Gua Di San (Melon Pedicle Powder)
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Gua Di San (Melon Pedicle Powder)

Formula 15 of 15 in Formulas that Treat Phlegm

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Dry Dampness and Expel Phlegm

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. This formula should only be cooked for 5-10 minutes

Originally Appeared In:

  • On Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Stomach, Heart, Small Intestine

There are 2 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Gua Di (Qty: 3 grams)

Cold Gua Di (Pedicellus Cucumeris)
Channels:
ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Pedicellus Cucumeris
Tone Marks:
gūa dì
Translation:
Melon Stalk

Chi Xiao Dou (Qty: 3 grams)

Neutral Chi Xiao Dou (Semen Phaseoli Calcarati)
Channels:
HT, SI
Properties:
Sweet, Sour, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Phaseoli Calcarati
Chinese:
赤小豆
Tone Marks:
chì xiăo dòu
Translation:
Dark Red Little Bean

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