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What is the action of Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan - Emperor of Heaven's Special Pill to Tonify the HT?

Enriches the Yin, nourishes the blood, clears heat, calms the spirit

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What are the herbs in Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan - Emperor of Heaven's Special Pill to Tonify the HT?

Sheng Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix
Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Tian Men Dong - Asparagi Radix
Mai Men Dong - Ophiopogonis Radix
Xuan Shen - Scrophulariae Radix
Dan Shen - Salviae miltiorrhizae Radix
Fu Ling - Poria
Yuan Zhi - Polygalae Radix
Jiu Xi Dang Gui - wine-washed Angelicae sinensis Radix
Wu Wei Zi - Schissandrae Fructus
Bai Zi Ren - Platycladi Semen
chao Suan Zao Ren - dry fired Ziziphi Spinosae Semen
Jie Geng - Platycodi Radix
Zhu Sha - Cinnabaris

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What does Dr Pi say about Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan - Emperor of Heaven's Special Pill to Tonify the HT?

sheng di huang - dosed at 120g 4x more than others
when there is heat - always look for yang rising
sheng di to cool the heat

sheng mai san is in this formula:
wu wei zi
mai men dong
ren shen

Jie Geng lifts the formula up - to the HT because pathology is in the UJ

Zhu Sha - the weighting down is important - but can no longer be used.

DR PAI DX: yin def yang rising - maybe from too much thought, even

yin def most obvious pattern
yin def caused by overthinking and abuse of the mind

not nourishing the blood so much, unless referring to blood as part of the yin.

when the HT is affected, what is another organ that is probably affected as well? KIDNEY

relatively new formula - 400 years or so

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What is the Bensky Dx for Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan - Emperor of Heaven's Special Pill to Tonify the HT?

Yin and blood deficiency with the Heart and Kidneys failing to communicate

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What is the action of Suan Zao Ren Tang - Sour Jujubae Decoction?

nourishes the blood, calms the spirit, clears heat, eliminates irritability

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What are the herbs in Suan Zao Ren Tang - Sour Jujube Decoction?

Suan Zao Ren - Ziziphi spinosae Semen
Fu Ling - Poria
Zhi Mu - Anemarrhenae Rhizoma
Chuan Xiong - Chuanxiong Rhizoma
Gan Cao - Glycyrrhizae Radix

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What does Dr Pi say about Suan Zao Ren Tang - Sour Jujubae Decoction

Dr Pi says this is the original form of Tian wang Bu Xin Dan

ZZJ's original way to treat shen disturbance - no heavy yin nourishing herbs bc patients 2000+ yrs ago were not strong enough to handle it. (eastern Han - chaos and war constantly)

not as strong (Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan is bigger, more complete, stronger, hsen w qi and blood and kd etc)
this is milder and smaller, reduced.

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What is the Bensky Dx for Suan Zao Ren Tang - Sour Jujubae Decoction?

Liver blood deficiency with constraint and internal fire

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What is the action of Ding Zhi Wan - Settle the Emotions Pill?

Tonifies the Heart qi, pacifies timidity, and calms the spirit

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What are the herbs in Ding Zhi Wan - Settle the Emotions Pill?

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Fu Ling - Poria
Shi Chang Pu - Acori tatarinowii Rhizoma
Yuan Zhi - Polygalae Radix

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What does Dr Pi say about Ding Zhi Wan - Settle the Emotions Pill?

Settle the KIDNEY pill

addressing the imbalance bw the HT and KD
internal wind is starting to stir (shi chang Pu)
Yuan Zhi Fx HT/KD communication

this Rx is inside Sang Piao Xiao San (- Fu Ling stabilize and bind)

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What is the Bensky Dx for Ding Zhi Wan - Settle the Emotions Pill?

Heart qi deficiency and constraint caused by phlegm turbidity

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What are the herbs in Huang Lian E Jiao Tang - Coptis and Ass-Hide Gelatin Decoction?

Huang Lian - Coptidis Rhizoma
Huang Qin - Scutellariae Radix
E Jiao - Asini Cori Colla (dissolved in strained decoction)
Shao Yao - Paoniae Radix
Ji Zi Huang - egg yolk (stirred into strained decoction)

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What is the action of Huang Lian E Jiao Tang - Coptis and Ass-Hide Gelatin Decoction?

