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Gou Teng (Ramulus Uncariae) Uncariae thorns

1)Extinguishes wind alleviates spasms - Liver heat w/ internal stirring of liver wind w/ tremors, seizures and eclampsia a) convulsions, seizures, tetany due to stirring of Liver wind b) dizziness, spasms, tremors, headache due to Liver yang rising c)tinnitus, seizures due to Liver wind 2) Drains Liver heat and pacifies Liver yang - Liver fire and liver yang rising irritability, dizziness, red eyes, headache, hypertension a) red eyes, headache, irritability due to Liver fire b)headache, hypertension due to liver fire 3) releases the exterior - for exterior wind - heat w/ fever, headache and red eyes (rash) a)headache, red eyes due to wind heat b)rash due to wind heat


Tian Ma (Rz Gastrodiae)

1)Calms the Liver, extinguishes wind and controls spasms and tremors - very important herb for treating internal stirring of Liver wind by heat or cold; headache, dizziness, childhood convulsions, epilepsy, tetnay, wind stroke a)seizures, spasms, convulsions, headache, tremors and most other symptoms of stirring of Liver wind b) tingling, numbness, headache due to liver wind c)paralysis or wind stroke, difficult speech, gurgling phlegm due to wind phlegm obstructing the orifices d) childhood convulsions due to wind phlegm fire 2)Extinguishes wind and alleviates pain - for headaches, dizziness, and migraine headache that occur w/ wind-phlegm patterns; also wind stroke w/hemiplegia, numbness in extremities, both excess and deficiency disorders a) extreme dizziness, migraine headache due to liver yang ascending b)severe headache, heavy sensation in the head, stabbing headache due to wind phlegm c) severe recalcitrant stabbing migraines and cluster headaches due to Liver wind 3)Disperses painful obstruction - pain due to wind damp bi; lower back and knees, numbness, tingling a) pain, difficult in movement due to wind damp; painful obstruction w/ blood stasis b)numbness, pain, tingling in the extremities due to blood deficiency leading to wind in the channels and collaterals c) occipital headache, pain and spasms in the neck and shoulders limited range of motion due to wind damp bi obstruction


Ci Ji Li (Fr Tribuli) Tribulus fruit

1)Calms the Liver and anchors the yang - headache, vertigo, or dizziness from ascendant liver yang a) vertigo, dizziness and blurred vision due to liver yang rising b)headache, dizziness from hypertension 2)Dredges the liver qi to smooth its flow (circulates) liver qi - pain and distention in flanks, irregular menstruation, insufficient lactation a) pain or distention in the hypochondriac area and flank pain due to liver qi stagnation b) abdominal clumping and masses due to liver qi stasis c)breast lumps and masses due to qi stasis d) inhibited lactation due to liver qi stagnation 3) Dispels wind heat and brightens the eyes - red, swollen and painful eyes a) red painful eyes due to wind heat (allergy eyes) b)red eyes w/ obstructed vision due to liver fire c)poor night vision and generally obstructed vision due to liver kidney yin def. 4)Dispels wind and stops itching - skin lesions w/significant itching hives, eczema a)rashes w/ itching due to wind b)dry itchy skin due to blood deficiency c)dry itchy skin dry hair and nails due to liver blood deficiency


Shi Jue Ming (Concha Haliotidis) abalone shell

1) Drains Liver fire and anchors and sedates the liver yang - Liver fire and ascendant liver yang, headache, dizziness, red eyes and hypertension a)elevated blood pressure due to liver yang rising b)irritability headache dizziness due to liver fire 2)Improves the vision and causes superficial visual obstruction to recede - liver heat patterns that effect the eyes, photophobia, pterygium and other superficial visual obstruction a)obstructed vision, red puffy eyes due to liver fire b) night blindness due to liver fire 3)Recently used for gastric acidity and topically for bleeding due to trauma - heartburn, acidity a)hyperacidity of the stomach


