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The first subcategory of harmonizing formulas is used in order to relieve and eliminate shao yang half exterior/half interior evils. The second subcategory is used when the functions of the liver and spleen have lost their regularity. The third subcategory is used when cold and heat above and below are mutually binding. Medicines which harmonize & resolve the shao yang Xiao Chai Hu Tang Wan (Minor Bupleurum Decoction Pills). Radix Bupleuri (Chai Hu) Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis (Huang Qin) Radix Panacis Ginseng (Ren Shen) Rhizoma Pinelliae Ternatae (Ban Xia) Radix Glycyrrhizae (Gan Cao) dry Rhizoma Zingiberis (Gan Jiang) Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae (Da Zao) Functions: Harmonizes and resolves the shao yang Indications: 1) Cold damage shao yang patterns and 2) womens damage by cold.

When the patient relaxes, the hands warm back up. In this case, the cold hands are a type of false cold. In actuality, there is heat depressed internally. That is why there is a red tongue and often a rapid pulse. Practitioners must, therefore, be sure to clarify whether a patient always has cold hands or only has cold hands under stress. They should also be careful to reevaluate their diagnosis of spleen and/or kidney vacuity cold if there is a dark red tongue with bowstring pulse. This formula can be combined with others, such as Xiao Chai Hu Tang Wan (Minor Bupleurum Decoction Pills) and Xiao Yao Wan (Rambling Pills), when there is more pronounced qi stagnation leading to abdominal cramping.

Therefore, its stool-freeing and precipitating power is stronger. Long-term use of Senna, however, can be irritating to the bowels and cause intestinal cramping. Wu Ren Wan (Five Seeds Pills) Semen Pruni Armeniacae (Xing Ren) Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (Chen Pi) Semen Pruni Persicae (Tao Ren) Semen Biotae Orientalis (Bai Zi Ren) Semen Pruni (Yu Li Ren) Semen Pini (Song Zi Ren) Functions: Moistens the intestines and frees the flow of the stools Indications: Habitual constipation due to fluid dryness in the elderly or those with a vacuous body Main signs & symptoms: Dry, bound stools, dry skin, dry, astringent eyes, scanty urination, a possibly red tongue with scanty fur, fine, bowstring, possibly rapid pulse Dosage: 6 pills three times per day Formula explanation: The five main ingredients in this formula, Armeniaca, Persica, Prune Seeds, Biota, and Pinenuts, are all fatty, slimy ones which moisten dryness and free the flow of the stools.

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