Classical antecedent: Yin Mei Tang (Attracting Sleep Decoction)
Insomnia (either difficulty in falling asleep or wakefulness during the night), dream-disturbed sleep. Other manifestations may include blurred vision, poor memory, tingling of limbs, and scanty periods.
Indications in Chinese Medicine:
Pattern: Liver-Blood deficiency, unsettled Ethereal Soul.
Action: Nourish Liver-Blood and Liver-Yin, settle the Ethereal Soul, calm the Mind and promote sleep.
Tongue: Pale in case of Liver-Blood deficiency, red-peeled in case of Liver-Yin deficiency, thin.
Pulse: Choppy (Liver-Blood deficiency) or floating-empty (Liver-Yin deficiency).
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Dosage: 2 tablets x 2 times a day
Bottle: 60 tablets x 500mg concentration ratio of 7:1