Formula Database


Chinese Herbal Formulas


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This is a page to assist with research and revision of Chinese Herbal formulas. The aim is to record my own notes and build search tools to aid my own practice with regards to modifications, substitutions and clinical notes. Then, like my points database, it is made available to the public so students and other practitioners can benefit. They are not meant for self-diagnosis and treatment for which a qualified practitioner should be sought.



Formulas that are Applied Externally

An Tai Zhu Gao (Foetus Quieting Plaster)

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

Bi Ba Bing (Long Pepper Cake)

Bing Peng San (Borneol and Borax Powder)

Ching Wan Hung (Capital Red Ingredients)

Cong Huang San (Scallion and Rhubarb Powder)

Dian Dao San (Upside-Down Powder)

Die Da Jiu (Trauma Liniment)

Er Qing Gao (Double Dark Plaster)

Hai Tong Pi Tang (Erythrina Wash)

Huang Lian Ruan Gao (Coptis Ointment)

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

Ku Shen Tang (Sophora Root Wash)

Lu Pao San (Green Robe Powder)

Qing Dai San (Indigo Powder)

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

Run Ji Gao (Skin Moistening Ointment)

San Huang San (Three Yellows Powder)

San Leng Xi Ru Fang (Sparganium Breast Wash)

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

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

Tian Nan Xing Gao (Arisaematis Plaster)

Wu Zhu Yu Gao (Evodia Plaster)

Xiao Yu Gao (Minor Stasis Ointment)

Zi Dang Gao (Lithospermum/Arnebia and Tangkuei Ointment)


Formulas that Calm the Spirit

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

Ban Xia Shu Mi Tang (Pinellia and Millet Decoction)

Ding Zhi Wan (Settle the Emotions Pill)

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

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

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

Jiao Tai Wan (Grand Communication Pill)

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

Long Gu Qing Hun San (Dragon Tooth Powder to Clear the Ethereal Soul)

Miao Xiang San (Marvellously Fragrant Powder)

Sheng Tie Luo (Iron Filings Drink)

Suan Zao Ren Tang (Sour Jujube Decoction)

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

Yang Xin Tang (Gun Jin Yi Tong Da Quan) (Nourish the Heart Decoction from Systematic Great Compendium)

Yang Xin Tang (Zhen Zhi Zhun Sheng) (Nourish the Heart Decoction from Indispensable Tools)

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

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

Zi Zhu Wan (Magnetite and Cinnabar Pill)


Formulas that Clear Heat

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

Bai He Hua Shi Tang (Lily Bulb and Rehmannia 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 Cheng Qi Tang (White Tiger Order the Qi Decoction)

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

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

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)

Chai Hu Bai Hu Tang (Bupleurum White Tiger Decoction)

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

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

Dang Gu Liu Huang Tang (Tangkuei and Six-Yellow Decoction)

Dao Chi San (Guide Out the Red Powder)

Di Gu Pi Yin (Lycium Root Bark Drink)

Hua Shi Dai Zhe Tang (Talcum and Hematite Decoction)

Huang Qin Tang (Scutellaria Decoction)

Jia Wei Bai Tou Weng Tang (Augmented Pulsatilla Decoction)

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

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

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

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

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

Qing Gu San (Cool the Bones Powder)

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 Jing San (Clear the Menses Powder)

Qing Wei San (Clear the Stomach Powder)

Qing Ying Tang (Clear the Nutritive Level Decoction)

Ren Shen Huang Qi San (Ginseng and Astragalus Powder)

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

Shao Yao Tang (Peony Decoction)

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

Xiang Lian Wan (Auklandia and Coptis Pill)

Xie Bai San (Drain the White Powder)

Xie Xin Tang (Drain the Epigastrium Decoction)

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

Yue Bi Tang (Maidservant from Yue's Decoction)

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

Zuo Jin Wan (Left Metal Pill)


Formulas that Dispel Phlegm

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

Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Tang (Pi Wei Lun) (Pinellia, White Atractylodes and Gastrodia Decoction from Discussion of the Spleen and Stomach)

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

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)

Ding Xian Wan (Arrest Seizures Pill)

