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Pin Yin
Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu 3-12g Spreads Liver Qi and relieves Stagnation.
With Qing Pi, for intercostal pain due to Qi obstruction in the Liver channel.
With Gan Cao, for upper right quadrant pain.
With Zhi Shi, Qing Pi and Xiang Fu, for Liver Qi Stagnation.
Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi 3-10g Breaks up Stagnant Qi, reduces accumulation, descends Qi, unblocks the bowels, removes Stagnant Food, transforms Phlegm, reduces distention and resolves hardenings.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Viride Qing Pi 3-10g Spreads Liver Qi,breaks up Stagnant Qi, dissipates accumulations, reduces Food Stagnation, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Chai Hu, restores the Qi circulation between the Upper and Lower Jiaos to treat long-term Qi Stagnation moving to Blood Stasis with fixed pain and occasional palpable lumps.
With Chai Hu and Yu Jin, for pain and distention in the chest, hypochondrium and flanks due to Disharmony between the Liver and Stomach.
With Xiang Fu, for pain and distention of the flanks due to Liver Qi Stagnation.
Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu 3-10g promotes the movement of Qi, promotes Blood flow and reduces swelling.
Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu 6-14g Spreads and regulates Liver Qi, regulates menstruation and alleviates pain.
With Chai Hu, for Qi Stagnation and menstrual irregularity.
Rx. Curcumae Yu Jin 3-15g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, regulates Qi flow, alleviates pain, clears Heat and cools the Blood.
With Chai Hu, for Liver Qi and Blood Stagnation with flank pain and distention, dysmenorrhea and irregular menstruation.
Rz. Chuanxiong Chuan Xiong 3-10g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi and alleviates pain.
With Xiang Fu, for Qi Stagnation combined with Blood Stasis.
With Dang Gui Tou, harmonizes, nourishes the Blood.
With Chai Hu and Chi Shao, for Liver Qi and Blood Stagnation generating headaches and/or chest pain.
Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao 4.5-15g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, relieves pain, clears Heat and cools the Blood.
With Xiang Fu, for flank pain, abdominal pain and dysmenorrhea due to Qi and Blood Stagnation.
Caput Radicis Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui Tou 3-15g Tonifies the Blood and regulates the menses.
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 5-30g Clears Heat and cools the Blood.
Sm. Arecae Bing Lang 6-15g Regulates Qi, reduces accumulations, drains downward and unblocks the bowels.
Olibanum Ru Xiang 3-10g Invigorates the Blood, promotes the movement of Qi, reduces swelling, activates the channels and alleviates pain.
Concha Ostreae Mu Li 9-30g Calms the Liver, benefits Yin, anchors Floating Yang, softens hardness and dissipates nodules.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3-14g Clears Heat, relieves Fire toxicity,moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 1-10g Adjusts the Ying and Wei and normalizes the flow of Qi at the center.
  • Promotes the movement of Qi
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Breaks up Stasis
  • Clears Heat
  • Cools the Blood
  • Softens hardness
  • Dissipates nodules
  • Liver Qi an Blood Stagnation with Heat
  • Breast distention and pain before and during menses
  • Premenstrual Heart vexation
  • Occasional breast nodulation
  • Facial color dark and dull
  • Emaciation
  • Sides and ribs distended on both sides (maybe with sharp pain)
  • Enlargement of the Liver and Spleen
  • Suffocating sensation in chest
  • Tendency to sigh
  • Melancholy
  • Depression
  • Red face
  • Red skin eruptions
  • Constipation
  • Thirst
  • Sweating
  • Irritability
  • Inappropriate anger
  • Irregular menses
  • Possible scanty, rough menstruation
  • Dark purple menstrual Blood with clots
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Lower abdominal distention and pain which is worse with pressure
  • T: Dark purple (maybe purple spots on edge of tongue)
  • C: White
  • P: Wiry, choppy and slow or Wiry and slippery
  • Use this formula on strong patients only and for a short time.