Chinese Medicinal Formulas/Prescriptions with Heavy Sedatives

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Introduction[edit]

Prescriptions with heavy sedatives are used to tranquilize the mind, suppress yang and purge fire, when there is yang hyperactivity of the heart and liver. These prescriptions tend to impair stomach-qi, and therefore prolonged administration is inadvisable. These prescriptions should not be taken in large dosages.

Prescriptions[edit]