Er Chen Tang (Two Aged Decoction)

Er Mu San (Fritillaria and Anemarrhena Powder)

Fu Ling Wan (Poria Pill)

Gou Teng San (Uncaria Powder)

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

He Che Wan (Placenta Pill)

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

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

Liu An Jian (Serene Six Decotion)

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 Fu Xuan Fu Hua Tang (Cyperus and Inula Decoction)

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

Zhi Sou San (Stop Coughing Powder)


Formulas that Dispel Summerheat

Bi Yu San (Jasper Powder)

Ji Su San (Peppermint Powder)

Liu Yi San (Six to One Powder)

Yi Yuan San (Augment the Primal Powder)


Formulas that Drain Downward

Bai San (White Powder)

Ban Liu Wan (Pinellia and Sulphur Pill)

Da Cheng Qi Tang (Major Order the Qi Decoction)

Da Huang Fu Zi Tang (Rhubarb and Aconite Decoction)

Da Huang Gan Cao Tang (Rhubarb and Licorice 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)

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

Er Ren Wan (Two Seed Pill)

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

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

Ji Chuan Jian (Benefit the Flow Decoction)

Ju Xing Wan (Tangerine and Apricot Pill)

Ma Zi Ren Wan (Hemp Seed Pill)

Run Chang Wan (Moisten the Intenstines Pill)

Run Chang Wan (Pi Wei Lun) (Moisten the Intestines Pill from Discussion of the Spleen and Stomach)

San Hua Tang (Three Transformation Decoction)

San Ren Wan (Three Seed Pill)

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

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

Wu Ren Wan (Five Seed Pill)

Wu Zi Tang (Five Seed Decoction)

Xiao Cheng Qi Tang (Minor Order the Qi Decoction)

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

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

Yu Gong San (Yu's Achievement Powder)

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


Formulas that Expel Dampness

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

Ba Zheng San (Eight Herb Powder for Rectification)

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

Bi Xie Fen Qing Yin (Yi Xue Xin Wu) (Tokoro Drink to Separate the Clear from the Turbid (Awakening of the Mind))

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)

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

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

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

Er Miao San (Two Marvel Powder)

Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang (Stephania and Astragalus Decoction)

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

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

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

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

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

Juan Bi Tang (Remove Painful Obstruction Decoction)

Lian Po Yin (Coptis and Magnolia Drink)

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

Liu He Tang (Harmonise the Six Decoction)

Ping Wei San (Calm the Stomach Powder)

San Ren Tang (Three Seed Decoction)

Shi Pi Yin (Bolster the Spleen Drink)

Tong Guan Wan (Open the Gate Pill)

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

Wu Ling San (Five Ingredient Powder with Poria)

Wu Pi San (Five Peel Powder)

Xuan Bi Tang (Disband Painful Obstruction Decoction)

Yin Chen Hao Tang (Virgate Wormwood Decoction)

Yu Dai Wan (Cure Discharge Pill)

Zhen Wu Tang (True Warrior Decoction)

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

Zhu Ling Tang (Polyporus Decoction)

Zhu Ling Tang (Comprehensive Recording) (Polyporus Decoction from Comprehensive Recording)


Formulas that Expel Parasites

Bu Dai Wan (Cloth Sack Pill)

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

Hua Chong Wan (Dissolve Parasites Pill)

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

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

Wu Mei Wan (Mume Pill)


Formulas that Expel Wind

Cang Er Zi San (Xanthium Powder)

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

Da Ding Feng Zhu (Major Arrest Wind Pearl)

Dang Gui Yin Zi (Tangkuei Drink)

Qian Zheng San (Lead to Symmetry Powder)

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

Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin (Gastrodia and Uncaria Drink)

Wu Tou Tang (Aconite Decoction)

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

Xiao Feng San (Formulary of the Pharmacy Service) (Eliminate Wind Powder from the Formulary of the Pharmacy Service)

Xiao Feng San (Orthodox Lineage) (Eliminate Wind Powder from Orthodox Lineage)

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

Xiao Xu Ming Tang (Minor Extend Life Decoction)

