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Sheng Ma Ge Gen Tang (Cimicifuga and Kudzu Decoction)


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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Release Early-Stage Exterior Disorders

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Originally Appeared In:

  • Craft of Medicinal Treatment for Childhood Disease Patterns (Xiao Er Yao Zheng Zhi Jue)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Large Intestine, Stomach, Spleen, Liver

Substances in this Formula (4 Total):


Sheng Ma (Rhizoma Cimicifugae)
Sheng Ma (Black Cohosh Rhizome, Bugbane Rhizome) 升麻
Qty: 3-6 grams
Chan: LI, LU, SP, ST
Prop: Sweet, Spicy, Cool
Latin: Rhizoma Cimicifugae
Cat: Cool, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior
Ge Gen (Radix Puerariae)
Ge Gen (Pueraria, Kudzu Root) 葛根
Qty: 3-9 grams
Chan: SP, ST
Prop: Sweet, Spicy, Cool
Latin: Radix Puerariae
Cat: Cool, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior
Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Zhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root) 炙甘草
Qty: 3 grams
Chan: All 12 Channels
Prop: Sweet, Warm
Latin: Radix Glycyrrhizae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Chi Shao (Radix Rubrus Paeoniae Lactiflorae)
Chi Shao (Red Peony Root) 赤芍
Qty: 6-9 grams
Chan: LIV, SP
Prop: Sour, Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin: Radix Rubrus Paeoniae Lactiflorae
Cat: Herbs that Cool the Blood

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