Ding Xiang Shi Di Tang (Clove and Persimmon Calyx Decoction)
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Ding Xiang Shi Di Tang (Clove and Persimmon Calyx Decoction)

Formula 10 of 15 in Formulas that Regulate the Qi

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Promote the Movement of Qi

Pattern:

  • Cold from Stomach Deficiency causing belching, hiccups, or vomiting.

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue with white coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Submerged and slow pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. Double or triple the dosage of Dang Shen is commonly substituted for Ren Shen

Originally Appeared In:

  • Pattern, Cause, Pulse, and Treatment (Zheng Yin Mai Zhi)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Stomach, Spleen, Kidneys, Lungs

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Ding Xiang (Qty: 6 grams)

Warm Ding Xiang (Flos Caryophylli)
Channels:
KI, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Flos Caryophylli
Chinese:
丁香
Tone Marks:
dīng xiāng
Translation:
Spike Fragrance

Shi Di (Qty: 6-9 grams)

Neutral Shi Di (Calyx Diospyri Kaki)
Channels:
ST
Properties:
Bitter, Astringent, Neutral
Latin:
Calyx Diospyri Kaki
Chinese:
柿蒂
Tone Marks:
shì dì

Ren Shen (Qty: 3-6 grams)

Slightly Warm Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng)
Channels:
LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Radix Ginseng
Chinese:
人参
Tone Marks:
rén shēn
Translation:
Man root

Sheng Jiang (Qty: 6-9 grams)

Warm Sheng Jiang (uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis
Chinese:
生姜
Tone Marks:
shēng jiāng

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