Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen - General Herbal Formula Category Concepts
Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen Sub Category
Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen is a subcategory of the Harmonize functional grouping.
The Harmonize functional grouping contains the following sub categories:
- Harmonize Lesser Yang Stage Disorders
- Harmonize the Stomach and Intestines
- Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen (this page)
The Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen Category Contains (11) TCM formulas In Our Database
Major Liver Nutrition Pills
- Brittle nails, yellowing of the skin (jaundice).
- Abdominal cramping, distension or pain in the hypochrondia due to liver qi stangation
- Fatty liver, hepatitis and other liver diseases.
Augmented Restore The Spleen Decoction
- A combination of jia wei xiao yao wan and gui pi wan - similar effects but with more spleen qi and blood tonification.
- A range of stress related issues - essentially mixes of stagnation with underlying deficiencies.
- Potential uses with immune / idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) and other bruising/bleeding issues with appropriate diagnostic factors.
Free and Easy Wanderer Pills
- Derived from the base formula, xiao yao wan, an important formula for liver qi stagnation with herbs added to clear heat.
- Liver qi stagnation - menstrual issues, painful cycles, irregular cycles, breast distention, PMS, acne.
- A range of mild to moderate psychological issues arising from liver qi stagnation such as anxiety, depression, panic disorder, insomnia, anger issues, etc.
- Physical symptoms from liver qi stagnation such as headaches, tightness in the chest, cold hands and feet, various eye issues.
- Headaches and/or migraines caused by liver yang or liver fire rising.
Peony and Licorice Decoction
- Cramping and/or muscle spasms that are due to fluid deficiency.
- Frozen shoulder, trigger finger.
- General tightness or cramps especially along the tendons or ligaments.
- Restless leg syndrome for patients who present with yin and blood deficiency as the primary cause.
Liver Comfort Pills
- Abdominal and/or Hypochondriac pain, cramps or spasms resulting from liver qi stagnation.
- Alternating chills and fever.
- Nausea, bloating, acid reflux, alternating stools, or IBS like symptoms caused by the liver invading the spleen.
Frigid Extremities Powder Pills
- Important formula for liver qi stagnation - manifesting as moodiness, depression, cold in the extremities (particularly hands and/or feet), possibly along with other stress signs - mild headaches, teeth grinding, facial twitching, etc.
- A range of liver "attacking" the spleen digestive issues, hypochondriac, abdominal and/or epigastric pain. Sensation of tension in the chest that worsens with stress.
- All of the above symptoms that come along with menstruation.
Important Pills for Painful Diarrhea / Calm Wind Pills
- Diarrhea, particularly with abdominal cramping.
- Diarrhea with alternating constipation.
Minor Bupleurum Decoction
- Shao Yang Syndrome (or "lesser yang stage") - alternating fever and chills, hypochondriac pain, irritability, bitter taste in mouth, poor appetite, nausea. Often used for illnesses (chronic or short-term) such as the flu, etc. that have "cleared" but not completely. People will describe not feeling quite right or having a range of low level symptoms for months or longer after a particular illness. Instead of fever and chills alternating they may manifest with cold extremities and warm interior or other variations.
- A range of liver related conditions including malaria, jaundice, hepatitis, liver cancer, meniere's disease, general protection from medicines that may harm the liver, etc. among issues with other digestive organs - pancreatitis, stomatitis, gastritis.
- Liver/speen disharmonies resulting in broader issues such as depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, menstrual irregularities (PMS, cramping, etc.).
- Other general immune issues such as the common cold, flu, tonsillitis, general seasonal allergies with the right underlying factors.
Free and Easy Wanderer
- Depression, anxiety, loss of motivation - resulting from liver qi stagnation.
- Fatigue, bloating, changes in appetite from the combination of spleen qi deficiency with liver qi stagnation.
- PMS, breast distention, irregular menstruation and in some cases infertility.
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