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Zhang Ji / Zhong-Jing


Discussion of Cold Damage (c. 220)

Calm the Spirit

Huang Lian E Jiao Tang (Coptis and Ass-Hide Gelatin Decoction)


Clear Heat

Bai Hu Jia Ren Shen Tang (White Tiger plus Ginseng Decoction)

Bai Hu Tang (White Tiger Decoction)

Bai Tou Weng Jia Gan Cao E Jiao Tang (Pulsatilla Decoction plus Licorice and Ass-Hide Gelatin)

Bai Tou Weng Tang (Pulsatilla Decoction)

Da Huang Huang Lian Xie Xin Tang (Rhubarb and Coptis Decoction to Drain the Epigastrium)

Huang Qin Tang (Scutellaria Decoction)

Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang (Ephedra, Apricot Kernal, Gypsum and Licorice Decoction)

Shao Yao Tang (Peony Decoction)

Yue Bi Tang (Maidservant from Yue's Decoction)

Zhi Zi Chi Tang (Gardenia and Fermented Soybean Decoction)

Zhi Zi Gan Jiang Tang (Gardenia and Dried Ginger Decoction)

Zhu Ye Shi Gao Tang (Lophatherum and Gypsum Decoction)

Zhu Ye Tang (Bamboo Leaf Decoction)


Dispel Phlegm

Gua Di San (Melon Pedicle Powder)

Jie Geng Tang (Platycodon Decoction)

Xiao Xian Xiong Tang (Minor Decoction [for Pathogens] Stuck in the Chest)


Drain Downward

Bai San (White Powder)

Da Cheng Qi Tang (Major Order the Qi Decoction)

Da Xian Xiong Tang (Major Decoction [for pathogens] Stuck in the Chest)

Da Xian Xiong Wan (Major Pill [for pathogens] Stuck in the Chest)

Ma Zi Ren Wan (Hemp Seed Pill)

Tiao Wei Cheng Qi Tang (Regulate the Stomach and Order the Qi Decoction)

Xiao Cheng Qi Tang (Minor Order the Qi Decoction)


Expel Dampness

Fang Ji Fu Ling Tang (Stephania and Poria Decoction)

Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang (Stephania and Astragalus Decoction)

Fu Ling Gan Cao Tang (Poria and Licorice Decoction)

Fu Zi Tang (Aconite Decoction)

Gan Cao Fu Zi Tang (Licorice and Aconite Decoction)

Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang (Poria, Cinnamon Twig, Atractylodes and Licorice Decoction)

Wu Ling San (Five Ingredient Powder with Poria)

Yin Chen Hao Tang (Virgate Wormwood Decoction)

Yin Chen Wu Ling San (Virgate Wormwood Five Ingredient Powder with Poria)

Zhen Wu Tang (True Warrior Decoction)

Zhu Ling Tang (Polyporus Decoction)


Expel Parasites

Wu Mei Wan (Mume Pill)


Harmonise

Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang (Pinellia Decoction to Drain the Epigastrium)

Chai Hu Gui Zhi Tang (Bupleurum and Cinnamon Twig Decoction)

Chai Hu Jia Long Gu Mu Li Tang (Bupleurum Plus Dragon Bone and Oyster Shell Decoction)

Chai Hu Jia Mang Xiao Tang (Bupleurum Decoction plus Mirabilite)

Gan Cao Xie Xin Tang (Licorice Decoction to Drain the Epigastrium)

Gan Jiang Huang Lian Huang Qin Ren Shen Tang (Ginger, Coptis, Scutellaria and Ginseng Decoction)

Huang Lian Tang (Coptis Decoction)

Sheng Jiang Xie Xin Tang (Fresh Ginger Decoction to Drain the Epigastrium)

Si Ni San (Frigid Extremities Powder)

Xiao Chai Hu Tang (Lesser Bupleurum Decoction)


Regulate Blood

Di Dang Tang (Appropriate Decoction)

Tao He Cheng Qi Tang (Peach Pit Decoction to Order the Qi)


Regulate Qi

Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang (Inula and Hematite Decoction)


Release Exterior-Interior Excess

Da Chai Hu Tang (Greater Bupleurum Decoction)

Ge Gen Huang Qin Huang Lian Tang (Kudzu, Scutellaria and Coptis Decoction)

Gui Zhi Er Yue Bi Yi Tang (Two Parts Cinnamon Twig and One Part Maidservant from Yue's Decoction)

Gui Zhi Ren Shen Tang (Cinnamon Twig and Ginseng Decoction)


Release the Exterior

Da Qing Long Tang (Major Blue-Green Dragon Decoction)

Ge Gen Jia Ban Xia Tang (Kudzu Decoction with Pinellia)

Ge Gen Tang (Kudzu Decoction)

Gui Zhi Jia Fu Zi Tang (Cinnamon Twig Decoction plus Aconite)

Gui Zhi Jia Ge Gen Tang (Cinnamon Twig Decoction plus Kudzu Root)

Gui Zhi Jia Gui Tang (Cinnamon Twig Decoction plus Cinnamon)

Gui Zhi Jia Hou Po Xing Zi Tang (Cinnamon Twig Decoction plus Magnolia Bark and Apricot Kernal)

Gui Zhi Jia Shao Yao Tang (Cinnamon Twig Decoction plus Peony)

Gui Zhi Ma Huang Ge Ban Tang (Half Cinnamon Twig and Half Ephedra Decoction)

Gui Zhi Qu Shao Yao Tang (Cinnamon Twig Decoction minus Peony)

Gui Zhi Tang (Cinnamon Twig Decoction)

Ma Huang Fu Zi Gan Cao Tang (Ephedra, Aconite and Licorice Decoction)

Ma Huang Tang (Ephedra Decoction)

Ma Huang Xi Xin Fu Zi Tang (Ephedra, Asarum and Aconite Decoction)

Ma Huang Xing Ren Yi Yi Gan Cao Tang (Ephedra, Apricot Kernal, Coicis and Licorice Decoction)

Xiao Qing Long Tang (Minor Blue-Green Dragon Decoction)


Stabilise and Bind

Chi Shi Zhi Yu Yu Liang Tang (Halloysite and Limonitum Decoction)

Gui Zhi Gan Cao Long Gu Mu Li Tang (Cinnamon Twig, Licorice, Dragon Bone and Oyster Shell Decoction)

Tao Hua Tang (Peach Blossom Decoction)


Tonify Blood

Shao Yao Gan Cao Fu Zi Tang (Peony, Licorice and Aconite Accessory Root Decoction)

Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang (Peony and Licorice Decoction)


Tonify Qi and Blood

Zhi Gan Cao Tang (Prepared Licorice Decotion)


Warm Interior Cold

Bai Tong Tang (White Penetrating Decoction)

Dang Gui Si Ni Jia Wu Zhu Yu Sheng Jiang Tang (Tangkuei Decoction for Cold Extremities with Evodia and Fresh Ginger)

Dang Gui Si Ni Tang (Tangkuei Decoction for Cold Extremities)

Fu Zi Jing Mi Tang (Aconite and Glutinous Rice Decoction)

Li Zhong Wan (Regulate the Middle Pill)

Si Ni Jia Ren Shen Tang (Frigid Extremities plus Ginseng Decoction)

Si Ni Tang (Frigid Extremities Decoction)

Tong Mai Si Ni Tang (Unblock the Pulse Decoction for Frigid Extremities)

Wu Zhu Yu Tang (Evodia Decoction)

Xiao Jian Zhong Tang (Minor Construct the Middle Decoction)


Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (c. 220)

Calm the Spirit

Gan Mai Da Zao Tang (Licorice, Wheat and Jujube Decoction)

Suan Zao Ren Tang (Sour Jujube Decoction)


Clear Heat

Bai He Di Huang Tang (Lily Bulb and Rehmannia Decoction)

Bai He Hua Shi Tang (Lily Bulb and Talcum Decoction)

Bai He Ji Zi Huang Tang (Lily Bulb and Egg Yolk Decoction)

Bai He Zhi Mu Tang (Lily Bulb and Anemarrhena Decoction)

Bai Hu Jia Gui Zhi Tang (White Tiger plus Cinnamon Twig Decoction)

Fu Zi Xie Xin Tang (Aconite Drain the Epigastrium Decoction)

Hua Shi Dai Zhe Tang (Talcum and Hematite Decoction)

Xie Xin Tang (Drain the Epigastrium Decoction)


Dispel Phlegm

Gui Ling Wu Wei Gan Cao Tang (Cinnamon, Poria, Schisandra and Licorice Decoction)

Ling Gan Wu Wei Jia Jiang Xin Ban Xai Xing Ren Tang (Poria, Licorice and Schisandra with Ginger, Asarum, Pinellia and Apricot Kernal Decoction)

Ling Gan Wu Wei Jiang Xin Tang (Poria, Licorice, Schisandra, Ginger and Asarum Decoction)


Drain Downward

Da Huang Fu Zi Tang (Rhubarb and Aconite Decoction)

Da Huang Gan Cao Tang (Rhubarb and Licorice Decoction)

Gan Sui Ban Xia Tang (Kansui and Pinellia Decoction)

Hou Po San Wu Tang (Magnolia Bark Three Substance Decoction)

