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What are the herbs in Si Jun Zi Tang - Four Gentleman Decoction?

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Bai Zhu - Atractylodes Macrocephalae Rhizoma
Fu Ling - Poria
zhi Gan Cao - Glycyrhhizae Rhizoma

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What is the action of Si Jun Zi Tang - Four Gentleman Decoction

Tonifies the Qi and strengthens the Spleen

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There is a moving aspect and a nourishing aspect to Si Jun Zi Tang, which herbs do which function.

Gan Cao and Ren Shen are the nourishing aspect of Si Jun Zi Tang.
Bai Zhu and Fu Ling are the moving aspect of Si Jun Zi Tang.
Bai Zhu moves up and Fu Ling moves down.

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How does the Si Jun Zi Tang - Four Gentleman Decoction realte to Li Zhong Wan - Regulate the Middle Pill?

These two formulas share all but one herb. Li Zhong Wan is for more severe Qi Deficiecny with more pronounced damp. Si Jun Zi Tang is for a minor Qi Deficiency. This formula is to help calm to maintain steady function.

4

Is Si Jun Zi Tang a balanced or unbalanced formula?

Balanced. The up and down movement mimics the dispersing and descending and the movement and transformation function of Qi.

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What are the herbs in Yi Gong San - Extraordinary Merit Powder?

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Bai Zhu - Atractylodes Macrocephalae Rhizoma
Fu Ling - Poria
zhi Gan Cao - Glycyrhhizae Rhizoma
Chen Pi - Citri Reticulate Pericarpium

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What differentiates Yi Gong San - Extraordinary Merit Powder from Si Jun Zi Tang - Four Gentleman Decoction?

Yi Gong San adds Chen Pi to Si Jun Zi Tang increaseing its upward movement. There will be more bloating, distention and blockage in this formula's presentation.

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What are the herbs in Liu Jun Zi Tang - Six-Gentleman Decoction?

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Bai Zhu - Atractylodes Macrocephalae Rhizoma
Fu Ling - Poria
zhi Gan Cao - Glycyrhhizae Rhizoma
Chen Pi - Citri Reticulate Pericarpium
zhi Ban Xia - Pinelliae Rhizoma preperata

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What differentiates Liu Jun Zi Tang - Six-Gentleman Decoction from Si Jun Zi Tang and Yi Gong San?

The addition of Zhi Ban Xia to Yi Gong San (and Chen Pi and zhi Ban Xia to Si Jun Zi Tang) adds another dispersing and moving herb. This might present with even more blockage than the other two formulas - and the lifting moving action of the herbs would address this. progressively more moving: Si Jun Zi Tang -> Yi Gong Sao -> Liu Jun Zi Tang

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Which formulas are within Liu Jun Zi Tang - Six Gentleman Decoction?

Si Jun Zi Tang
Yi Gong San
Er Chen Tang: ban xia, chen pi, fu ling, gan cao - used for adjusting the qi (with damp)

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Which herbs are in Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Tang - Six-Gentleman Decoction with Aucklandia and Amomum?

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Bai Zhu - Atractylodes Macrocephalae Rhizoma
Fu Ling - Poria
zhi Gan Cao - Glycyrhhizae Rhizoma
Chen Pi - Citri Reticulate Pericarpium
zhi Ban Xia - Pinelliae Rhizoma preperata
Sha Ren - Amomi Fructus
Mu Xiang - Aucklandia Radix
Sheng Jiang - Zingiberis Rhizoma recens

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What is the action or dynamic of Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Tang - Six-Gentleman Decoction with Aucklandia and Amomum?

this is more for a stagnation than a deficiency - because five of the herbs: Ban Xia, Chen Pi, Bai Zhu, Mu Xiang and Sha Ren (and also Sheng Jiang) are all on the moving UP side of the formula. With Fu Ling moving down and only Ren Shen and Gan Cao to nourish. Deficiency is no longer the priority of the treatment.

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What are the herbs in Shen Ling Bai Zhu San - Ginseng, Poria and White Atractylodes Powder?

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Bai Zhu - Atractylodes Macrocephalea Rhizoma
Fu Ling - Poria
zhi Gan Cao - Glycyrrhizae Radix preperata
Shan Yao - Dioscorea Radix
chao Bian Dou - dry-fried Lablab Semen
Lian Zi - Nelumbinus Semen
Yi Yi Ren - Coicis Semen
Sha Ren - Amomi Fructus
chao Jie Geng - dry-fried Platycodi Radix

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What is the action of Shen Ling Bai Zhu San - Ginseng, Poria and White Atractylodes Powder?

Augments the Qi, strengthens the spleen, leeches out dampness, stops diarrhea

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What formula is contained in Shen Ling Bai Zhu San - Ginseng, Poria and White Atractylodes Powder? How does it differ?

Si Jun Zi Tang - Four Gentleman:
Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Bai Zhu - Atractylodes Macrocephalae Rhizoma
Fu Ling - Poria
zhi Gan Cao - Glycyrhhizae Rhizoma
The addition of :
Shan Yao - Dioscorea Radix
chao Bian Dou - dry-fried Lablab Semen
Lian Zi - Nelumbinus Semen
Yi Yi Ren - Coicis Semen
Which are all "grocery store" herbs makes this very nourishing. This is for more deficient and less stagnant patients.

