Cang Er Zi San (Xanthium Powder)
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Cang Er Zi San (Xanthium Powder)

Formula 15 of 25 in Formulas that Release the Exterior

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Release Early-Stage Exterior Disorders

Pattern:

  • Invasion of Wind-Heat causing nasal congestion and/or profuse nasal discharge

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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  • This formula contains one or more toxic substances.
    While some Chinese herbs are toxic, many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity.

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction

Originally Appeared In:

  • Formulas to Aid the Living (Ji Sheng Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Stomach, Liver

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Cang Er Zi (Qty: 6-9 grams)

Warm Cang Er Zi (Fructus Xanthii Siberici)
Channels:
LU
Properties:
Sweet, Bitter, Warm, Toxic
Latin:
Fructus Xanthii Siberici
Chinese:
苍耳子
Tone Marks:
cāng ĕr zĭ
Translation:
Deep Green Ear Seeds

Xin Yi Hua (Qty: 3-6 grams)

Warm Xin Yi Hua (Flos Magnoliae Lilliflorae)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Flos Magnoliae Lilliflorae
Chinese:
辛夷
Tone Marks:
xīn yí

Bai Zhi (Qty: 6-9 grams)

Warm Bai Zhi (Radix Angelicae Dahuricae)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Radix Angelicae Dahuricae
Chinese:
白芷
Tone Marks:
bái zhĭ

Bo He (Qty: 3-6 grams)

Cool Bo He (Herba Menthae Haplocalycis)
Channels:
LU, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Aromatic, Cool
Latin:
Herba Menthae Haplocalycis
Chinese:
薄荷
Tone Marks:
bò he
Alt Names:
Su Bo He

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