Huang Lian E Jiao Tang 黃蓮阿膠湯
Gan Mai Da Zao Tang 甘麥大棗湯
Suan Zao Ren Tang 酸棗仁湯
Source: Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (c. 220)
Indication: Zang Zao due to Spleen Qi and Heart Yin Deficiency
Symptoms: Disorientation, frequent attacks of melancholy and crying spells, inability to control oneself, restless sleep (sometimes with night sweats), frequent bouts of yawning. If severe, behavior and speech become abnormal.
Described as an emotional condition that is often due to excessive worry, anxiety, or pensiveness.
Tongue: red, little coat; Pulse: thin, rapid