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1

qiang huo

ACRID WARM
Warm
1. Guide: TAIYANG (BL)
2. Guides to Head & Limbs
3. Occipital Headache & Body Aches
4. W-D-C Bi-Syndrome

Qiang Huo Sheng Shi Tang
Ren Shen Bai Du San

2

xin yi hua

ACRID WARM
Warm
1. Open Nose: *Sinusitis*

3

cang er zi

ACRID WARM
Warm, SL TOXIC
1. Open Nose: Sinusitis+HA
2. W-D Bi-Syndrome: PAIN

4

jing jie

ACRID WARM
Sl. Warm
1. Eliminates Wind: Wind-Cold & Wind-Heat
2. Charred: Stops Bleeding – Hemafecia

5

sheng jiang

ACRID WARM
Sl. Warm
1. Warms the Middle Jiao:
2. Relieves the Exterior by promoting Sweating
3. Warms Lu
4. Resolves toxicity

Anti-parasitic: seafood
Charred: Stops Bleeding

6

ma huang

ACRID WARM
Warm
1. OPENS Pores to Promote Sweating
2. Disperses Lung Qi
3. Promotes Urination

Toxic Dose: 30-45 g

HDI: Diuretics, BB, Cardiac Glycosides

7

sheng ma

ACRID COOL
Cool
1. ↑ Clear Yang Qi
2. ↑ Spleen Qi:
3. Clears Heat Toxins
4. Heat in Yangming:

Skin: vents rashes, skin eruption

8

niu bang zi

ACRID COOL
Cold

1. Throat: Pain, Swelling
2. Skin: vents rashes, skin eruptions
3. Clears Fire Toxins
4. Moisten intestine (seed)
5. Synergistic effect with ABX

HDI: Antidiabetics

9

chan tui

ACRID COOL
Cool
1. Eyes: Red, tearing
2. Throat: Hoarse voice
3. Skin: stops itching, eruptions, early-stage measles
4. Morbid night crying babies

Caution in pregnancy, hx of miscarriage

HDI: Sedatives

10

xia ku cao
(self heal spike)

CLEAR HEAT, REDUCE FIRE
Cold
1. Nodules d/t Stagnation & clumping of Phlegm & Fire
2. Benefits Eyes
3. Liver Yang ↑/Liver FIre: HTN, HA

Treats Tuberculosis (TB)

11

jue ming zi

CLEAR HEAT, REDUCE FIRE
Sl. Cold

1. Benefits Eyes
2. Moisten Intest
3. Lr Yang ↑: HTN

HDI: Diuretics

12

tian hua fen

CLEAR HEAT, REDUCE FIRE
Cold
1. Lu Heat
2. ST Heat
3. ↑ Body Fluids
4. Invigorates blood & cleans toxins

CI in Pregnancy

13

zi cao

CLEAR HEAT, COOL BLOOD
Cold

1. cools & moves blood
2. SLOW SKIN ERUPTION or DARK RED SKIN ERUPTION in WARM-HEAT DZ: measles, chicken pox, rash

14

bai hua she she cao

CLEAR HEAT TOXIN
Cold

1. Promote urination & drain DH in LJ
2. SNAKE BITE
3. CANCER: St, esophagus, rectal

15

bai tou weng

CLEAR HEAT TOXIN
Cold

1. Dydentery d/t DH or heat toxin

16

yu xing cao
(houttuyniae)

CLEAR HEAT TOXIN
Sl. Cold

1. drain pus & swelling
2. promote urination & DRAIN DH: painful burning
3. LU ABSCESS

17

hong teng

CLEAR HEAT TOXIN
NEUTRAL

1. Moves Blood
2. Joint pain d/t WD Bi
3. ABSCESS: APPENDICITIS (chong long)

18

bai jiang cao

CLEAR HEAT TOXIN

19

ban lan gen
(Isatis Root)

CLEAR HEAT TOXIN
Cold

1. Cools Blood & resolves Fire Toxins
2. *SORE THROAT*
3. Epidemic Dz: diphtheria, tonsillitis, etc.
4. Damp-Heat: jaundice

