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TCM Board Review - ​​​​​Internal Medicine Review, Diagnosis, Patterns, Formulas and Quiz - Miami Acupuntura

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Common cold (Quiz)

  1. Invasion of wind cold: Jing Fang Bai Du San (Schizonepeta and Ledebouriella Powder to Overcome Pathogenic Influences)
  2. Invasion of wind heatYin Qiao San (Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder)
  3. Invasion of summer heat and dampnessXin Jia Xiang Ru Yin (Newly-Augmented Elsholtzia Decoction)
  4. Cold in cases of Qi vacuityShen Su Yin (Ginseng and Perilla Leaf Decoction)
  5. Cold in cases of Yin vacuityJia Jian Wei Rui Tang (Modified Polygonatum Odoratum)



Cough (Quiz)

  1. Invasion of Lung by wind coldSan Ao Tang [Three-Unbinding Decoction] / Zhi Sou San [Stop Coughing Powder]​
  2. Invasion of Lung by wind heatSang Ju Yin [Mulberry Leaf and Chrysanthemum Decoction]
  3. Invasion of Lung by wind dryness: Sang Xing Tang (Mulberry Leaf & Apricot Kernel Decoction) / Xing Su San (Apricot Kernel & Perilla Leaf Decoction)
  4. Phlegm dampness coughEr Chen Tang [Two-Cured Decoction], and San Zi Yang Qin Tang [Three-Seed Decoction to Nourish One’s Parents]
  5. Liver fire coughXie Bai San [Drain the White Powder] with Dai Ge San (Indigo and Clam Shell Powder)
  6. Yin vacuity coughSha Shen Mai Dong Tang [Glehnia and Ophiopogonis Decoction]
  7. ​​Wind-cold with congested fluids (weak constitution):Shen Su Yin (Ginseng and Perilla Leaf Decoction)
  8. ​Cold and congested fluids lingering in the chest: Belamcanda and Ephedra Decoction (she gan ma huang tang)
  9. ​​Cool-dryness: Apricot Kernel and Perilla Leaf Powder (xing su san)
  10. ​​Warm-dryness: Mulberry Leaf and Apricot Seed Decoction (sang xing tang)
  11. ​​Wind attacking the Lungs with remnants of an exterior disorder: Stop Coughing Powder (zhi sou san)
  12. ​​Dryness attacking the Lungs: Eliminate Dryness and Rescue the Lungs Decoction (qing ma jiu fei tang)
  13. ​Internal dryness of the Lungs (Lung and Kidney yin deficiency): Lily Bulb Decoction to Preserve the Metal (bai he gu jin tang)
  14. ​​Heat lodged in the Lungs: Ephedra, Apricot Kernel, Licorice, and Gypsum Decoction (ma xing she gan tang)
  15. ​​Smoldering heat in the Lungs: Drain the White Powder (xie bai san)
  16. Liver fire scorching the Lungs: Mulberry Leaf and Moutan Decoction to Drain the White (sang dan xie bai tang)
  17. Damp-phlegm from Spleen deficiency: Two-Cured Decoction (er chen tang)
  18. ​Lung qi deficiency: Tonify the Lungs Decoction (bu fei tang)
  19. Lung qi deficiency with heat in the Lungs: Ginseng and Gecko Powder (ren shen ge jie san)
  20. ​​Lung qi and yin deficiency: Generate the Pulse Powder (sheng mai san)​
  21. Lung and Kidney yin deficiency: Moonlight Pill (yue hua wan)
  22. Lung qi and yin exhaustion: Nine-Immortal Powder (jiu xian san)



Asthma (Quiz)

  1. Invasion of Lung by wind cold: Ma Huang Tang [Ephedra Decoction] 
  2. Accumulation of phlegm heat in the Lung: Sang Bai Pi Tang (Mulberry Bark Decoction)
  3. Vacuity of the Lung: Sheng Mai Yin (Replenish Pulse Pills) and Bu fei tang (Tonify the Lung Decoction)
  4. Vacuity of Kidney: Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan [Kidney Qi Pill from the Golden Cabinet]


​WHEEZING

  1. Exterior wind-cold: Ephedra Decoction (ma hung tang)
  2. ​Exterior wind-cold with interior congested fluids: Minor Bluegreen Dragon Decoction (xiao qing long tang)
  3. ​Wind-cold in the exterior with phlegm-heat in the interior: Arrest Wheezing Decoction (ding chuan tang)
  4. Wind-cold in the exterior with Liver qi constrain: Mysterious Decoction (shen mi tang)
  5. Dry-phlegm:​ Fritillaria and Trichosanthes Fruit Powder (bei mu gua lou san)
  6. Cold in the Lungs​ with food stagnation: Three-Seed Decoction to Nourish One's Parents (san zi yang qin tang)
  7. ​​Internal clumping of phlegm-heat: Clear the Qi and Transform Phlegm Pill (qing qi hua tan wan)
  8. ​​Lung and Kidney yin deficiency with rising phlegm: Six-Gentleman of Metal and Water Decoction (jin shui liu jun jian)
  9. ​​Phlegm-cold obstructing the Lungs with Kidney deficiency: Perilla Fruit Decoction for Directing Qi Downward (su zi jiang qi tang)
  10. ​​Cold congested fluids due to yang deficiency and ascendant yin: Poria, Licorice, Schisandra, Ginger, and Asarum Decoction (ling gan wu wei jiang xin tang)
  11. ​​Constraint and clumping of the Liver qi: Four Milled-Herb Decoction (xi mo tang)
  12. ​​Kidney qi unable to grasp the Lung qi (true yang deficiency with turbid yin in the Lungs): Lead Special Pill (hei xi dan)
  13. ​Lung yin deficiency with vigorous heat: Tonify the Lungs Decoction with Ass-Hide Gelatin (bufei e jiao tang)



