Processed Liquorice Root Decoction
Source: Treatise on Cold-induced and Miscellaneous Diseases 《傷寒論》
Indications: blood and qi exhaustions that present with a knotted pulse, palpitations, general weakness, breath shortness, and a dry pale tongue without coating. Or there are dry cough, irritability, insomnia, sweating, mouth dryness, dry stool, scanty and yellowish urine, and rapid and thready pulse. With appropriate modification, modern TCM uses this formula in conditions like abnormal heart beating, heart diseases, hyperthyroidism, pulmonary tuberculosis, anemia and atherosclerosis.