HDI: Sulfa, Anticoags/plate

20

Qing dai

CLEAR HEAT TOXIN
Cold

1. Cools Blood & Clears Heat Toxin
2. LIVER HEAT/TOXINS: fever & convulsions (liver wind)
3. LU HEAT or Lr Fire --> Lu Heat: cough, sticky sputum, sob, chest pain
4. Powder: 1.5-3 g (most powerful of Isatis trio)

HDI: Sulfa

21

bai wei

XU HEAT
Cold

1. cools blood heat w/o injuring yin fluids or blood
2. vents out path
3. promotes urination
4. cleans toxins: carbuncles, swollen throat, snake bite
5. Ying & Xue level heat: fever

22

bai xian pi

CLEAR HEAT DRY DAMP
Cold

1. promotes urin & drains DH in blood vessels of muscles
2. STOPS ITCHING: eczema
3. DH jaundice, Bi-Synd

HDI: Antineoplastics

23

gan sui

Drain Downward & Purge:
Cold

1. strongly purge harmful fluid via stool
2. EDEMA

CI: Pregnancy & Gan Cao (licorice)

24

fu shen

Drain Water Excrete Damp:
NEUTRAL

Calm Shen

25

hu zhang

Drain Water Excrete Damp:
Cold

1. relieve jaundice by clearing Lr/GB: Lin Synd d/t DH
2. Promotes Blood Circulation

CI: prego

26

tong cao

Drain Water Excrete Damp:
Sl. Cold

1. PROMOTES LACTATION by RAISING STOMACH QI: Scanty milk after childbirth
2. Promotes urination to clear Damp-Heat in LJ

HDI: Diuretics

27

zhu ling

Drain Water Excrete Damp:
NEUTRAL

1. promotes urination & facilitate fluid metabolism: EDEMA
2. STRAIGHT DIURETIC EFFECT

HDI: diuretics

28

dong gua ren
(Winter Melon Seed)

Drain Water Excrete Damp:
Cold

1. Promotes urination to reduce edema
2. Clears Heat, Expels Phlegm & Pus: Lung Abscess, Intestinal Abscess, Lower Jiao masses
3. Vaginal discharge d/t D-H

29

jin qian cao

Drain Water Excrete Damp:
Sl. Cold

1. promotes urination to drain DH: dysuria or stone in LJ
2. Stones: Lr, Gb, Kd, Bl
3. JAUNDICE

HDI: Diuretics

30

shen jin cao

Expel Wind Damp:
Warm

1. *Tonify & Expel PATHOGENS: bridge SJS & WJP
2. RELAX SINEW & TENDON
3. RESTRICTION OF FLEXION & EXTENSION in JOINTS: polio, shingles
4. Invig C/C: blood stag, trauma

31

bai hua she
(snake)

Expel Wind Damp:
Warm, TOXIC

1. Tracks down & ELIMINATES WIND
2. Activates & powerfully opens the C/C deep into bones & yin organs and venting back out to skin
3. Settles jitteriness, convulsions (sinews) & spasms (bones)

HDI: Anticoag/platelets

32

wei ling xian

Expel Wind Damp:
Warm, TOXIC

1. *STOPS PAIN d/t W-D Bi-Syn: *Strongly mobilizes all 12 channels to open & unblock painful obstruct*
2. Fishbone lodged in throat

33

qin jiao

Expel Wind Damp:
Sl. Cold

1. W-D Bi-Syndrome:
2. Soothes sinews & relaxes tendons (acute, chronic, hot, cold)
3. DEFICIENCY HEAT:
4. Damp-Heat: Jaundice, skin
5. Moisten intestines & unblock bowels: moistens body (used with herbs that are drying)


HDI: Sedatives

34

sang zhi

Expel Wind Damp:
NEUTRAL

1. W-D Bi-Syndrome: UPPER LIMBS
2. Unblocks collaterals : itching, numbness, pain
3. Relax joints: facilitates movement of joints & nourishes yin & yang fluids

