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Da Yuan Yin (Reach the Membrane Source Decoction)


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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Harmonize Lesser Yang-stage Disorders

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Tongue has deep red edges and a foul, thick, and pasty coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Rapid and wiry pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Discussion of Epidemic Warm Diseases (Wen Yi Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Stomach, Spleen, Lungs, Large Intestine, Gall Bladder, Kidneys, Liver, Heart

Substances in this Formula (7 Total):


Cao Guo (Fructus Amomi Tsao-ko)
Cao Guo (Tsaoko Fruit) 草果
Qty: 1.5 grams
Chan: SP, ST
Prop: Spicy, Warm
Latin: Fructus Amomi Tsao-ko
Cat: Aromatic Herbs that Transform and Dissolve Dampness
Hou Po (Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis)
Hou Po (Magnolia Bark) 厚朴
Qty: 3 grams
Chan: LI, LU, SP, ST
Prop: Bitter, Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin: Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis
Cat: Aromatic Herbs that Transform and Dissolve Dampness
Bing Lang (Semen Arecae Catechu)
Bing Lang (Betel Nut) 槟榔
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: LI, ST
Prop: Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin: Semen Arecae Catechu
Cat: Herbs that Expel Parasites
Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis)
Huang Qin (Baical Skullcap Root) 黄芩
Qty: 3 grams
Chan: GB, LI, LU, ST
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis
Cat: Herbs that Clear Heat and Dry Dampness
Zhi Mu (Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis)
Zhi Mu (Anemarrhena Rhizome) 知母
Qty: 3 grams
Chan: LU, ST, KI
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis
Cat: Herbs that Drain Fire
Bai Shao (Radix Albus Paeoniae Lactiflorae)
Bai Shao (White Peony Root) 白芍
Qty: 3 grams
Chan: LIV, SP
Prop: Bitter, Sour, Cool
Latin: Radix Albus Paeoniae Lactiflorae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Blood
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Gan Cao (Licorice Root) 甘草
Qty: 1.5 grams
Chan: All 12 (Primarily the LU, HT, SP, ST)
Prop: Sweet, Neutral
Latin: Radix Glycyrrhizae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi

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