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Ci Zhu Wan (Magnetite and Cinnabar Pill)

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Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.
  • This formula contains one or more toxic substances (while some Chinese herbs are toxic, it must be noted that many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity).

Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind all herbs into an even powder and use honey to form into pills.
  • Take 6 grams twice a day

Originally Appeared In:

  • Thousand Ducat Formulas (Qian Jin Yao Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Kidneys, Liver, Heart, Stomach, Spleen

Substances in this Formula (3 Total):

Ci Shi (Magnetitum)
Ci Shi (Magnetite) 磁石
Qty: 60 grams
Chan: KI, LIV
Prop: Spicy, Salty, Cold
Latin: Magnetitum
Cat: Substances that Anchor, Settle, and Calm the Spirit
Zhu Sha (Cinnabar)
Zhu Sha (Cinnabar) 朱砂
Qty: 30 grams
Chan: HT
Prop: Sweet, Cool, Toxic
Latin: Cinnabar
Cat: Substances that Anchor, Settle, and Calm the Spirit
Shen Qu (Massa Medica Fermentata)
Shen Qu (Medicated Leaven) 神曲
Qty: 120 grams
Chan: SP, ST
Prop: Sweet, Spicy, Warm
Latin: Massa Medica Fermentata
Cat: Herbs that Relieve Food Stagnation

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