|Chinese Formula ||Actions ||Indications ||Symptoms related to biliary ascariasis |
|Wu Mei Wan
|Warms Internal Organs;
Tonifies Qi and Blood.
||Collapse from roundworms caused by Heat in the chest and epigastrium (Stomach), and Cold in the organs (intestines). ||Biliary ascariasis;
Heat in the chest;
Heat in the epigastrium;
Intermittent pain in the abdomen;
Vomiting soon after meals (presence of roundworms);
Hidden pulse (Fú); Wiry pulse (Xian).
|Dan Dao Qu Hui Tang
Drive Roundworms from the Biliary Tract Decoction
Calms pain of the abdomen.
||Wide variety of parasites (roundworms, pinworms, tapeworms, and fasciolopsis). ||Biliary ascariasis;
Induration of the abdomen (right upper quadrant);
Severe pain of the abdomen.
|Si Ni San
Frigid Extremities Decoction; Bupleurum and Chih-shih Decoction
|Disperses and drives out pathogenic influences;
Regulates the Spleen.
||Yang or hot-type collapse, which is most commonly due to Heat entering the Interior where it constrains the Yang Qi. This inhibits the spreading of Yang Qi to the extremities, causing cold extremities (fingers and toes), anguish, pain of the abdomen (in contrast to devastated Yang, where the entire limb is cold), and a warm body. ||Cholecystitis;
Cold fingers and toes, although the body is warm;
Fullness of the chest;
Fullness of the epigastrium;
Hernia due to lingering Heat;
Pain of the abdomen;
Red tongue, yellow coating;
Wiry pulse (Xian).