Di Long (Pheretima) earthworm

1)Drains heat, settles convulsions, extinguishes wind and stops spasms - extremely high fever w/ loss of consciousness, incoherent speech, convulsions and seizures a)Childhood convulsions due to liver wind b)tetany lockjaw, paralysis and high fever due to heat causing the stirring of liver wind 2)Clears heat an unblocks and promotes movement in the channels and collaterals (moving through)- obstructed movement, pain and swelling of the joints, paralysis, lack of movement, hemiplegia a)red swollen painful joints due to wind hot bi obstruction b) hemiplegia secondary to wind stroke c)hemiplegia and pain due to wind stoke 3)Clears heat ad calms wheezing - hot asthma, wheezing cough w/ yellow phlegm heat and excess above a)cough, wheezing shortness of breath, yellow copious phlegm due to phlegm heat 4)Clears heat promotes urination - urinary dribbling w/ pain a)painful urinary dribbling due to damp heat 5)used also for hypertension - due to liver yang rising


Bai Jiang Can (Bombyx Bartryticatus) sick silkworm

1)Extinguishes wind and stops spasms and convulsions - childhood convulsions or facial paralysis for seizures from internal stirring of liver wind or wind-phlegm-heat a)tetany, facial spasms due to liver wind b)childhood convulsions 2)Dispels wind, disperses wind-heat, stops itching and pain - headache, red eyes, sore and swollen throat, itching skin lesions, wind rash from wind-heat or liver wind a)rash due to wind heat b) painful raw sore throat due to fire toxins 3)Transforms phlegm softens nodules - for phlegm -heat scrofula and other phlegm nodules a)neck nodules, scrofula due to phlegm fire 4) Expels wind and stops itching - for itching skin lesions such as wind rash a)red rash and itching due to wind


Quan Xie (Scorpio) Scorpion

1)Extinguishes wind, stops tremors and convulsions - for liver wind and phlegm patterns w/ symptoms as spasms, acute or chronic childhood convulsions, tetany, lock jaw, paralysis, tics a) lock jaw, paralysis, tics, spasms, tremors due to liver wind 2)Expels wind, unblocks the channels and collateral - for stubborn, headache (including migraines) and painful obstruction, wind cold bi, wind bi, headaches a)severe migraine, cluster headache due to liver wind 3)attacks and resolves fire toxicity and dissipates nodules - topically for toxic sores, phlegm nodules, swelling and scrofula -"use toxin to attack toxin" a) neck nodules and goiter due to phlegm fire b)toxic swelling and sores due to fire toxicity


Wu Gong (Scolopendra) Centipede

1)Extinguishes wind and stops spasms and convulsions- for acute and chronic convulsions, lock jaw and seizures a)childhood convulsions due to stirring of wind 2)Attacks toxin and dissipates nodules - topically for toxic nodules, sores, carbuncles, neck lumps, snake bites a)topically as a plaster for toxic swelling and snake bite b)topically for ulcerations and gangrene 3) unblocks the channels and collaterals stops pain - for stubborn headaches (including migraines) and painful obstruction a)stubborn headache, migraine due to Liver wind


Dai Zhe Shi (Haematitum) Hematite

1) Sedates and anchors the liver yang and clears Liver - for ascendant liver yang w/ such signs as dizziness, vertigo, headache, pressure around the eyes or tinnitus a)dizziness or vertigo due to liver yang rising b)hypertension due to liver fire 2)Strongly directs rebellious qi downward - for such symptoms as belching, vomiting, hiccough due to rebellious stomach qi (anchors panic attacks) a)belching, hiccough, gagging, shortness of breath, cough due to rebellious stomach or lung qi 3)Cools the blood and stops bleeding - for vomiting of blood and nosebleeds; primarily bleeding due to hot blood, can also be bleeding due to cold from deficiency a) nosebleeds due to wind heat b)vomiting of blood due to blood heat


Liu Huang (Sulfur)

1)Resolves toxicity, kills parasites, stops itching - topically for scabies but for tinea, damp festering sores, mites, yin abscesses a) topically for scabies 2)Tonfies Ming Men Fire - severe kidney yang def., sever yang collapse a)Cold extreme lower back and knee pain, somnolence aversion to cold due to kidney yang deficiency


She Chuang Zi (Fr Cnidii)

1)Dries dampness, kills parasites, stops itching - topically as a wash, powder, ointment for weepy itchy skin lesion, scabies, genital area damp heat, eczema a)applied topically to itchy weeping shin due to damp heat 2)Disperses and dries dampness - damp cold, lower back pain due to cold, excessive vaginal discharge due to damp cold a) lower back pain due to cold damp accumulation b)excessive clear white vaginal discharge due to damp cold 3)Warms the kidney, fortifies the yang - Impotence female infertility due to kidney def. a)female infertility due to cold in the uterus