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Tao Hua Tang (Peach Blossom Decoction)


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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Stabilize the Exterior and the Lungs

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Slow and frail pulse
  • Faint and thin pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Preparation Notes:

  • Powder. Grind all herbs into an even powder.

Originally Appeared In:

  • On Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Large Intestine, Stomach, Spleen, Lungs, Heart

Substances in this Formula (3 Total):


Chi Shi Zhi (Hallyositum Rubrum)
Chi Shi Zhi (Halloysite, Kaolin) 赤石脂
Qty: 30 grams
Chan: ST, LI. (SP)
Prop: Sweet, Sour, Astringent, Warm
Latin: Hallyositum Rubrum
Cat: Herbs that Astringe, Stabilize, Bind
Gan Jiang (dry Rhizoma Zingiberis)
Gan Jiang (Dried Ginger Rhizome) 干姜
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: HT, LU, SP, ST
Prop: Spicy, Hot
Latin: dry Rhizoma Zingiberis
Cat: Herbs that Warm the Interior and Expel Cold
Geng Mi (Oryzae Semen)
Geng Mi (Rice)
Qty: 30 grams
Chan: SP, ST
Prop: Sweet, Cool
Latin: Oryzae Semen
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi

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