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Shen Fu Tang (Ginseng and Prepared Aconite Decoction)


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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Warm the Channels and Disperse Cold

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Faint 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 decoction is prepared in water that has been boiled with Sheng Jiang and Da Zao.
  • Ren Shen is decocted in a double boiler before it is added to the strained Fu Zi decoction.
  • Dang Shen should not be substituted for Ren Shen, as it is not strong enough for this condition.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Revised Fine Formulas for Women (Jiao Zhu Fu Ren Liang Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Spleen, Heart, Kidneys

Substances in this Formula (2 Total):


Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng)
Ren Shen (Ginseng Root) 人参
Qty: 12 Grams
Chan: LU, SP
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Warm
Latin: Radix Ginseng
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Fu Zi (Radix Lateralis Praeparatus Aconiti Carmichaeli)
Fu Zi (Processed Aconite) 附子
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: HT, KI, SP
Prop: Spicy, Hot, Toxic
Latin: Radix Lateralis Praeparatus Aconiti Carmichaeli
Cat: Herbs that Warm the Interior and Expel Cold

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