|Chinese Formula ||Actions ||Indications ||Symptoms related to dry nails |
|Run Chang Wan (1/2)
Moisten the Intestines Pill; Linum and Rhubarb Pill
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);
Pale, dry tongue;
Fine pulse (Xi).
|Si Wu Tang
Four-Substance Decoction; Soup of Four Things; Tangkuei Four Decoction
Harmonizes the Liver.
||Blood Deficiency, primarily of the Liver. ||Amenorrhea;
Pain of the lower abdomen;
Generalized muscle tension;
Restless fetus disorder;
Fine-Choppy pulse (Xi Se); Fine-Wiry pulse (Xi Xian).