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Zuo Jin Wan (Left Metal Pill)


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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with yellow coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Wiry and rapid pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.
  • This formula contains one or more toxic substances (while some Chinese herbs are toxic, it must be noted that many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity).

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Teachings of Dan Xi (Dan Xi Xin Fa)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

Substances in this Formula (2 Total):


Huang Lian (Rhizoma Coptidis)
Huang Lian (Coptis Rhizome) 黄连
Qty: 15-18 grams
Chan: HT, LI, LIV, ST
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Rhizoma Coptidis
Cat: Herbs that Clear Heat and Dry Dampness
Wu Zhu Yu (Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae)
Wu Zhu Yu (Evodia Fruit) 吴茱萸
Qty: 2-3 grams
Chan: KI, LIV, SP, ST
Prop: Spicy, Bitter, Hot, Slightly Toxic, Very Dry
Latin: Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae
Cat: Herbs that Warm the Interior and Expel Cold

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