Bai Ye Tang (Biota Twig Decoction)
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Bai Ye Tang (Biota Twig Decoction)

Formula 9 of 9 in Formulas that Stop Bleeding

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat and Stop Bleeding

Pattern:

  • Yang Deficiency causing Cold which impairs the Spleen Qi from governing the Blood

Actions:

  • Warms Spleen Yang, Clears Liver Fire, and stops bleeding

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue with thin coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Rapid forceless pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • None Noted

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. Pao Jiang is commonly substituted for Gan Jiang.
  • The urine of boys under 12 years of age can be added to this formula to enhance it's stop bleeding effect by moving blood downward.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (Jin Gui Yao Lue)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 3 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Ce Bai Ye (Qty: 9 grams)

Slightly Cold Ce Bai Ye (Cacumen Biotae Orientalis)
Channels:
LU, LIV, LI.
Properties:
Bitter, Astringent, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Cacumen Biotae Orientalis
Chinese:
侧柏叶
Tone Marks:
cè băi yè
Translation:
Flat Fir Leaves

Gan Jiang (Qty: 9 grams)

Hot Gan Jiang (dry Rhizoma Zingiberis)
Channels:
HT, LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Hot
Latin:
dry Rhizoma Zingiberis
Chinese:
干姜
Tone Marks:
gān jiāng

Ai Ye (Qty: 9-12 grams)

Warm Ai Ye (Artemisiae Argyi Folium)
Channels:
SP, LIV, KI
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Artemisiae Argyi Folium
Chinese:
艾叶
Tone Marks:
ài yè

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