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Breast Cancer - Phytotherapy 

 

Formularies for Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
Isaac Cohen, LAc, OMD, Mary Tagliaferri, MD, LAc & Debu Tripathy, MD

Formula for AC Chemotherapy
Formula for CMF Chemotherapy
Formula During Taxol Chemotherapy
Formula During Taxotere Chemotherapy


 

Herb (name) Dose (grams)
Huang Qi (Radix Astragali) 30
Dan Shen (Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae) 15
Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) 12
Fu Ling (Sclerotium Poriae Cocos) 15
Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis Plantago-aquaticae) 10
Gou Qi Zi (Fructus Lycii Chinensis) 15
Huang Jing (Rhizoma Polygonati) 15
Tian Men Dong (Tuber Asparagi Cochinchinensis) 12
Mai Men Dong (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici) 12
Ji Xue Teng (Radix et Caulis Jixueteng) 20
He Shou Wu (Radix Polygoni Multiflori) 12
Bei Sha Shen (Radix Glehniae Littoralis) 15
Sheng Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis Officinalis Recens) 10
Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae Ternatae) 10
Wu Zhu Yu (Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae) 15
Shi Di (Calyx Kaki Diospyri) 20
Xi Yang Shen (Radix Panacis Quinquefolii) 12
Shu Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae Conquitae) 12
Nu Zhen Zi (Fructus Ligustri Lucidi) 15
Qian Shi (Semen Euryales Ferox) 10



 

Formula for CMF Chemotherapy
(to be taken throughout the treatment and modified according to symptoms)
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Herb (name) Dose (grams)
Huang Qi (Radix Astragali) 30
Dang Shen (Radix Codonopsis Pilosulae) 12
Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) 10
Fu Ling (Sclerotium Poriae Cocos) 10
Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis Plantago-aquaticae) 10
Gou Qi Zi (Fructus Lycii Chinensis) 15
Huang Jing (Rhizoma Polygonati) 15
Mai Men Dong (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici) 10
Ji Xue Teng (Radix et Caulis Jixueteng) 20
He Shou Wu (Radix Polygoni Multiflori) 10
Bei Sha Shen (Radix Glehniae Littoralis) 15
Sheng Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis Officinalis Recens) 8
Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae Ternatae) 10
Wu Zhu Yu (Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae) 10
Shi Di (Calyx Kaki Diospyri) 10
Shu Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae Conquitae) 12
Nu Zhen Zi (Fructus Ligustri Lucidi) 15
Qian Shi (Semen Euryales Ferox) 10 Yu Jin (Tuber Curcumae) 10
Wu Yao (Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae) 10



 

Formula During Taxol Chemotherapy
(to be taken throughout the treatment and modified according to symptoms)
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Herb (name) Dose (grams)
Huang Qi (Radix Astragali) 30
Dang Shen (Radix Codonopsis Pilosulae) 12
Bu Gu Zhi (Fructus Psoraleae Corylifoliae) 15
Gu Sui Bu (Rhizoma Gusuibu) 15
Chuan Xiong (Radix Ligustici Wallichii) 15
Dan Shen (Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae) 15
Nu Zhen Zi (Fructus Ligustri Lucidi) 15
Ji Xue Teng (Radix et Caulis Jixueteng) 30
He Shou Wu (Radix Polygoni Multiflori) 10
Gou Qi Zi (Fructus Lycii Chinensis) 15
Huang Jing (Rhizoma Polygonati) 15
Tai Zi Shen (Radix Pseudostellariae Heterophyllae) 12
Fu Ling (Sclerotium Poriae Cocos) 10
Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis Plantago-aquaticae) 10
Bei Sha Shen (Radix Glehniae Littoralis) 15
Shu Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae Conquitae) 12
Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) 10
Chun Gen Bai Pi (Cortex Ailanthi Altissimae) 15



 

Formula During Taxotere Chemotherapy
(to be taken throughout the treatment and modified according to symptoms)
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Herb (name) Dose (grams)
Huang Qi (Radix Astragali) 30
Dang Shen (Radix Codonopsis Pilosulae) 12
Chuan Xiong (Radix Ligustici Wallichii) 15
Dan Shen (Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae) 15
Nu Zhen Zi (Fructus Ligustri Lucidi) 15
Ji Xue Deng Xin Cao (Medulla Junci Effusi) 30
He Shou Wu (Radix Polygoni Multiflori) 15
Gou Qi Zi (Fructus Lycii Chinensis) 15
Huang Jing (Rhizoma Polygonati) 15
Fu Ling (Sclerotium Poriae Cocos) 10
Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis Plantago-aquaticae) 10
Bei Sha Shen (Radix Glehniae Littoralis) 15
Sheng Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae) 12
Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) 10
Chun Gen Bai Pi (Cortex Ailanthi Altissimae) 15
Pu Gong Ying (Herba Taraxaci Mongolici cum Radice) 20
Jin Yin Hua (Flos Lonicerae Japonicae) 15
Bu Gu Zhi (Fructus Psoraleae Corylifoliae) 10
 

 

 

 
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