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:
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:
Restores devastated yang - extreme cold limbs with abundant cold symptoms. Assists heart yang to unblock vessels and improve circulation, tonifies kidney yang to augment fire and avoid loss of the b…
Warms the middle and expels cold - warms spleen and stomach both in conditions of excess due to externally contacted cold, as well as cold from deficiency due to yang qi deficiency. Rescues devastat…
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.
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…)".