Stomach pain (Quiz)

  1. Stomach cold: Liang Fu Wan [Galangal and Cyperus Pill]
  2. Food stagnation: Bao He Wan (Preserve Harmony Pill)
  3. Disruption of Stomach by Liver Qi: Chai Hu Shu Gan San [Bupleurum Powder to Spread the Liver]
  4. Heat in Liver and Stomach: Hua Gan Jian (Transform the Liver Decoction), Zuo jin wan [Left Metal Pill]
  5. Static blood in Stomach: Shi Xiao San [Sudden Smile Powder] / Dan shen Yin [Salvia Decoction]
  6. Depletion of Stomach Yin: Yi Guan Jian [Linking Decoction] / Shao yao gan cao tang [Peony and Licorice Decoction]
  7. Vacuity cold of Spleen and Stomach: Huang qi jian zhong tang [Astragalus Decoction to Construct the Middle]


Hiccough (Quiz)

  1. Stomach cold: Ding xiang shi di tang (Clove and Persimmon Calyx Decoction)
  2. Stomach fire: Zhu ye shi gao tang (Lophatherus and Gypsum Decoction)
  3. Liver Qi stagnation: Wu mo yin zi (Five Milled-Herb Decoction)
  4. Depletion of Stomach YinYi wei tang [Benefit the Stomach Decoction]
  5. Spleen and Stomach Yang vacuityLi zhong tang (Regulate the Middle Decoction)


Vomiting (Quiz)

  1. Exterior evil invading Stomach: Huo xiang zheng Qi san (Agastache Powder to Rectify the Qi)
  2. Food stagnation: Bao he wan (Preserve Harmony Pill)
  3. Disruption of Stomach by Liver Qi: Ban xia hou po tang (Pinellia and Magnolia Bark Decoction) / Zuo jin wan [Left Metal Pill]
  4. Obstruction of phlegm dampness: Xiao ban xia tang [Minor Pinellia Decoction]Ling gui zhu gan tang (Poria, Cinnamon Twig, Atractylodes Macrocephalae, and Licorice Decoction)
  5. Depletion of Stomach Yin: Mai men dong tang [Ophiopogonis Decoction]
  6. Vacuity cold of Spleen and Stomach: Li zhong tang [Regulate the Middle Decoction]


Esophageal Constriction (Quiz)

  1. Congestion of Qi and phlegm: Qi ge san (Diaphragm-Arousing Powder a.k.a. Open Up the Diaphragm Powder)
  2. Depletion of fluids with accumulation of heat: Sha shen mai dong tang [Glehnia and Ophiopogonis Decoction]
  3. Blood stasis: Qi ge sanwith Tao hong Yin (Persica and Carthamus Beverage)
  4. Qi and Yang deficiency: Bu qi yun pi tang and You gui wan [Restore the Right (Kidney) Pill]


Stomach Reflux 

  1. Spleen and stomach vacuity cold with stomach Qi counterflow: Ding chen tou ge san  (Clove and Aquilaria Diaphragm-Freeing Powder)


Abdominal Pain (Quiz)

  1. Obstruction by cold evil: Liang fu wan [Galangal and Cyperus Pill] / Zheng qi tian xiang san (Correct Qi Heaven Fragrant Powder)
  2. Obstruction by damp-heat: Da cheng Qi tang (Major Order the Qi Decoction)
  3. Vacuity of spleen Yang: Xiao jian zhong tang (Minor Construct the Middle)
  4. Obstruction by food stagnation: Bao he wan (Preserve Harmony Pill) or Zhi shi dao zhi wan (Immature Bitter Orange Pill to Guide Out Stagnation)
  5. Qi stagnation and blood stasis (predominant Qi stagnation): Chai hu shu gan san [Bupleurum Powder to Spread the Liver]
  6. Qi stagnation and blood stasis(predominant blood stasis): Shao fu zhu yu tang (Drive Out Blood Stasis in the Lower Abdomen Decoction)


Diarrhea  (Quiz)

  1. Attack by external cold and dampness: Huo xiang zheng Qi san (Agastache Powder to Rectify the Qi.
  2. Attack by external damp-heat: Ge gen huang qin huang lian tang (Kudzu, Coptis, and Scutellaria Decoction)
  3. Vacuity of spleen and stomach: Shen ling bai zhu san (Ginseng, Poria, and Atractylodes Macrocephala Powder)
  4. Obstruction by food stagnation: Bao he wan (Preserve Harmony Pill)
  5. Disharmony of liver and spleen: Tong xie yao fang (Important Formula for Painful Diarrhea)
  6. Vacuity of kidney Yang: Si shen wan (Four-Miracle Pill)


Dysentery  (Quiz)

  1. Cold and dampness dysentery: Wei ling tang (Calm the Stomach and Poria Decoction)
  2. Damp-heat dysentery: Shao yao tang (Peony Decoction)
  3. Epidemic toxic dysentery: Bai tou weng tang (Pulsatilla Decoction)
  4. Yin vacuity dysentery: Zhu che wan (Stationed Vehicle Pill])
  5. Vacuity cold dysentery: Zhen ren Yang zang tang (Pure Man’s Decoction for Nourishing the Organs)
  6. Chronic intermittent dysentery: Lian li tang (Coptis Decoction to Regulate the Middle)


Constipation  (Quiz)

