Huang Lian e Jiao Tang (Coptis and Ass Hide Gelatin Decoction)
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Huang Lian e Jiao Tang (Coptis and Ass Hide Gelatin Decoction)

Formula 2 of 9 in Formulas that Calm the Spirit

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Nourish the Heart and Calm the Spirit

Pattern:

  • Fire due to Yin Deficiency

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with dry yellow coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin rapid pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. 2 egg yolks (Ji Zi Huang) are mixed into the final strained decoction to assist in draining Fire from the Upper Jiao and generating Yin and Blood.
  • E Jiao should also be dissolved in the final strained decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • On Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Huang Lian (Qty: 6-8 grams)

Cold Huang Lian (Rhizoma Coptidis)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Coptidis
Chinese:
黄连
Tone Marks:
huáng lián
Translation:
Yellow Links

Huang Qin (Qty: 6 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

E Jiao (Qty: 9 grams)

Neutral E Jiao (Gelatinum Corii Asini)
Channels:
KID, LIV, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Gelatinum Corii Asini
Chinese:
阿胶
Tone Marks:
ē jiāo

Bai Shao (Qty: 6 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

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