CTCMA Herbal List with Star Marks

 

TCM Formula List

Star-Marked by Dr. Kevin Hu

 

1  Relieving superficial syndrome (Jie Biao Ji) (8)

1) Formula for relieving superficial syndrome with pungent and warm (4)

***Ma Huang Tang 麻黄汤

***Gui Zhi Tang 桂枝汤

**Xiao Qing Long Tang 小青龙汤

**Jiu Wei Qiang Huo Tang 九味羌活汤

2) Relieving superficial syndrome with pungent and cool (3)

***Yin Qiao San 银翘散

***Sang Ju Yin 桑菊饮

***Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang 麻杏石甘汤 3

3) Relieving superficial syndrome with tonics (1)

*(ren shen )Bai Du San 败毒散

 

2  Purgation (Xie Xia Ji) (7)

1) Purging with cold energy herbs (3)

***Da Cheng Qi Tang 大承气汤  4

Xiao Cheng Qi Tang 小承气汤

Tiao Wei Cheng Qi Tang 调胃承气汤

2) Purging with warm energy herbs (2)

*Wen Pi Tang 温脾汤

*Da Huang Fu Zi Tang 大黄附子汤

3) Purging with moistening/lubricating herbs (2)

***Ma Zi Ren Wan 麻子仁丸

*Ji Chuan Jian 济川煎

 

3  Harmonizing (He Jie Ji) (6)

1) Harmonizing Shao yang 和解少阳(2)

***Xiao Chai Hu Tang 小柴胡汤

(qing) Hao (huang) Qin Qing Dan Tang 蒿芩清胆汤

2) Harmonizing Liver and Spleen (3)

**Si Ni San 四逆散 6

***Xiao Yao san 逍遥散 6-

**Tong Xie Yao Fang 痛泻要方 7

3) Harmonizing Stomach and Spleen (1)

Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang 半夏泻心汤

 

4  Clearing heat (Qing Re Ji) (25)

1) Clear the heat in Qi portion/level (2)

***Bai Hu Tang 白虎汤 8

Zhu Ye Shi Gao Tang 竹叶石膏汤

2) Clear heat in the ying & blood portion/level (2)

**Qing Ying Tang 清营汤

**Xi Jiao Di Huang Tang 犀角地黄汤

3) Clear the heat and detoxify (3)

Liang Ge San 凉膈散

***Huang Lian Jie Du Tang 黄连解毒汤

Pu Ji Xiao Du Yin 普济消毒饮

4) Clear heat in both the Qi and blood (1)

Qing Wen Bai Du San 清瘟败毒散

5) Clear heat in the Zang-fu (organ network) (9)

***Long Dan Xie Gan Tang 龙胆泻肝汤

***Zuo Jin Wan 左金丸

**Yu Nu Jian 玉女煎

Ting Li Da Zao Xie Fei Tang 葶苈大枣泻肺汤

*Shao Yao Tang 芍药汤

** Dao Chi San 导赤散

Xie Bai San 泻白散

***Qing Wei San 清胃散

**Bai Tou Weng Tang 白头翁汤

6) Clear the deficient heat 清虚热(4)

**Qing Hao Bie Jia Tang 青蒿鳖甲汤

Qin Jiao Bie Jia San 秦艽鳖甲散

Qing Gu San 清骨散

Dang Gui Liu Huang Tang 当归六黄汤

7) Clear the summer-heat (4)

**Liu Yi San 六一散

*Qing Shu Yi Qi Tang 清暑益气汤

Xin Jia Xiang Ru Yin 新加香薷饮

Qing Luo Yin 清络饮

 

5  Warming interior (8)

1) Warm up interior and expel cold (4)

**Li Zhong Wan 理中丸

**Xiao Jian Zhong Tang 小建中汤

Da Jian Zhong Tang 大建中汤

Wu Zhu Yu Tang 吴茱萸汤

2) Restore yang and save critical (reverse counterflow) (2)

***Si Ni Tang 四逆汤

Hui Yang Jiu Ji Tang 回阳救急汤

3) Warm up channels and disperse cold (2)

Dang Gui Si Ni Tang 当归四逆汤

Huang Qi Gui Zhi Wu Wu Tang 黄耆桂枝五物汤

 

6  Relieving interior-exterior (4)

Da Chai Hu Tang 大柴胡汤

Fang Feng Tong Sheng San 防风通圣散

***Ge Gen Huang Qin Huang Lian Tang 葛根黄芩黄连汤

*Wu Ji San 五积散

 

7  Tonifying (18)

1) Qi tonic (4)

***Si Jun Zi Tang 四君子汤

**Shen Ling Bai Zhu San 参苓白朮散

***Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang 补中益气汤

***Sheng Mai San 生脉散

2) Blood tonic (4)

***Si Wu Tang 四物汤

**Dang Gui Bu Xue Tang 当归补血汤

***Gui Pi Tang 归脾汤

*Zhi Gan Cao Tang 炙甘草汤

3) Both Qi and blood tonic (3)

***Ba Zhen Tang 八珍汤

Shi Quan Da Bu Tang 十全大补汤

Ren Shen Yang Rong (Ying) Tang 人参养荣(营)汤

4) Yin tonic (4)

***Liu Wei Di Huang Wan 六味地黄丸

*Da Bu Yin Wan 大补阴丸

**Yi Guan Jian 一贯煎

**Zuo Gui Wan 左归丸

5) Yang tonic (3)

***Jin Kui Shen Qi Wan 金匮肾气丸

Ji Sheng Shen Qi Wan 济生肾气丸

*You Gui Wan 右归丸

 

8  Tranquiling (6)      

1) Tranquilizing the mind with heavy and compressing (2)

