For a given individual choosing the appropriate herbal approach is most often a complicated undertaking. Some of the basics are found in our blog article "basic guidelines for choosing an appropriate formula". One of the stronger influences of what direction to head herbally is the underlying diagnosis in Chinese Medicine terms that you are trying to balance. The functional groupings of the formulas mixed with the patients diagnosis in Chinese Medicine terms, most often lead to the appropriate choice for a given individual at a given point in time.
Below you will find all of the TCM diagnostic patterns on our site that have an associated formula (or formulas). Following the link will take you to the meta section for that particular pattern.