  1. Heat constipation: Ma zi ren wan (Hemp Seed Pill)
  2. Qi stagnation constipation: Liu mo Yin / liu mo tang (Six Milled Ingredients Beverage)
  3. Qi deficiency constipation: Huang qi tang (Astragalus Decoction)
  4. Blood deficiency constipation: Run chang wan (Moisten the Intestines Pill)
  5. Cold constipation: Ji chuan jian (Benefit the River [Flow] Decoction / Ferry Brew)
  6. Yang brightness stage Major Order the Qi Decoction (da cheng qi tang)
  7. Cold accumulation in the interior:  Rhubarb and Prepared Aconite Decoction (da huang fu zi tang)
  8. Heat drying the Stomach Intestines: Hemp Seed Pill (ma zi ren wan)
  9. Constraint and clumping of the Liver qi: Six Milled-Herb Decoction (liu mo tang)
  10. Desiccated Intestines: Moisten the Intestines Pill from Mash Shen's Book (run chang wan)
  11. Dry Intestines from injured fluids: Increase the Fluids Decoction (zeng ye tang)
  12. Deficient Kidney yang and qi: Benefit the River [Flow] Decoction (ji chuan jian)


Lateral Costal Pain  (Quiz)

  1. Stagnation of Liver Qi: Chai hu shu gan san (Bupleurum Powder to Spread the Liver)
  2. Stasis of Liver blood: Ge xia zhu yu tang (Drive out Blood Stasis Below the Diaphragm Decoction)
  3. Liver and Gallbladder damp heat: Long dan xie gan tang (Gentiana Longdancao Decoction to Drain the Liver)
  4. Vacuity of Liver Yin: Yi guan jian (Linking Decoction)



Gallstones

  1. Stagnation of Liver Qi and Gallbladder Qi: Qing gan xing qi tang (Liver-Clearing Qi-Moving Decoction)
  2. Liver and Gallbladder damp heat: Qing dan li shi tang (Clear the Gallbladder and Drain Damp Decoction)
  3. Heat toxins of Liver and Gallbladder: Qing dan xie huo tang (Clear the Gallbladder and Drain Fire Decoction)


Jaundice  (Quiz)

  1. Heat predominant Yang jaundice: Yin chen hao tang (Artemisia Yinchenhao Decoction)
  2. Damp predominant Yang jaundice: Yin chen wu ling san (Artemisia Yinchenhao and Five-Ingridient Powder with Poria)
  3. Acute Yang Jaundice: Xi jiao san (Rhinoceros Horn and Rehmannia Decoction)
  4. Yin Jaundice: Yin chen zhu fu tang (Artemisia Yinchenhao, Atractylodes, and Prepared Aconite Decoction)


Drum Distention

  1. Qi stagnation and damp obstruction: Chai hu shu gan san (Bupleurum Powder to Spread the Liver)
  2. Cold dampness in spleen: Shi pi san (Bolster the Spleen Powder)
  3. Accumulation of damp heat: Zhong man fen xiao tang (Separate and Reduce Fullness in the Middle Pill)
  4. Stagnation of spleen Qi and liver blood: Tiao ying Yin
  5. Spleen and kidney Yang deficiency: Fu zi li zhong tang (Prepared Aconite Decoction to Regulate the Middle), Wu ling san (Five-Ingredient Powder with Poria), Ji sheng shen Qi wan (Kidney Qi Pill from Formulas that Aid the Living)
  6. Liver and kidney Yin deficiency: Liu wei di huang wan [Six-Ingredient Decoction with Rehmannia] / Ge xia zhu yu tang [Drive Out Blood Stasis Below the Diaphragm Decoction]


Edema

  1. Attack by Wind Heat: Yue Bi Jia Zhu Tang (Maidservant from Yue Decoction plus Atractylodes]
  2. Accumulation of water dampness: Wu pi san (Five-Peel Powder)  and Wei ling tang (Calm the Stomach and Poria Decoction)
  3. Accumulation of damp heat: Shu zao Yin zi (Unblock and Dig Formula)
  4. Vacuity of Spleen Yang: Shi pi Yin (Bolster the Spleen Decoction)
  5. Vacuity of Kidney Yang: Zhen wu tang (True Warrior Decoction)


Thoracic Bi

  1. Heart blood stasis: Xue fu zhu yu tang (Drive Out Stasis in the Mansion of Blood Decoction)
  2. Phlegm-turbidity congestion: Gua lou xie bai ban xia tang (Trichosanthes Fruit, Chinese Chive and Pinellia Decoction)
  3. Cold congestion: Gua lou xie bai bai jiu tang (Trichosanthes Fruit, Chinese Chive, and Wine Decoction)
  4. Heart and Kidney Yin deficiency: Zuo gui Yin (Restore the Left (Kidney) Decoction)
  5. Qi and Yin deficiency: Sheng mai yin (Replenish Pulse Pills), and Ren shen yang rong tang (Ginseng Decoction to Nourish Luxuriance)
  6. Yang Qi deficiency and debilitation: Shen fu tang (Ginseng and Prepared Aconite Decoction) and You gui Yin (Restore the Right [Kidney] Decoction)


Palpitations

  1. ​​Heart and Gallbladder Qi deficiency: An shen ding zhi wan (Calm the Spirit and Settle the Will Pill)
  2. ​​Heart blood deficiency: Gui pi tang (Restore the Spleen Decoction)
  3. Yin deficiency with heat: Tian wang bu xin dan (Emperor of Heaven’s Special Pill to Tonify the Heart)
  4. Heart Yang deficiency: Gui zhi gan cao long gu mu li tang (Cinnamon Twig, Licorice, Dragon Bone and Oyster Shell Decoction)
  5. Oppression of heart by water and phlegm fluid: Ling gui zhu gan tang (Poria, Cinnamon Twig, Atractylodes Macrocephala, and Licorice Decoction)
  6. Obstruction of heart by blood stasis: Tao ren hong hua jian


