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Bù Dài Wán (Cloth Sack Pill)

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  • Formulas that Expel Parasites


  • Malnutrition from parasites


  • Purges and expels parasites, Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach, and improves childhood nutritional impairment

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Weak pulse

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Pale tongue

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • None Noted

Preparation Notes:

  • Powder. Grind all herbs into an even powder.
  • Take one 3 gram dose in the morning on an empty stomach with pork soup

Originally Appeared In:

  • Supplement to the Pocket Sized Discussion of Formulas for Children (Bu Yao Xiu Zhen Xiao er Fang Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Liver, Stomach, Spleen, Lungs, Heart, Large Intestine

Substances in this Formula (8 Total):

Ye Ming Sha (Excrementum Vespertilionis Murini)
Ye Ming Sha (Bat Feces) 夜明砂
Qty: 60 grams
Chan: LIV
Prop: Spicy, Cool
Latin: Excrementum Vespertilionis Murini
Cat: Herbs that Drain Fire
Wu Yi (Praeparatio Fructus Ulmi Macrocarpi)
Wu Yi (Stinking Elm, paste from the fruit)
Qty: 60 grams
Chan: SP, ST
Prop: Bitter, Spicy, Warm
Latin: Praeparatio Fructus Ulmi Macrocarpi
Cat: Herbs that Expel Parasites
Shi Jun Zi (Fructus Quisqualis)
Shi Jun Zi (Rangoon Creeper Fruit with Seeds) 使君子
Qty: 60 grams
Chan: SP, ST
Prop: Sweet, Warm
Latin: Fructus Quisqualis
Cat: Herbs that Expel Parasites
Fu Ling (Scierotium Poriae Cocos)
Fu Ling (Sclerotium of Tuckahoe, China Root, Poria, Hoelen) 茯苓
Qty: 15 grams
Chan: HT, SP, LU
Prop: Sweet, Bland, Neutral
Latin: Scierotium Poriae Cocos
Cat: Herbs that Regulate Water and Drain Dampness
Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae)
Bai Zhu (White Atractylodes Rhizome) 白术
Qty: 15 grams
Chan: SP, ST
Prop: Bitter, Sweet, Warm
Latin: Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng)
Ren Shen (Ginseng Root) 人参
Qty: 15 grams
Chan: LU, SP
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Warm
Latin: Radix Ginseng
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Gan Cao (Licorice Root) 甘草
Qty: 15 grams
Chan: All 12 (Primarily the LU, HT, SP, ST)
Prop: Sweet, Neutral
Latin: Radix Glycyrrhizae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Lu Hui (Herba Aloes)
Lu Hui (Aloe Leaf - Dried juice Concentrate) 芦荟
Qty: 15 grams
Chan: LI, LIV, ST
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Herba Aloes
Cat: Purgatives

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