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Gua Di San (Melon Pedicle Powder)


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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Dry Dampness and Expel Phlegm

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:

  • Decoction. This formula should only be cooked for 5-10 minutes

Originally Appeared In:

  • On Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Stomach, Heart, Small Intestine

Substances in this Formula (2 Total):


Gua Di (Pedicellus Cucumeris)
Gua Di (Melon Pedicle)
Qty: 3 grams
Chan: ST
Prop: Bitter, Cold, Slightly Toxic
Latin: Pedicellus Cucumeris
Cat: Herbs that Expel Phlegm by Inducing Vomiting
Chi Xiao Dou (Semen Phaseoli Calcarati)
Chi Xiao Dou (Aduki Bean, Phaseolus) 赤小豆
Qty: 3 grams
Chan: HT, SI
Prop: Sweet, Sour, Neutral
Latin: Semen Phaseoli Calcarati
Cat: Herbs that Regulate Water and Drain Dampness

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