Insomnia

  1. Liver depression transforming into fire: Long dan xie gan tang (Gentiana Longdancao Decoction to Drain the Liver)
  2. Phlegm fire in the interior: Wen dan tang (Coptis Decoction to Warm the Gallbladder)
  3. Yin deficiency with empty fire: Huang lian e jiao tang (Coptis and Ass-Hide Gelatin Decoction)
  4. Heart and spleen deficiency: Gui pi tang (Restore the Spleen Decoction)
  5. Heart and gallbladder Qi deficiency: An shen ding zhi wan (Calm the Spirit and Settle the Will Pill)


Headache 

  1. Wind cold headache: Chuan xiong cha tiao san (Ligusticum Chuanxiong Powder to be Taken with Green Tea)
  2. Wind heat headache: Xiong zhi shi gao tang (Ligusticum Chuanxiong, Angelica Dahurica, and Gypsum Decoction)
  3. Wind dampness headache: Qiang huo sheng shi tang 
  4. Liver Yang headache: Tian ma gou teng Yin (Gastrodia and Uncaria Decoction)
  5. Kidney Yin deficiency headache: Da bu Yin wan (Great Tonify the Yin Pill)
  6. Kidney Yang deficiency headache: You gui wan (Restore the Right Kidney Pill)
  7. Qi deficiency headache: Bu zhong yi Qi tang (Tonify the Middle Jiao and Augment the Qi Decoction)
  8. Blood deficiency headache: Jia wei si wu tang ( Augmented Four Substance Decoction)
  9. Phlegm turbidity headache: Ban xia bai zhu tian ma tang
  10. Blood stasis headache: Tong qiao huo xue tang (Unblock the Orifices and Invigorate the Blood)


Dizziness and Vertigo

  1. Ascendant hyperactivity of liver Yang: Tian ma gou teng Yin (Gastrodia and Uncaria Decoction)
  2. Qi and blood deficiency: Gui pi tang (Restore the Spleen Decoction)
  3. Kidney Yin and essence deficiency: Zuo gui wan (Restore the Left (Kidney) Pill)
  4. Kidney Yang and essence deficiency: You gui wan (Restore the Right Kidney Pill)
  5. Obstruction of damp phlegm in middle jiao: Ban xia bai zhu tian ma tang (Pinellia, Atractylodes Macrocephala, and Gastrodia Decoction)
  6. Obstruction of damp fire in middle jiao: Wen dang tang (Warm Gall Bladder Decoction)


Hypertension

  1. Yin deficiency with exuberance of Yang: Qi ju di huang wan (Lycium Fruit, Chrysanthemum, and Rehmannia Pill)
  2. Exuberant liver fire: Long dan xie gan tang (Gentiana Longdancao Decoction to Drain the Liver)
  3. Phlegm dampness obstruction: Ban xia bai zhu tian ma tang (Pinellia, Atractylodes Macrocephala, and Gastrodia Decoction)
  4. Yin and Yang deficiency: Er xian tang (Two-Immortal Decoction)


Low Back Pain

  1. Cold dampness: Gan cao gan jiang ling zhu tang
  2. Damp heat: Si miao san (Four-Marvel Powder)
  3. Blood stasis: Shen tong zhu yu tang (Drive Out Blood Stasis from a Painful Body Decoction)
  4. Kidney Yang deficiency: You gui wan (Restore the Right (Kidney) Pill]
  5. Kidney Yin deficiency: Zuo gui wan (Restore the Left (Kidney) Pill)


Seminal Emission

  1. Kidney Yin deficiency with heart fire: Zhi bai di huang wan (Anemarrhena, Phellodendron, and Rehmannia Pill)
  2. Kidney Yang deficiency with failure to secure the essence: You gui wan (Restore the Right (Kidney) Pill)
  3. Qi deficiency with failure to astringe essence: Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Tonify middle augment Qi decoction)
  4. Damp-heat in lower burner: Cheng Shi Bi Xie Fen Qing Yin (Cheng’s fish poison yam clear-turbid separation beverage)

 

Impotence

  1. Debilitation of Life-Gate Fire: Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan (Five Seed Progeny Pill), Or  Zan Yu Dan (Special Pill to Aid Fertility)
  2. Damp-heat in lower burner: Long Dan Xie Gan Tang (Gentiana Longdancao Decoction to Drain Liver)


Wasting- Thirst

  1. Lung heat with injury to fluids: Xiao Ke Fang (Wasting thirst Formula)
  2. Stomach fire: Yu Nu Jian (Jade Woman Decoction)
  3. Depletion of Kidney Yin: Liu wei di huang wan (six-ingredient rehmannia pill) 


Urinary Strangury

  1. Heat lin: Ba Zheng San (Eight Corrections Powder)
  2. Stone lin: Shi wei san (Pyrrosia Powder)  
  3. Qi lin- repletion pattern: Chen xiang san (Aquilaria Powder)
  4. Qi lin- vacuity pattern: Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Tonify middle augment Qi decoction)
  5. Blood lin- repletion pattern: Xiao ji Yin zi (Cephalanoplos Drink)
  6. Blood lin- vacuity pattern: Zhi Bai Di Huang Tang (Anemarrhena, Phellodendron and Rehmannia Decoction)
  7. Unctuous lin- repletion pattern: Cheng Shi Bi Xie Fen Qing Yin (Cheng’s fish poison yam clear-turbid separation beverage)
  8. Unctuous lin- vacuity pattern: Gao lin tang (Unctuous Strangury Decoction)
  9. Taxation lin: Wu bi shan yao wan (Matchless Dioscorea Pill)