Ji Jiao Li Huang Wan (Stephania, Zanthoxylum, Tingli Seed and Rhubarb Pill)

San Wu Bei Ji Wan (Three Substance Pill Prepared for Emergencies)


Expel Dampness

Dang Gui Bei Mu Ku Shen Tang (Tangkuei, Fritillaria and Sophira Decoction)

Gan Cao Gan Jiang Fu Ling Bai Zhu Tang (Licorice, Ginger, Poria and White Atractylodes Decoction)

Gui Zhi Shao Yao Zhi Mu Tang (Cinnamon Twig, Peony and Anemarrhena Decoction)


Expel Wind

Feng Yin Tang (Wind Drawing Decoction)

Wu Tou Tang (Aconite Decoction)


Harmonise

Chai Hu Gui Jiang Tang (Bupleurum, Cinnamon Twig and Ginger Decoction)

Zhi Shi Shao Yao San (Unripe Bitter Orange and Peony Powder)


Reduce Food Stagnation

Zhi Zhu Tang (Unripe Bitter Orange and Atractylodes Decoction)


Regulate Blood

Bai Ye Tang (Arborvitae Twig Decoction)

Dang Gui San (Tangkuei Powder)

Dang Gui Shao Yao San (Tangkuei and Peony Powder)

Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan (Cinnamon Twig and Poria Pill)

Hong Lan Hua Jiu (Safflower Wine)

Huang Tu Tang (Yellow Earth Decoction)

Jiao Ai Tang (Ass-Hide Gelatin and Mugwort Decoction)

Wen Jing Tang (Warm the Flow Decoction)

Xia Yu Xue Tang (Purge Static Blood Decoction)


Regulate Qi

Ban Xia Hou Po Tang (Pinellia and Magnolia Bark Decoction)

Da Ban Xia Tang (Major Pinellia Decoction)

Gan Jiang Ren Shen Ban Xia Wan (Ginger, Ginseng and Pinellia Pill)

Gua Lou Xie Bai Bai Jiu Tang (Trichosanthes Fruit, Chinese Garlic and Wine Decoction)

Gua Lou Xie Bai Ban Xia Tang (Trichosanthes Fruit, Chinese Garlic and Pinellia Decoction)

Ju Pi Tang (Tangerine Peel Decoction)

Ju Pi Zhu Ru Tang (Tangerine Peel and Bamboo Shavings Decoction)

Xiao Ban Xia Jia Fu Ling Tang (Minor Pinellia Decoction with Poria)

Xiao Ban Xia Tang (Minor Pinellia Decoction)

Zhi Shi Xie Bai Bai Jiu Tang (Unripe Bitter Orange, Chinese Garlic and White Wine Decoction)

Zhi Shi Xie Bai Ban Xia Tang (Unripe Bitter Orange, Chinese Garlic and Pinellia Decoction)

Zhi Shi Xie Bai Gui Zhi Tang (Unripe Bitter Orange, Chinese Garlic and Cinnamon Twig Decoction)


Release Exterior-Interior Excess

Hou Po Qi Wu Tang (Seven Substance Magnolia Bark Decoction)

She Gan Ma Huang Tang (Belamcanda and Ephedra Decoction)


Release the Exterior

Ma Huang Jia Bai Zhu Tang (Ephedra plus Atractylodes Decoction)


Stabilise and Bind

Gui Zhi Jia Long Gu Mu Li Tang (Cinnamon Twig with Dragon Bone and Oyster Shell Decoction)


Tonify Blood

Dang Gui Sheng Jiang Yang Rou Tang (Mutton Stew with Tangkuei and Fresh Ginger)


Tonify Yang

Shen Qi Wan (Kidney Qi Pill)


Treat Abscesses and Sores

Da Huang Mu Dan Tang (Rhubarb and Moutan Decoction)


Treat Dryness

Mai Men Dong Tang (Ophiopogonis Decoction)


Warm Interior Cold

Bai Zhu Fu Zi Tang (White Atractylodes and Aconite Acessory Root Decoction)

Da Jian Zhong Tang (Major Construct the Middle Decoction)

Gan Cao Gan Jiang Tang (Licorice and Ginger Decoction)

Huang Qi Gui Zhi Wu Wu Tang (Astagalus and Cinnamon Twig Five Substance Decoction)

Huang Qi Jian Zhong Tang (Astragalus Docoction to Construct the Middle)



Imperial Medical Bureau


Formulary of the Pharmacy Service for Benefiting the People of the Taiping Era (1107)

Calm the Spirit

Miao Xiang San (Marvellously Fragrant Powder)


Clear Heat

Liang Ge San (Cool the Diaphragm Powder)

Xi Gan San (Liver Washing Powder)

Xiang Lian Wan (Auklandia and Coptis Pill)


Dispel Phlegm

Er Chen Tang (Two Aged Decoction)


Dispel Summerheat

Xiang Ru San (Mosla Powder)


Drain Downward

Ban Liu Wan (Pinellia and Sulphur Pill)

Zhou Che Wan (Vessel and Vehicle Pill)


Expel Dampness

Ba Zheng San (Eight Herb Powder for Rectification)

Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San (Patchouli/Agastache Powder to Rectify the Qi)

Liu He Tang (Harmonise the Six Decoction)

Wu Lin San (Powder for Five Types of Urinary Dribbling)

Wu Pi Yin (Five Peel Drink)


Expel Parasites

Hua Chong Wan (Dissolve Parasites Pill)


Expel Wind

Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San (Ligusticum powder to Take With Green Tea)

Wu Yao Shun Qi San (Lindera Powder to Smooth the Flow of Qi)

Xiao Feng San (Eliminate Wind Powder)

Xiao Huo Luo Dan (Minor Invigorate the Collaterals Special Pill)


Harmonise

Chang Shan Yin (Dichroa Drink)

Jie Nue Qi Bao Yin (Seven Treasure Drink to Check Malarial Disorders)

Xiao Yao San (Rambling Powder)


Regulate Blood

Huai Jiao Wan (Saphora Japonicae Fruit Pill)

Niu Xi San (Achyranthes Powder)


Regulate Qi

Jin Ling Zi San (Melia Toosendan Powder)

Xiao Qi Qi Tang (Minor Seven Emotions Decoction)


Release the Exterior

Hua Gai San (Canopy Powder)

Jin Fei Cao San (Inula Powder)

San Ao Tang (Three Unbinding Decoction)

Shen Su Yin (Ginseng and Perilla Drink)


Stabilise and Bind

Fu Tu Dan (Poria and Cuscuta Special Pill)

Mu Li San (Oyster Shell Powder)

Shen Ling Dan (Pregnancy Panacea)

Zhen Ren Yang Zang Tang (True Man's Decoction to Nourish the Organs)


Tonify Qi

Liu Jun Zi Tang (Six Gentlemen Decoction)

Shen Ling Bai Zhu San (Ginseng, Poria and Atractylodes Powder)

Si Jun Zi Tang (Four Gentlemen Decoction)


Tonify Yang

Qing E Wan (Young Maiden Pill)


Tonify Yin

Gan Lu Yin (Sweet Dew Drink)


Warm Interior Cold

An Zhong San (Calm the Middle Powder)

Fu Zi Li Zhong Wan (Aconite Accessory Root Pill to Regulate the Middle)

Zhi Shi Li Zhong Wan (Unripe Bitter Orange Pill to Regulate the Middle)



Wu Tang / Ju-Tong


Systematic Differentiation of Warm Pathogen Diseases (1798)

Clear Heat

Hua Ban Tang (Transform Maculae Decoction)

Jia Wei Bai Tou Weng Tang (Augmented Pulsatilla Decoction)

Qing Gong Tang (Clear the Palace Decoction)

Qing Hao Bie Jia Tang (Artemisia and Soft-Shelled Turtle Shell Decoction [Version 1])

Qing Hao Bie Jia Tang [Version 2] (Artemisia and Soft-Shelled Turtle Shell Decoction [Version 2])

Qing Ying Tang (Clear the Nutritive Level Decoction)


Dispel Phlegm

Xiang Fu Xuan Fu Hua Tang (Cyperus and Inula Decoction)


Dispel Summerheat

Ren Shen Wu Mei Tang (Ginseng and Mume Decoction)

Wu Shi Lian Mei Tang (Master Wu's Coptis and Mume Decoction)

Xin Jia Xiang Ru Yin (Newly Augmented Mosla Drink)


Drain Downward

Dao Chi Cheng Qi Tang (Guide Out the Red and Order the Qi Decoction)

Xin Jia Huang Long Tang (Yellow Dragon Decoction)

Xuan Bai Cheng Qi Tang (Disseminate the White and Order the Qi Decoction)

Zeng Ye Cheng Qi Tang (Increase Fluids and Order the Qi Decoction)


Expel Dampness

Er Jia Jian Zheng Qi San (Second Modification of Rectify the Qi Powder)

Huang Qin Hua Shi Tang (Scutellaria and Talcum Decoction)

San Jia Jian Zheng Qi San (Third Modification of Rectify the Qi Powder)

San Ren Tang (Three Seed Decoction)

Si Jia Jian Zheng Qi San (Fourth Modification of Rectify the Qi Powder)

