Glossary of Formulas That Release Exterior Cold

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Ma Huang (Chief): release the exterior & diseminate Lung qi & treats wheezing
Qty: 9g

Gui Zhi (Deputy): release exterior in the muscle layer, warms & unblocks the channels.
Qty: 6g

Ma Huang + Gui Zhi = enhance
Ma Huang Tang
Ephedra Decoction
Gui Zhi (Chief): releases externally-contracted wind-cold from the muscle layer.

Bai Shao (Deputy): benefits yin & contains weak Wei Qi

Gui Zhi + Bai Shao = enhance ability of Wei Qi to dispel Xie qi.

Sheng Jiang (Ass
Gui Zhi Tang
Cinnamon Twig Decoction
Ma Huang Tang
+ Bai Zhu .....9g

Action: release exterior by inducing sweating & expel cold dampness

- Damp-Cold in the exterior
-- pronounced bodyt aches w/ irritability

- Wind-Cold with
Ma Huang Jia Zhu Tang
Ephedra Decoction plus Atractylodis
* ma huang ........12g
* xing ren ........6-9g
* gui zhi .........6g
* zhi gan cao .....6g
+ shi gao .........12-30g
clear heat
+ sheng jiang .....9g
induce sweating
+ da zao ..........12 pieces
protect Sto
Da Qing Long Tang
Major Bluegreen Dragon Decoction
Gui Zhi Tang
+ hou po ......6g
+ xing ren ....50 pieces

Action: Release pathogenic influence from muscles, redirect qi downwards, arrest wheezing

Indications: Gui Zhi Tang indications
+ wheezing.
Gui Zhi Jia Hou Po Xing Zi Tang
Cinnamon Twig Decoction plus Magnolia Bark & Apricot Kernel
* Gui Zhi ........6g
* Bai Shao .......6g
+ Ge Gen .........12g
* Zhi Gan Cao ....6g
* Sheng Jiang ....9g
* Da Zao .........3 pieces

Action: Releases the muscle layer & relaxes the sinews.

Gui Zhi Jia Ge Gen Tang
Cinnamon Twig Decoction plus Kudzu
* Qiang Huo (Chief):
-- Disperse exterior wind-cold dampness

* Fang Feng (Deputy):
* Cang Zhu (Deputy):
FF + CZ = help chief eliminate wind-damp

* Chuan Xiang (Deputy)
* Xi Xin (Deputy)
* Bai Zhi (Deputy)
Jiu Wei Qiang Huo Tang
9 Ingredient Decoction with Notopterygium
Ma Huang (Chief): releases exterior, arrests wheezing, & facilitates the flow of Lung Qi

Gui Zhi (chief): works withh ma huang to release exterior

Gan Jiang (deputy): warming the Spleen
Xi Xin (deputy): stops coughing by fa
Xiao Qing Long Tang
Minor Bluegreen Dragon Decoction
* Zi Su Ye (chief): releases exterior wind-cold & facilitates the low of qi in the interior.

* Xiang Fu (deputy): releases constraint & disperses stagnation.
ZSY+XF= address the major complaint

* Chen Pi (assistant):
Xiang Su San
Cyperus & Perilla Leaf Powder
Xiang Ru (chief): releases exterior, harmonizes ascending & descending functions of the Spleen, & disperses stagnant fluids by dispelling cold & dampness from the middle jiao

Bai Bian Dou (deputy): assists the chief herb by amelio
Xiang Ru San
Elsholtzia Powder
Xiang Ru San
+ jiang zhi chao huang lian: ginger juice-fried huang lian

- Interior dampness transformed into heat
-- thirst & irritability
Si Wu Xiang Ru Yin
4 Substance Decoction with Escholtzia
* Xiang Ru San
+ Fu Ling:
+ Gan Cao:
-- FL+GC= severe interior damp (abdominal distention & diarrhea)

+ Mu Gua: stiffness in the calves

Actions: Releases the exterior, scatters cold, transforms SEVERE dampness, &
Liu Wei Xiang Ru Yin
6 Ingredient Decoction with Elsholtzia
* xiang ru
+ zhi huang qi
+ ren shen
+ bai zhu
+ chen pi
+ fu ling
+ mu gua
* hou po
* bai bian dou
+ zhi gan cao

Actions: releases exterior cold, transforms interior dampness, augments the qi, &
Shi Wei Xiang Ru Yin
10 Ingredient Decoction with Elsholtzia
* Xiang Ru (chief):
* Bai Bian Dou (deputy):
* Hou Po (assistant):
+ Jin Yin Hua
+ Lian Qiao

Actions: Releases exterior summerheat conditions

- Severe early stage summerheat conditions w/ superi
Xin Jia Xiang Ru Yin
Newly Augmented Elsholtzia Decoction

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