Ling gui zhu gan tang
fu ling 12 gui zhi 9 bai zhu 12 zhi gan cao 6
When in cold damage, after vomiting or precipitation, there is counter flow fullness below the heart, qi surges upward to the chest, the person experiences dizzy head upon standing, and the pulse is sunken and tight, if sweating is promoted, the channels will be stirred and there will be quivering and trembling then fu ling gui zhi bai zhu gan cao tang governs.
For shortness of breath with mild rheum, it should be expelled through urination, and ling gui zhu gan tang governs. Shen qi wan also governs.
For phlegm rheum under heart, there is poking fullness in chest and ribs, with dizzy vision, ling gui zhu gan tang governs.
It restores Earth’s control over Water. It warms a cold center with fluid accumulation, fullness in the chest, dizziness, and palpitations, cough and loose stools.
It is a chronic wu ling san pattern. Water invades Fire due to weak Earth, there is rheum in intestines, palpitations, shortness of breath, no thirst, fluids trapped in upper warmer.
Warm tai yang, promote qi transformation, tonifies the spleen and drain dampness.
Fu ling, Poria is sweet and neutral. It drains fluids but is not bitter. Fu ling is tonifying the stomach domain, spleen, kidney and bladder to move excess fluids. It moves more than it tonifies.
Fu ling drains fluids through the tai yang bladder and restores the water metabolism. The movement of fluids is the start of movement for blood.
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 is the main herb to restore the water metabolism of the tai yang fu organ. It warms the yang on the bladder channel and promotes the transformation of kidney qi as vapor from the stored fluids of the bladder.
Gui zhi and gan cao put the emperor back on the throne. It warms shao yin to warm the body through the ministerial fire that warms the three burners.
Bai zhu, Atractylodis macrocephalae rhizome is sweet tonifying of the stomach domain and spleen. Bai zhu is bitter draining of excess fluids in the stomach domain, spleen, lungs and bladder.
It tonifies the spleen qi along with the promotion of the spleen’s transforming and transporting actions.