35

tian nan xing

Transform Phlegm:
Warm, TOXIC

1. Eliminates both External & Internal Wind to relieve convulsion
2. Wind-Phlegm in channels: epilepsy, tetanus, dizziness, deviation of mouth & eyes in Wind-Stroke
3. STUBBORN PHLEGM: cough & chest distention

HDI: Sedatives

CI in Pregnancy

36

zhe bei mu

Transform Phlegm:
Cold

1. Clears Phlegm-Heat
2. Resolves & breaks down masses & lumps: Lung abscess, breast abscess, goiter, scrofula, lumps & masses anywhere in the body
3. Resolves phlegm & stops cough: cough + yellow-green, sticky sputum d/t Wind-Heat or Lung Phlegm-Heat

Does not moisten like Chuan Bei Mu but better at cooling heat & dispersing clumps, resolving toxins

37

gua lou ren

Transform Phlegm:
Cold

1. Lung Phlegm-Heat
2. Promotes qi circulation in chest to relieve chest congestion: CHEST Bi, chest pain (+ Bai Jie Zi) or distention d/t Lung P-H
3. Drains pus & nodules: lung abscess, breast abscess, large intestine abscess
4. Moistens & promotes bowel movement

Ren: slippery, moistening for intestines, unbinds chest

38

bai jie zi
(Mustard seed)

Transform Phlegm:
Warm

1. Penetrates Yin to restore movement of Yang
2. Lung Cold-Phlegm: COUGH & DIFFICULTY BREATHING, Chest & Hypochondriac Pain & Distention
3. Promotes Qi movement: disperses clumped material (Bai Jie Zi + Gua Luo)
4. Dissipates clumping to remove Phlegm from C/C: joint and body pain & numbness; abscesses

39

xuan fu hua

Transform Phlegm:
Sl. Warm

1. Directs qi downward: rebel Lu/St qi (vomit, acid reflux)
2. Disperses clumped phlegm above the diaphragm & glue-like lacquered phlegm around the heart

40

qian hu
(Hog Fennel Root)

Transform Phlegm:
Sl Cold

1. Descends Lung Qi & dissolves Phlegm-Heat
2. DISPERSE WIND-HEAT & FIRE DOWNWARD
3. Cough + sticky, yellow sputum
4. Expectorant

HDI: Anticoag/-platelet

41

hai zao
(Seaweed)

Transform Phlegm:
Cold

1. RESOLVES PHLEGM & SOFTENS MASSES & AREAS OF HARDNESS: neck nodules, thyroid tumors, cirrhosis, lymphadenitis, testicular nodules; Softens rock-like substances down
2. Weakly promotes urination: edema, damp-heat

HHI: Gan Cao

42

pei lan

Transform Damp:
NEUTRAL

1. Resolves & transforms Turbid Damp: Sticky & Sweet taste in mouth
2. Clears Summer Heat
3. Releases the Exterior:

43

bai dou kou

Transform Damp:
WARM

1. Disseminates Lung Qi ↓
2. Pierces through Turbidity
3. Warms Middle Jiao & awakens the Spleen
4. Sp/St Dampness & MJ Qi Stagnation

PREP: add at end

44

guan zhong

Kill Parasites:
Sl Cold, Sl TOXIC

1. Kills parasites: tapeworm, roundworm, Hookworm, pinworm
2. Clears heat & cleans toxins: Wind-Heat, eruptions & rashes d/t Blood Heat, mumps d/t heat toxins
3. Stops bleeding: uterine bleeding,

45

cao wu tou
(Wild Aconite Root)

Warm Interior:
Hot, Very Toxic

1. Scours out Wind, Stops Pain & disperse Cold
2. Dispels Wind, eliminate Damp, warm meridians, disperse Cold, stops Pain: Bi-Syn of all Cold types, Joint pain, Organ pain
3. Disperse swellings, clears ulcerations, promotes healing


Dose: 1.5-3 g, Cook 30-60 min longer vs. other herbs

CI in Pregnancy, Ban Xia, Bei Mu, Gua Luo, Bai Ji, Bai Lien

HDI: Antiarrhythmics

46

ding xiang
(Cloves)

