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Suo Quan Wan (Shut the Sluice Pill)

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  • Formulas that Stabilize the Exterior and the Lungs

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue with a white coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Submerged frail pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Fine Formulas for Women (Fu Ren Liang Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Spleen, Kidneys, Lungs, Bladder

Substances in this Formula (3 Total):

Yi Zhi Ren (Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae)
Yi Zhi Ren (Black Cardamom, Alpinia Oxyphylla Fruit) 益知仁
Qty: 9-12 grams
Chan: KI, SP
Prop: Spicy, Warm
Latin: Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Yang
Wu Yao (Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae)
Wu Yao (Lindera Root) 乌药
Qty: 6-12 grams
Chan: BL, KI, LU, SP
Prop: Spicy, Warm
Latin: Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae
Cat: Herbs that Regulate the Qi
Shan Yao (Radix Dioscoreae Oppositae)
Shan Yao (Chinese Yam Rhizome, Dioscorea) 山药
Qty: 9-15 grams
Chan: KI, LU, SP
Prop: Sweet, Neutral
Latin: Radix Dioscoreae Oppositae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi

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