What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata

Warm the Interior & Expel Cold

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix

Tonify Qi

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

Dang Shen - Codnopsis Radix

Tonify Qi

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

Tai Zi Shen - Pseudostellariae Radix

Tonify Qi

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma

Tonify Qi

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

Gan Cao - Glycyrrizae Radix

Tonify Qi

What is the name of this formula?

What are the main actions?

What are the constituent herbs?

Identify the chief, deputy, assistant, and envoy.

**Formula: **Si Jun Zi Tang ("4 Gentlemen Decoction")

**Actions: **Tonifies Qi & Strengthens the SP

**Chief: **Ren Shen (powerful tonic for SP Qi)

**Deputy: **Bai Zhu (strengthens SP & dries dampness)

**Assistant: **Fu Ling (drains dampness)

**Envoy:** Zhi Gan Cao (warms & regulates middle burner, harmonizes other ingredients)

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata

Warm the Interior & Expel Cold

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix

Tonify Qi

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

This is often used as a substitute for which herb? Why?

Dang Shen - Codnopsis Radix

Tonify Qi

Often used as a substitute for Ren Shen, which is more expensive.

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

Tai Zi Shen - Pseudostellariae Radix

Tonify Qi

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma

Tonify Qi

What is the Pinyin & Latin name for this herb?

What is the category?

Gan Cao - Glycyrrizae Radix

Tonify Qi

What is the name of this formula?

What are the main actions?

What are the constituent herbs?

**Formula: **Si Jun Zi Tang ("4 Gentlemen Decoction")

**Actions:** Tonifies Qi & Strengthens the SP

**Ingredients:**

- Ren Shen (chief)
- Bai Zhu (deputy)
- Fu Ling (assistant)
- Zhi Gan Cao (envoy)