Warm Interior:
Warm

1. Warms Middle Jiao & SUBDUES Rebellious ST Qi : Hiccups..
2. Warms & tonifies KID Yang: Impotence, Infertility d/t KID Yang Xu (also treat LIV in ED “big tendon”)
3. Disperse Cold to relieve Pain
4. Kills parasites

47

xiao hui xiang
(Fennel)

Warm Interior:
Warm

1. Harmonizes Middle Jiao & warms Lower Jiao
2. Disperse Cold to relieve Pain: Vomiting, Poor appetite, Epi distending Pain d/t Cold invading Stomach
3. Hernia, Severe lower abd pain, Testicular pain d/t Cold in Liver or Kidney

HDI: Ciprofloxacin

48

mai ya
(Barley Malt Sprout)

Food Stagnation:
NEUTRL

1. Promote digestion & adjust Middle Jiao
2. Reduce Food stag of starches & fruits esp. STARCHY FOOD
3. Soften areas of hardness
4. Inhibits lactation: Distending pain in Breast d/t stagnation of milk
5. Moves Liver Qi

HDI: Antidiabetics

49

shen qu

Food Stagnation:
warm

1. Promote digestion & adjust the Stomach
2. GRAINS & STARCH
3. Helps digest & absorb minerals (combine with minerals to aid digestion)

50

lai fu zi
(Radish Seed)

Food Stagnation:
NEUTRAL

1. Promotes digestion & elim Food stag in SP & INT
2. Descends Lung Qi & transforms Phlegm:

51

bing pian

Open Orifices:
Sl. Cold

1. Widely used in External washes & herbal applications to help herbs penetrate skin & move inward

Caution/CI: Pregnancy

52

zhi ke

Regulate Qi:
Sl. Cold

1. Reg Qi & eliminates food stag
2. Resolves Phlegm for relieving distention in chest, diaphragm, epigastrium

Similar to Zhi Shi but milder, Moves Qi in San Jiao

53

xie bai
(Chinese Garlic Chive)

Regulate Qi:
Warm

1. Chest Bi-syndrome, Chest pain d/t Cold-PhlegmObstruction
2. Dysentery w/tenesmus d/t Qi Stagnation

54

wu yao

Regulate Qi:
Warm

1. Treats all 3 jiaos but best for lower jiao
2. Warms Kidney & disperses Cold: Frequent urination, Incontinence (involuntary), Prostatitis d/t Kidney Yang Xu

Tian Tai Wu Yao San

55

qing pi

Regulate Qi:
Warm

1. Frees Liver Qi & Fiercely moves the Qi: Hypochon. & costal pain, Breast pain, Lower abd. pain radiating to genitalia/Hernia d/t Liver Qi Stag
2. Qing Pi > Chen Pi to move Qi
3. Masses or Lumps d/t Qi & Blood Stagnation
4. Moves Liver Qi, dissolves abdominal masses, & treats Food Stag

56

kuan dong hua

Stop Cough:
Warm

1. Broad-Spectrum stop Cough
2. Moistens Lung & ↓Lung Qi
3. Resolves Phlegm & stops cough

Key herb to stop cough d/t various etiologies

57

zi wan

Stop Cough:
Sl. Warm

1. Broad-Spectrum stop Cough
2. Resolve Phlegm & ↓Lung Qi to stop cough
3. Promotes urination

IMPORTANT HERB FOR Various Etiologies of Cough

58

bai qian

Stop Cough:
Sl. Warm

1. Eliminates Phlegm esp. in Throat
2. ↓Lung Qi: cough with sticky, thick sputum, difficulty breathing d/t stagnation & inability of Lung Qi to descend
3. Lung Cold-Phlegm
4. Expectorates Lung Phlegm in pt’s with tight chest that can’t cough out

59

ting li zi

Stop Cough
Very Cold

1. Clear Heat & descend Lung Qi to stop cough & wheeze: Cough w/Copious Sputum & difficult breathing d/t Lung Phlegm
2. Promote urination & relieve edema esp. in face: Edema, Hydrothorax, Ascites

