Gui zhi jia long gu mu li tang
gui zhi 12 bai shao 9 sheng jiang 9 da zao 6 zhi gan cao 6 long gu 9 mu li 9
For spermatorrhea patients, with tight strung sensations in the lower abdomen, and cold glans, blurry vision, loss of hair, extremely deficient pulse, hollow and slow, undigested food in the stool, demise of blood and loss of essence, for the pulse will be hollow, stirring, faint or tight, with spermatorrhea for men and dreams of intercourse for women, gui zhi jia long gu muli tang governs.
A version of gui zhi tang with long gu and muli. The difference with gui zhi long gu muli tang and gui zhi jia long gu muli tang is naturally the support from bai shao, sheng jiang, da zao, and zhi gan cao for tai yin and ying qi. By adding the long gu and muli the formula becomes an internal taxation formula.
Gui zhi, Cinnamomi cassiae ramulus is pungent sweet and warm dispersing of the imperial and ministerial fire. It warms and tonifies the shao yin and jue yin. In doing so it warms and tonifies the whole body.
Gui zhi opens the vessels and promotes flow of blood, it is one of the most important herbs for moving blood. It warms the vessels and heart and moves stagnant blood.
Bai shao, Paeoniae radix lactiflora is sour, bitter and cool. It is sour collecting of yin fluids and blood. It is bitter descending of heat. It nourishes dryness in yang ming and the jue yin. It descends Earth and Metal and calms Wood wind.
Bai shao prevents stirring of the blood by calming Wood wind while warming.
Sheng jiang, Zingiberis rhizoma recens is pungent dispersing of the liver and pericardium blood and the ministerial fire in the san jiao. Sheng jiang is pungent dispersing of dampness and cold in the stomach domain, spleen and lung. Sheng jiang is pungent connecting of the tai yin with the tai yang. It supports raising of the clear qi to the chest and the 100 vessels.
Sheng jiang is pungent warm dispersing and is supporting gui zhi in warming the interior and surface.
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.
Gui zhi, da zao and zhi gan cao tonify and nourish the heart. Da zao calms excessive movement of Wood wind.
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.
It balances the pungent gui zhi with its sweet moderation and nourishing.
Zhi gan cao directly enters the heart and gui zhi and zhi gan cao embodies the sweet and pungent tonification of yang qi.
Strongly tonifies heart qi and regulates heart rhythm. It also builds spleen qi to strengthen lung and heart qi to revive the pulse beat.
Long gu, Mastodi fossilium ossis is sweet and astringent and cool. Long gu is sweet tonifiyng and nourishing of liver blood and the ministerial fire in the san jiao. Long gu is astringent collecting of fluids into the liver, kidneys and heart.
Long gu calms the mind and descends heart fire by reconnecting the heart shen and kidneys, it astringes kidney fluids. It is sweet and astringent, and descends rebellious yang and suppresses Wood wind.
Long gu, muli, and bai shao enter the liver and kidney channels and clearly astringe vital qi and original qi to be contained within the fluid source.
Mu li, Ostrea concha is salty softening of hardness in the abdomen and stomach domain. It is astringing fluids into the kidney and stomach organs.
Together long gu and muli restore the heart and kidney connection by descending heart fire to the kidneys while ascending kidney water to the heart.