Wen Dan Tang 溫膽湯
Hoelen & Bamboo Combination
EFFECTS: clearing gallbladder and harmonizing the stomach; dispelling phlegm and tranquilizing.
INDICATION: heart-gallbladder deficiency timidity; susceptibility to fright whenever taking things; dreams of bad omen; confused with extraordinary phenomenon, followed by heart and gallbladder shocked; qi depression engendering drool; mutual contention of drool and qi, and resulting in all diseases. shortness of breath and palpitation; spontaneous sweating; puffy swollen limbs; inability to taste food; vexation of deficiency type; fidgetiness sitting or lying.
CLINICAL REFERENCE: This formula is often used in treating insomnia; fright palpitation; palpitation and tachycardia; qi depression diseases; vexation of deficiency type and gastrointestinal barrier following severe illness , etc.
For insomnia due to excessive thought, couple with Tangkuei & Bupleurum Formula(Xiao Yao San)