Er Chen Tang (Two Cured Decoction)
Formula 2 of 15 in Formulas that Treat Phlegm
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- Formulas that Dry Dampness and Expel Phlegm
- Dries dampness, reduces phlegm, regulates the Qi, and harmonizes the Middle Jiao
- Nausea, vomiting, cough with easy expectoration of copious white sputum Epigastric and chest distension and fullness. Palpitations and dizziness.
Possible Tongue Appearance:
- Swollen tongue with teeth marks and a thick white greasy coat
Possible Pulse Patterns:
- Slippery pulse
- Chronic Tracheitis
- Pulmonary Emphysema
Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:
- Do not use in cases where there is phlegm heat, dry cough, or dry phlegm due to Lung Qi Deficiency
- This formula contains one or more toxic substances.
While some Chinese herbs are toxic, many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity.
- Decoction. Chen Pi can be substituted for Ju Hong.
Originally Appeared In:
- Imperial Grace Formulary of the Tai Ping Era (Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang)
Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:
- Lungs, Stomach, Spleen, Heart
There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne
Ban Xia (Qty: 15 grams)
LU, SP, ST
Spicy, Warm, Toxic
Rhizoma Pinelliae Tematae
Ju Hong (Qty: 15 grams)
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Exocarpium Citri Rubrum
Yun Pi, Yun Hong
Fu Ling (Qty: 9 grams)
HT, SP, LU
Sweet, Bland, Neutral
Scierotium Poriae Cocos
Yun Ling, Bai Fu Ling, Fang Ling Kuai
Zhi Gan Cao (Qty: 4.5 grams)
All 12 Channels
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