Gun Tan Wan (Vaporize Phlegm Pill)
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Gun Tan Wan (Vaporize Phlegm Pill)

Formula 7 of 8 in Formulas that Open the Orifices

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat and Open the Orifices

Pattern:

  • Phlegm or Phlegm Fire accumulation with Excess Heat.

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Thick yellow greasy tongue coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Slippery, rapid, and forceful pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind all herbs into an even powder and use water to form into pills.
  • Take one 6-9 gram dose, 1-2 times a day with warm water.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Additions to the Teachings of Dan Xi (Dan Xi Xin Fa fu)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Meng Shi (Qty: 30 grams (calcined))

Neutral Meng Shi (Lapis Micae seu Chloriti)
Channels:
LIV, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Neutral
Latin:
Lapis Micae seu Chloriti
Chinese:
金礞石
Tone Marks:
jīn méng shí
Alt Names:
Jin Meng Shi, Qing Meng Shi

Da Huang (Qty: 240 grams)

Cold Da Huang (Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei
Chinese:
大簧
Tone Marks:
dà huáng
Translation:
Big Yellow

Huang Qin (Qty: 240 grams)

Cold Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis)
Channels:
GB, LI, LU, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis
Chinese:
黄芩
Tone Marks:
huáng qín

Chen Xiang (Qty: 15 grams)

Warm Chen Xiang (Lignum Aquilariae Agallochae)
Channels:
KI, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Lignum Aquilariae Agallochae
Chinese:
沉香
Tone Marks:
chén xiāng
Translation:
Sinking Fragrance

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