Toxicity
Dx: Exterior Wind-Cold-Dampness with Pre-Existing Qi Deficiency

(S/Sx, T, P)
REN SHEN BAI DU SAN
High fever, severe chills with shivering, absence of sweating, pain & stiffness of head and neck, soreness & pain of extremities, focal distention & fullness of chest, nasal congestion with sonorous breathing, productive cough

T: greasy, white coat
P: floating, soggy
REN SHEN BAI DU SAN

Dx
Tx
Dx: Exterior Wind-Cold-Dampness with Pre-Existing Qi Deficiency

Tx: Release Exterior, Dispel Wind & Dampness, and Augment Qi
Dx: Severe Externally-Contracted Wind-Cold Dampness with No Underlying Qi Deficiency

(S/Sx, T, P)
JING FANG BAI DU SAN
Fever and chills without sweating, pain & stiffness of head & neck, generalized body aches & pain; also for exterior conditions with redness and swelling of the eyes, epidemic parotitis, and early stage abscesses or sores
T: thin, white coat
P: floating
JING FANG BAI DU SAN

Constituents
Roles
Functions
jing jie
fang feng
chai hu
qian hu
chuan xiong
qiang huo
du huo
fu ling
jie geng
zhi ke
gan cao
sheng jiang
jing jie
fang feng
chai hu
qian hu
chuan xiong
qiang huo
du huo
fu ling
jie geng
zhi ke
gan cao
sheng jiang
JING FANG BAI DU SAN
JING FANG BAI DU SAN

Dx
Tx
Dx: Severe Externally-Contracted Wind-Cold Dampness with No Underlying Qi Deficiency

Tx: Induce Sweating, Release the Exterior, Dispel Wind, and Alleviate Pain
Dx: Exterior Excess Cold with Preexisting Qi and Yang Deficiency

(S/Sx, T, P)
MA HUANG XI XIN FU ZI TANG
Sensation of extreme cold and severe chills (relieved by layers, blankets), slight fever without sweat, exhaustion

T: white, slippery coat
P: submerged, faint
MA HUANG XI XIN FU ZI TANG

Dx
Tx
Dx: Exterior Excess Cold with Preexisting Qi and Yang Deficiency

Tx: Assists Yang, Releases Exterior
Dx: Externally Contracted Wind-Heat with Underlying Yin Deficiency

(S/Sx, T, P)
JIA JIAN WEI RUI TANG
Fever and slight chills, little or no sweating, headache, dry throat, cough, difficult to expectorate sputum, thirst, irritability
T: dark red
P: rapid
JIA JIAN WEI RUI TANG

Dx
Tx
Dx: Externally Contracted Wind-Heat with Underlying Yin Deficiency

Tx: Nourish the Yin, Clear Heat, Induce Sweating, and Release the Exterior
Dx: Cold damage with heat blazing in the interior, while the exterior condition still lingers

(S/Sx, P)
SHI GAO TANG
Strong fever and chills without sweating, headache, a generalized sensation of heaviness and tightness, red face and eyes, dry nasal passages, thirst, irritability, and insomnia (leading to delirium in severe cases), possible nosebleeds, coughing up blood, or skin blotches

P: rapid slippery or rapid flooding
SHI GAO TANG

Dx
Tx
Dx: Cold damage with heat blazing in the interior, while the exterior condition still lingers

Tx: Clear Heat, Relieve Toxicity, and Release the Exterior
Dx: Heat Excess in both Exterior and Interior

(S/Sx, T, P)
FANG FENG TONG SHENG SAN
Strong fever and chills
Light-headedness
Dizziness
Red and sore eyes
Difficulty swallowing
Nasal Congestion with thick, sticky discharge and saliva
Bitter taste
Dry mouth
Focal Distention with stifling sensation in chest and diaphragm
Constipation
Dark, rough urination

T: Yellow, greasy coating
P: Flooding, rapid or wiry, slippery
FANG FENG TONG SHENG SAN

Constituents
Roles
Functions
C: fang feng & ma huang - disperse wind, release EXT by sweating
C: jiu da huang & mang xiao - expel heat through stool

D: jing jie & bo he - help release exterior
D: zhi zi & hua shi - drain heat through urine
D: shi gao, lian qiao, huang qin, jie geng (ASCENDING!, benefitst throat) - clear heat from LU & ST

A: chuan xiong, dang gui, bai shao - harmonize blood to help disperse wind
A: bai zhu - Strengthen SP, protect SP from wind dispersing, heat clearing herbs

E: gan cao - Protects the SP by harmonizing other herbs, benefit throat
fang feng & ma huang
jiu da huang & mang xiao
jing jie & bo he
zhi zi & hua shi
shi gao, lian qiao & huang qin
jie geng
chuan xiong, dang gui & bai shao
bai zhu
gan cao
FANG FENG TONG SHENG SAN
FANG FENG TONG SHENG SAN

Dx
Tx
Dx: Heat Excess in both Exterior and Interior

Tx: Disperse Wind, Release Exterior, Drain Heat, Unblock Bowels
Dx: Incompletely Resolved Exterior with Heat Excess in the Interior

(S/Sx, T, P)
GE GEN HUANG LIAN HUANG QIN TANG
Fever
Sweating
Thirst
Dysenteric diarrhea - foul-smelling, burning
Irritability
Heat in chest and epigastrium
Wheezing

T: red body, yellow coat
P: rapid
GE GEN HUANG LIAN HUANG QIN TANG

Constituents
Roles
Functions
C: ge gen - Release exterior, clear heat, tx dys. diarrhea by raising clear yang of SP & ST

D: huang lian - clears heat in yang ming, harmonizes ST --> stopping diarrhea

A: huang qin - Treat superficial area of body, clears heat from LU, stops wheeze. Clears heat if present, dries damp

E: zhi gan cao - Harmonizes, protects MJ from further harm
ge gen
huang qin
huang lian
zhi gan cao
GE GEN HUANG LIAN HUANG QIN TANG
GE GEN HUANG LIAN HUANG QIN TANG

Dx
Tx
Dx: Incompletely Resolved Exterior with Heat Excess in the Interior

Tx: Releases Exterior, Clears Heat
Exterior Wind-Cold (Taiyang) Transforming into Interior Heat (Yangming)
CHAI GE JIE JI TANG
EXT WC s/sx: increasing fever and decreasing chills w/ HA, stiffness of the extremities
orbital & eye pain, dry nasal passages, irritability, insomnia
T: thin, yellow
P: floating, sl. flooding
CHAI GE JIE JI TANG

Constituents
Role
Function
C: chai hu, ge gen: Release evil from muscle while clearing heat

D: qiang huo, bai zhi: RE, alleviate bi
shi gao, huang qin: CH from YM and LU/UJ respectively

A: jie geng: move LU qi
bai shao + 3 sweets: regulate ying & wei

E:gan cao (CH from UJ esp. throat), sheng jiang, da zao
E:
chai hu
ge gen
qiang huo
bai zhi
shi gao
huang qin
jie geng
bai shao
gan cao
sheng jiang
da zao
CHAI GE JIE JI TANG
CHAI GE JIE JI TANG

Dx:
Exterior Wind-Cold (Taiyang) Transforming into Interior Heat (Yangming)