Gan Mai Da Zao Tang 甘麥大棗湯
Effects: nourishing the heart to tranquilize; tonifying qi and harmonizing the middle
Indications: female hysteria; sadness with an urge to weep; abstraction of the spirit; loss of self control; insomnia; disorganization of behavior; repeated yawning; epilepsy; manic psychosis; red tongue with scant fur
Clinical Reference: This formula is often used in treating hysteria. neurasthenia. neurosis; manic-depressive psychosis; insomnia; epilepsy; Huntington's disease; sleep walking; gastrospasm; uterine spasm or spasmodic cough; morbid night crying in babies. For insomnia due to excess heart fire, couple with Coptis & Rhubarb Combination.