60

xian he cao

Stop Bleeding:
NEUTRL

1. Binds & inhibits all types of bleeding: *All types of bleeding d/t different reasons*
2. Stops diarrhea
3. Kills parasites
4. Tonifies Qi & Blood

61

qian cao
(madder root)

Stop Bleeding:
Cold

1. ↑ blood circulation & Stops bleed w/o blood stasis
2. Clears Heat, Cools blood
3. Bleeding d/t Heat in Blood w/ Blood Stasis
4. Amenorrhea d/t blockage of channels by blood stasis
5. Joint pain d/t Bi-syndrome w/blood stasis

62

xiao ji
(small thistle)

Stop Bleeding:
Cool

1. Cools blood, stops bleeding: HEMATURIA
2. Promotes urination
3. DH jaundice

63

ce bai ye
(biota leaves)

Stop Bleeding:
Sl. Cold

1. Cools blood, stops bleeding: all types of bleeding… Epistaxis, Hemoptysis
2. Eliminate phlegm & stop cough d/t Lung Heat
3. Promotes healing of Burns
4. Reverse hair loss

64

huai hua... huai mi?

Stop Bleeding:
Sl. Cold

1. Cools blood, stops bleeding: esp. from Large Int: Hemafecia, Hemorrhoid bleeding d/t Heat in Blood
2. Clears Liver Heat, Flare Up of Liver Fire:

65

san leng

Promote Blood Circulation:
NEUTRL

1. Both Qi & Blood
2. Strongly promote blood circulation and remove blood stasis & promote Qi circulation & relieve pain: Amenorrhea with abdominal pain and masses due to blood stasis
3. Forcefully Breaks up
blood stasis & move Qi: Distending pain in the epigastric region and abdomen d/t Food Stag; Dissolves masses and accumulations
4. Compared to E Zhu it focuses more on Blood stag

Pair: E Zhu + San Leng: Abd. Mass d/t Qi & Blood Stag

66

e zhu

Promote Blood Circulation:
Warm

1. Both Qi & Blood stasis & dissolve accumulation
2. Break up the blood stasis and move the Qi: Masses, lumps, amenorrhea, cervical cancer, abd. pain due to qi stagnation and blood stasis
3. Remove Food Stag &
4. relieve pain: Distending pain in the epigastric region and abdomen d/t Food Stag
5. Curcuma Fam: Jiang Huang, Yu Jin, E Zhu
6. Compared to San Leng: focuses more on Qi stag


Pair: E Zhu + San Leng: Abd. Mass d/t Qi & Blood Stag

67

yi mu cao

Promote Blood Circulation:
Sl COld

1. Promote blood circulation & remove blood stasis: Irregular menstruation
2. Promotes urination & reduce edema:
3. Clears & resolves Toxins for swelling abscess & itching
4. Post-partum blood stasis: Chuan Xiong + Yi Mu Cao + Tao Ren

Pair: Yi Mu Cao + Ze Lan

68

wang bu liu xing

Promote Blood Circulation:
NEUTRAL

1. Used in ear seeds
2. Powerfully & rapidly promote blood circulation & remove blood stasis from channels: Dysmenorrhea, Amenorrhea d/t blood stasis
3. Promote lactation: Galactostasis post-childbirth, Mastitis
4. Promote urination: Lin syndromes

69

jiang huang
(turmeric rhizom)

Promote Blood Circulation:
Warm

1. Promote Both Qi & Blood circulation; breaks up & removes blood stasis & drives qi downward: Chest pain, Abdominal pain, Hypochondriac pain, Amenorrhea d/t Qi & Blood Stag
2. Opens C/C to relieve Pain from Wind-Damp: Pain in Limbs esp. *UPPER LIMBS* d/t Wind-Damp-Cold BI-SYNDROME

Curcuma Fam: Jiang Huang, Yu Jin, E Zhu

70

gu sui bu

Promote Blood Circulation:
Warm

1. Subdue Yang Rising
2. Tonify Kidney Yang: low back pain, weakness of knee, tinnitus, chronic diarrhea d/t Kidney Xu
3. Regenerate & Heal Tissue & Bone: bone fracture
4. Promote Blood Circulation: traumatic injury
5. Stimulates growth of hair (tincture)

