Glossary

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  • Fei Er Wan
    Fat Baby Pill • 肥儿丸 • Shi Jun Zi • Bing Lang • Rou Dou Kou • Huang Lian • Chao Mai Ya • Chao Shen Qu • Mu Xiang
  • Drain Downward Purgatives
    Reduce interior excess heat or cold accumulations. Cold purgative herbs are bitter and treat heat accumulation (constipation with high fever). Diuretic. Warm purgatives are pungent and treat cold accumulations. Often combined with tonic herbs to reduce the harsh effects. Caution against(...)
  • Angelica Pubescens Taxillus Decoction
    Angelica Pubescens Taxillus Decoction • 独活寄生汤 • Du Huo • Xi Xin • Fang Feng • Qin Jiao • Sang Ji Sheng • Du Zhong • Niu Xi • Rou GuiDang GuiChuan XiongSheng Di HuangBai ShaoRen ShenFu LingZhi Gan Cao
  • Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang
    Angelica Pubescens Taxillus Decoction • 独活寄生汤 • Du Huo • Xi Xin • Fang Feng • Qin Jiao • Sang Ji Sheng • Du Zhong • Niu Xi • Rou Gui • Dang Gui • Chuan Xiong • Sheng Di Huang • Bai Shao • Ren Shen • Fu Ling • Zhi Gan Cao
  • Stephania and Astragalus Decoction
    Stephania and Astragalus Decoction • 防己黄耆汤 • Huang Qi • Han Fang Ji • Bai Zhu • Zhi Gan Cao • Sheng JiangDa Zao
  • Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang
    Stephania and Astragalus Decoction • 防己黄耆汤 • Huang Qi • Han Fang Ji • Bai Zhu • Zhi Gan Cao • Sheng Jiang • Da Zao
  • Ledebouriella Powder that Sagely Unblocks
    Ledebouriella Powder that Sagely Unblocks • 防风通圣散 • Fang Feng • Ma Huang • Jiu Da Huang • Mang Xiao • Jing Jie • Bo HeZhi Zi • Hua Shi • Shi Gao • Lian Qiao • Huang QinJie Geng • Chuan Xiong • Dang Gui • Bai Shao • Bai Zhu • Gan Cao • Sheng Jiang
  • Fang Feng Tong Sheng San
    Ledebouriella Powder that Sagely Unblocks • 防风通圣散 • Fang Feng • Ma Huang • Jiu Da Huang • Mang Xiao • Jing Jie • Bo He • Zhi Zi • Hua Shi • Shi Gao • Lian Qiao • Huang Qin • Jie Geng • Chuan Xiong • Dang Gui • Bai Shao • Bai Zhu • Gan Cao • Sheng Jiang
  • Fat Baby Pill
    Fat Baby Pill • 肥儿丸 • Shi Jun Zi • Bing Lang • Rou Dou Kou • Huang Lian • Chao Mai Ya • Chao Shen Qu • Mu Xiang
  • Two Ultimate Pills
    Two Ultimate Pills • Er Zhi Wan • 二至丸 • Herbs: Han Lian Cao • Nu Zhen Zi
  • diuretic
    remove salt and water from the body through increases urination. Helps with high blood pressure, edema, glaucoma, osteoporosis, and kidney stones.
  • Er Zhi Wan
    Two Ultimate Pills • Er Zhi Wan • 二至丸 • Herbs: Han Lian Cao • Nu Zhen Zi
  • focal distention
    Feeling bloated in the abdomen, blocked and tight in the chest.  No pain when pressure is applied to the areas
  • Eucommia Bark
    Eucommia Bark • Cortex Eucommiae Ulmoidis • 杜仲 • Warm • Sweet • Pungent • Kidney • Liver
  • Du Zhong
    Eucommia Bark • Cortex Eucommiae Ulmoidis • 杜仲 • Warm • Sweet • Pungent • Kidney • Liver
  • digoxin
    Treats mild-to-moderate heart failures and arrhythmia
  • ephedrine
    A decongestant and bronchodilator. It works by increasing ability to breathe by reducing swelling and constricting blood vessels in the nasal passages and broadening the lung airways.
  • dopamine
    neurotransmitter chemicals that mediate pleasure, motivation, memory, and addition. Too high can lead to schizophrenia. Too low may be linked to Parkinson's disease.
  • epinephrine
    Used for emergency allergic reactions (Epi Pen) caused by insect bites, food, medication, etc.
  • Drain Dampness
    Diuretics. Promote urination. Remove accumulation of bodily fluids (edema, mucus, phlegm) Treat damp heat with fever, stagnation, painful and scanty urination, jaundice, sores. Often combined with clear heat dry dampness herbs. Caution with yin deficiency or fluid deficiency.