Wu Jia Jian Zheng Qi San (Fifth Modification of Rectify the Qi Powder)

Xing Ren Hua Shi Tang (Apricot Kernal and Talcum Decoction)

Xuan Bi Tang (Disband Painful Obstruction Decoction)

Yi Jia Jian Zheng Qi San (First Modification of Rectify the Qi Powder)


Expel Wind

Da Ding Feng Zhu (Major Arrest Wind Pearl)

Er Jia Fu Mai Tang (Two Shell Decoction to Restore the Pulse)

San Jia Fu Mai Tang (Three Shell Decoction to Restore the Pulse)

Yi Jia Fu Mai Tang (One Shell Decoction to Restore the Pulse)


Harmonise

Ren Shen Xie Xin Tang (Ginseng Decoction to Drain the Epigastrium)


Open the Sensory Orifices

An Gong Niu Huang Wan (Calm the Palace Pill with Ox Gallstone)

Niu Huang Cheng Qi Tang (Ox Gallstone Decoction to Order the Qi)


Regulate Qi

Xin Zhi Ju Pi Zhu Ru Tang (Newly Formulated Tangerine Peel and Bamboo Shavings Decoction)


Release the Exterior

Sang Ju Yin (Mulberry Leaf and Chysanthemum Drink)

Yin Qiao San (Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder)


Tonify Qi and Blood

Jia Jian Fu Mai Tang (Modified Restore the Pulse Decoction)


Tonify Yin

Yi Wei Tang (Benefit the Stomach Decoction)


Treat Dryness

Sang Xing Tang (Mulberry Leaf and Apricot Kernal Decoction)

Sha Shen Mai Men Dong Tang (Glehnia and Ophiopogonis Decoction)

Wu Zhi Yin (Five Juice Drink)

Xing Su San (Apricot Kernal and Perilla Leaf Powder)

Zeng Ye Tang (Increase the Fluids Decocotion)



Li Gao / Dong-Yuan


Clarifying Doubts About Damage from Internal and External Causes (1247)

Calm the Spirit

Zhu Sha An Shen Wan (Cinnabar Pill to Calm the Spirit)


Dispel Summerheat

Qing Shu Yi Qi Tang (Clear Summerheat and Augment the Qi Decoction)


Expel Dampness

Qiang Huo Sheng Shi Tang (Notoperygium Decoction to Overcome Dampness)

Sheng Yang Yi Wei Tang (Raise the Yang and Augment the Stomach Decoction)


Reduce Food Stagnation

Zhi Shi Dao Zhi Wan (Unripe Bitter Orange Pill to Guide Out Stagnation)

Zhi Zhu Wan (Unripe Bitter Orange and Atractylodes Pill)


Regulate Qi

Hou Po Wen Zhong Tang (Magnolia Bark Decoction for Warming the Middle)


Tonify Blood

Dang Gui Bu Xue Tang (Tangkuei Decoction to Tonify the Blood)


Tonify Qi

Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Tonify the Middle to Augment the Qi Decoction)


Discussion of the Spleen and Stomach (13th Century)

Dispel Phlegm

Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Tang (Pinellia, White Atractylodes and Gastrodia Decoction)


Drain Downward

Run Chang Wan (Moisten the Intestines Pill)


Reduce Food Stagnation

Ban Xia Ze Xie Zhi Zhu Wan (Pinellia, Alismatis, Unripe Bitter Orange and Atractylodes Pill)

Ban Xia Zhi Zhu Wan (Pinellia Unripe Bitter Orange and Atractylodes Pill)

Ge Hua Jie Cheng San (Kudzu Flower Powder to Relieve Hangovers)

Ju Pi Zhi Zhu Wan (Orange Peel, Unripe Bitter Orange and Atractylodes Pill)

Mu Xiang Gan Jiang Zhi Zhu Wan (Auklandia, Dried Ginger, Unripe Bitter Orange and Atractylodes Pill)

Mu Xiang Ren Shen Gan Jiang Zhi Zhu Wan (Auklandia, Ginseng, Fresh Ginger, Unripe Bitter Orange and Atractylodes Pill)

San Huang Zhi Zhu Wan (Three Yellows Unripe Bitter Orange and Atractylodes Pill)


Tonify Qi

Bu Pi Wei Xie Yin Huo Sheng Yang Tang (Tonify Spleen and Stomach, Drain Yin Fire and Raise Yang Decotion)

Jia Jian Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Modified Tonify the Middle to Augment the Qi Decoction)

Tiao Zhong Yi Qi Tang (Regulate the Middle to Augment the Qi Decoction)


Dong-Yuan's Tried and Tested Formulas (1202)

Clear Heat

Pu Ji Xiao Du Yin (Universal Benefit to Eliminate Toxin)


Tonify Qi

Yi Qi Cong Ming Tang (Augment the Qi and Increase Acuity Decoction)


Secrets from the Orchid Chamber (1336)

Clear Heat

Dang Gui Liu Huang Tang (Tangkuei and Six Yellows Decoction)

Qing Wei San (Clear the Stomach Powder)


Expel Dampness

Qing Fei Yin Zi (Clear the Lungs Drink)

Tong Guan Wan (Open the Gate Pill)

Zhong Man Fen Xiao Wan (Separate and Reduce Fullness in the Middle Pill)


Reduce Food Stagnation

Zhi Shi Xiao Pi Wan (Unripe Bitter Orange Pill to Reduce Focal Distention)


Regulate Blood

Ding Xiang Jiao Ai Tang (Clove, Ass-Hide Gelatin and Mugwort Decoction)


Tonify Blood

Sheng Yu Tang (Sage-Like Healing Decoction)


Treat Abscesses and Sores

San Zhong Kui Jian Tang (Decoction to Disperse Swelling and Ulcerate What is Hard)



Zhang Jie-Bin / Jing-Yue


Collected Treatises of Jing-Yue (1624)

Dispel Phlegm

Jin Shui Liu Jun Jian (Six Gentlemen of Metal and Water Decoction)

Liu An Jian (Serene Six Decotion)


Drain Downward

Ji Chuan Jian (Benefit the Flow Decoction)


Reduce Food Stagnation

Da He Zhong Yin (Major Harmonise the Middle Drink)

Xiang Sha Zhi Zhu Wan (Auklandia, Amomum, Unripe Bitter Orange and Atractylodes Pill)

Xiao He Zhong Yin (Minor Harmonise the Middle Drink)


Regulate Blood

Tuo Hua Jian (Out-Thrusting and Transforming Decoction)


Regulate Qi

Jie Gan Jian (Resolve the Liver Decoction)

Nuan Gan Jian (Warm the Liver Decoction)


Tonify Qi

Bao Yuan Tang (Preserve the Primal Decoction)

Ju Yuan Jian (Lift the Source Decoction)


Tonify Qi and Blood

Ba Zhen Tang (Eight Treasure Decoction)

Ba Zhen Yi Mu Wan (Eight Treasure Pill to Benefit Mothers)

He Ren Yin (Fleeceflower Root and Ginseng Drink)


Tonify Yang

You Gui Wan (Restore the Right [Kidney] Pill)

You Gui Yin (Restore the Right [Kidney] Drink)


Tonify Yin

Da Bu Yuan Jian (Great Tonify the Primal Decoction)

Da Zao Wan (Great Creation Pill)

Gu Yin Jian (Stabilise the Yin Decoction)

Zuo Gui Wan (Restore the Left [Kidney] Pill)

Zuo Gui Yin (Restore the Left (Kidney) Drink)


Treat Dryness

Si Yin Jian (Four Yin Decoction)



Wu Qian / Liu-Ji


Golden Mirror of the Medical Tradition (1742)

Applied Externally

Hai Tong Pi Tang (Erythrina Wash)

San Yu He Shang Tang (Wash to Mollify Trauma by Dispersing Stasis)


Clear Heat

Chai Hu Qing Gan Tang (Bupleurum Decoction to Clear the Liver)

Jia Jian Liang Ge San (Modified Cool the Diaphragm Powder)

Ren Shen Xie Fei Tang (Ginseng Decoction to Drain the Lung)

Xie Xin Dao Chi Tang (Drain the Epigastrium and Guide Out the Red Decoction)


Dispel Phlegm

Jia Wei Er Chen Tang (Augmented Two-Aged [Herb] Decotion)

Xia Ku Cao Gao (Prunella Syrup)


Expel Dampness

Chu Shi Wei Ling Tang (Eliminate Dampness by Combining Calm the Stomach and Five Ingredient Powder with Poria)

Jia Wei Wu Lin San (Augmented Powder for Five Types of Urinary Dribbling)

Xiang Sha Ping Wei San (Cyperus and Amomum Calm the Stomach Powder)


Expel Parasites

Fei Er Wan (Fat Baby Pill)


Expel Wind

Gou Teng Yin (Uncaria Decoction)

Si Wu Xiao Feng Yin (Eliminate Wind Drink with the Four Substances)


Regulate Blood

Zheng Gu Zi Jin Dan (Bone Setters Purple Gold Special Pill)


Release the Exterior

Xing Su Yin (Apricot and Perilla Drink (pediatric version))


Tonify Blood

Bu Gan Tang (Tonify the Liver Decoction)


