Schizophrenia according to Chinese Medicine

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Four herbal formulas that might help with schizophrenia

Da Cheng Qi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 4 herbs

Key actions: Purges Heat from the Stomach and Intestines. Relieves constipation.

Why might Da Cheng Qi Tang help with schizophrenia?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Heat in Yang brightness Organs' of which schizophrenia is a symptom.

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Tao He Cheng Qi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 5 herbs

Key actions: Dispels Heat and. Eliminates Blood Stagnation.

Why might Tao He Cheng Qi Tang help with schizophrenia?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Heat and Blood Stagnation in the Lower Burner' of which schizophrenia is a symptom.

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Wen Dan Tang

Source date: 1174 AD

Number of ingredients: 8 herbs

Key actions: Clears Phlegm. Clears Gallbladder. Regulates Qi. Harmonizes the Stomach.

Why might Wen Dan Tang help with schizophrenia?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Qi Stagnation in Gallbladder and Stomach with Phlegm Heat' of which early stage schizophrenia is a symptom.

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Huang Lian Wen Dan Tang

Source date: 1852 AD

Number of ingredients: 7 herbs

Key actions: Clears Hot Phlegm. Clears Gallbladder Heat. Regulates Qi. Harmonizes the Stomach.

Why might Huang Lian Wen Dan Tang help with schizophrenia?

Huang Lian Wen Dan Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of early stage schizophrenia

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Acupuncture points used for schizophrenia