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What are the herbs in Bu Zhong Yi QI Tang - Tonify the Middle to Augment the Qi Decoction?

Huang Qi - Atragali Radix
Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Bai Zhu - Atractylodes Macrocephalae Rhizoma
zhi Gan Cao - Glycyrrhizae Radix preperata
jiu xi Dang Gui - wine-fried Angelicae Sinensis Radix
Chen Pi - Citri reticulatae Pericarpium
Sheng Ma - Cimicifugae Rhizaome
Chai Hu - Bupleuri Radix

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What is the action of Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang - Tonify the Middle to Augment the Qi Decoction?

Tonifies the Middle Burner, augments the Qi, raises the Yang, and lifts what is sunken

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What is the main indication for the use of Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang?

prolpase - There isn't enough energy to hold up and everything drops.

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What formula is almost contained in Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang? Which herb is not included and why?

almost have Si Jun Zi Tang - four gentleman here - but no Fu Ling. Why? with prolapse you don't want to drain. (like in Li Zhong Wan - fu ling would be debilitating because everything else in the formula is lifting and rising (except ren sen and gan cao).

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What herbs are in Jade Windscreen Powder - Yu Ping Feng San?

mi Zhi Huang Qi - honey-fried Astragali Radix
Bai Zhu - Atractylodes Macrocephale Rhizoma
Fang Feng - Saposhnikoviae Radix

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What is the action of Yu Ping Feng San - Jade Windscreen Powder?

Augments the Qi, Stabalizes the Exterior, Stops Sweating

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What is the main indication for using Yu Ping Feng San and what does it indicate? Which herb in the formula will address this?

spontaneous sweating - indicates weak Wei Qi which will be addressed by the Huang Qi in the formula.

22

Would you use Yu Ping Feng San - Jade Windscreen Powder when a patient was ill?

no -use for a patient who's wei qi is so weak, they are in danger of catching a cold - Fang Feng will lift the wei qi slighly, gently, to guard against the wind -using the mildest WARE herb.
this is an astringing and binding formula. the wei qi cannot hold the pores.

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What are the herbs in Sheng Mai San - Generate the Pulse Powder?

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Mai Men Dong - Ophiopogonis Radix
Wu Wei Zi - Schisandrae Fructus

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What is the action of Sheng Mai San - Generate the Pulse Powder?

Augments the Qi, Generates Fluids, Preserves the Yin, stops excessive sweating

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Sheng Mai San - Generate the Pulse Powder moves in which direction? This is opposite to what other formula in this category?

these formula moves down and is opposite of Jade Wind Screen which moves up.
Both have one qi tonifying herb, but ren shen (Sheng Mai San) generates fluids, is heavier, Huang Qi (Yu Ping Feng San) is dry, lifting moving.
Yin Def is more prevalent in this formula and prob should be categorized in the Tonify Yin chapter. (Dr Pi)
For a mild fluid def - like during the summer time. Use for
healthy individual only - this is a milder, slightly cloying formula.

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What are the herbs in Bu Fei Tang - Tonify the Lungs Decoction?

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Huang Qi - Astragali Radix
Shu Di Huang - Rehmanneiae Radix
Wu Wei Zi - Schisandrae Fructus
Zi Wan - Asteris Radix
Sang Bi Pi - Mori Cortex

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What is the action of Bu Fei Tang - Tonify the Lungs Decoction?

Augments the Qi and stabilizes the exterior

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What are the herbs in Ren Shen Ge Jie San - Ginseng and Gecko Powder?


Ge jie - Gecko
Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Fu Ling - Poria
Sang Bai Pi - Mori Cortex
Xing Ren - Aremeniacae Semen
Chuan Bei Mu
Zhi Mu
zhi Gan Cao

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What is the action of Ren Shen Ge Jie San - Ginseng and Gecko Powder?

Tonifies the LU, augments the KD, stops coughing, arrests wheezing

30

Both Ren Shen Ge Jie San - Ginseng and Gecko Powder and Bu Fei Tang - Tonify the Lungs Decoction have indications to do with breathing. How do they differ?

Bu Fei Tang - Tonify the Lungs Decoction is for wheezing, has a few qi herbs, a few yin herbs and a few astringing herbs.
Ren Shen Ge Jie San - Ginseng and Gecko Powder is not for simple cough and wheeze from common cold. Its for really gasping for breaths - can't hold the breath or catch the breath

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What herbs are added to Liu Jun Zi Tang to make Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Tang?

Sha Ren
Mu Xiang
Sheng Jiang

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What herbs are added to Si Jun Zi Tang to make Yi Gong San?

Chen Pi

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What herbs are added to Si Jun Zi Tang to make Liu Jun Zi Tang?

Chen Pi
Zhi Ban Xia

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What herbs are added to Si Jun Zi Tang to make Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Tang?

Chen Pi
Ban Xia
Sha Ren
Mu Xiang
Sheng Jiang

35

Most of this weeks tonifying formulas have a Nourishing side and a __________ side. (fill in the blank)

Moving

36

Which formula aides the KD to grasp the LU Qi?

Ren Shen Ge Jie San