Dribbling Urinary Block

  1. Bladder Damp heat: Ba Zheng San (Eight Corrections Powder)
  2. Exuberant lung heat congestion: Qing fei Yin (Lung-Clearing Beverage)
  3. Liver Qi stagnation: Chen xiang san (Aquilaria Powder)
  4. Internal obstruction by static blood: Dai di dang wan (substitute Dead-On Pill)
  5. Spleen Qi deficiency: Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Tonify middle augment Qi decoction) with wu ling san (Poria Five Powder)
  6. Exhaustion of kidney Yang: Ji sheng shen Qi wan (Life Saver Kidney Qi pill)


Depression Patterns

  1. Stagnation of liver Qi: Chai hu shu gan san (Bupleurum liver-coursing powder)
  2. Transformation of Static Qi into fire: Dan zhi xiao yao san (Moutan and gardenia free wanderer powder) With Zuo jin wan (left metal pill)
  3. Obstruction by static Qi and phlegm: Ban xia hou po tang (Pinella and magnolia bark decoction)
  4. Deficiency of Yin and blood: Gan mai da zao tang (Licorice, wheat and jujube decoction)


 Mania and Withdrawal

  1. Depressive  psychotic patterns due to Stagnation of Qi and phlegm: Shun Qi dao tan tang (Qi normalizing phlegm-abducting decoction)
  2. Depressive  psychotic patterns due to Heart and Spleen Qi Deficiency: Yang xin tang (heart-nourishing decoction) with gan mai da zao tang (Licorice, wheat and jujube decoction)
  3. Manic psychotic patterns due to Phlegm fire harassing the interior: Sheng tie luo Yin (Iron flakes beverage)
  4. Manic psychotic patterns due to Exuberant fire with injury to Yin: Er Yin jian (Two Yin brew)


Epilepsy Patterns

  1. Obstruction by wind phlegm: Ding xian wan (Epilepsy-stabilizing pill)
  2. Internal phlegm fire: Long dan xie gan tang (Gentiana Longdancao Decoction to Drain Liver), Di tan tang (Phlegm-flushing decoction) 
  3. Liver and kidney Yin deficiency: Zuo gui wan (Left-restoring pill)
  4. Spleen and stomach Qi deficiency: Liu jun zi tang (six gentlemen decoction)


Bi Patterns

  1. Wind Dominant Bi: Fang feng (Radix Saposhnikoviae) tang (Ledebouriella Decoction)
  2. Cold Dominant Bi: Wu tou tang (Aconite Main Tuber Decoction)
  3. Dampness Dominant Bi: Yi yi ren tang (Coix Decoction)
  4. Heat Dominant Bi: Bai hu jia gui zhi tang (White tiger decoction plus cinnamon twig)
  5. Bi with Blood Stasis and Phlegm Turbidity: Tao Hong Yin (Peach Kernel and Carthamus Beverage)
  6. Bi with Qi and blood, kidney and liver deficiency: Du huo ji sheng tang (Tuhuo and Mistletoe Decoction) or  San bi tang (Three bi decocton)
  7. Bi with heart deficiency: Zhi gan cao tang (Honey fried licorice Decoction)


Atony Patterns

  1. Lung heat with injury to body fluids: Qing zao jiu fei tang (Dryness clearing lung rescuing Decoction)
  2. Invasion by damp-heat evils: Jia wei er miao san (Supplemented mysterious Two Powder)
  3. Spleen and stomach Qi vacuity: Shen Ling Bai Zhu San (Ginseng, Poria, and Atractylodes Macrocephala Powder)
  4. Depletion of liver and kidney Yin: Hu Qian Wan (Hidden tiger pill)


Facial Pain

  1. External Wind Cold: Chuan Xiong Cha Jiao San Ligusticum Chuanxiong Powder to be Taken with Green Tea)
  2. Liver and Stomach Fire: Xiong Zhi Shi Gao Tang (Ligusticum, Dahurican Angelica and Gypsum Decoction)


Sprain

  1. Stagnation of Qi and blood: Shu Jin Huo Xue Tang (Sinew-Soothing Blood Quickening Decoction)


Crick in the Neck

  1. Stagnation of Qi and blood: Shu Jin Huo Xue Tang (Sinew-Soothing Blood Quickening Decoction)
  2. Invasion by wind cold: Ge gen Tang (Pueraria Decoction)

 

Internal Damage Fever

  1. Qi stagnation fever: Dan zhi xiao yao San (Moutan and Gardenia free wanderer powder)
  2. Blood stasis fever: Xue fu zhu yu tang (House of blood stasis expelling decoction)
  3. Qi deficiency fever: Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Tonify middle augment Qi decoction)
  4. Blood deficiency fever: Gui Pi Tang (Spleen-Returning Decoction)
  5. Yin deficiency fever: Qing Gu San (Bone clearing powder)


Parasitic Worm Patterns

  1. Roundworm Infection: Wan (Mume Pill), Shi jun zi san (Quisqualis powder), Xiang sha liu jun zi tang (Sassurea and Amomum six gentlemen decoction)
  2. Pinworm Infection: Shi jun zi Da huang fen (Quisqualis and Rhubarb powder)
  3. Tapeworm Infection: Qu di tang (Flushing expulsion decoction), Xiang sha liu jun zi tang
  4. Biliary roundworm: Wu Mei Wan (Mume Pill), Dan dao qu hui tang (Biliary roundworm expelling decoction)


