Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang - Tonify Yang
Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang - "Poria, Cinnamon Twig, Atractylodis Macrocephalae, and Licorice Decoction"
Syndrome: Phlegm and water retention with Middle Jiao yang deficiency.
key Sx: fullness in chest and hypochondria, dizzy, palpitations (T: white greasy coat)
Action: Warms and tranforms phlegm and congested fluids, strengthens the Spleen, and resolves dampness

Remember: "Granny Lingered at the Zoo and Gone to Town!"
When granny Ling went to the zoo she told the little cinnamon boy "I will buy you - here's a fuzzy blanket lets go to town!"

K: Fu Zi
M: Gui Zhi
A: Bai Zhu
G: Gan Cao
Cautions / Contraindications:
cc: Not suitable for cough with sticky phlegm due to water retention transformed into heat
    Modern Applications:
  • cardiac edema, chronic nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, ailementary edema, chronic pulmonary heart disease, hypothyroidium, hypopituitarism, rheumatic heart disease, chronic gastroenteritis, liver cirrhosis, meniere's syndrome

 
Comments or Suggestions? Spot an error? Submit to memorize@memorizeherbs.com
The information on this web site is provided as is, without any warranty expressed or implied.
Copyright 2007 - 2017 Square Root Computers Inc