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Liu Yi San (Six to One Powder)


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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Thin, yellow, and greasy tongue coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Rapid soggy pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Preparation Notes:

  • For decoction, place Hua Shi in a cheese cloth bag.
  • For powdered dose, use 6 parts Hau Shi to 1 part Gan Cao. Dose: 9-18 grams of powder with warm water.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Direct Investigations of Formulas for Cold Induced Disorders (Shang Han Zhi Ge Fang Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Stomach, Bladder, Lungs, Spleen, Heart

Substances in this Formula (2 Total):


Hua Shi (Talcum)
Hua Shi (Talcum) 滑石
Qty: 6 Parts Hau Shi
Chan: ST, BL
Prop: Sweet, Bland, Cold
Latin: Talcum
Cat: Herbs that Regulate Water and Drain Dampness
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Gan Cao (Licorice Root) 甘草
Qty: 1 Part Gan Cao
Chan: All 12 (Primarily the LU, HT, SP, ST)
Prop: Sweet, Neutral
Latin: Radix Glycyrrhizae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi

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