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Hao Qin Qing Dan Tang (Artemisia Annua and Scutellaria Decoction to Clear the Gallbladder)

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  • Formulas that Harmonize Lesser Yang-stage Disorders

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with a thick greasy white or thick greasy yellow coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Slippery and wiry pulse

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. The herbs listed should be combined with a mixture of 6 parts Hua Shi, 1 part Gan Cao, and 1 part Qing Dai. This mixture is called Bi Yu San (Jasper Powder) and should be decocted in a cheese cloth bag with the rest of the herbs.

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:

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

Substances in this Formula (7 Total):

Qing Hao (Herba Artemisiae Apiaceae)
Qing Hao (Wormwood) 青蒿
Qty: 4.5-6 grams
Chan: KI, LIV, GB
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Herba Artemisiae Apiaceae
Cat: Herbs that Clear and Relieve Summerheat
Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis)
Huang Qin (Baical Skullcap Root) 黄芩
Qty: 4.5-9 grams
Chan: GB, LI, LU, ST
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis
Cat: Herbs that Clear Heat and Dry Dampness
Zhu Ru (Bambusae Caulis In Taeniam)
Zhu Ru (Bamboo Shavings) 竹茹
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: GB, LU, ST
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Cold
Latin: Bambusae Caulis In Taeniam
Cat: Herbs that Cool and Transform Phlegm-Heat
Zhi Ke (Fructus Citri Aurantii)
Zhi Ke (Bitter Orange Peel) 枳壳
Qty: 4.5 grams
Chan: SP, ST
Prop: Bitter, Cool
Latin: Fructus Citri Aurantii
Cat: Herbs that Regulate the Qi
Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae)
Chen Pi (Orange Peel, Citrus Peel, Tangerine Peel) 陈皮
Qty: 4.5 grams
Chan: LU, SP, ST
Prop: Spicy, Bitter, Warm, Aromatic
Latin: Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae
Cat: Herbs that Regulate the Qi
Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae Tematae)
Ban Xia (Pinellia Rhizome) 半夏
Qty: 4.5 grams
Chan: LU, SP, ST
Prop: Spicy, Warm, Toxic
Latin: Rhizoma Pinelliae Tematae
Cat: Warm Herbs that Transform Phlegm-Cold
Fu Ling (Scierotium Poriae Cocos)
Fu Ling (Sclerotium of Tuckahoe, China Root, Poria, Hoelen) 茯苓
Qty: 9 grams (Chi Fu Ling)
Chan: HT, SP, LU
Prop: Sweet, Bland, Neutral
Latin: Scierotium Poriae Cocos
Cat: Herbs that Regulate Water and Drain Dampness

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