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San Jia Fu Mai Tang (Three Shell Decoction to Restore the Pulse)


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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Release Wind from the Skin and Channels

Pattern:

  • Blood and Yin Deficiency causing Rising Liver Yang and Liver Wind

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Deep red dry tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin, rapid, forceless pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Systematic Differentiation of Warm Diseases (Wen Bing Tiao Bian)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

Substances in this Formula (9 Total):


Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Zhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root) 炙甘草
Qty: 18 grams
Chan: All 12 Channels
Prop: Sweet, Warm
Latin: Radix Glycyrrhizae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Sheng Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae)
Sheng Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Rehmannia) 地黄
Qty: 18 grams
Chan: HT, KI, LIV
Prop: Sweet, Bitter, Cold
Latin: Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae
Cat: Herbs that Cool the Blood
Bai Shao (Radix Albus Paeoniae Lactiflorae)
Bai Shao (White Peony Root) 白芍
Qty: 18 grams
Chan: LIV, SP
Prop: Bitter, Sour, Cool
Latin: Radix Albus Paeoniae Lactiflorae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Blood
Mai Men Dong (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici)
Mai Men Dong (Ophiopogon Tuber) 麦门冬
Qty: 15 grams
Chan: SP, ST, HT (LU)
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin: Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Yin
Huo Ma Ren (Semen Cannabis Sativae)
Huo Ma Ren (Hemp Seeds or Cannabis Seeds) 火麻仁
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: LI, SP, ST
Prop: Sweet, Neutral
Latin: Semen Cannabis Sativae
Cat: Moist Laxatives
E Jiao (Gelatinum Corii Asini)
E Jiao (Ass Hide Glue, Donkey Hide Gelatin) 阿胶
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: KID, LIV, LU
Prop: Sweet, Neutral
Latin: Gelatinum Corii Asini
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Blood
Mu Li (Concha Ostreae)
Mu Li (Oyster Shell) 牡蛎
Qty: 15 grams
Chan: LIV, KI
Prop: Salty, Astringent, Cool
Latin: Concha Ostreae
Cat: Substances that Anchor, Settle, and Calm the Spirit
Bie Jia (Carapax Amydae Sinensis)
Bie Jia (Chinese Soft Shelled Turtle Shell) 鳖甲
Qty: 24 grams
Chan: LIV, SP
Prop: Salty, Cold
Latin: Carapax Amydae Sinensis
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Yin
Gui Ban (Plastrum Testudinis)
Gui Ban (Fresh Water Turtle Shell, Testudinis) 龟板
Qty: 30 grams
Chan: HT, KI, LIV
Prop: Salty, Sweet, Cold
Latin: Plastrum Testudinis
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Yin

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