Suan Zao Ren Tang 酸棗仁湯
Zizyphus Combination (tranquilzer)
EFFECTS: nourishing the blood to tranquilize; clearing heat and eliminating vexation.
INDICATION: insomnia due to consumptive disease or vexation of deficiency type; night sweating with profuse dreaming; non-interaction between the heart and kidney; essence-blood wasted; internal retention of phlegm-retained fluid; fearful throbbing and disorders of consciousness; dizziness; dry throat and mouth; unquiet sleep or insomnia due to fright.
CLINICAL REFERENCE: This formula is often used in treating insomnia or somnolence caused by consumptive disease, neurasthenia, forgetfulness, fright palpitation, night sweating, weakness due to anemia, dizziness, palpitation and tachycardia; nightmare, etc. For insomnia due to agitation, couple with Hoe/en & Bamboo Combinationj(Wen Dan Tang); For insomnia induced by fright palpitation, couple with Bupleurum Formula(Yi Gan San) . For neurotic insomnia, couple with Licorice & Jujube Combination(Gan Mai Da Zao Tang)