Zhi zi gan cao chi tang
zhi zi 9 zhi gan cao 14 dan dou chi 9
After sweating, vomiting or purging, there is deficiency vexation and inability to attain sleep, if it gets worse, there will be continuous tossing and turning, with anguish in the heart, and zhi zi chi tang governs. If there is shortness of breath, zhi zi gan cao chi tang governs. If there is retching, zhi zi sheng jiang chi tang governs.
The same as zhi zi chi tang but now with zhi gan cao to protect against excessive drying of fluids while it supports the middle burner qi.
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.
Zhi gan cao is also sweet moderation of Fire that causes shortness of breath due to failure of clear qi to rise.
We can add zhi zi and dan dou chi to gan cao xie xin tang.