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Gua Luo Xie Bai Bai Jiu Tang (Trichosanthes Fruit, Chinese Chive, and Wine Decoction)

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  • Formulas that Promote the Movement of Qi

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Thick greasy tongue coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Submerged and wiry pulse
  • Tight pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. 30-60ml of white wine (Bai Jiu) is added to the decoction. Can be prepared with even amounts of water and wine. The alcohol in this formula can also be omitted.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (Jin Gui Yao Lue)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Large Intestine, Stomach

Substances in this Formula (2 Total):

Gua Lou (Fructus Trichosanthis Kirlowii)
Gua Lou (Trichosanthes Fruit) 栝楼
Qty: 12 grams
Chan: LI, LU, ST
Prop: Sweet, Cold
Latin: Fructus Trichosanthis Kirlowii
Cat: Herbs that Cool and Transform Phlegm-Heat
Xie Bai (Bulbus Allii)
Xie Bai (Bulb of Chinese Chive) 薤白
Qty: 9-12 grams
Chan: LI, LU, ST
Prop: Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin: Bulbus Allii
Cat: Herbs that Regulate the Qi

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