Qi and Flavor
A simple visual reference for Chinese Medicine Formulas

Zhen Gan Xi Feng Tang 鎮 肝 熄 風 湯

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Source: Essays on Medicine Esteeming the Chinese and Respecting the Western (1918-1934)

Indication: Liver Wind-Type Stroke (with excessive upward movement in the qi dynamic) causing Blood Congestion in the Brain

Symptoms: Dizziness, vertigo, a feeling of distention in the eyes, tinnitus, feverish sensation in the head, headache, irritability, flushed face (as if intoxicated), May also have belching, progressive motor dysfunction of the body or facial asymmetry, sudden loss of conciousness, mental confusion with moments of clarity, and inability to recover after loss of consciousness.

Tongue: red, dry coat; Pulse: wiry, long, forceful