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Possible synonyms
Heart failure
Weakening of the heart

The following Chinese herbal formula(s) can treat or relief Congestive heart failure:

Chinese Formula Actions Indications Symptoms related to congestive heart failure
Zhen Wu Tang
True Warrior Decoction
Warms Spleen-Yang and Kidney-Yang; Diuretic.   1) Kidney Yang Deficiency, or Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency, with retention of pathogenic water (anuria, oliguria). 2) Externally-contracted Wind-Cold at the greater Yang-stage.  Ascites (cirrhosis of liver); Chills; Chronic enteritis; Chronic nephritis; Cirrhosis; Congestive heart failure; Cough; Deep pain and heaviness of extremities; Diarrhea; Dizziness; Feeling of pulsation in epigastrium; Generalized oedema; Loose stools; Pain of the abdomen which is worse with cold; Palpitations; Spontaneous sweating that does not relieve the fever; Tremors; Vomiting; Acute articular rheumatism; Chronic bronchitis; Dizziness; Hypothyroidism; Instability; Intestinal tuberculosis; Ménière's disease; Primary hyperaldosteronism; Primary hypertension; Rheumatoid arthritis; Sensation of heaviness of the head; Pale or dark, swollen, tooth-marked tongue, slippery-white coating; Tongue with a white-slippery coating; Fine-Deep-Forceless pulse (Xi Chen Wu Li).  
Shi Pi Yin
Bolster the Spleen Decoction
Warms Spleen-Yang and Kidney-Yang; Tonifies Spleen-Yang and Kidney-Yang; Tonifies Spleen-Qi; Moves Qi; Diuretic.   Yin-type oedema due to Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency.  Acute articular rheumatism; Chronic enteritis; Chronic nephritis; Cirrhosis; Cold extremities; Congestive heart failure; Distension of the abdomen; Distension of the chest; Fullness of the abdomen; Fullness of the chest; Oedema that is more severe below the waist; Sensation of heaviness; Intestinal tuberculosis; Loose, semiliquid stools; No thirst; Poor appetite; Scanty urine; Tongue with thick-greasy coating; Slow-Deep pulse (Chi Chen).  

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