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BRITTLE NAILS

Possible synonyms
Weak nails
Thin nails
Nails that peel easily
Nails that break easily


The following Chinese herbal formula(s) can treat or relief Brittle nails:

Chinese Formula Actions Indications Symptoms related to brittle nails
Si Wu Tang
Four-Substance Decoction; Soup of Four Things; Tangkuei Four Decoction
Nourishes Blood; Moves Blood; Harmonizes the Liver.   Blood Deficiency, primarily of the Liver.  Amenorrhea; Anemia; Blurred vision; Dizziness; Dysmenorrhea; Irregular menstruation; Pain of the lower abdomen; Periumbilical pain; Postpartum weakness; Threatened miscarriage; Agalactia; Brittle nails; Dry nails; Dull complexion; Generalized muscle tension; Headache; Lochiometra; Pale complexion; Restless fetus disorder; Urticaria; Pale tongue; Fine-Choppy pulse (Xi Se); Fine-Wiry pulse (Xi Xian).  
 
Run Chang Wan (1/2)
Moisten the Intestines Pill; Linum and Rhubarb Pill
Laxative; Moistens the Intestines; Nourishes Yin and Blood.   Constipation due to desiccated intestines, a common condition among the elderly and debilitated. It is also frequently seen after childbirth when the loss of blood injures the Yin and depletes the Fluids.  Chronic constipation (elderly people); Postpartum constipation; Brittle nails; Dizziness; Dry mouth; Dry nails; Dull complexion; Lustreless skin; Palpitations; Unquenchable thirst; Pale, dry tongue; Fine pulse (Xi).  
 


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