Tonify Qi and Blood

Xiang Bei Yang Rong Tang (Cyperus and Fritillaria Decoction to Nourish Luxuriance)


Tonify Yin

Jia Wei Liu Wei Di Huang Wan (Augmented Six Ingredient Rehmannia Pill)


Treat Abscesses and Sores

Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin (Five Ingredient Drink to Elinminate Toxin)


Warm Interior Cold

Ding Yu Li Zhong Tang (Clove and Evodia Decoction to Regulate the Middle)



Gong Ting-Xian


Achieving Longevity by Guarding the Source (1615)

Clear Heat

Ren Shen Hua Ban Tang (Ginseng Decoction to Transform Maculae)


Tonify Yin

Ba Xian Chang Shou Wan (Eight Immortal Pill for Longevity)

Sang Ma Wan (Mulberry Leaf and Sesame Seed Pill)


Restoration of Health from the Myriad Diseases (1587)

Clear Heat

Xi Gan Ming Mu San (Wash the Liver to Clear the Eyes Powder)


Dispel Phlegm

Er Zhu Tang (Dual Atractylodes Decoction)

Gua Lou Zhi Shi Tang (Trichosanthes Fruit and Unripe Bitter Orange Decoction)

Qing Fei Tang (Clear the Lung Decoction)

Zhu Ru Wen Dan Tang (Bamboo Decoction to Warm the Gallbladder)


Dispel Summerheat

Shi Wei Xiang Ru Yin (Ten Ingredient Drink with Mosla)


Expel Dampness

Feng Xiao Tang (Separate and Reduce Decoction)


Expel Parasites

Li Zhong An Hui Tang (Regulate the Middle and Calm Roundworms Decoction)


Regulate Blood

Shu Jing Huo Xue Tang (Relax the Channels and Invigorate the Blood decoction)

Xiong Gui Tiao Xue Yin (Chuanxiong and Tangkuei Drink to Regulate the Blood)


Regulate Qi

Shu Gan Tang (Dredge the Liver Decoction)


Tonify Qi

Qi Pi Wan (Open the Spleen Pill)

Xiang Sha Yang Wei Tang (Nourish the Stomach Decoction with Auklandia and Amomum)


Tonify Yin

Zi Shen Ming Mu Tang (Enrich Kidneys and Improve Vision Decoction)

Zi Yin Jiang Huo Tang (Decoction to Enrich Yin and Direct Fire Downward)


Treat Abscesses and Sores

Qian Jin Nei Tuo San (Powder to Support the Interior Worth a Thousand Gold Pieces)



Yan Yong-He


Formulas to Aid the Living (1253)

Drain Downward

Shu Zao Yin Zi (Dredging and Cutting Drink)


Expel Dampness

Qi Pi Yin (Seven Peel Drink)

Shi Pi Yin (Bolster the Spleen Drink)


Expel Wind

Cang Er Zi San (Xanthium Powder)

Dang Gui Yin Zi (Tangkuei Drink)

Xin Yi San (Magnolia Flower Powder)


Harmonise

Qing Pi Tang (Clear the Spleen Decoction)


Regulate Blood

Xiao Ji Yin Zi (Small Thistle Drink)


Regulate Qi

Ju He Wan (Tangerine Seed Pill)

Ju Pi Zhu Ru Tang (Tangerine Peel and Bamboo Shavings Decoction)

Shi Di Tang (Persimmon Calyx Decoction)

Si Mo Tang (Four Milled Decoction)

Yan Hu Suo Tang (Corydalis Decoction)


Tonify Yang

Jia Wei Shen Qi Wan (Augmented Kidney Qi Pill)

Shi Bu Wan (Ten Tonic Pill)



Wang Ken-Tang


Indispensable Tools for Pattern Treatment (1602)

Calm the Spirit

Yang Xin Tang (Nourish the Heart Decoction)


Clear Heat

Qing Gu San (Cool the Bones Powder)

Ren Shen Hua Ban Tang (Ginseng Decoction to Transform Maculae)

San Huang Shi Gao Tang (Three Yellow Gypsum Decoction)


Dispel Phlegm

Shi Wei Wen Dan Tang (Ten Ingredient Warm the Gallbladder Decoction)


Reduce Food Stagnation

Jian Pi Wan (Strengthen the Spleen Pill)

Qu Mai Zhi Zhu Wan (Medicated Leaven, Barley Sprout, Unripe Bitter Orange and Atractylodes Pill)


Regulate Qi

Chai Hu Shu Gan San (Bupleurum Decoction to Drain the Liver)

Liu Mo Tang (Six Milled Decoction)


Tonify Blood

Guo Qi Yin (Delayed Menstruation Drink)


Tonify Qi

Gu Zhen Tang (Stabilise the True Decoction)

Liu Shen San (Six Miracle Powder)


Treat Abscesses and Sores

Chong He Tang (Flush and Harmonise Decoction)

Qing Xin Li Ge Tang (Clear the Heart and Enable the Diaphragm Decoction)



Zhu Dan-Xi


Essential Teachings of Dan-Xi (1481)

Clear Heat

Zuo Jin Wan (Left Metal Pill)


Dispel Phlegm

Gun Tan Wan (Vaporise Phlegm Pill)


Expel Dampness

Er Miao San (Two Marvel Powder)

Jia Jian Ba Zheng San (Modified Eight Herb Powder for Rectification)

Wei Ling Tang (Calm the Stomach and Poria Decoction)


Harmonise

Tong Xie Yao Fang (Important Formula for Painful Diarrhoea)


Reduce Food Stagnation

Bao He Wan (Preserve Harmony Pill)

Da An Wan (Great Tranquility Pill)

Mu Xiang Bing Lang Wan (Auklandia and Betel Nut Pill)


Regulate Blood

Ke Xue Tang (Coughing of Blood Formula)


Regulate Qi

Yue Ju Wan (Escape Restraint Pill)


Stabilise and Bind

Gu Jing Wan (Stabilise the Menses Pill)


Tonify Yin

Da Bu Yin Wan (Great Tonify the Yin Pill)

Hu Qian Wan (Hidden Tiger Pill)



Cheng Guo-Peng


Awakening of the Mind in Medical Studies (1732)

Calm the Spirit

Sheng Tie Luo Yin (Iron Filings Drink)


Dispel Phlegm

Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Tang (Pinellia, Atractylodes and Gastrodia Decoction)

Bei Mu Gua Lou San (Fritillaria and Trichosanthes Fruit Powder)

Ding Xian Wan (Arrest Seizures Pill)

He Che Wan (Placenta Pill)

Xiao Luo Wan (Reduce Scrofula Pill)

Zhi Sou San (Stop Coughing Powder)


Expel Dampness

Bi Xie Fen Qing Yin (Tokoro Drink to Separate the Clear from the Turbid)

Juan Bi Tang (Remove Painful Obstruction Decoction)


Expel Wind

Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San (Ligusticum powder to Take With Green Tea)


Regulate Qi

Ben Tun Wan (Running Piglet Pill)

Qi Ge San (Open up the Diaphragm Powder)


Release the Exterior

Chai Ge Jie Ji Tang (Bupleurum and Kudzu Decoction to Release the Muscle Layer)

Jia Wei Xiang Su San (Augmented Cyperus and Perilla Leaf Powder)



Yu Gen-Chu / He Bing-Yuan


Revised Popular Guide to the Discussion of Cold Damage (Qing dynasty)

Clear Heat

Bai Hu Cheng Qi Tang (White Tiger Order the Qi Decoction)

Chai Hu Bai Hu Tang (Bupleurum White Tiger Decoction)

Sang Dan Xie Bai Tang (Mulberry Leaf and Moutan Decoction to Drain the White)


Dispel Phlegm

Chai Hu Xian Xiong Tang (Bupleurum Decocotion [for Pathogens] Stuck in the Chest)


Expel Parasites

Lian Mei An Hui Tang (Picrorhiza and Mume Decoction to Calm Roundworms)


Expel Wind

Ling Jiao Gou Teng Tang (Antelope Horn and Uncaria Deocction)


Harmonise

Chai Hu Da Yuan Yin (Bupleurum Drink to Reach the Source)

Hao Qin Qing Dan Tang (Sweet Wormwood and Scutellaria Decoction to Clear the Gallbladder)

Qing Gan Da Yu Tang (Clear the Liver and Thrust Out Constraint Decoction)


Release the Exterior

Jia Jian Wei Rui Tang (Modified Solomon's Seal Decoction)

Ning Sou San (Calm Coughing Pill)


Warm Interior Cold

Hui Yang Jiu Ji Tang (Restore and Revive the Yang Decoction)



Sun Si-Miao


Important Formulas Worth a Thousand Gold Pieces (650)

Calm the Spirit

Ding Zhi Wan (Settle the Emotions Pill)

Kong Zi Zhen Zhong Dan (Special Pill from Confucius' Pillow)

Zi Zhu Wan (Magnetite and Cinnabar Pill)


Clear Heat

Xi Jiao Di Huang Tang (Rhinocerous Horn and Rehmannia Decoction)


Expel Dampness

Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang (Pubescent Angelica and Taxillus Decoction)


Open the Sensory Orifices

Tong Guan San (Open the Gate Powder)