Xin Yi San (Magnolia Flower Powder)

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

Zhi Jing San (Stop Spams Powder)


Formulas that Harmonise

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

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

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

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)

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 Chai Hu Tang (Greater Bupleurum Decoction)

Da Yuan Yin (Reach the Source Drink)

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

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)

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

Hei Xiao Yao San (Black Rambling Powder)

Huang Lian Tang (Coptis Decoction)

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

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

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)

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

Qing Pi Tang (Clear the Spleen Decoction)

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

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

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

Si Ni San (Frigid Extremities Powder)

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

Tong Xie Yao Fang (Important Formula for Painful Diarrhoea)

Xiao Chai Hu Tang (Lesser Bupleurum Decoction)

Xiao Yao San (Rambling Powder)

Yi Gan San (Restrain the Liver Decoction)

Yi Gan San Jia Chen Pi Ban Xia (Restrain the Liver Decoction)

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


Formulas that Open the Sensory Orifices

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

Bao Long Wan (Embrace the Dragon Pill)

Su He Xiang Wan (Liquid Styrax Pill)

Tong Guan San (Open the Gate Powder)

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


Formulas that Reduce Food Stagnation

Bao He Wan (Preserve Harmony Pill)

Da An Wan (Great Tranquility Pill)

Da He Zhong Yin (Major Harmonise the Middle Drink)

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

Jian Pi Wan (Strengthen the Spleen Pill)

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

Xiao He Zhong Yin (Minor Harmonise the Middle Drink)

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

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

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

Zhi Zhu Tang (Unripe Bitter Orange and Atractylodes Decoction)


Formulas that Regulate Blood

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

Bai Ye Tang (Arborvitae Twig Decoction)

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

Chai Hu Xi Xin Tang (Bupleurum and Asarum Decoction)

Dan Gui San (Tangkuei Powder)

Dan Shen Yin (Salvia Drink)

Dang Gui Shao Yao San (Tangkuei and Peony Powder)

Di Dang Tang (Appropriate Decoction)

Di Yu San (Sanguisorba Powder)

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

Die Da Wan (Trauma Pill)

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

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

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

Huai Hua San (Saphora Japonica Powder)

Huai Jiao Wan (Saphora Japonicae Fruit Pill)

Huang Hu Tang (Yellow Earth Decoction)

Ke Xue Tang (Coughing of Blood Formula)

Lian Zhu Yin (String of Pearls Drink)

Nan Xue Tang (Quiet the Blood Decoction)

Niu Xi San (Achyranthes Powder)

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)

Sheng Hua Tang (Generating and Transforming Decoction)

Shi Xiao San (Sudden Smile Powder)

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

Shun Jing Tang (Smooth the Menses Decoction)

Si Sheng Wan (Four Fresh Pill)

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

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

Wen Jing Tang (Warm the Flow Decoction)

Wen Jing Tang (Fu Ren Liang Fang) (Flow Warming Decoction from Fine Formulas for Women)

Xia Yu Xue Tang (Purge Static Blood Decoction)

Xiao Ji Yin Zi (Small Thistle Drink)

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

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

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

Yi Zi Tang (Otuji To) (Decotion "B")

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

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


Formulas that Regulate Qi

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

Ben Tun Wan (Running Piglet Pill)

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

Da Ban Xia Tang (Major Pinellia Decoction)

Da Qi Qi Tang (Major Seven Emotions Decoction)

Da Yu Tang (Thrust Out Constraint Decoction)

Dao Qi Tang (Conduct the Qi Decoction)

Ding Chuan Tang (Arrest Wheezing Decotion)

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

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

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

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

Jia Wei Wu Yao Tang (Augmented Lindera Decoction)

Jie Gan Jian (Resolve the Liver Decoction)

Jin Ling Zi San (Melia Toosendan Powder)

Ju He Wan (Tangerine Seed Pill)

Ju Pi Tang (Tangerine Peel Decoction)

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

Ju Pi Zhu Ru Tang (Formulas to Aid the Living) (Tangerine Peel and Bamboo Shavings Decoction from Formulas to Aid the Living)

