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Regulates Shao Yang & expels pathogens in the mid-range.

Indications: Lesser Yang Stage (half exterior / half interior)

Alternating fever/chills, dry throat, bitter 0r sour taste in mouth, dizziness, irritability, sensation of fullness in the chest & hypochndria, heartburn, nausea & vomiting, reduced appetite
Tongue: Thin, white coate
Pulse: Wiry
Xiao Chai Hu Tang
Minor Bupleurum Decoction
Harmonizes & releases the lesser yang & promotes the smooth flow of qi in the chest & diaphragm

Indications: Alternating chills & fever, headache in lateral aspect of forehead, diminished hearing, vertigo, fullness & pain in chest & hypochondria,
Tongue: white coat
Pulse: wiry-slippery on right, wiry, floating & large on left
No deep symptoms - superficial pulse
Chai Hu Zhi Jie Tang
Bupleurum, Bitter Orange, &
Platycodon Decoction
Harmonizes & releases the lesser yang, & drains internal clumping due to heat.

Indications: Concurrent shao-yang & yang-ming disorder
Alternating fever & chills, fullness in the chest & hypochondria, bitter taste in mouth, nausea, continuous vomiting, hard focal distention or fullness & pain in the epigastrium, burning diarrhea or no bowel movements, despondency, slight irritability,
Tongue: yellow coat
Pulse: wiry, forceful pulse
Wood Overacting on Yin
Da Chai Hu Tang
Major Bupleurum Decoction
Clears GB heat & damp, harmonize the Stomach qi, & transform phlegm

Indications: damp-heat & turbid phlegm in lesser-yang channels battling the protective & nutritive qi to penetrate deeper into the body
Pronounced fever alternating with mild chills, bitter taste, stifling sensation in chest, spitting up bitter or sour fluids, thirst with or without a desire to drink, distention & pain in the chest & hypochondria
Tongue: red, thick greasy coating yellow, white, or combo
Pulse: soggy, wiry, or slippery on right & wiry on the left
Hao Qin Qing Dan Tang
Artemesia Annua & Scuttellaria Decoction
to Clear the Gall Bladder
Vents pathogenic influences, releases constraint, spreads the Liver qi, & regulates the Spleen

Indications: Yang or hot-type collapse (yuang jue)
Cold fingers & toes (although the body & limbs are warm) sometimes accompanied by a sensation of irritability & fullness in the chest & epigastrium, perhaps abdominal pain and/or severe diarrhea
Tongue: red with yellow coat
Pulse: wiry
Si Ni San
Frigid Extremities Powder
Spreads the liver qi, harmonizes the blood, & alleviates pain

Indications: Treats chronic Hepatitis C
For constraint & clumping of the Liver qi with hypochondriac pain & alternating fever & chills
Chai Hu Shu Gan San
Powder to Disperse Vital Energy in Liver
Release constraint & encourages the free-flow of Liver qi, allowing for open-mindedness & a free or rambling spirit

Indications: Liver constraint with xue xu
Hypochondriac pain, headache, vertigo, bitter taste, dry mouth & throat, fatigue, reduced appetite, perhaps alternating chills/fever, irregular menstruation or breast distention
Tongue: pale-red
Pulse: wiry, deficient
xiao yao san
The Ease Powder
Rambling Powder
Spreads Liver qi, strengthens Spleen, nourishes blood, & clears heat

Indications: Liver constraint with spleen xu that transforms into heat
Irritability, short temper, perhaps tidal fever & sweating, red eyes, dry mouth, palpitations, lower abdominal pressure, difficult painful urination, increased menstrual flow or uterine bleeding
Dan Zhi Xiao Yao San
The Ease Powder + Moutan Bark & Gardenia
Jia Wei Xiao Yao San
Augmented Rambling Powder
Spreads Liver qi & tonifies Spleen

Indications: Recurrent problems of borborygmus, abdominal pain, diarrhea with pain (urge to defecate & subsides after completion)
Tongue: thin, white coat
Pulse: wiry moderate or wiry thin
Tong Xie Yao Fang
Important Formula for Painful Diarrhea
Powder of White Attractylodes & White
Peony for Diarrhea with
Abdominal Pain
Harmonize stomach, directs rebellious qi downward, disperses clumping, & eliminates focal distention

Indications: epigastric focal distention, fullness & tightness with very slight or no pain, dry heaves or frank vomiting, borborygmus with diarrhea, reduced appetite
Tongue: thin, yellow greasy coat
Pulse: wiry, rapid
Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang
Stomach Purging Decoction with Pinellia