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Wei Jing Tang (Reed Decoction)

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  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with a yellow greasy coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Slippery and rapid pulse.

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Thousand Ducat Formulas (Qian Jin Yao Fang)


  • Wei Jing is another name for Lu Gen

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

Substances in this Formula (4 Total):

Lu Gen (Rhizoma Phragmitis Communis)
Lu Gen (Reed Rhizome) 芦根
Qty: 30 grams
Chan: LU, ST
Prop: Sweet, Cold
Latin: Rhizoma Phragmitis Communis
Cat: Herbs that Drain Fire
Yi Yi Ren (Semen Coicis Lachyrma-jobi)
Yi Yi Ren (Seeds of Job's Tears) 薏苡仁
Qty: 30 grams
Chan: SP, LU, KI
Prop: Sweet, Bland, Slightly Cold
Latin: Semen Coicis Lachyrma-jobi
Cat: Herbs that Regulate Water and Drain Dampness
Dong Gua Zi (Semen Benincasae Hispidae)
Dong Gua Zi (Winter Melon, Wax Gourd Seed, Benincasa) 冬瓜子
Qty: 24 grams
Chan: LU, ST, LI, SI
Prop: Sweet, Cold
Latin: Semen Benincasae Hispidae
Cat: Herbs that Regulate Water and Drain Dampness
Tao Ren (Semen Pruni Persicae)
Tao Ren (Peach Kernel) 桃仁
Qty: 9 grams
Chan: HT, LI, LIV, ST
Prop: Bitter, Sweet, Neutral
Latin: Semen Pruni Persicae
Cat: Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation

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