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Gu Chong Tang (Stabilize Gushing Pill)

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  • Formulas that Stabilize the Exterior and the Lungs

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. Cook the calcined Long Gu and Mu Li for one hour before adding the other ingredients

Originally Appeared In:

  • Records of Heart Felt Experiences in Medicine with References to the West (Yi Xue Zhong Zhong Can Xi Lu)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

Substances in this Formula (10 Total):

Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae)
Bai Zhu (White Atractylodes Rhizome) 白术
Qty: 30 grams (dry-fried)
Chan: SP, ST
Prop: Bitter, Sweet, Warm
Latin: Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Huang Qi (Radix Astragali Membranacei)
Huang Qi (Astragalus) 黄芪
Qty: 18 grams
Chan: LU, SP
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Warm
Latin: Radix Astragali Membranacei
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Shan Zhu Yu (Fructus Corni Officinalis)
Shan Zhu Yu (Asiatic Cornelian Cherry Fruit, Cornus) 山茱萸
Qty: 24 grams
Chan: KI, LIV
Prop: Sour, Slightly Warm
Latin: Fructus Corni Officinalis
Cat: Herbs that Astringe, Stabilize, Bind
Bai Shao (Radix Albus Paeoniae Lactiflorae)
Bai Shao (White Peony Root) 白芍
Qty: 12 grams
Chan: LIV, SP
Prop: Bitter, Sour, Cool
Latin: Radix Albus Paeoniae Lactiflorae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Blood
Long Gu (Os Draconis)
Long Gu (Fossilized Mammal Bones) 龙骨
Qty: 24 grams (calcined)
Chan: HT, KI, LIV
Prop: Sweet, Astringent, Neutral
Latin: Os Draconis
Cat: Substances that Anchor, Settle, and Calm the Spirit
Mu Li (Concha Ostreae)
Mu Li (Oyster Shell) 牡蛎
Qty: 24 grams (calcined)
Chan: LIV, KI
Prop: Salty, Astringent, Cool
Latin: Concha Ostreae
Cat: Substances that Anchor, Settle, and Calm the Spirit
Hai Piao Xiao (Os Sepiae Seu Sepiellae)
Hai Piao Xiao (Cuttlefish Bone, Cuttlebone) 海螵蛸
Qty: 12 grams
Chan: KI, LIV, ST
Prop: Salty, Astringent, Slightly Warm
Latin: Os Sepiae Seu Sepiellae
Cat: Herbs that Astringe, Stabilize, Bind
Zong Lu Pi (Fibra Stipulae Trachycarpi)
Zong Lu Pi (Trachycarpus Stiple Fiber)
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: LIV, LI, LU, SP
Prop: Bitter, Astringent, Neutral
Latin: Fibra Stipulae Trachycarpi
Cat: Herbs that Stop Bleeding
Wu Bei Zi (Galla Rhois)
Wu Bei Zi (Gallnet of Chinese Sumac) 五倍子
Qty: 1.5 grams
Chan: KI, LI, LU
Prop: Sour, Salty, Cold
Latin: Galla Rhois
Cat: Herbs that Astringe, Stabilize, Bind
Qian Cao Gen (Radix Rubiae Cordifoliae)
Qian Cao Gen (Madder Root, Rubia Root) 茜草
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: HT, LIV
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Radix Rubiae Cordifoliae
Cat: Herbs that Stop Bleeding

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