Regulate Qi

Su Zi Jiang Qi Tang (Perilla Fruit Decoction for Directing Qi Downward)


Release the Exterior

Wei Rui Tang (Solomon's Seal Decoction)


Tonify Yang

Wu Bi Shan Yao Wan (Incomparable Discorea Pill)


Warm Interior Cold

Nei Bu Dang Gui Jian Zhong Tang (Internally Tonifying Tangkuei Decoction to Construct the Middle)

Sheng Jiang Gan Cao Tang (Fresh Ginger and Licorice Decoction)



Qian Yi


Craft of Medicines and Patterns for Children (1119)

Clear Heat

Dao Chi San (Guide Out the Red Powder)

Xie Bai San (Drain the White Powder)

Xie Qing Wan (Drain the Green Pill)


Open the Sensory Orifices

Bao Long Wan (Embrace the Dragon Pill)


Release the Exterior

Ren Shen Bai Du San (Ginseng Powder to Overcome Pathogenic Influences)

Sheng Ma Ge Gen Tang (Cimicifuga and Kudzu Decoction)


Tonify Qi

Qi Wei Bai Zhu San (Seven Ingredient Powder with White Atractylodes)


Tonify Yin

Bu Fei E Jiao Tang (Ass-Hide Gelatin Decoction to Tonify the Lung)

Liu Wei Di Huang Wan (Six Ingredient Rehmannia Pill)

Qi Ju Di Huang Wan (Goji Berry, Chysanthemum and Rehmannia Pill)

Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan (Anemarrhenae, Phellodendron and Rehmannia Pill)



Wang Ang / Ren-An


Medical Formulas Collected and Analysed (1682)

Clear Heat

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang (Gentian Decoction to Drain the Liver)


Dispel Summerheat

Liu Wei Xiang Ru Yin (Six Ingredient Mosla Drink)

Wu Wu Xiang Ru San (Five Substance Mosla Powder)


Reduce Food Stagnation

Jian Pi Wan (Strengthen the Spleen Pill)

Mu Xiang Bing Lang Wan (Auklandia and Betel Nut Pill)


Regulate Qi

Dao Qi Tang (Conduct the Qi Decoction)


Release the Exterior

Yin Qiao Bai Du San (Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder to Overcome Pathogenic Influences)


Stabilise and Bind

Jin Suo Gu Jing Wan (Metal Lock Pill to Stabilise Essence)


Tonify Yin

Hu Qian Wan (Hidden Tiger Pill)

San Cai Tang (Three Talents Decoction)



Zang Xi Chun / Shou Fu


Essays on Medicine Esteeming the Chinese and Respecting the Western (1918-1934)

Clear Heat

Zhen Ni Bai Hu Tang (White Tiger to Suppress Rebellion Decoction)


Expel Wind

Jian Ling Tang (Construct Roof Tiles Decoction)

Zhen Gan Xi Feng Tang (Sedate the Liver and Extinguish Wind Decoction)


Regulate Blood

Huo Luo Xiao Ling Dan (Fantastically Effective Pill to Invigorate the Collaterals)


Stabilise and Bind

Gu Chong Tang (Stabilise Gushing Decoction)

Qing Dai Tang (Clear Discharge Decoction)

Shou Tai Wan (Fetus Longevity Pill)


Tonify Qi

Sheng Xian Tang (Raise the Sunken Decoction)


Treat Dryness

Jia Wei Mai Men Dong Tang (Modified Ophiopogonis Decoction)

Yu Ye Tang (Jade Fluid Decoction)



Fu Qing-Zhu


Fu Qing-Zhu's Women's Disorders (1826)

Clear Heat

Qing Jing San (Clear the Menses Powder)


Regulate Blood

Sheng Hua Tang (Generating and Transforming Decoction)

Shun Jing Tang (Smooth the Menses Decoction)

Xuan Yu Tong Jing Tang (Diffuse Constraint and Unblocks the Channels Decoction)


Stabilise and Bind

Wan Dai Tang (End Discharge Decoction)

Yi Huang Tang (Change Yellow [Discharge] Decoction)


Tonify Qi and Blood

Bao Chan Wu You Fang (Worry Free Formula to Protect Birth)

Chang Ning Tang (Intestinal Serenity Decoction)

Gu Ben Zhi Beng Tang (Stabilise the Root and Stop Excessive Uterine Bleeding Decoction)


Tonify Yin

Ba Wei Di Huang Wan (Eight Ingredient Pill with Rehmannia)



Chen Shi-Gong


Orthodox Lineage of External Medicine (1617)

Applied Externally

Bing Peng San (Borneol and Borax Powder)

Er Qing Gao (Double Dark Plaster)

Jin Huang San/Gao (Golden Yellow Powder/Plaster)

Run Ji Gao (Skin Moistening Ointment)


Clear Heat

Xin Yi Qing Fei Yin (Magnolia Flower Drink to Clear the Lungs)


Dispel Phlegm

Hai Zao Yu Hu Tang (Sargassum Decoction for the Jade Flask)


Expel Wind

Xiao Feng San (Eliminate Wind Powder)


Treat Abscesses and Sores

Tou Nong San (Discharge Pus Powder)

Tuo Li Xiao Du Yin (Support the Interior and Eliminate Toxin Drink)



Xue Ji


Categorised Essentials of Repairing the Body (1548)

Applied Externally

Bai Ye Gao (Arborvitae Ointment)

Jin Yan Fang (Empirical Formula)

Shen Xiao Cong Yun Fa (Wonderously Effective Ironing Method with Scallions)

Shen Xiao Dang Gui Gao (Wonderously Effective Tangkuei Ointment)

Shen Xiao Tai Yi Gao (Wonderously Effective Tai Yi Ointment)

Xi Yao (Herbal Wash)

Zhi Zi Luo Bo Gao (Gardenia and Chinese Radish Ointment)


Regulate Blood

Er Wei Shen Su Yin (Two Ingredient Ginseng and Sappan Drink)



Wang Qing-Ren


Correction of Errors Among Physicians (1830)

Bu Yang Huan Yu Tang (Tonify Yang to Restore Five Tenths Decoction)

Dian Kuang Meng Xing Tang (Decoction to Wake from the Nightmare of Insanity)

Ge Xia Zhu Yu Tang (Drive Out Stasis from Below the Diaphragm Decoction)

Shao Fu Zhu Yu Tang (Drive Out Stasis from the Lower Abdomen Decoction)

Shen Tong Zhu Yu Tang (Drive Out Stasis from a Painful Body Decoction)

Tong Qiao Huo Xue Tang (Unblock the Orifices and Invigorate Blood Decoction)

Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang (Drive Out Stasis in the Mansion of Blood Decoction)


Regulate Qi

Tong Qi San (Unblock the Qi Powder)



Wang Tao


Arcane Essentials from the Imperial Library (752)

Applied Externally

San Leng Xi Ru Fang (Sparganium Breast Wash)


Clear Heat

Huang Lian Jie Du Tang (Coptis Decoction to Resolve Toxicity)


Open the Sensory Orifices

Su He Xiang Wan (Liquid Styrax Pill)


Regulate Qi

Shen Mi Tang (Mysterious Decoction)


Release the Exterior

Cong Bai Qi Wei Yin (Scallion Drink with Seven Ingredients)

Ma Huang Deng Shi Wei San (Ephedra Pill with Ten Ingredients)


Warm Interior Cold

Bai Zhu Fu Zi Tang (White Atractylodes and Aconite Accessory Decoction)

Yan Nian Ban Xia Tang (Pinellia Decoction to Extend Life)



Liu Wan-Su


Formulas from the Discussion Illuminating the Yellow Emperor's Basic Questions (1172)

Clear Heat

Dang Gui Long Hui Wan (Tangkuei, Gentian and Aloe Pill)


Dispel Summerheat

Bi Yu San (Jasper Powder)

Gui Ling Gan Lu Yin (Cinnamon and Poria Sweet Dew Drink)

Ji Su San (Peppermint Powder)

Liu Yi San (Six to One Powder)


Drain Downward

Dao Shui Wan (Guide Out Water Pill)


Formulas from the Discussion Illuminating the Yellow Emperor's Basic Questions (1174)

Release Exterior-Interior Excess

Fang Feng Tong Sheng San (Saposhnikovia Powder that Sagely Unblocks)



Luo Tian-Yi


Precious Mirror of Health (Yuan Dynasty)

Clear Heat

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang (Gentian Decoction to Drain the Liver)

Qin Jiao Bie Jia San (Large Gentian and Soft-Shelled Turtle Powder)

Ren Shen Huang Qi San (Ginseng and Astragalus Powder)


Expel Wind

Tian Ma San (Gastrodia Powder)


Precious Mirror of Health (Yuan dynasty)

Stabilise and Bind

Jiu Xian San (Nine Immortal Powder)


Precious Mirror of Health (Yuan Dynasty)

Warm Interior Cold

Yin Chen Fu Zi Gan Jiang Tang (Virgate Wormwood, Aconite Accessory Root and Ginger Decoction)



Wang Shi-Xiong / Meng-Ying


Warp and Weft of Warm Diseases (1852)

Clear Heat

Ling Xi Bai Hu Tang (White Tiger with Antelope and Rhinoceros Horn Decoction)

