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Yu Nu Jian (Jade Woman Decoction)


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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Dry red tongue with a thin yellow coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Rapid and thin pulse, possibly floating and slippery.

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Collected Treatises of Jing Yue (Jing Yue Quan Shu)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Stomach, Heart, Kidneys, Liver, Spleen

Substances in this Formula (5 Total):


Shi Gao (Gypsum Fibrosum)
Shi Gao (Gypsum) 石膏
Qty: 15-30 grams
Chan: LU, ST
Prop: Sweet, Spicy, Very Cold
Latin: Gypsum Fibrosum
Cat: Herbs that Drain Fire
Shu Di Huang (Processed Radix Rehmanniae)
Shu Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Steamed with Water or Alcohol, Rehmannia) 熟地黄
Qty: 9-30 grams
Chan: LIV, KI, (HT)
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Warm
Latin: Processed Radix Rehmanniae
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Blood
Zhi Mu (Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis)
Zhi Mu (Anemarrhena Rhizome) 知母
Qty: 3-6 grams
Chan: LU, ST, KI
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis
Cat: Herbs that Drain Fire
Mai Men Dong (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici)
Mai Men Dong (Ophiopogon Tuber) 麦门冬
Qty: 6-9 grams
Chan: SP, ST, HT (LU)
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin: Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Yin
Huai Niu Xi (Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae)
Huai Niu Xi (Achyranthes Root) 懷牛膝
Qty: 3-6 grams
Chan: LIV, KID
Prop: Bitter, Sour, Neutral
Latin: Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae
Cat: Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation

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