71

xue jie
(dragon’s blood)

Promote Blood Circulation:
NEUTRAL

1. Promote blood circulation & STOPS bleeding internally AND externally
2. Promotes regeneration of tissue & heals wounds: Heals tissue, regenerates new & protects old; heals wounds

72

bai jiang can
(silkworm)

Subdue Liver Yang and Wind:
NEUTRL

1. Extinguish Liver Wind to Relieve Convulsions
2. Eliminate Exterior Wind to Relieve Pain: headache & red eyes
3. Eliminate Exterior Wind to Ease Itching:
4. Clear Heat & Dissipate Stagnation to Resolve Phlegm, Disperses Clumping, Softens Hardness

73

dai zhe shi
(hematite)

Subdue Liver Yang and Wind:
Cold

1. Calm Liver & Subdue Liver Yang Rising
2. strongly Descends rebellious Lung Qi
3. Strongly descends rebellious Stomach Qi
4. Stop Bleeding & Cools Liver Fire: hematemesis, epistaxis, uterine bleeding d/t Blood Heat

Dose: long cook
Pair: Xuan Fu Hua + Dai Zhe Shi

74

shi jue ming
(abalone shell)

Subdue Liver Yang and Wind:
Cold, HEAVY

1. Calm Liver & Subdue Liver Yang Rising: dizziness or vertigo
2. Clear Liver Heat & Brighten Eyes
3. Nourishes Liver Yin & Extinguishes Liver Wind

75

ye jiao teng
(fleeceflower)

Calms Shen:
NEUTRAL

1. Nourish Heart & calms Shen
2. Expels Wind & opens the channels: Body pain d/t Blood Xu, Bi-Syndrome
3. Alleviate itching: external wash

76

zhen zhu mu
(motherof pearl)

Calms Shen:
COld

1. Calms Shen: restlessness, insomnia
2. Calms Liver & subdues Liver Yang d/t Liver Yang Rising & Yin Xu
3. Clears Liver Heat & brighten Eyes
4. Stops bleeding

77

hu po
(amber)

Calms Shen:
NEUTRAL

1. Calms Shen
2. Moves Blood & removes Blood stasis
3. Promotes urination: scanty and difficult urination or retention of urination
4. Promotes healing of skin & tissue

78

tai zi shen

Tonify Qi:
NEUTRAL

1. Tonify Qi
2. Nourish Yin & Body Fluid
3. Also tonifies Primal Qi but to lesser extent

79

xi yang shen

Tonify Qi:
Cold

1. Tonify Qi & Nourish Yin: fatigue, restlessness, thirst d/t Qi & Yin damage during Warm diseases
2. Clear Heat & Reduce Fire d/t Yin Xu: cough, coughing blood d/t Yin Xu with Deficiency Fire
3. Generate Body Fluid

80

da zao

Tonify Qi:
Warm

1. Tonify Qi & Blood
2. Harmonize/Tonify Spleen:
3. Reduce Side Effects from other herbs
4. Calm Shen (via nourishing Blood)
5. Harminize Ying & Wei

81

huang jing
(siberian Solomon seal)

Tonify Qi:
NEUTRAL

1. Tonify Qi
2. Nourish Yin & moisten Lung
3. Augment Essence: low back & knee weakness & soreness, dizziness, early gray hair d/t Kidney Essence Xu
4. Typically used with other herbs that guide its directions: with qi/yin/sp-st/lung/kidney-tonifying herbs to help tonify those things

82

nan sha shen

Tonify Yin:
Cold

1. Nourish Lung Yin & Stop Cough
2. Nourish Stomach Yin, generates fluids & clears heat
3. Moisten the Exterior: dry skin, itchy skin, worse in Cold weather; hard to expectorate Dry Phlegm (nan > bei)

Pair: Bei Sha Shen + Nan Sha Shen

83

tian men dong
(asparagus)

Tonify Yin:
Very Cold

1. Nourish Lung Yin
2. Nourish Kidney Yin
3. Generates Fluids & Moisten Dryness & Moistens Intestines
4. Clear Heat & Reduce Fire d/t Yin Xu
5. Viscous & cloying!