Pulmonary Consumption

  1. Lung Yin deficiency: Bai he gu jin tang (Lily Bulb Metal Securing decoction)
  2. Yin deficiency with empty heat: Qin jiao bie jia san (Large gentian and turtle shell powder)
  3. Qi and Yin deficiency: Bao zhen tang (True Safeguarding decoction)
  4. Deficiency of Yin and Yang: Bu tian da zao wan (Heaven supplementing great creation pill)


Malarial Patterns

  1. Typical malaria: Xiao chai hu tang (Minor Bupleurum decoction)
  2. Taxation Malaria: He ren Yin (Flowery knotweed and ginseng decoction)


Goiter

  1. Qi stagnation, Blood stasis, Congealing phlegm: Hai Zao Yu Hu Tang (Sargassum Decoction for the Jade Flask)
  2. Yin deficiency with empty fire: Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan (Anemarrhena, Phellodendron and Rehmannia Decoction)


 Intestinal Abscess

  1. Initial stage: Qi stagnation, Blood stasis with damp heat: Da huang mu dan pi tang (Rhubarb and Moutan decoction), Hong teng jian ji (Sargentodoxa Brewed Formula)
  2. Initial stage:Blood stasis with cold dampness: Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San (Agastache Powder to rectify Qi), Hong teng jian ji (Sargentodoxa Brewed Formula)
  3. Pyogenic stage: Hong teng jian ji (Sargentodoxa Brewed Formula)
  4. Rupture stage - Heat toxin: Da huang mu dan pi tang (Rhubarb and Moutan decoction), Zeng ye tang (Increase fluids decoction)
  5. Rupture stage - Blood stasis with Cold dampness: Yi yi Fu zi Bai jiang San (Coicis, prepared aconite and baijiangcao powder)


Hemorrhoids

  1. Blood stagnation with damp heat: Zhi tong ru shen tang (Divine pain-relief decoction)
  2. Qi deficiency with prolapse: Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Tonify middle augment Qi decoction)


Gangrene

  1. Qi stagnation and Blood stagnation: Yang He Tang (Yang Heartening decoction), Tao Hong Si Wu Tang (Peach kernel and carthamus four agents decoction)
  2. Qi and blood vacuity: Ren shen Yang Rong Tang (Ginseng Decoction to Nourish Nutritive Qi), Shi Quan Da Bu Tang (Ginseng Decoction to Nourish Nutritive Qi)


Patch Balding

  1. Prevalence of wind and dryness in blood: Shen Ying Yang Zhen Tang (Wonderous response ture-nourishing decoction)
  2. Qi stagnation and blood stasis: Xiao yao San (Free wanderer powder) with Tong Qiao Huo Xue Tang (Freeing orifice Invigorating blood decoction)


Cinnabar Toxin (Dan du, Erysipelas)

  1. Invasion of wind heat: Pu Ji Xiao Du Yin (Universal Benefit Decoction to Eliminate Toxin)
  2. Accumulation of damp heat: Bi xie sheng shi tang (Fish poison yam dampness percolating decoction), with Wu shen tang (Five spirit decoction)
  3. Liver fire: Long Dan Xie Gan Tang (Gentiana Longdancao Decoction to Drain Liver)


Wind Rash (Feng zhen, urticaria)

  1. Invasion of wind cold: Gui zhi tang (Cinnamon Twig Decoction), or Jing Fang bai du san (Schizonepeta and Ledebouriella Powder to overcome pathogenic influences)
  2. Invasion of wind heat: Xiao feng san (Wind dispersing Powder)
  3. Damp heat in stomach and intestine: Fang Feng Tong Sheng San (Ledebouriella Powder that Sagely Unblocks)With Yin chen hao tang (Capillaris Decoction)
  4. Qi and blood deficiency: Ba zhen tang (Eight Gem Decoction)
  5. Dysfunction of Chong and Ren: Si wu tang (Four Agents Decoction), with Er xian tang (Two Immortal Decoction)


Snake Cinnabar (She dan, Herpes Zoster)

  1. Liver fire and damp heat: Long Dan Xie Gan Tang (Gentiana Longdancao Decoction to Drain Liver)


Eczema (Shi zhen)

  1. Heat predominant damp heat: Long Dan Xie Gan Tang (Gentiana Longdancao Decoction to Drain Liver), with Er miao san (Mysterious Two Powder)
  2. Dampness predominant damp heat: Chu shi wei ling Tang (dampness eliminating stomach calming poria decoction)
  3. Blood deficiency with wind dryness: Si Wu Xiao feng Yin (Four agents Wind dispersing decoction)


Ox-Hide Tinea (Niu pi xian, psoriasis)

  1. External wind heat and dampness: Xiao feng san (Wind dispersing Powder)
  2. Blood deficiency with wind dryness: Si Wu Xiao feng Yin (Four agents Wind dispersing decoction). Dang gui (Radix Angelicae sinensis) Yin zi (Tangkuei Beverage)

 
Clove Sores (Ding chuang)

  1. Exuberant Fire toxin: Huang Lian Jie Du Tang (Coptis Decoction to Relieve Toxicity)

 
Flat Warts (Bian ping you)

  1. Wind heat: Xiao feng san (Wind dispersing Powder)
  2. Liver heat and dryness of blood: Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin  (Gastodia and Uncaria decoction) 

