Actions: regulates blood pressure, increases the effect of progesterone, warms all departments of the triple heater. Uses: premenstrual syndrome, menopausal disorders, hypertension, accompanying therapy for tumour diseases. Dose: Tinctura Visci albi, drops, three times per day.
Actions: tranquilliser, hypnotic, increases the effect of oestrogen, digestive tonic, calms the heart and liver hyperactive Yang. Uses: anxiety, insomnia, menopausal disorders, digestive weakness, dysmenorrhoea. Dose: Tinctura Humuli lupuli, drops, three times per day.
Constituents: secoiridoids (amarogentin, gentiopicrin), oligosaccharids (Gentianose, Gentiobiose), phenolic acids, alkaloids. Actions: tonifies the Qi of the spleen, stomach and small intestine, general tonic, calms the heat of the liver and stomach.
Uses: loss of appetite, digestive weakness, epigastric discomfort, malabsorption, exhaustion, post-febrile exhaustion. Dose: Tinctura Gentianae, drops, three times per day.
Tinctura amara Gentian – Gentiana lutea Centaury – Centaurium erythraea Buckbean – Menyanthes trifoliata Bitter orange peels – Citrus aurantium ssp. aurantium 5 parts of each
Actions: digestive and general tonic, tonifies the Qi of the spleen, stomach and small intestine, choleretic, calms the heat of the liver and stomach. Uses: Qi-deficiency, digestive weakness, malabsorption, loss of appetite. Dose: drops, three times per day