Functions: Harmonizes the liver and spleen, clears heat and resolves depression, clears heat from the blood aspect or division
Indications: A liver-spleen disharmony with depressive heat, especially depressive heat which has entered the blood aspect or division manifesting as irregular menstruation, uterine bleeding, dysmenorrhea, abnormal vaginal discharge, breast distention, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), climacteric disorders, chronic hepatitis, pleurisy, chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer, insomnia, central retinitis, and psycho-emotional depression
Signs & symptoms of liver depression include:
Signs & symptoms of spleen vacuity include:
Signs & symptoms of depressive heat:
A dark red tongue with yellow fur
Possible swelling and redness of the rims of the tongue
A bitter taste in the mouth on arising
A rapid pulse
Signs & symptoms of heat entering the blood aspect:
The above signs and symptoms of liver depression and depressive heat, plus
Red, possibly dark skin rashes
Vexation and agitation
Formula explanation: Within this formula, Dan Pi and Zhi Zi clear heat and resolve depression and especially clear heat from the blood aspect. Chai Hu courses the liver and resolves depression. The combination of Dang Gui and Bai Shao nourishes the blood and emolliates the liver. Because Dang Gui is somewhat aromatic, it moves the qi, but because it is sweet, it also relaxes tension. Therefore, it is an essential medicinal for treating liver depression with blood vacuity. Bai Zhu and Fu Ling fortify the spleen and eliminate dampness. Mix-fried Gan Cao boosts the qi and supplements the center as well as relaxes the liver's tension. It is the assistant medicinal in this formula.
My patient does present the signs and symptoms of:
Liver depression qi stagnation Yes No
Spleen qi vacuity Yes No
Depressive heat Yes No
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