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e Jiao Ji Zi Huang Tang (Ass Hide Gelatin and Egg Yolk Decoction)

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  • Formulas that Release Wind from the Skin and Channels


  • Blood and Yin Deficiency causing internal Wind.

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Deep red tongue with little coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin rapid pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. Blend two Chicken egg yolks (Ji Zi Huang) into the final strained decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Revised Popular Guide to the Discussion of Cold Induced Disorders (Chong Ding Tong Su Shan Han Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Kidneys, Liver, Heart, Spleen

Substances in this Formula (9 Total):

E Jiao (Gelatinum Corii Asini)
E Jiao (Ass Hide Glue, Donkey Hide Gelatin) 阿胶
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: KID, LIV, LU
Prop: Sweet, Neutral
Latin: Gelatinum Corii Asini
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Blood
Sheng Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae)
Sheng Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Rehmannia) 地黄
Qty: 12 grams
Chan: HT, KI, LIV
Prop: Sweet, Bitter, Cold
Latin: Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae
Cat: Herbs that Cool the Blood
Bai Shao (Radix Albus Paeoniae Lactiflorae)
Bai Shao (White Peony Root) 白芍
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: LIV, SP
Prop: Bitter, Sour, Cool
Latin: Radix Albus Paeoniae Lactiflorae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Blood
Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Zhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root) 炙甘草
Qty: 1.8 grams
Chan: All 12 Channels
Prop: Sweet, Warm
Latin: Radix Glycyrrhizae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Gou Teng (Ramulus Uncariae Cum Uncis)
Gou Teng (Gambir Vine Stems and Thorns) 钩藤
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: HT, LIV
Prop: Sweet, Cool
Latin: Ramulus Uncariae Cum Uncis
Cat: Substances that Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors
Shi Jue Ming (Concha Haliotidis)
Shi Jue Ming (Abalone Shell) 石决明
Qty: 15 grams
Chan: KI, LIV
Prop: Salty, Cold
Latin: Concha Haliotidis
Cat: Substances that Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors
Mu Li (Concha Ostreae)
Mu Li (Oyster Shell) 牡蛎
Qty: 12 grams
Chan: LIV, KI
Prop: Salty, Astringent, Cool
Latin: Concha Ostreae
Cat: Substances that Anchor, Settle, and Calm the Spirit
Fu Shen (Scierotium Pararadicis Poriae Cocos)
Fu Shen (Poria Spirit) 茯神
Qty: 12 grams
Chan: HT, SP, LU
Prop: Sweet, Bland, Neutral
Latin: Scierotium Pararadicis Poriae Cocos
Cat: Herbs that Regulate Water and Drain Dampness
Luo Shi Teng (Caulis Trachelospermi Jasminoidis)
Luo Shi Teng (Star Jasmine Stem) 络石藤
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: LIV
Prop: Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin: Caulis Trachelospermi Jasminoidis
Cat: Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness

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