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Xiang Ru San (Elsholtzia Powder)

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  • Formulas that Release Early-Stage Exterior Disorders


  • Invasion of Cold with internal Dampness

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Originally Appeared In:

  • Imperial Grace Formulary of the Tai Ping Era (Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Stomach, Spleen, Large Intestine

Substances in this Formula (3 Total):

Xiang Ru (Herba Elsholtziae)
Xiang Ru (Aromatic Madder, Elsholtzia) 香薷
Qty: 9-12 grams
Chan: LU, ST
Prop: Spicy, Aromatic, Slightly Warm
Latin: Herba Elsholtziae
Cat: Warm, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior
Bai Bian Dou (Semen Dolichoris Lablab)
Bai Bian Dou (Hyacinth Bean, Dolichos) 白扁豆
Qty: 6-9 grams
Chan: SP, ST
Prop: Sweet, Neutral
Latin: Semen Dolichoris Lablab
Cat: Herbs that Clear and Relieve Summerheat
Hou Po (Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis)
Hou Po (Magnolia Bark) 厚朴
Qty: 6-9 grams
Chan: LI, LU, SP, ST
Prop: Bitter, Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin: Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis
Cat: Aromatic Herbs that Transform and Dissolve Dampness

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