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

Chinese Formula Actions Indications Symptoms related to melancholy
Gan Mai Da Zao Tang
Licorice, Wheat, and Jujube Decoction; Glycyrrhiza-Triticum-Ziziphus Decoction
Tonifies the Heart; Calms the Mind; Harmonizes the Middle Burner.   Restless organ disorder (Zang Zao), an emotial condition that is generally attributed to excessive worry, anxiety, or mental hyperactivity. This injures the Heart-Yin, disrupts the flow of Liver-Qi, and also affects the Spleen-Qi.  Alternating laughing and crying; Frequent bouts of yawning; Hysteria; Inability to control oneself; Menopausal disorders; Mental confusion; Moan; Neurasthenia relieved by frequent attacks of melancholy and crying spells; Neurosis; Restless sleep; Urinary incontinence; Anomalous behavior; Incoherent attitude; Incoherent speech; Night sweating; Paradoxical attitude; Red tongue, sparse coating; Fine-Rapid pulse (Xi Shu).  
Nu Shen San
Dang Gui and Cyperus Powder
Nourishes Blood; Moves Qi and Blood; Tonifies Qi; Clears Heat.   Menopausal or postpartum disorders.  Dizziness; Hot flashes; Tinnitus; Constipation; Melancholy; Mental disorders; Pain in the lower back; Palpitations; Restlessness.  
Wei Rui Tang
Polygonatum Odoratum Decoction
Releases the Exterior; Clears Heat; Nourishes Yin.   Wind-Heat disorder with a slight Yin Deficiency.  Breathing difficulty; Heaviness of the body; Sweating; Melancholy; No desire to sleep; Floating pulse (Fu).  

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