Liang Fu Wan (Galangal and Cyperus Pill)

Liu Mo Tang (Six Milled Decoction)

Nu Shen San (Goddess Powder)

Nuan Gan Jian (Warm the Liver Decoction)

Pai Qi Yin (Discharge Gas Drink)

Qi Ge San (Open up the Diaphragm Powder)

Shen Mi Tang (Mysterious Decoction)

Shi Di Tang (Persimmon Calyx Decoction)

Shu Gan Tang (Dredge the Liver Decoction)

Si Mo Tang (Four Milled Decoction)

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

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

Tian Tai Wu Yao San (Top Quality Lindera Powder)

Tong Qi San (Unblock the Qi Powder)

Wu Mo Yin Zi (Five Milled Drink)

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

Xiao Ban Xia Tang (Minor Pinellia Decoction)

Xiao Qi Qi Tang (Minor Seven Emotions Decoction)

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

Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang (Inula and Hematite Decoction)

Yan Hu Suo Tang (Corydalis Decoction)

Yue Ju Wan (Escape Restraint Pill)

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)


Formulas that Release Exterior-Interior Excess

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

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)

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

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


Formulas that Release the Exterior

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

Chai Ge Jie Ji Tang (Yi Xue Xin Wu) (Bupleurum and Kudzu Decoction to Release the Muscle Layer from Awakening the Mind in Medical Studies)

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

Cong Chi Tang (Scallion and Prepared Soybean Decoction)

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)

Hua Gui San (Canopy Powder)

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

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

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

Jing Jie Lian Qiao Tang (Schizonepeta and Forsythia Decoction)

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

Ma Huang Tang (Ephedra Decoction)

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

Qing Bi Tang (Clear the Nose Decoction)

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

San Ao Tang (Three Unbinding Decoction)

Sang Ju Yin (Mulberry Leaf and Chysanthemum Drink)

Shen Su Yin (Ginseng and Perilla Drink)

Sheng Ma Ge Gen Tang (Cimicifuga and Kudzu Decoction)

Wei Rui Tang (Solomon's Seal Decoction)

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

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

Yin Qiao San (Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder)

Zao Zai San (Renewal Powder)


Formulas that Stabilise and Bind

Bai Zi Ren Wan (Arborvitae Seed Pill)

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

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

Gu Jing Wan (Stabilise the Menses Pill)

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

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

Jiu Xian San (Nine Immortal Powder)

Mu Li San (Oyster Shell Powder)

San Piao Xiao San (Mantis Egg Case Powder)

Shen Ling Dan (Pregnancy Panacea)

Shou Tai Wan (Fetus Longevity Pill)

Si Shen Wan (Four Miracle Pill)

Tao Hua Tang (Peach Blossom Decoction)

Wan Dai Tang (End Discharge Decoction)

Yi Huang Tang (Change Yellow [Discharge] Decoction)

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


Formulas that Tonify Blood

Bu Gan Tang (Tonify the Liver Decoction)

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

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

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

Guo Qi Yin (Delayed Menstruation Drink)

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

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

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

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

Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang (Peony and Licorice Decoction)

Sheng Yu Tang (Lan Shi Mi Cang) (Sage-Like Healing Decoction from the Orchid Chamber)

Si Wu Tang (Four Substance Decoction)

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

Wen Qing Yin (Warming and Clearing Drink)

Yu Zhu San (Jade Candle Powder)


Formulas that Tonify Qi

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

Bao Yuan Tang (Preserve the Primal Decoction)

Bu Fei Tang (Tonify the Lungs Decoction)

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

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

Gu Zhen Tang (Stabilise the True Decoction)

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

Ju Yuan Jian (Lift the Source Decoction)

Liu Jun Zi Tang (Six Gentlemen Decoction)

Liu Shen San (Zhen Zhi Zhun Sheng) (Six Miracle Powder from Indispensable Tools for Pattern Treatment)

Qi Pi Wan (Open the Spleen Pill)

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

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

Sheng Mai San (Restore the Pulse Powder)

Sheng Xian Tang (Raise the Sunken Decoction)

Si Jun Zi Tang (Four Gentlemen Decoction)

