Pai nong san
zhi shi 9 bai shao 9 jie geng 6 1 egg yolk
The formula description includes no specific indications or pattern manifestations, but the formula name indicates that pus formation would be a main indication. It contains the formula zhi shai shao yao san which is used for abdominal pain.
Zhi shi shao yao san
zhi shi 9 shao yao 9
For postpartum abdominal pain with vexation, fullness, and inability to lie down, zhi shi shao yao san governs.
The Master says: The standard treatment for women with abdominal pain after childbirth is zhi shi shao yao san. However, if recovery does not occur, this means that there is dry blood fixed in the abdomen below the umbilicus. Xia yu xue yang governs. This formula also governs inhibited menstrual flow.
This pair treats abdominal cramping due to deficient yin and blood.
Zhi shi, Aurantii fructus immaturus is bitter draining and descending of the stomach domain. It is bitter draining of the liver, gall bladder and san jiao.
Often used together with bai shao which nourishes and mildy moves blood of the jue yin liver while zhi shi aids the descent of gall bladder qi and the spreading of the liver blood, and so restores the pivotal impairment of the middle and the ministerial fire.
This pair forms part of si ni san. The zhi shi descends Metal to control Wood.
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 nourishes blood and astringes yin while buffering convulsions and pain.
Bai shao also eliminates lower abdominal and lower extremity cramping by calming internal wind.
Pai nong san is derived from zhi shi shao yao san, commonly used for postpartum abdominal pain and also for welling-abscesses with pus.
Jie geng, Platycodi radix is pungent dispersing of liver blood and the ministerial fire in the san jiao. It is pungent dispersing of the lungs. It is bitter draining of dampness and phlegm in the lungs.
As the Metal element is dispersed it will loosen its punishing grip on wood.
Ji zi huang, egg yolk nourishes Earth to create Metal to replenish Water, to replenish the kidney.