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Jia Jian Wei Rui Tang (Modified Polygonatum Odoratum Decoction)

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  • Formulas that Release Early-Stage Exterior Disorders


  • Invasion of Wind-Heat with Yin Deficiency


  • Nourishes yin, generates fluids, and induces sweating.
  • Clears heat and releases the exterior

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • Do not use in cases where there is NO Yin Deficiency

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:

  • Lungs, Stomach, Liver, Kidneys, Spleen

Substances in this Formula (8 Total):

Yu Zhu (Rhizoma Polygonati Odorati)
Yu Zhu (Solomon's Seal Rhizome, Polygonatum) 玉竹
Qty: 6-9 grams
Chan: LU, ST
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Cold
Latin: Rhizoma Polygonati Odorati
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Yin
Cong Bai (Bulbus Allii Fistulosi)
Cong Bai (Scallion or Green Onion) 葱白
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: LU, ST
Prop: Spicy, Warm
Latin: Bulbus Allii Fistulosi
Cat: Warm, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior
Jie Geng (Platycodi Radix)
Jie Geng (Root of the Balloon Flower) 桔梗
Qty: 3-4.5 grams
Chan: LU (ST)
Prop: Bitter, Spicy, Neutral
Latin: Platycodi Radix
Cat: Warm Herbs that Transform Phlegm-Cold
Dan Dou Chi (Semen Praeparatum Sojae)
Dan Dou Chi (Prepared Soybean) 淡豆敕
Qty: 9-12 grams
Chan: LU, ST
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Neutral
Latin: Semen Praeparatum Sojae
Cat: Cool, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior
Bo He (Herba Menthae Haplocalycis)
Bo He (Field Mint, Mentha) 薄荷
Qty: 3-4.5 grams
Chan: LU, LIV
Prop: Spicy, Aromatic, Cool
Latin: Herba Menthae Haplocalycis
Cat: Cool, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior
Bai Wei (Radix Cynanchi Atrati)
Bai Wei (Swallowwort Root) 白薇
Qty: 1.5-3 grams
Chan: LU, ST, KI
Prop: Bitter, Salty, Cold
Latin: Radix Cynanchi Atrati
Cat: Herbs that Cool the Blood
Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Zhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root) 炙甘草
Qty: 1.5 grams
Chan: All 12 Channels
Prop: Sweet, Warm
Latin: Radix Glycyrrhizae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Da Zao (Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae)
Da Zao (Date, Jujube) 大枣
Qty: 2 pieces
Chan: SP, ST
Prop: Sweet, Warm
Latin: Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi

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