Qing Xin Liang Ge San (Clear the Heart and Cool the Diaphragm Powder)


Dispel Phlegm

Huang Lian Wen Dan Tang (Warm the Gallbladder Decoction with Coptis)


Dispel Summerheat

Qing Shu Yi Qi Tang (Clear Summerheat and Augment the Qi Decoction)


Harmonise

Jia Jian Da Yuan Yin (Modified Reach the Source Drink)

Su Ye Huang Lian Tang (Perilla Leaf and Coptis Decoction)



Xu Xiangcai


Complete External Therapies of Chinese Drugs

Applied Externally

Cong Huang San (Scallion and Rhubarb Powder)

Dian Dao San (Upside-Down Powder)

Qing Yu Huo Xue Tang (Clear Stasis and Quicken the Blood Decoction)

Tao Ren San Yu Tang (Peach Seed Decoction to Scatter Stasis)

Xiao Yu Gao (Minor Stasis Ointment)



Yang Tan


Yang Family Formulas (1178)

Calm the Spirit

Ding Zhi Wan (Settle the Emotions Pill)


Expel Dampness

Bi Xie Fen Qing Yin (Tokoro Drink to Separate the Clear from the Turbid)

Juan Bi Tang (Remove Painful Obstruction Decoction)


Expel Wind

Qian Zheng San (Lead to Symmetry Powder)


Regulate Blood

Si Sheng Wan (Four Fresh Pill)



Shen Jin-Ao


Wondrous Lantern for Peering into the Origin and Development of Miscellaneous Diseases (1773)

Calm the Spirit

Ding Zhi Wan (Settle the Emotions Pill)


Regulate Qi

Da Yu Tang (Thrust Out Constraint Decoction)


Release Exterior-Interior Excess

Qu Feng Zhi Bao Dan (Greatest Treasure Special Pill to Dispel Wind)


Release the Exterior

Jing Jie Lian Qiao Tang (Schizonepeta and Forsythia Decoction)


Tonify Blood

Qin Lian Si Wu Tang (Four Substance Decoction with Scutellaria and Coptis)



Tao Hua


Six Texts on Cold Damage (1445)

Drain Downward

Huang Long Tang (Yellow Dragon Decoction)


Harmonise

Jia Jian Xiao Chai Hu Tang (Modified Minor Bupleurum Decoction)


Release the Exterior

Chai Ge Jie Ji Tang (Bupleurum and Kudzu Decoction to Release the Muscle Layer)

Zao Zai San (Renewal Powder)


Warm Interior Cold

Hui Yang Jiu Ji Tang (Restore and Revive the Yang Decoction)


Various


Applied Externally

An Tai Zhu Gao (Foetus Quieting Plaster)

Bai Hua You (White Flower Oil)

Bald's Eye Salve (Bald's Eye Salve)

Bi Ba Bing (Long Pepper Cake)

Ching Wan Hung (Capital Red Ingredients)

Die Da Jiu (Trauma Liniment)

Fu Biao Zheng Hong Hua You (Axe Brand Original Red Flower Oil)

Huang Lian Ruan Gao (Coptis Ointment)

Huo Luo You (Wood Lock Medicated Balm)

Imada Zheng Hong Hua You (Imada Original Red Flower Oil)

Jin Yang Guang Cao Yao Gao (Golden Sunshine Herbal Paste)

Ku Shen Tang (Sophora Root Wash)

Lu Pao San (Green Robe Powder)

Qi Li San (Seven Thousands of a Tael Powder)

Qing Dai San (Indigo Powder)

Qing Ge San (Indigo and Clam Powder)

Qing Liang Gao (Cool Clearing Paste)

San Huang San (Three Yellows Powder)

Shu Jin Huo Xue Tang (Relax Muscle and Invigorate Blood Lotion)

Tian Nan Xing Gao (Arisaematis Plaster)

Tou Gu Cao Shui Xi Ji (Speranskia Wash Preparation)

Wu Zhu Yu Gao (Evodia Plaster)

Yao Yun (Hot Medical Compress)

Yi Gan Er Jing Ruan Gao (A Dry Net Cream)

Yue Shi San (Moon Stone Powder)

Zheng Gu Shui (Rectify Bone Water)

Zi Dang Gao (Lithospermum/Arnebia and Tangkuei Ointment)


Calm the Spirit

Bai Zi Yang Xin Wan (Arborvitae Seed Pill to Nourish the Heart)

Ban Xia Shu Mi Tang (Pinellia and Millet Decoction)

Hu Po Duo Mei Wan (Succinum Pill for Promoting Sleep)

Jiao Tai Wan (Grand Communication Pill)

Long Chi Qing Hun San (Dragon's Tooth Powder to Clear the Ethereal Soul)

Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan (Heavenly Emperor's Pill to Tonify the Heart)

Wu Wei Zi Jiu (Schisandra Wine)

Yang Xin Tang (Nourish the Heart Decoction)

Zhen Zhu Mu Wan (Mother-of-Pearl Pill)


Clear Heat

Bai Hu Jia Cang Zhu Tang (White Tiger plus Atractylodes Decoction)

Da Huang Lian Bai Tang (Rhubarb, Coptis and Phellodenron Decoction)

Da Tou Wen Tang (Massive Febrile Disorder of the Head Decoction)

Di Gu Pi Yin (Lycium Root Bark Drink)

Dun Sou San (Long-Bout Cough Powder)

Gan Mao Ling (Miraculous Cold Pills)

Huang Lian Shang Qing Wan (Coptis Pill to Cleat the Upper [Jiao])

Jia Jian Dao Chi Xie Xin Tang (Modified Guide Out the Red and Drain the Epigastrium Powder)

Jia Jian Zhu Ye Shi Gao Tang (Modified Lophatherum and Gypsum Decoction)

Jin Hua Jiu (Golden Flower Wine)

Ju Hua Jiu (Chrysanthemum Wine)

Ju Qi Jiu (Chrysanthemum and Goji Berry Wine)

Nei Shu Huang Liang Tang (Internal Dispersing Decoction with Coptis)

Niu Huang Shang Qing Wan (Cattle Gallstone Pill to Cleat the Upper [Jiao])

Qing Dan Xie Huo Tang (Clear the Gallbladder and Drain Fire Decoction)

Qing Wen Bai Du Yin (Clear Epidemics and Overcome Toxicity Drink)

San Dou Tang (Three Bean Stew)

Sang Bai Pi Jiu (Mulberry Bark Wine)

Tong Cao Jiu (Papyrus Wine)

Xie Gan Tang (Drain the Liver Decocotion)

Zhi Bao Dan (Greatest Treasure Special Pill)

Zi Wan Tang (Aster Decoction)


Dispel Phlegm

Cang Fu Dao Tan Tang (Atractylodes and Cyperus Decoction to Guide Out Phlegm)

Dao Tan Tang (Guide Out Phlegm Decoction)

Di Tan Tang (Scour Out Phlegm Decoction)

Er Mu San (Fritillaria and Anemarrhena Powder)

Fu Ling Wan (Poria Pill)

Gou Teng San (Uncaria Powder)

Hua Tan Xiao He Wan (Transform Phlegm and Reduce Nodules Pill)

Jia Wei Xiao Xian Xiong Tang (Augmented Minor Decoction [for Pathogens] Stuck in the Chest)

Jiang Qi Hua Tan Tang (Direct Qi Downward and Transform Phlegm Decoction)

Leng Xiao Wan (Cold Asthma Pill)

Li Zhong Hua Tan Wan (Regualte the Middle and Transform Phlegm Pill)

Qian Hu San (Peucedani Powder)

Qing Fei Yin (Clear the Lungs Drink)

Qing Qi Hua Tan Wan (Clear the Qi and Transform Phlegm Pill)

San Zi Yang Qin Tang (Three Seed Decoction to Nourish One's Parents)

Wen Dan Tang (Warm the Gallbladder Decoction)

Xiang Sheng Po Di Wan (Pill for Restoring Sound to a Broken Flute)


Dispel Summerheat

Gui Ling Gan Lu Yin (Cinnamon and Poria Sweet Dew Drink)

Huang Lian Xiang Ru Yin (Coptis and Mosla Drink)

Lei Shi Qing Liang Di Shu Fa (Master Lei's Method for Clearing, Cooling and Scouring Out Summerheat)

Si Wei Xiang Ru San (Four Ingredient Mosla Powder)

Yi Yuan San (Augment the Primal Powder)


Drain Downward

Cheng Qi Yang Rong Tang (Order the Qi and Nourish the Nutritive Decoction)

Er Ren Wan (Two Seed Pill)

Fu Fang Da Cheng Qi Tang (Revised Major Order the Qi Decoction)

Jiang Dan Tang (Direct Nitrogen Downward Pill)

Ju Xing Wan (Tangerine and Apricot Pill)

Kong Xian Dan (Control Mucus Special Pill)

Run Chang Wan (Moisten the Intenstines Pill)

San Hua Tang (Three Transformation Decoction)

San Ren Wan (Three Seed Pill)

Sou Feng Shun Qi Wan (Track Down Wind and Smooth the Flow of Qi Pill)

Wu Ren Wan (Five Seed Pill)

