Hu Qian Wan (Hidden Tiger Pill)
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Hu Qian Wan (Hidden Tiger Pill)

Formula 22 of 30 in Formulas that Tonify

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Tonify the Qi

Actions:

  • Nourishes the Yin, descends Fire, Strengthens the Bones and Sinews

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with little coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin frail pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind all ingredients into an even powder and use wine or honey to form into pills.
  • Take a 9 gram pill in the morning and evening with warm or salted water.
  • To prepare as a decoction, reduce dosages appropriately.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Teachings of Dan Xi (Dan Xi Xin Fa)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 9 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Huang Bai (Qty: 150 grams (wine-fried))

Cold Huang Bai (Cortex Phellodendri)
Channels:
KI, BL
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Cortex Phellodendri
Chinese:
黄柏
Tone Marks:
huáng băi
Translation:
Yellow Fir

Zhi Mu (Qty: 30 grams (wine-fried))

Cold Zhi Mu (Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis)
Channels:
LU, ST, KI
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis
Chinese:
知母
Tone Marks:
zhī mŭ
Translation:
Know About Mother

Shu Di Huang (Qty: 60 grams)

Slightly Warm Shu Di Huang (Processed Radix Rehmanniae)
Channels:
LIV, KI, (HT)
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Processed Radix Rehmanniae
Chinese:
熟地黄
Tone Marks:
shú dì huáng
Alt Names:
Shu Di
Translation:
Cooked Earth Yellow

Gui Ban (Qty: 120 grams (deep-fried))

Cold Gui Ban (Plastrum Testudinis)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV
Properties:
Salty, Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Plastrum Testudinis
Chinese:
龟板
Tone Marks:
guī băn

Bai Shao (Qty: 60 grams)

Cool Bai Shao (Radix Albus Paeoniae Lactiflorae)
Channels:
LIV, SP
Properties:
Bitter, Sour, Cool
Latin:
Radix Albus Paeoniae Lactiflorae
Chinese:
白芍
Tone Marks:
bái sháo
Alt Names:
Bai Shao Yao
Translation:
White Peony

Hu Gu (Qty: 60 grams)

Warm Hu Gu (Os Tigris)
Channels:
LIV, KI
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Os Tigris
Chinese:
虎骨
Tone Marks:
hŭ gŭ

Suo Yang (Qty: 45 grams)

Warm Suo Yang (Herba Cynomorii Songarici)
Channels:
LI, KI, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Herba Cynomorii Songarici
Chinese:
锁阳
Tone Marks:
suŏ yáng
Translation:
Lock Yang (Qi)

Gan Jiang (Qty: 15 grams)

Hot Gan Jiang (dry Rhizoma Zingiberis)
Channels:
HT, LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Hot
Latin:
dry Rhizoma Zingiberis
Chinese:
干姜
Tone Marks:
gān jiāng

Chen Pi (Qty: 60 grams)

Warm Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae
Chinese:
陈皮
Tone Marks:
chén pí
Alt Names:
Ju Pi, Guang Chen Pi, Xin Hui Pi
Translation:
Aged Peel

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