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Qing Gu San (Cool the Bones Powder)

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  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with little coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin rapid pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Standards of Patterns and Treatments (Zheng Zhi Zhun Sheng)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

Substances in this Formula (8 Total):

Yin Chai Hu (Radix Stellariae Dichotomae)
Yin Chai Hu (Stellaria Root) 阴柴胡
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: LIV, ST
Prop: Sweet, Cool
Latin: Radix Stellariae Dichotomae
Cat: Herbs that Cool the Blood
Zhi Mu (Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis)
Zhi Mu (Anemarrhena Rhizome) 知母
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: LU, ST, KI
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis
Cat: Herbs that Drain Fire
Hu Huang Lian (Rhizoma Picrorrhizae)
Hu Huang Lian (Picrorhiza Rhizome) 胡簧莲
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: LIV, ST, LI.
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Rhizoma Picrorrhizae
Cat: Herbs that Clear Heat and Dry Dampness
Di Gu Pi (Cortex Radicis Lycii Chinensis)
Di Gu Pi (Cortex of Wolfberry Root or Lycium Bark) 地骨皮
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: LU, LIV, KI
Prop: Sweet, Cold
Latin: Cortex Radicis Lycii Chinensis
Cat: Herbs that Cool the Blood
Qing Hao (Herba Artemisiae Apiaceae)
Qing Hao (Wormwood) 青蒿
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: KI, LIV, GB
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Herba Artemisiae Apiaceae
Cat: Herbs that Clear and Relieve Summerheat
Qin Jiao (Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae)
Qin Jiao (Gentiana Macrophylla Root) 秦艽
Qty: 6 grams
Chan: GB, LIV, ST
Prop: Bitter, Spicy, Slightly Cold
Latin: Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae
Cat: Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness
Bie Jia (Carapax Amydae Sinensis)
Bie Jia (Chinese Soft Shelled Turtle Shell) 鳖甲
Qty: 6 grams (Dry Fried)
Chan: LIV, SP
Prop: Salty, Cold
Latin: Carapax Amydae Sinensis
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Yin
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Gan Cao (Licorice Root) 甘草
Qty: 3 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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