 

Tinnitus and deafness (er ming, er long)

  1. Exuberant liver and gallbladder fire: Long dan xie gan tang (gentian liver-draining decoction)
  2. External wind-heat: Yin qiao san (lonicera and forsythia powder)
  3. Binding depression of phlegm-fire: Jia wei er chen tang (supplemented two matured ingredients decoction)
  4. Kidney essence depletion: Er long zuo ci wan (deafness left-benefiting loadstone pill)
  5. Spleen and stomach Qi vacuity: Bu zhong yi Qi tang (center-supplementing Qi-boosting decoction) 


Purulent ear ting er

  1. External wind-heat: Man jing zi san (vitex fruit powder)
  2. Exuberant liver and gallbladder fire: Long dan xie gan tang (gentian liver-draining decoction)
  3. Damp-encumbered vacuous spleen: Tuo li xiao du san (internal expulsion toxin-dispersing powder)
  4. Kidney Yin vacuity with toxin accumulation: Zhi bai di huang wan (anemarrhena, phellodendron and rehmannia pill)


Nosebleed (bi nu)

  1. Exuberance of lung heat: Sang ju Yin (mulberry leaf and chrysanthemum beverage)
  2. Exuberance of stomach heat: Xi jiao di huang tang (Rhinoceros horn and rehmannia decoction)
  3. Effulgent liver fire: Long dan xie gan tang (gentian liver-draining decoction)
  4. Vacuity of liver and kidney Yin: Zhi bai di huang tang (anemarrhena, phellodendron and rehmannia pill)
  5. Spleen failing to manage the blood: Gui pi tang (spleen-returning decoction)


Deep-source Nasal congestion (bi yuan)

  1. Lung wind-heat: Cang er zi san (Xanthium powder)
  2. Gallbladder heat: Long dan xie gan tang (gentian liver-draining decoction)
  3. Spleen and stomach damp-heat: Huang qin hua shi tang (scutellaria and talcum decoction) with cang er zi san (Xanthium powder)
  4. Lung vacuity cold: Wen fei tang (lung-warming decoction)
  5. Spleen Qi vacuity: Shen ling bai zhu san (ginseng, poria and ovate atractylodes powder) 


Sore swollen throat (yan hou zhong tong)

  1. Lung wind-heat: Shu feng qing re tang (wind-coursing heat-clearing decoction)
  2. Exuberant lung and stomach heat: Qing yan li ge tang (pharynx-clearing diaphragm-disinhibiting decoction)
  3. Depletion of lung and kidney Yin: Yang Yin qing fei tang (Yin nourishing lung clearing decoction) with zhi bai di huang tang (anemarrhena, phellodendron and rehmannia pill)


Loss of voice (Shi Yin)

  1. Acute loss of voice due to Wind-heat invasion: Shu feng qing re tang (wind-coursing heat-clearing decoction)
  2. Acute loss of voice due to Wind-cold invasion: Liu wei tang (six-ingredient decoction).
  3. Acute loss of voice - Stagnation of liver Qi: Ban xia hou po tang (pinellia and magnolia bark decoction)
  4. Chronic loss of voice - Lung and kidney Yin vacuity: Bai he gu jin tang (lily bulb meatal-securing decoction)
  5. Chronic loss of voice - Spleen and lung Qi vacuity: Bu zhong yi Qi tang (center-supplementing Qi-boosting decoction)
  6. Chronic loss of voice - Qi stagnation, blood stasis and congealed phlegm: Hui yan zhu yu tang (epiglottis stasis-expelling decoction)


Sore, red and swollen eyes (mu chi zhong tong)

  1. External wind-heat: Xie fei Yin (lung-clearing beverage) 
  2. Exuberant liver and gallbladder fire: Long dan xie gan tang (gentian liver-draining decoction)  


Stye (zhen yan)

  1. Heat brewing in the stomach and spleen: Xie huang san (yellow-draining powder) or qing wei san (stomach-clearing powder)  


Upper eyelid droop (Shang bao xia chu)

  1. Kidney Yang vacuity: You gui Yin (right-restoring beverage)
  2. Spleen Qi vacuity: Bu zhong yi Qi tang (center-supplementing Qi-boosting decoction)
  3. Liver blood vacuity with wind evil damaging the connections: Yang xue dang gui di huang tang (blood-nourishing tangkuei and rehmannia decoction)


Tearing patterns (liu lei zheng)

  1. Liver and kidney vacuity: Zuo gui Yin (left-restoring beverage)  


Nearsightedness (jin shi)

  1. Depletion of liver blood and kidney essence: Qi ju di huang tang (lycium berry chrysanthemum and rehmannia decoction) 


Blue-eye blindness (qing mang)

  1. Liver and kidney vacuity: Ming mu di huang wan (eye brightener rehmannia pill)
  2. Qi and blood vacuity: Ren shen Yang rong tang (ginseng construction-nourishing decoction)
  3. Stagnation of liver Qi: Xiao yao san (free wander powder)
  4. Stagnation of Qi and blood: Xue fu zhu yu tang (house of blood stasis-expelling decoction)


Sudden blindness (bao mang)

  1. Qi stagnation and blood stasis: Tong qiao huo xue tang (orifice-free blood-quickening decoction) 
  2. Exuberant liver fire: Long dan xie gan tang (gentian liver-draining decoction)


Round corneal nebula (yuan yi nei zhang)

