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Da Qing Long Tang (Major Bluegreen Dragon Decoction)

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  • Formulas that Release Early-Stage Exterior Disorders


  • Wind-Cold Invasion with internal Heat

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Thin white or yellow tongue coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Floating tight pulse
  • Floating rapid pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • Do not use in cases with Wind Cold invasion and interior Deficiency

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. Modern formulations often reduce the dosage of Ma Huang and Da Zao. 15

Originally Appeared In:

  • On Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun)