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Gui Zhi Jia Long Gu Mu Li Tang (Cinnamon Twig Decoction Plus Dragon Bone and Oyster Shell)


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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Stabilize the Exterior and the Lungs

Pattern:

  • Yin and Yang Deficiency, Heart and Kidney not communicating

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Hollow slow pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

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

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Heart, Bladder, Spleen, Liver, Kidneys, Stomach

Substances in this Formula (7 Total):


Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cinnamomi Cassiae)
Gui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig, Cassia Twig) 桂枝
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: HT, LU, BL
Prop: Spicy, Sweet, Warm
Latin: Ramulus Cinnamomi Cassiae
Cat: Warm, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior
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
Long Gu (Os Draconis)
Long Gu (Fossilized Mammal Bones) 龙骨
Qty: 15-30 grams
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: 15-30 grams
Chan: LIV, KI
Prop: Salty, Astringent, Cool
Latin: Concha Ostreae
Cat: Substances that Anchor, Settle, and Calm the Spirit
Sheng Jiang (uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis)
Sheng Jiang (Fresh Ginger Rhizome) 生姜
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: LU, SP, ST
Prop: Spicy, Warm
Latin: uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis
Cat: Warm, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior
Da Zao (Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae)
Da Zao (Date, Jujube) 大枣
Qty: 4 pieces
Chan: SP, ST
Prop: Sweet, Warm
Latin: Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Gan Cao (Licorice Root) 甘草
Qty: 6 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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