  1. Liver and kidney vacuity: Qi ju di huang tang (lycium berry chrysanthemum and rehmannia decoction)  
  2. Spleen Qi vacuity: Bu zhong yi Qi tang (center-supplementing Qi-boosting decoction)
  3. Upper burner liver heat: Shi jue ming san (abalone shell powder)
  4. Yin depletion and damp-heat: Gan lu Yin (sweet dew beverage)


TCM and AIDS

  1. Spleen Qi Deficiency: Bu zhong yi Qi tang, shen ling bai zhu san
  2. Kidney Yang Deficiency: You gui wan, shen Qi wan
  3. Kidney Yin Deficiency: Zuo gui wan, zhi bai di huang wan
  4. Toxic Heat: Long dan xie gan tang, wu wei xiao du Yin
  5. Blood Stasis: Xue fu zhu yu tang
  6. Phlegm: Er chen tang, di tan tang, wen dan tang


Whooping cough (dun ke)

  1. Initial coughing stage- External wind-cold: Apricot Kernel and Perilla (xing su san)  
  2. Initial coughing stage - External wind-heat: Mulberry Leaf and Chrysanthemum Beverage (sang ju Yin)
  3. Spasmodic coughing stage: Mullberry Root Bark Decoction  (sang bai pi tang) 
  4. Recovery stage - Lung Yin vacuity: Adenophora/Glehnia And Ophiopogon Decoction (sha shen mai dong tang)
  5. Recovery stage - Spleen and stomach Qi vacuity: Ginseng And Schisandra Decoction (ren shen wu wei zi tang)  


Infantile Diarrhea (xiao er fu xie)

  1. Food stagnation: Harmony-Preserving Pill (bao he wan)
  2. Damp-heat: Pueraria, Scutellaria and Coptis Decoction (ge gen huang qin huang lian tang)  
  3. Wind-cold: Agastache/Patchouli Qi-Righting Powder (huo xiang zheng Qi san)
  4. Spleen Qi vacuity: Ginseng, Poria, and Ovate Atractylodes Powder (shen ling bai zhu san) 
  5. Spleen and kidney Yang vacuity: Aconite Center-Rectifying Decoction (fu zi li zhong tang) with Four Spirits Pill (si shen wan)


​Infantile Malnutrition (xiao er gan ji)

  1. Spleen and Stomach Vacuity: Life Promoting Spleen-Fortifying Pill (zi sheng jian pi wan) or Gan Accumulation Powder (gan ji san)
  2. Infection By Parasitic Worms: Chubby Child Pill (fei er wan)


Infantile Convulsions (xiao er jing feng)

  1. Acute fright wind-external wind: Scourge-Clearing Toxin-Vanquishing Beverage (qing wen bai du san)
  2. Acute fright wind-internal phlegm-heat: Children’s Return Of Spring Elixir (xiao er hui chun dan)
  3. Acute fright wind-sudden fright or fear: Combine Amber Dragon-Embracing Pill (hu po bao long wan) with Cinnabar Spirit-Quieting Pill (zhu sha an shen wan)
  4. Chronic fright wind-spleen vacuity and liver exuberance: Liver-Relaxing Spleen-Rectifying Decoction (huan gan li pi tang)
  5. Chronic fright wind-liver and kidney Yin vacuity: Major Wind-Stabilizing Pill (da ding feng zhu) or Triple-Armored Pulse-Restorative Decoction (san jia fu mai tang)


Infantile Palsy (Xiao er ma bi) (Poliomielitis)

  1. Evils Entering The Lung And Stomach: Pueraria, Scutellaria And Coptis Decoction (ge gen huang qin huang lian tang)
  2. Evils Entering The Channels and Connections: Notopterygium Dampness-Overcoming Decoction (qiang huo sheng shi tang)
  3. Qi Vacuity With Blood Stasis: Yang-Supplementing Five-Returning Decoction (bu Yang huan wu tang)  
  4. Liver and Kidney Depletion: Hidden Tiger Pill (hu qian wan)


Enuresis (yi niao)

  1. Vacuity of Kidney Yang: Stream-Reducing Pill (suo quan wan) or Cuscuta Seed Pill (tu si zi wan)
  2. Vacuity of Lung and Spleen Qi: Combine Tonify Middle Augment Qi Decoction / Center-Supplementing Qi-Boosting Decoction (bu zhong yi Qi tang) with Stream-Reducing Pill (suo quan wan)
  3. Damp-Heat of The Liver Channel: Gentiana Longdancao Decoction to Drain the Liver (long dan xie gan tang)


Mumps (zha sai)

  1. External Epidemic Warm-Toxin: Lonicera And Forsythia Powder (Yin qiao san)
  2. Internal Epidemic Heat-Toxin: Universal Salvation Toxin-Dispersing Beverage (pu ji xiao du Yin)


Measles (ma zhen)

  1. Uncomplicated Patterns-Febrile Stage: Toxin-Diffusing Exterior-Effusing Decoction (xuan du fa biao tang)
  2. Uncomplicated Patterns-Eruption Stage: Clearing And Resolving Exterior-Outthrusting Decoction (qing jie tou biao tang)
  3. Uncomplicated Patterns-Recovery Stage: Adenophora-Glehnia And Ophiopogon Decoction (sha shen mai dong tang)
  4. Complicated Patterns-Oppression Of The Lung By Heat-Toxin: Ephedera Apricot Kernel Gypsum And Licorice Decoction (ma xing shi gan tang)
  5. Complicated patterns-invasion of the throat by heat-toxin: Qing yan xia tan tang (pharynx-clearing phlegm-precipitating decoction)
  6. Complicated patterns-accumulation of heat-toxin in the heart and liver: Ling jiao gou teng tang (antelope horn and uncaria decoction)



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