CI: productive cough; diarrhea from xu or cold

84

yu zhu

Tonify Yin:
Sl Cold

1. Nourish Lung Yin
2. Produce Stomach Body Fluid
3. Dry cough, dry mouth & thirst d/t Lung & Stomach Yin Xu
4. Nourish Yin w/o being cloying
5. Extinguishes Wind d/t Attack of Wind-Heat with Yin Xu Body Constitution
6. Softens & moistens Sinews

Jia Jian Wei Ru Tang: Ext. Wind-Heat + Yin Xu

85

gui ban
(fresh water tortoise shell)

Tonify Yin:
Cold

1. Strongest Tonic in category!
2. Nourish Liver & Kidney Yin
3. Subdues Liver Yang Rising
4. Tonify Kidney to Strengthen Bones: weakness of lumbar region & feet; developmental deficiencies in children d/t Kidney Xu
5. Nourish Heart Blood
6. Unblocks the Ren Mai

CI in Pregnancy

86

he shou wu

Tonify Blood:
Sl Warm

1. Blood + Essence
2. Post-natal
3. Replenishes ESSENCE & nourishes Blood

87

sang shen

Tonify Blood:
Cold

1. Nourish Yin & produce body fluid
2. Moisten large intestine: Dry stool d/t Yin & Blood Xu
3. Cools & gently nourish blood

88

gou qi zi

Tonify Blood:
NEUTRAL

1. Nourishes Yin & Blood
2. Nourish Liver Blood
3. (Mildly) tonify Kidney Yang
4. Enrich Kidney Yin
5. Enrich Lung Yin
6. Brightens the Eyes: Benefits Essence
7. Tonify both Yin & Yang

89

xian mao

Tonify Yang:

90

dong chong xia cao
(cordyceps)

Tonify Yang:
Warm

1. Tonify Kidney Yang & Augment essence
2. Tonify Lung, Stop Bleeding & Resolve Phlegm: asthma & cos w/ bleeding d/t Lu qi xu

91

suo yang

Tonify Yang:
Warm

1. Tonify Kidney Yang & Essence & Augments Liver Yin & Blood
2. Moisten Large Intestine & ↑ Bowel Movement

92

yi zhi ren
(black cardamon)

Tonify Yang:
Warm

1. Warm Spleen: vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain d/t Cold & Spleen & Kidney Yang Xu
2. Improve Appetite & Control Saliva
3. Warm Kidney to Control Urination & Essence: incontinence

All cardamons: warm, goes to middle jiao

93

fu xiao mai

Stabilize and Bind:
Cool

1. Augments Heart Qi, contain & secure Heart fluids: night & spontaneous sweats d/t Heart Yin Xu or Qi Xu
2. Clear heat from the pores & interstices

94

sang piao xiao

Stabilize and Bind:
NEUTRL

1. Tonifies
2. Reinforce Yang & Mingmen Vitality: impotence d/t Kidney Yang Xu
3. Secure Essence & urine:

95

wu mei

Stabilize and Bind:
NEUTRL

1. Astringe Lung Qi: Chronic cough d/t Lung Qi Xu
2. BIND Large Int
3. Generate body fluid: thirst d/t Yin Xu w/ Deficiency Heat
4. Calm *roundworm* & intestinal parasites: abd. pain, vomiting d/t roundworm
5. Stops bleeding

96

lian zi
(lotus seed)

Stabilize and Bind:
NEUTRAL

1. Tonifies
2. Tonify Spleen Qi & stop diarrhea
3. Tonify Kidney Qi & secure Essence: Seminal emission d/t Kidney Qi Xu
4. Tonify Heart & calm Shen
5. Excessive leucorrhea d/t Spleen & Kidney Xu

Actions: tonify Spleen, astringe the Kidney, calm Shen (Heart)

97

qian shi

Stabilize and Bind:
NEUTRL

1. Tonifies
2. Tonify Spleen Qi & eliminate Dampness: chronic diarrhea d/t Spleen Qi Xu
3. Tonify Kidney Qi & secure Essence: