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what are the 2 main actions for yue ju wan?
regulate qi & release stagnation
what types of stagnation is yue ju wan used for?
6 stagnations: qi, blood, fire, food, dampness, phlegm
what are the ingredients for yue ju wan?
xiang fu, chuan xiong, zhi zi, canf zhu, shen qu
what is the cheif herb in yue ju wan and what is its function?
xiang fu -- regulates the qi
what are the main organs involved with qi stagnation?
Liver, also sp & st
LV overacts on Sp
what herb is added to yue ju wan when more phlegm is accumulated?
ban xia
what are the functions of yue ju wan ingredients?
xiang fu - qi stagnation
chuan xiong - blood, LV qi
cng zhu - dampness
zhi zi- LV fire
shen qu- food stagnation
what is the main cause for using yue ju wan?
emotions affecting the digestion
TCM - LV overacting on SP
what formula is specially used for plum pit qi?
ban xia hou po tang
what are the ingredients and their functions in ban xia hou po tang
ban xia- transform phlegm
hou po - reg. qi
zi su ye - acrid=disperse
fu ling- T SP, drain damp
shen jiang- cough, aids ST, transform phlegm
what is the main pathogen treated by ban xia hou po tang?
phlegm due to qi accumulating in the throat
what is the function of zi su ye in the formula ban xia hou po tang ?
spread liver qi, caused by emotions and accumulating phlegm in the throat
what is the cheif complaint for gua lou xie bai jiu tang?
chest bi that radiates to the upper back
what is the main TCM cause for this type of BI?
cold phlegm blocking the chest yang qi -- damp phlegm w/qi stagnation
what are the ingredients and their functions in gua lou xie bai jiu tang?
gua lou - transform phlegm, open chest, decrease chest pain
xie bai - warm int., promote qi, open chest, stop pain
bai jiu - warms yang qi & disperse cold, promote circ of blood and qi
what is common tongue diagnosed with gua lou xie bai jiu tang ?
thick greasy (phlegm, dampness)
what is the common pulse diagnosed with gua lou xie bai jiu tang ?
deep and tight (cold)
what formula is more powerful than gua lou xie bai jiu tang ?
zhi zi xie bai gui zhi tang
what herbs are in the formula zhi zi xie bai gui zhi tang?
gua lou, ban xia, zhi zi, gui zhi, hou po
what is the cheif complaint for hou po wen zhong tang ?
epigastric and abdominal fullness and distention
what is the TCM differntiation for hou po wen zhong tang ?
cold dampness injures the SP & ST causing qi stagnation in middle jiao
what is the common tongue coating for hou po wen zhong tang ?
white and slippery ( cold dampness)
what are the ingredients for hou po wen zhong tang ?
hou po, chen pi, mu xiang, cao dou kou, gan jiang, sheng jiang, fu ling, gan cao
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