San Jia Fu Mai Tang (Three Shell Decoction to Restore the Pulse)
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San Jia Fu Mai Tang (Three Shell Decoction to Restore the Pulse)

Formula 10 of 13 in Formulas that Expel Wind

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Release Wind from the Skin and Channels

Pattern:

  • Blood and Yin Deficiency causing Rising Liver Yang and Liver Wind

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Deep red dry tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin, rapid, forceless pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Systematic Differentiation of Warm Diseases (Wen Bing Tiao Bian)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 9 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Zhi Gan Cao (Qty: 18 grams)

Warm Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Channels:
All 12 Channels
Properties:
Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Radix Glycyrrhizae
Chinese:
炙甘草
Tone Marks:
zhì gān căo

Sheng Di Huang (Qty: 18 grams)

Cold Sheng Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae
Chinese:
地黄
Tone Marks:
shēng dì huáng
Alt Names:
Sheng Di
Translation:
Fresh Earth Yellow

Bai Shao (Qty: 18 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

Mai Men Dong (Qty: 15 grams)

Slightly Cold Mai Men Dong (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici)
Channels:
SP, ST, HT (LU)
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici
Chinese:
麦门冬
Tone Marks:
mài mén dōng
Alt Names:
Mai Dong, Cun Dong, Da Mai Dong
Translation:
Lush Winter Wheat

Huo Ma Ren (Qty: 9 grams)

Neutral Huo Ma Ren (Semen Cannabis Sativae)
Channels:
LI, SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Cannabis Sativae
Chinese:
火麻仁
Tone Marks:
huŏ má rén
Translation:
Fire Hemp Seeds

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

Mu Li (Qty: 15 grams)

Cool Mu Li (Concha Ostreae)
Channels:
LIV, KI
Properties:
Salty, Astringent, Cool
Latin:
Concha Ostreae
Chinese:
牡蛎
Tone Marks:
mŭ lì

Bie Jia (Qty: 24 grams)

Cold Bie Jia (Carapax Amydae Sinensis)
Channels:
LIV, SP
Properties:
Salty, Cold
Latin:
Carapax Amydae Sinensis
Chinese:
鳖甲
Tone Marks:
biē jiă

Gui Ban (Qty: 30 grams)

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

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