Major Bupleurum Formula
In Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine Da Chai Hu Tang.
Suggested dosage: Tablets: Each bottle is for a two-week supply. Granules: prescription strength available after a qualified consultation (used in the studies) are packaged 42 packets per unit. Take one packet with water 3 times a day. Liquid Extract: Happy Herbalist generic liquid extract 2 fluid ounces. Take 10-15 drops 3 times a day. (30 day supply). Modifications available upon request. Simply use the comments section when ordering or email eddy@HappyHerbalist.com
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Major Bupleurum Decoction where the 'major" formula is given when 'minor" formula for treating the same symptom pattern has not been successful. (Minor Bupleurum Formula treats FIRST Stage of Disease. . Sometimes patients taking Minor Bupleurum Formula for a few days then showed symptoms of the Second Stage of Disease, for which Major Bupleurum Formula is then given.
Like other formulas containing bupleurum, Major Bupleurum Formula treats "half-exterior, half-interior" diseases. When use of Minor Bupleurum Formula enables the person to return to the Second Stage of Disease, the disease-causing energy has weakened but not entirely succumbed to the action of the herbs. Sometimes "right Qi" prevails, and there is a feeling of heat radiating out of the body to sweat out" the disease. Sometimes "evil Qi" prevails, and there is a sensation of chilling cold. The symptoms of uncontrolled vomiting, despondency, and irritability will be more severe in patients who have returned to the Second Stage of Disease than in patients whose condition never progressed past the Second Stage of Disease.
The herbs in this formula are specifically helpful for disorders of the gallbladder and stomach. Vomiting treated by these herbs resulted from a reactivation of gallbladder energy overwhelming the stomach, rather than an inherent energy disorder in the stomach itself
Major Bupleurum Decoction has been analyzed in at least twenty-seven scientific studies. It reduces the rate at which glucose enters the bloodstream from digested food after meals and increases the efficiency of insulin.1 It is especially useful for treatment of persons who have diabetes with long-term gastrointestinal disorders such as gastroparesis. The formula also reduces concentration of cholesterol in the bile, inhibiting the formation of gallstones.
Clinical research establishes that Major Bupleurum Decoction is useful for people who have problems with both overweight and high cholesterol. A study found that a three-month course of treatment with this formula usually raises HDL ("good") cholesterol and lowers LDL ("bad") cholesterol while also preventing free radical reactions than can lead to atherosclerosis. At least one laboratory study suggests Major Bupleurum Decoction is capable of reducing damage to nerve tissue after heart attack and stroke. It achieves this effect by scavenging oxygen-derived free radicals that are formed when blood circulation is restored after blood clots dissolve. hepatitis, pancreatitis, appendicitis,
Sedates Yang Ming Heat Stagnation Smoothes ShaoYang Channels . Use for a combination of ShaoYang disorders (GB and Intestinal Problems). Cardiovascular: Hypertension and related symptoms, Borderline Hypertension, GI system: Gallstone, Duodenum ulcer, Diabetes with long-term gastrointestinal disorders such as gastroparesis. Acid reflux, Crohn's disease, cr. hepatitis, cr. appendicitis cirrhosis of the liver, pancreatitis, eczema, gallstones - inhibiting the formation of gallstones. gallbladder pain, hemorrhoids, hives, hypertension, and tinnitus, persons with a tendency for obesity, Constipation, painful tension of neck and shoulder muscles, bloating and gas, headache with a feeling of heaviness In the head, dizziness, tinnitus, feeling of uprising heat, restlessness, nervousness, and/or tension in the abdominal muscles, overweight and high cholesterol, reducing damage to nerve tissue after heart attack and stroke, preventing free radical reactions than can lead to atherosclerosis. hypertension, high blood pressure irritability & despondency. Excess damp heat. Chills and fever, Bitter taste in mouth, Nausea & continuous vomiting, Fullness in chest and lower abdomen, pain in epigastrium, burning diarrhea or constipation. Jaundice with modifications (ie constipation) and for GB infection.
Tongue: Yellow dry Pulse: Wiry, strong & forceful
With cold hands and feet use Frigid Extremities Powder instead
With tension above the belly button. But no tension in the abdominal muscles, use Bupleurum and Cinnamon Formula instead