Si Ni Tang Wan - Frigid Extremities Formula

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Si Ni Tang Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "si ni tang wan" , 四逆汤丸, which in english is "frigid extremities formula", is categorized within the "warm interior cold" functional grouping and within the "rescue devastated yang" sub-category.

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Aversion to cold, very cold limbs, sensations of deep cold, fatigue, lethary resulting from kidney yang deficiency.
  • Diarrhea with undigested food, vomiting, abdominal pain.

For many reasons such as availability, ecological choices, and/or price, each manufacturer or herbalist may well adjust the exact composition of a specific formula. Si Ni Tang Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

  • Fu Zi (Prepared Aconite Root) - Restores devastated yang - extreme cold limbs with abundant…
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  • Gan Jiang (Dried Ginger Root) - Warms the middle and expels cold - warms spleen and stomach…
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  • Zhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root) - This preparation increases the qi tonifying aspects of the …
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    A single formula, alone, may not be sufficient to fully address a particular TCM diagnostic pattern. Formulas may be used alone, in combinations, and/or in stages. Si Ni Tang Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence kidney yang deficiency.

    Si Ni Tang Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: diarrhea and/or fatigue

    As noted above, si ni tang wan is within the warm interior cold functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "rescue devastated yang", which contains the following formulas:

    All formulas in the primary category of "warm interior cold" are listed below.

    (truncated intro "...the formulas within this section are warming/hot in nature and will dispel cold at various levels in the body. superficial issues are treat…)".

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