Gan mai da zao tang also know as gan cao xiao mai da zao tang
zhi gan cao 9 fu xiao mai 24 da zao 9
For visceral unrest in woman, with frequent sadness and crying, as if possessed by spirits, and frequent yawning and stretching, gan mai da zao tang governs.
It calms mental unrest due to taxation and it clams Wood wind due to deficiency. It is sweet moderation of yang by nourishing yin.
Zhi gan cao, Glycyrrhizae radix prep is sweet tonifying and nourishing of all organs but especially the heart.
Zhi gan cao is sweet and mildly warm tonifying and nourishing of yin fluids. It nourishes yin fluids in the tai yin and shao yin. It calms wind in the jue yin.
Strongly tonifies heart qi and regulates heart rhythm. It also builds spleen qi to strengthen lung and heart qi to revive the pulse beat.
Fu xiao mai, Tritici fructus is sweet nourishing of liver and heart blood and the ministerial fire.
Sweet and cool it enters the heart organ and channel. It adds nourishment and it tonifies heart qi and yin. Tonify heart and liver blood to calm the mind.
Da zao, Jujubae fructus is sweet tonifying and moderating. It tonifies and nourishes the stomach domain, spleen, lungs, and heart. It directly nourishes the shao yin heart.
Da zao adds material to the tai yin middle to generate heart blood while building spleen qi to strengthen lung and heart qi to revive the pulse beat.
Consider adding fu xiao mai to any formula that contains zhi gan cao and da zao, of which there are many, for treating mental vexation due to deficiency.