Hei Xi Dan (Lead Special Pill)
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Hei Xi Dan (Lead Special Pill)

Formula 8 of 10 in Formulas that Warm Interior Cold

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Warm the Channels and Disperse Cold

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue with a white slippery tongue coating

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Submerged faint pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • This formula should not be taken for more than a few days to avoid lead poisoning.

Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Dry-fry the lead and the sulphur together, then grind the ingredients into an even powder and form in to pills with wine.
  • 3-9 grams daily with warm water.

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:

  • Large Intestine, Kidneys, Pericardium, Spleen, Heart, Liver, Stomach, Gall Bladder, Small Intestine

There are 12 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Hei Xi (Qty: 60 grams)

Cold Hei Xi (Lead)
Channels:
Unknown
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Lead

Liu Huang (Qty: 60 grams)

Hot Liu Huang (Sulphur)
Channels:
KI, LI, PER
Properties:
Sour, Hot, Toxic
Latin:
Sulphur
Chinese:
硫磺
Tone Marks:
liú huáng
Translation:
Sulfur Yellow

Fu Zi (Qty: 30 grams)

Hot Fu Zi (Radix Lateralis Praeparatus Aconiti Carmichaeli)
Channels:
HT, KI, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Hot, Toxic
Latin:
Radix Lateralis Praeparatus Aconiti Carmichaeli
Chinese:
附子
Tone Marks:
fù zi
Translation:
Appendage

Rou Gui (Qty: 60 grams)

Hot Rou Gui (Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Hot
Latin:
Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae
Chinese:
肉桂
Tone Marks:
ròu guì

Yang Qi Shi (Qty: 30 grams)

Slightly Warm Yang Qi Shi (Actinolitum)
Channels:
KI
Properties:
Salty, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Actinolitum
Chinese:
阳起石
Tone Marks:
yáng qĭ shí
Translation:
Stone for Raising the Yang

Bu Gu Zhi (Qty: 30 grams)

Warm Bu Gu Zhi (Fructus Psoraleae Corylifoliae)
Channels:
KI, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Very Warm
Latin:
Fructus Psoraleae Corylifoliae
Chinese:
补骨脂
Tone Marks:
bŭ gŭ zhī
Translation:
Tonify Bone Resin

Hu Lu Ba (Qty: 30 grams)

Warm Hu Lu Ba (Semen Trigonellae Foeni-graeci)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Semen Trigonellae Foeni-graeci
Chinese:
胡庐巴
Tone Marks:
hú lú bā

Xiao Hui Xiang (Qty: 30 grams)

Warm Xiao Hui Xiang (Fructus Foeniculi Vulgaris)
Channels:
LIV, KI, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Foeniculi Vulgaris
Chinese:
小茴香
Tone Marks:
xiăo huí xiāng

Mu Xiang (Qty: 30 grams)

Warm Mu Xiang (Radix Auklandiae Lappae)
Channels:
GB, LI, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Radix Auklandiae Lappae
Chinese:
木香
Tone Marks:
mù xiāng
Translation:
Wood Fragrance

Rou Dou Kou (Qty: 30 grams)

Warm Rou Dou Kou (Semen Myristicae Fragrantis)
Channels:
LI, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Semen Myristicae Fragrantis
Chinese:
肉豆蔻
Tone Marks:
ròu dòu kòu
Translation:
Fleshy Cardamom

Chen Xiang (Qty: 30 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

Chuan Lian Zi (Qty: 30 grams)

Cold Chuan Lian Zi (Fructus Meliae Toosendan)
Channels:
LIV, SI, ST, BL
Properties:
Bitter, Cold, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Fructus Meliae Toosendan
Chinese:
川楝子
Tone Marks:
chuān liàn zĭ
Alt Names:
Jin Ling Zi, Lian Shi

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