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

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

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

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

Yu Ping Feng San (Jade Windscreen Powder)


Formulas that Tonify Qi and Blood

Ba Zhen Tang (Eight Treasure Decoction)

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

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

Chang Ning Tang (Intestinal Serenity Decoction)

Di Huang Yin Zi (Yi Jian Fang) (Rehmannia Drink from A Simple Book)

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

Gui Pi Tang (Restore the Spleen Decoction)

He Ren Yin (Fleeceflower Root and Ginseng Drink)

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

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

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

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

Taishan Pan Shi San (Taishan Bedrock Powder)

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

Zhi Gan Cao Tang (Prepared Licorice Decotion)


Formulas that Tonify Yang

Huan Shao Dan (Rejuvenation Special Pill)

Jia Wei Shen Qi Wan (Augmented Kidney Qi Pill)

Niu Xi Jia Pi Jiu (Achyranthes and Acanthopanax Wine)

Qing E Wan (Young Maiden Pill)

Shen Qi Wan (Kidney Qi Pill)

Shi Bu Wan (Ten Tonic Pill)

Wu Bi Shan Yao Wan (Incomparable Discorea Pill)

Wu Zi Yan Zhong Tang (Five Ancestor Tea Pills)

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

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


Formulas that Tonify Yin

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

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

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

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

Da Bu Yin Wan (Great Tonify the Yin Pill)

Da Bu Yuan Jian (Great Tonify the Primal Decoction)

Du Qi Wan (Capital Qi Pill)

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

Er Zhi Wan (Two Solace Pill)

Gan Lu Yin (Sweet Dew Drink)

Gu Yin Jian (Stabilise the Yin Decoction)

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

Liu Wei Di Huang Wan (Six Ingredient Rehmannia Pill)

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

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

San Cai Tang (Three Talents Decoction)

Sang Ma Wan (Mulberry Leaf and Sesame Seed Pill)

Yi Guan Jian (Linking Decoction)

Yi Wei Tang (Benefit the Stomach Decoction)

Yu Quan Wan (Jade Spring Pill)

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

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

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

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

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


Formulas that Tonify Yin and Yang

Di Huang Yin Zi (Rehmannia Drink)

Er Xian Tang (Two Immortal Decoction)

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


Formulas that Treat Abscesses and Sores

Da Huang Mu Dan Tang (Rhubarb and Moutan Decoction)

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

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

Qing Chang Yin (Clear the Intestines Drink)

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

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

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

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

Tou Nong San (Discharge Pus Powder)

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

Wei Jing Tang (Reed Decoction)

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

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


Formulas that Treat Dryness

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

Mai Men Dong Tang (Ophiopogonis Decoction)

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

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

Sang Xing Tang (Mulberry Leaf and Apricot Kernal Decoction)

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

Si Yin Jian (Four Yin Decoction)

Wu Zhi Yin (Five Juice Drink)

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

Xing Su San (Apricot Kernal and Perilla Leaf Powder)

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

Yu Ye Tang (Jade Fluid Decoction)

Zeng Ye Tang (Increase the Fluids Decocotion)


Formulas that Warm Interior Cold

An Zhong San (Calm the Middle Powder)

Bai Tong Tang (White Penetrating Decoction)

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

Bai Zhu Fu Zi Tang (Wai Tai Mi Yao) (White Atractylodes and Aconite Accessory Decoction from Arcane Essentials)

Da Jian Zhong Tang (Major Construct the Middle Decoction)

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

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

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

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

Du Shen Tang (Unaccompanied Ginseng Decoction)

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

Gan Cao Gan Jiang Tang (Licorice and Ginger Decoction)

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

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)

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

Li Zhong Wan (Regulate the Middle Pill)

Lian Li Tang (Regulating Decoction with Coptis)

Shen Fu Tang (Ginseng and Aconite Decoction)

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

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)

Wu Zhu Yu Tang (Sheng Ji Zong Lu) (Evodia Decoction from Comprehensive Recording)

Xiao Jian Zhong Tang (Minor Construct the Middle Decoction)

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

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

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

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.