Pin Ying Name: Gui Pi Tang
English Name: Ginseng & Longan Decoction
Chinese Name: 歸脾湯
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Rx. Ginseng||Ren Shen||
Tonifies Spleen, Heart and Yuan Qi.
With Bai Zhu, tonifies the transformation and transportation functions of the Spleen. With Huang Qi, Bai Zhu and Zhi Gan Cao, tonifies the Spleen to generate Blood. With Bai Zhu and Fu Ling, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiency. With Dang Gui, Long Yan Rou and Yuan Zhi, for Heart and Spleen Deficiency.
|Rx. Codonopsis||Dang Shen||
May substitute for Ren Shen.
|Rx. Astragali||Bai Zhu||
Tonifies Blood and Spleen Qi.
With Dang Gui, generates and nourishes Blood. With Ren Shen, for Qi Deficiency with general debility, anorexia, and spontaneous sweat. With Bai Zhu, for Spleen Qi Deficiency with weakness, lassitude and loose stools. With Long Yan Rou, Dang Gui and Suan Zao Ren, for insomnia and other signs of Qi and Blood Deficiency.
|Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae||Fu Ling||
Strengthens the Spleen and dries Dampness.
Strengthens the Spleen and harmonizes the Middle Jiao.
With Ren Shen and Huang Qi, tonifies the Spleen. With Ren Shen and Bai Zhu for weak and deficient Spleen with fatigue, anorexia and loose stools. With Gan Cao, for Spleen and Heart Deficiency causing facial edema, palpitations, and short-ness of breath. With Dang Shen, Suan Zao Ren and Long Yan Rou, for insomnia due to Spleen and Heart Insufficiency.
|Scl. Poria Pararadicis||Suan Zao Ren||
Usually used in place of Fu Ling. Pacifies the Heart, calms the Shen and soothes the nerves.
With Suan Zao Ren, calms the Shen.
|Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae||Long Yan Rou||
Nourishes Heart Yin and tonifies Liver Blood.
With Ren Shen, Fu Shen and Long Yan Rou, for insomnia, palpitations and irritability due to Spleen Qi and Heart Blood Deficiency.
|Arillus Longan||Mu Xiang||
Nourishes the Blood, calms the Shen, and tonifies and nourishes the Heart and Spleen.
With Ren Shen, Dang Gui and Suan Zao Ren, for palpitations and insomnia due to Heart Blood Deficiency, especially in cases with Spleen Qi Deficiency.
|Rx. Aucklandiae||Zhi Gan Cao||
Regulates Qi, strengthens the Spleen and prevents indigestion due to the rich nature of the other herbs.
With Bai Zhu, especially effective.
|Fried Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Dang Gui||
Harmonizes and tonifies Qi.
With Fu Ling and Dang Shen, strengthens the Spleen, augments Qi and treats palpitations due to Heart Qi Deficiency. With Ren Shen, relieves palpitations and anxiety.
|Fried Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Zhi Yuan Zhi||
Nourishes and harmonizes the Blood.
With Huang Qi, for many Blood Deficiency patterns.
|Rx. Angelicae Sinensis||Sheng Jiang||
Calms the Shen, sedates the Heart and opens Orifices.
With Suan Zao Ren, it is especially effective because it balances the contracting, introverted and dispersing, extroverted manifestations of Spirit to ensure the proper balance of openness and sobriety. With Fu Shen and Suan Zao Ren, for symptoms of Heart Blood Deficiency. With Suan Zao Ren, Bai Zhu and Dang Gui, for palpitations and insomnia due to Qi Deficiency. With Huang Qi, Dang Gui and Long Yan Rou, for forgetfulness, palpitations and insomnia.
|Fried Rx. Polygalae||Da Zao||
Aids in strengthening the Spleen.
With Da Zao, improves the appetite and regulates the Ying and Wei, facilitating the actions of the formula.
|Rx. Zingiberis Recens||1-3g|
*All granules can be made into capsules. All capsules are sold in pairs of 2 (Two bottle increment).