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Xiao yao san(Merry Life Powder )---逍遥散

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【组成】  甘草(4.5g)  当归(9g)  茯苓(9g)  芍药(9g)  白术(9g)  柴胡(9g)  生姜(少许)  薄荷(少许)
【功用】  疏肝解郁,养血健脾。
【主治】  肝郁血虚脾弱证。两胁作痛,头痛目眩,口燥咽干,神疲食少,或往来寒热,或月经不调,乳房胀痛,脉弦而虚者。
【歌诀】  逍遥散用归芍柴,苓术甘草姜薄偕,疏肝养血兼理脾,丹栀加入热能排。

Xiao yao san(Merry Life Powder/ Tang-kuei & Bupleurum Formula )

[SOURCE: Formulae of Peaceful Benevolent Dispensary


Bupleurum root 9g, Chinese angelica root 9g , White peony 9g, Bighead atractylodes rhizome 9g, , oria 9g, Roasted licorice root 4. 5g

[DIRECTIONS: Decoct the above herbs in water with small amount of baked ginger and peppermint for oral administration.

[EFFECTS ] Soothing the liver to relieve depression and strengthening the spleen to nourish the nutrient qi.

[INDICATIONS]: Stagnation of the liver-qi with blood deficiency manifested by hypochondriac pain, alternate chill and fever, headache with vertigo, dryness of mouth and throat, lassitude, poor appetite, irregular menstruation, breast disten­tion, taut and feeble pulse.

[ANALYSIS OF FORMULA]: This is a common formula for harmonizing the liver and spleen and a modification from Cold Limbs Powder. Bupleurum root can soothe the liver for relieving depression; Chinese angelica root and white peony root can nourish blood for gentling the liver. They act as the main herbs to take care of both the liver structure and function as well as regulating both qi and blood. As the assistant herbs, bighead atractylodes rhizome and poria strengthen the spleen and eliminate dampness to promote the generation of qi and blood. Small amount of peppermint and barked ginger act as the adjuvant herbs to assist the main herbs for dispersing. Licorice root is the dispatcher herb to reinforce the middle-qi and to harmonize all the components.

In the present clinic, it has certain curative effects against cases of chronic hepatitis, chronic gastritis, neurosis and central retinitis pertaining to stagnation of the liver-qi with the spleen deficiency.


(1)   Modified Merry Life Powder (jia wei xiao yao san)(Summary of Inter­nal Diseases):$56.28

On the basis of Merry Life Powder moutan bark 3g and capejasmine fruit 3g are added. The above herbs should be decocted in water for oral administration. Effects soothing the liver and strengthening the spleen to harmonize blood and regulate menstruation. It is used in blood deficiency of the liver and spleen with transformed heat and fire manifested by vexation and being easy to be anger, sweating or night sweating, headache with dry feeling of eyes, or hectic cheek and dryness of mouth, or irregular menstruation with lower abdominal pain, or pain of lower abdomen with tenesmic feeling, difficulty and pain in micturition, ect.

(2)   Merry Life Powder with Rehmannia (hei xiao yao san)(Essential Gy­necology of Six Books on Medicine):

On the basis of Merry Life Powder rehmannia root or prepared rehmannia root is added. Effects nourishing blood to soothe the liver and strengthening the spleen to regulate menstruation. Indications Blood deficiency of the liver and spleen marked by dysmenorrhea with taut and feeble pulse.

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