Wu Zi Tang (Five Seed Decoction)

Xuan Fei Run Chang Tang (Disseminate the Lung and Moisten the Intestines Decoction)

Yu Gong San (Yu's Achievement Powder)


Expel Dampness

Ba Wei Dai Xia Fang (Eight Ingredient Formula for Vaginal Discharge)

Bian Zhi Xin Qi Yin (Modified Formulation of Heart Qi Drink)

Bu Huan Jin Zheng Qi San (Rectify the Qi Powder Worth More than Gold)

Can Shi Tang (Silkworm Droppings Decoction)

Chun Ze Tang (Spring Marsh Decoction)

Dang Gui Nian Tong Tang (Tangkuei Decoction to Pry Out Pain)

Di Gu Pi Jiu (Lycium Bark Wine)

Du Huo Dang Gui Jiu (Angelica Pubescens and Tangkeui Wine)

Du Huo Ji Sheng Jiu (Pubescent Angelica and Taxillus Wine)

Gan Lu Xiao Du Dan (Sweet Dew Special Pill to Eliminate Toxin)

Hei Dou Bai Zhi Jiu (Black Soybean and Angelica Wine)

Huo Po Xia Ling Tang (Patchouli/Agastache, Magnolia Bark, Pinellia and Poria Decoction)

Ji Ming San (Powder to take at Cock's Crow)

Jia Wei Er Miao Wan (Modified Two Marvel Pill)

Lian Po Yin (Coptis and Magnolia Drink)

Niu Xi Rou Gui Jiu (Achyranthes and Cinnamon Wine)

Niu Xi Shi Hu Jiu (Achyranthes and Dendrobium Wine)

Niu Xi Yu Mi Jiu (Achyranthes Jade Rice Wine)

Ping Wei San (Calm the Stomach Powder)

San Jin Tang (Three Gold Decoction)

Shi Wei San (Pyrrosiae Powder)

Si Ling San (Four Ingredient Powder with Poria)

Wu Pi San (Five Peel Powder)

Xiang Sha Ping Wei San (Auklandia and Amomum Calm the Stomach Powder (Achievements Regarding Epidemic Rashes))

Yu Dai Wan (Cure Discharge Pill)

Zhu Ling Tang (Polyporus Decoction)


Expel Parasites

Bu Dai Wan (Cloth Sack Pill)

Dan Dao Qu Hui Tang (Drive Roundworms from the Biliary Tract Decoction)

Fei Er Wan (Fat Baby Pill)


Expel Wind

Cong Zi Jiu (Onion Seed Wine)

E Jiao Ji Zi Huang Tang (Ass-Hide Gelatin and Egg Yolk Decoction)

Fu Ling Ju Hua Jiu (Poria and Chrysanthemum Wine)

Hei Dou Dan Shen Jiu (Black Soybean and Angelica Wine)

Hei Dou Jiu (Black Soybean Wine)

Hei Dou Qiang Huo Jiu (Black Soybean and Notopterygium Wine)

Huang Qi Shi Hu Jiu (Astragalus and Dendrobium Wine)

Shou Wu Yi Ren Jiu (Polygonum Multiflorum and Coix Wine)

Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin (Gastrodia and Uncaria Drink)

Tian Ma Wan (Gastrodia Pill)

Xiao Xu Ming Tang (Minor Extend Life Decoction)

Zhi Jing San (Stop Spams Powder)


Harmonise

Bai He Tang (Lily Bulb Decoction)

Ban Xia Ren Shen Jiu (Pinellia and Ginseng Wine)

Chai Hu Qing Zao Tang (Bupleurum Decoction to Clear Dryness)

Chai Hu Si Wu Tang (Bupleurum and Four Substance Decoction)

Chai Hu Zhi Jie Tang (Bupleurum, Bitter Orange and Platycodon Decoction)

Chai Ping Tang (Bupleurum and Calm the Stomach Decoction)

Da Yuan Yin (Reach the Source Drink)

Dan Huang Si Ni San (Moutan and Phellodendron Powder for Frigid Extremities)

Hei Xiao Yao San (Black Rambling Powder)

Jia Wei Xiao Yao San (Augmented Rambling Powder)

Lei Shi Xuan Tou Mo Yuan Fa (Lei's Method for Disseminating and Venting from the Membrane Source)

Shu Gan Li Pi Tang (Dredge the Liver and Regulate the Spleen Decoction)

Suo Sha Jiu (Amomum Wine)

Yi Gan San (Restrain the Liver Decoction)

Yi Gan San Jia Chen Pi Ban Xia (Restrain the Liver Powder with Orange Peel and Pinellia)


Open the Sensory Orifices

Hui Chun Dan (Special Pill to Restore Life)

Wan Shi Niu Huang Qing Xin Wan (Wan's Ox Gallstone Pill to Clear the Heart)


Reduce Food Stagnation

Ju Ban Zhi Zhu Wan (Orange Peel, Pinellia, Unripe Bitter Orange and Atractylodes Pill)

Mu Xiang Bing Lang Wan (Auklandia and Betel Nut Pill)

Xiao Ru Wan (Reduce Infantile Stagnation Pill)

Zha Qu Ping Wei San (Hawthorn and Medicated Leaven Powder to Calm the Stomach)


Regulate Blood

Ai Fu Nuan Gong Wan (Mugwort and Cyperus Pill to Warm the Palace)

Chai Hu Xi Xin Tang (Bupleurum and Asarum Decoction)

Chuan Xiong Jiu (Ligusticum Wine)

Dan Shen Du Zhong Jiu (Salvia and Eucommia Wine)

Dan Shen Shi Hu Jiu (Salvia and Dendrobium Wine)

Dan Shen Yin (Salvia Drink)

Dang Gui Hong Hua Jiu (Tangkuei and Safflower Wine)

Dang Gui Yan Hu Jiu (Tangkuei and Corydalis Wine)

Di Yu San (Sanguisorba Powder)

Die Da Wan (Trauma Pill)

Fu Yuan Huo Xue Tang (Revive Health by Invigorating the Blood Decoction)

Gu Sui Bu Jiu (Mend Broken Bone Wine)

Huai Hua San (Saphora Japonica Powder)

Huo Xue Jiu (Quicken the Blood Wine)

Ji Xue Teng Jiu (Spatholobus Wine)

Lian Zhu Yin (String of Pearls Drink)

Nan Xue Tang (Quiet the Blood Decoction)

Ning Xue Tang (Qiuet the Blood Decoction)

Shi Xiao San (Sudden Smile Powder)

Su Mu Xing Yu Jiu (Sappan Stasis Moving Wine)

Sun Shang Yao Jiu (Detriment and Damage Wine)

Wen Jing Tang (Flow Warming Decoction)

Yi Zi Tang (Decotion "B")

Zhe Chong Yin (Drink to Turn Back the Penetrating Vessel)


Regulate Qi

Da Qi Qi Tang (Major Seven Emotions Decoction)

Ding Chuan Tang (Arrest Wheezing Decotion)

Ding Xiang Shi Di Tang (Clove and Persimmon Calyx Decoction)

Jia Wei Wu Yao Tang (Augmented Lindera Decoction)

Liang Fu Wan (Galangal and Cyperus Pill)

Nu Shen San (Goddess Powder)

Pai Qi Yin (Discharge Gas Drink)

Si Qi Tang (Four Ingredient Decoction for the Seven Emotions)

Tian Tai Wu Yao San (Top Quality Lindera Powder)

Wu Mo Yin Zi (Five Milled Drink)


Release Exterior-Interior Excess

Jia Wei Da Chai Hu Tang (Modified Greater Bupleurum Decoction)

Liu Shen Tong Jie San (Six Miracle Powder to Unblock and Release)

Qing Yi Tang (Clear the Pancreas Decoction)

Wu Ji San (Five Accumulations Powder)


Release the Exterior

Chong He Tang (Penetrating and Harmonising Decoction)

Cong Chi Tang (Scallion and Prepared Soybean Decoction)

Da Qiang Huo Tang (Major Notopterygium Decoction)

Huo Ren Cong Chi Tang (Safeguarding Life with Scallion and Prepared Soybean Decoction)

Jin Fei Cao San (Inula Powder)

Jing Fang Bai Du San (Schizonepeta and Saposhnikovia Powder to Overcome Pathogenic Influences)

Jiu Wei Qiang Huo Tang (Nine Herb Decoction with Notopterygium)

Qing Bi Tang (Clear the Nose Decoction)


Stabilise and Bind

Bai Zi Ren Wan (Arborvitae Seed Pill)

Gu Biao Zhi Han Tang (Stabilise the Exterior and Stop Sweating Decoction)

Sang Piao Xiao San (Mantis Egg-Case Powder)

Shui Lu Er Xian Dan (Water and Earth Immortals Special Pill)

Si Shen Wan (Four Miracle Pill)

Suo Quan Wan (Restrict the Fountain Pill)


Tonify Blood

Dang Gui Ji Xue Teng Tang (Tangkuei and Spatholobus Decoction)

Dang Gui Jiu (Tangkuei Wine)

Jia Wei Si Wu Tang (Augmented Four Substance Decoction)

Long Yan Jiu (Longan Wine)