Enriches the yin, causes fire to descend, eliminates irritability, calms spirit

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What is does Dr Pi say about Huang Lian E Jiao Tang - Coptis and Ass-Hide Gelatin Decoction?

yang rising is happening here because of yin deficiency as well

JJZ formula - shao yin chapter
usually yang def in this chapter - but sometimes need to nourish yin - depends on the person's constitution - not a lot of robust constitutions - most people are weak and easily depleted (in the time of writing the SHL)

this formula is used when there are more pure yin def sx - strong fire etc.

all nourishing yin Rx can be used to calm the shen

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What is the Bensky Dx of Huang Lian E Jiao Tang - Coptis and Ass-Hide Gelatin Decoction?

Heat excess and blood deficiency in the Heart lesser yin warp

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What are the herbs in Gan Mai Da Zao Tang - Licorice, Wheat and Jujube Decoction?

Gan Cao - Glycyrrhizae Radix
Xiao Mai - Tritici Fructus
Da Zao - Jujubae Fructus

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What is the action of Gan Mai Da Zao Tang - Licorice, Wheat and Jujube Decoction?

Nourishes the Heart, calms the spirit, harmonizes the middle burner, and relaxes hypertonicity

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What does Dr Pi say about Gan Mai Da Zao Tang - Licorice, Wheat and Jujube Decoction?

all common food ingredients used to harmonize other Rxs.

from jing Gui yao Lui
in this time people are very malnourished and overworked -women have many births in a row.

not just gan cao, wheat and date - combo is special. even though these are grocery store ingredients - the combo of the three together makes it a formula and gives it something special...

no yin nourishing herbs in this formula - need sweet nourishment to solve the bitterness of life

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What is the Bensky Dx for Gan Mai Da Zao Tang - Licorice, Wheat and Jujube Decoction?

Qi and yin deficiency of the Heart and Spleen

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What are the herbs in Zhu Sha An Shen Wan - Cinnabar Pill to Calme the Spirit?

shu fei Zhu Sha - aqueous trituration of Cinnabaris
Huang Lian - CoptidisRhizoma
Dang Gui - Angelicae sinensis Radix
Sheng Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix
zhi Gan Cao - Glycyrrhizae Radix preparata

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What does Dr Pi say about Zhu Sha An Shen Wan - Cinnabar Pill to Calme the Spirit?

excess type might need to have spirit weighted down.

two types of going down herbs - bring something back to the body (floating shen etc) other kind is drain or purge something from the body (fu ling da huang etc)

Zhu Sha is bringing something (shen) back to the body

yin deficiency with yang rising
cooling down, draining down and weighing down are major force of this formula

Zhu Sha is the emperor in this formula instead of a deputy as usual.

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What is the action of Zhu Sha An Shen Wan - Cinnabar Pill to Calm the Spirit?

Sedates the Heart, calms the spirit, drains fire, and nourishes the yin

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What is the Bensky Dx for Zhu Sha An Shen Wan - Cinnabar Pill to Calme the Spirit?

Vigorous Heart fire injuring the blood and yin

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What is the action of Ci Zhu Wan - Magnetitie and Cinnabar Pill?

Heavily sedates and calms the spirit, weighs down the yang, and improves the vision and hearing

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What are the herbs in Ci Zhu Wan - Magnetitie and Cinnabar Pill?

Ci Shi - Magnetitum
Zhu Sha - Cinnabaris
Shen Qu - Massa medicata fermentata

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What does Dr Pi say about Ci Zhu Wan - Magnetitie and Cinnabar Pill?

lots of Shen Qu in this formula - this is a combination of many herbs
120g of shen qu is a large quantity
60g of ci zhu could be a small quantity

shen qu helps w the digestion of HEAVY MINERALS
PROTECT THE MIDDLE JIAO

bulkage to protect the MJ and carry the mineral into the body with the shen qu.

the hearing and vision in the action is as a result of the yang rising up and interfering with the sensory orifices.

weight it down and bring back consciousness instantly.

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What is the Bensky Dx of Ci Zhu Wan?

Ascendant Heart yang with lack of communication between the Heart and Kidneys