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Yang Xin Tang (Zhen Zhi Zhun Sheng)

(Nourish the Heart Decoction from Indispensable Tools)

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Source: Indispensable Tools for Pattern Treatment (1602)
Author: Wan Ken-Tang

Category: Formulas that Calm the Spirit

Pattern: Heart Blood deficiency

Key Symptoms: Disquiet, apprehensiveness, being easily frightened, anxiety, palpitations, insomnia, dream disturbed sleep

Huang Qi 4.5g
Fu Shen 4.5g
Fu Ling 4.5g
Ban Xia Qu 3.5g (fermented Ban Xia)
Dang Gui 4.5g
Chuan Xiong 4.5g
Jiang Zhi Yuan Zhi 3g
Chao Suan Zao Ren 3g
Rou Gui 3g
Bai Zi Ren 3g
Wu Wei Zi 3g
Ren Shen 3g
Zhi Gan Cao 1.5g
Sheng Jiang 5sl
Da Zao 2pc

Preparation: Decoction. Preferably taken before meals.

Actions: Augments the Qi, tonifies and harmonises the Blood, nourishes the Heart, calms the Shen, transforms Phlegm

Contraindications: Generally agreed this is for Blood deficiency without Yin deficiency

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