Nu Ke Bai Zi Ren Wan (Arborvitae Seed Pills for Women's Disorders)

Qi Wu Jiang Xia Tang (Seven Substance Decoction for Directing Downward)

Que Lao Jiu (Step Back from Old Age Wine)

Si Wu Tang (Four Substance Decoction)

Suan Zao Ren Jiu (Zizyphus Spinosa Wine)

Tao Hong Si Wu Tang (Four Substance Decoction with Peach Pit and Safflower)

Wen Qing Yin (Warming and Clearing Drink)

Yan Shou Jiu (Extend Longevity Wine)

Yu Zhu San (Jade Candle Powder)


Tonify Qi

Ba Wei Huang Qi Jiu (Eight Flavours Astragalus Wine)

Bao Tai Zi Sheng Wan (Protect the Foetus and Aid Life Pill)

Bu Fei Tang (Tonify the Lungs Decoction)

Fu Ling Jiu (Poria Wine)

Hong Zao Jiu (Red Date Wine)

Huang Qi Jiu (Astragalus Wine)

Pu Tao Jiu (Raisin Wine)

Ren Shen Jiu (Ginseng Wine)

Shan Yao Jiu (Dioscorea Wine)

Shen Zhu Jiu (Ginseng and Atractylodes Wine)

Sheng Mai San (Restore the Pulse Powder)

Xi Chun Jiu (Sunny Spring Wine)

Xi Yang Shen Jiu (American Ginseng Wine)

Xiang Sha Jiu (Auklandia and Amomum Wine)

Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Tang (Six Gentlemen with Auklandia and Amomum)

Yang Rong Jiu (Nourish the Constructive Wine)

Yu Ping Feng San (Jade Windscreen Powder)

Zhi Wu Jia Jiu (Siberian Ginseng Wine)


Tonify Qi and Blood

Bu Qi Yang Xue Jiu (Fortify Qi and Nourish Blood Wine)

Bu Yi Qi Guan Jiu (Supplement and Boost Lycium and Cinnamon Wine)

Di Huang Yin Zi (Rehmannia Drink)

Gui Pi Tang (Restore the Spleen Decoction)

Hong Yan Jiu (Red Cheeks Wine)

Huang Qi Dang Gui Jiu (Astragalus and Tangkuei Wine)

Nei Bu Huang Qi Tang (Astragalus Decoction to Tonify the Interior)

Ren Shen Fu Ling Jiu (Ginseng and Poria Wine)

Ren Shen Yang Rong Tang (Ginseng Decoction to Nourish Luxuriance)

Shen Gui Bu Xu Jiu (Ginseng and Tangkuei Wine to Supplement Vacuity)

Shi Quan Da Bu Tang (All Inclusive Great Tonifying Decotion)

Taishan Pan Shi San (Taishan Bedrock Powder)

Yi Shou Jiu (Boosting Longevity Wine)

Zhou Gong Bai Sui Jiu (Master Zhou's Hundred Years Wine)


Tonify Yang

Ba Ji Shu Di Jiu (Morinda and Cooked Rehmannia Wine)

Bu Jing Yi Lao Jiu (Supplement the Essence and Strengthen the Elderly Wine)

Chu Shi Zhu Yang Jiu (Mulberry Reinforcing Yang Wine)

Cong Rong Qiang Zhuang Jiu (Cistanches Strengthening Wine)

Du Zhong Jiu (Eucommia Wine)

Hu Tao Jiu (Walnut Wine)

Huan Shao Dan (Rejuvenation Special Pill)

Huang Qi Du Zhong Jiu (Astragalus and Eucommia Wine)

Ju Qi Tiao Yuan Jiu (Chrysanthemum and Lycium Regulate the Primal Wine)

Ling Pi Di Huang Jiu (Epimedium and Rehmannia Wine)

Niu Xi Jia Pi Jiu (Achyranthes and Acanthopanax Wine (or literally "Ox Knee with Bark Wine"))

Pi Shen Liang Zhu Jiu (Spleen and Kidney Dual Assisting Wine)

Shen Shu Jiu (Ginseng and Zathoxylum Wine)

Tu Si Zi Jiu (Cuscata Wine)

Wu Zi Yan Zhong Tang (Five Ancestor Tea Pills)

Xian Ling Pi Jiu (Epimedium Wine)

Zhu Yang Jiu (Invigorate Yang Wine)


Tonify Yin

Bai He Gu Jin Tang (Lily Bulb Decoction to Preserve the Metal)

Bu Yi Jiu (Supplementing and Boosting Wine)

Da Zao Wan (Great Creation Pill)

Di Huang Shen Jin Jiu (Rehmannia and Lycopodium Wine)

Du Qi Wan (Capital Qi Pill)

Er Long Zuo Ci Wan (Pill for Deafness that is Kind to the Left (Kidney))

Er Shan Jiu (Two Mountains Wine)

Er Zhi Jiu (Two Solaces Wine)

Er Zhi Wan (Two Solace Pill)

Gou Qi Sheng Di Jiu (Lycium and Rehmannia Wine)

Gou Qi Zi Jiu (Goji Berry Wine)

He Shou Wu Jiu (Polygonum Multiflorum Wine)

Kang Zhuang Jiu (Robust Health Wine)

Mai Men Dong Jiu (Ophiopogonon Wine)

Ming Mu Di Huang Wan (Improve Vision with Rehmannia Pill)

Nu Zhen Zi Jiu (Privet Fruit Wine)

Shen Qi Jiu (Ginseng and Lycium Wine)

Wu Xu Jiu (Black Beard Wine)

Yi Guan Jian (Linking Decoction)

Yu Quan Wan (Jade Spring Pill)


Tonify Yin and Yang

Di Huang Yin Zi (Rehmannia Drink)

Er Dong Er Di Jiu (Two Winters Two Earths Wine)

Er Xian Tang (Two Immortal Decoction)

Gu Ti Di Huang Jiu (Securing the Body Wine with Rehmannia)

Gui Lu Er Xian Jiao (Tortoise Shell and Deer Antler Two Immortal Syrup)

Qi Bao Mei Ran Dan (Seven Treasure Special Pill for Beautiful Whiskers)

Shan Zhu Cong Rong Jiu (Dioscorea, Cornus and Cistanches Wine)

Yi Shen Ming Mu Jiu (Boost the Kidneys and Brighten the Eyes Wine)

Zong Zi Yao Jiu (Boosting Progeny Medicinal Wine)


Treat Abscesses and Sores

Jin Hua Jie Du Tang (Honeysuckle Decocotion to Resolve Toxicity)

Lian Qiao Bai Du Pian (Forsythia Fruit Tablet for Removing Toxin)

Lian Qiao Jin Bei Jian (Lonicera, Honeysuckle and Bolbostemma Decoction)

Liu Shen Wan (Six Divine Pill)

Nei Liu Huang Lian Tang (Internal Flow [Promoting] Decoction with Coptis)

Qing Chang Yin (Clear the Intestines Drink)

Qing Gan Tang (Clear the Liver Drink)

Shi Liu Wei Liu Qi Yin (Sixteen Ingredient Drink for Qi Flow)

Si Miao Yong An Tang (Four Valiant Decoction for Well-Being)

Wei Jing Tang (Reed Decoction)

Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin (Immortals' Formula for Sustaining Life)

Xiao Yan Jie Du Wan (Reduce Inflammation and Resolve Toxicity Pill)


Treat Dryness

Bai Bu Jiu (Stemona Wine)

Lou Xie Liu Ren Tang (Six Seed Decoction with Trichosanthis and Chinese Garlic)

Qing Zao Jiu Fei Tang (Clear Dryness and Rescue the Lungs Decoction)

Run Zao Shen Shi Tang (Moisten Dryness and Leech Out Dampness Decoction)

Xing Qian Cong Chi Tang (Apricot Kernel, Peucedanum, Spring Onion and Chinese Garlic Decoction)

Yang Yin Qing Fei Tang (Nourish the Yin and Clear the Lungs Decoction)


Warm Interior Cold

Dang Qi Jian Zhong Tang (Tangkuei and Astragalus Decoction to Construct the Middle)

Du Shen Tang (Unaccompanied Ginseng Decoction)

Gui Fu Li Zhong Tang (Cinnamon Twig and Prepared Aconite Root Decoction to Regulate the Middle)

Gui Qi Jian Zhong Tang (Tangkuei and Astragalus Decoction to Construct the Middle)

Hui Xiang Jiu (Fennel Wine)

Lian Li Tang (Regulating Decoction with Coptis)

Niu Xi Dan Shen Jiu (Achyranthes and Salvia Wine)

Niu Xi Fu Zi Jiu (Achyranthes and Aconite Wine)

Niu Xi Ren Shen Jiu (Achyranthes and Ginseng Wine)

San He Tang (Triple Combination Decocotion)

Shen Fu Tang (Ginseng and Aconite Decoction)

Wu Zhu Yu Tang (Evodia Decoction )

Xian Mao Jia Pi Jiu (Curculigo and Acanthopanax Wine)

Xian Mao Jiu (Curculigo Wine)

Zhi Zhong Wan (Treat the Middle Pill)


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These pages are intended to assist clinicians and are not intended for self-diagnosis or treatment for which a qualified professional should be consulted.