**Zhu Sha An Shen Wan 朱砂安神丸

Ci Zhu Wan 磁朱丸

2) Tranquilizing the mind with nourishing (4)

**Suan Zao Ren Tang 酸枣仁汤

*Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan 天王补心丹

Bai Zi Yang Xin Wan 柏子养心丸  bai zi ren

**Gan Mai Da Zao Tang 甘麦大枣汤

 

9  astringing (6)

***Yu Ping Feng San 玉屏风散

Mu Li  San 牡蛎散

*Si Shen Wan 四神丸

**Jin Suo Gu Jing Wan 金锁固精丸

*Sang Piao Xiao San 桑螵蛸散

Zhen Ren Yang Zang Tang 真人养脏汤

 

10  Regulating Qi (10)

1) Improving Qi circulation (5)

*Yue Ju Wan 越鞠丸

**Ban Xia Hou Po Tang 半夏厚朴汤

**Zhi Shi Xie Bai Gui Zhi Tang 枳实薤白桂枝汤

Hou Po Wen Zhong Tang 厚朴温中汤

Tian Tai Wu Yao San 天台乌药散

2) Bring Qi downward (5)

**Su Zi Jiang Qi Tang 苏子降气汤

***Ding Chuan Tang 定喘汤

*Xuan Fu Dai Zhe Tang 旋覆代赭汤

**Ju Pi Zhu Ru Tang 橘皮竹茹汤

Ding Xiang Shi Di Tang 丁香柿蒂汤

 

11  Regulating blood (12)

1) Improve blood circulation and remove blood stagnation (7)

**Tao He Cheng Qi Tang 桃核承气汤

***Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang 血府逐瘀汤

Fu Yuan Huo Xue Tang 复元活血汤

***Bu Yang Huan Wu Tang 补阳还五汤

*Sheng Hua Tang 生化汤

Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan 桂枝茯苓丸

Shi Xiao San 失笑散

2) Stop bleeding (5)

*Xiao Ji Yin Zi 小蓟饮子

Shi Hui San 十灰散

Ke Xue Fang 咳血方

Huang Tu Tang 黄土汤

*Huai Hua San 槐花散

 

12  Treating wind related diseases (10)

1) Expel external wind (5)

**Xiao Feng San 消风散

***Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San 川芎茶调散

Cang Er Zi San 苍耳子散

**Qian Zheng San 牵正散

Xiao Huo Luo Dan 小活络丹

2) Distinguish internal wind (5)

Ling Jiao Gou Teng Tang 羚角钩藤汤

**Zhen Gan Xi Feng Tang 镇肝熄风汤

***Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin 天麻钩藤饮

Da Ding Feng Zhu 大定风珠

Di Huang Yin Zi 地黄饮子

 

13  Treating dryness diseases (8)

Qing Zao Jiu Fei Tang 清燥救肺汤

Xing Su San 杏苏散

*Sang Xing Tang 桑杏汤

***Mai Men Dong Tang 麦门冬汤

**Bai He Gu Jin Tang 百合固金汤

Yu Ye Tang 玉液汤

***Zeng Ye Tang 增液汤

Yang Yin Qing Fei Tang 养阴清肺汤

 

14  Eliminating dampness (17)

**Ping Wei San 平胃散

***Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San 藿香正气散

***Yin Chen Hao Tang 茵陈蒿汤

***Ba Zheng San 八正散

San Ren Tang 三仁汤

Gan Lu Xiao Du Dan 甘露消毒丹

Er Miao San 二妙散

**Wu Ling San 五苓散

*Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang 防己黄耆汤

Zhu Ling Tang 猪苓汤

*Wu Pi Yin 五皮饮

*Zhen Wu Tang 真武汤

Shi Pi Yin 实脾饮

**Bei Xie Fen Qing Yin 萆分清饮

*Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang 苓桂朮甘汤

**Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang 独活寄生汤

**Qiang Huo Sheng Shi Tang 羌活胜湿汤

 

15  Eliminating phlegm (11)

1) Dissolve phlegm and drying dampness (2)

***Er Chen Tang 二陈汤

**Wen Dan Tang 温胆汤

2) Dissolve phlegm and clear heat (3)

Qing Qi Hua Tan Wan 清气化痰汤

Xiao Xian Xiong Tang 小陷胸汤

Gun Tan Wan 滚痰汤

3) Dissolve phlegm and moisten dryness (1)

**Bei Mu Gua Lou San 贝母瓜蒌散

4) Dissolve cold phlegm with warm herbs (2)

Ling Gan Wu Wei Jiang Xin Tang 苓甘五味姜辛汤

San Zi Yang Qin Tang 三子养亲汤

5) Dissolve phlegm and treat wind (3)

***Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Tang 半夏白朮天麻汤

Ding Xian Wan 定痫丸

Zhi Sou San 止嗽散

 

16  Improving digestion (7)

***Bao He Wan 保和丸

Jian Pi Wan 健脾丸

*Zhi Shi Dao Zhi Wan 枳实导滞丸

Mu Xiang Bin Lang Wan 木香槟榔丸

*Zhi Zhu Wan 枳朮丸

Zhi Shi Xiao Pi Wan 枳实消痞丸

*Bie Jia Jian Wan 鳖甲煎丸

 

17  Treating parasite diseases (2)

**Wu Mei Wan 乌梅丸

Fei Er Wan 肥儿丸

 

19  Treating abscess (yong yang) (7)

Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin 仙方活命饮

***Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin 五味消毒饮 29-

Yang He Tang 阳和汤

Si Miao Yong An Tang 四妙勇安汤

**Wei Jing Tang 苇茎汤

**Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang 大黄牡丹皮汤

**Yi Yi Fu Zi Bai Jiang San 薏苡附子败酱散

 

(Total formulas listed above: 171)