Shen Ling Bai Zhu San (Ginseng, Poria, and Atractylodes Macrocephala Powder)
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Shen Ling Bai Zhu San (Ginseng, Poria, and Atractylodes Macrocephala Powder)

Formula 5 of 30 in Formulas that Tonify

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Tonify the Qi

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue with a white coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Normal pulse
  • Deficient pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. 20-25 grams of Dang Shen or Hai Er Shen is usually substituted for Ren Shen.

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:

  • Lungs, Spleen, Stomach, Heart, Kidneys

There are 10 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Ren Shen (Qty: 10 grams)

Slightly Warm Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng)
Channels:
LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Radix Ginseng
Chinese:
人参
Tone Marks:
rén shēn
Translation:
Man root

Bai Zhu (Qty: 10 grams)

Warm Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Chinese:
白术
Tone Marks:
bái zhú

Fu Ling (Qty: 10 grams)

Neutral Fu Ling (Scierotium Poriae Cocos)
Channels:
HT, SP, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Neutral
Latin:
Scierotium Poriae Cocos
Chinese:
茯苓
Tone Marks:
fú líng
Alt Names:
Yun Ling, Bai Fu Ling, Fang Ling Kuai

Zhi Gan Cao (Qty: 10 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

Shan Yao (Qty: 10 grams)

Neutral Shan Yao (Radix Dioscoreae Oppositae)
Channels:
KI, LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Dioscoreae Oppositae
Chinese:
山药
Tone Marks:
shān yao
Alt Names:
Huai Shan Yao, Huai Shan
Translation:
Mountain Herb, Mountain Medicine

Bai Bian Dou (Qty: 7.5 grams)

Neutral Bai Bian Dou (Semen Dolichoris Lablab)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Dolichoris Lablab
Chinese:
白扁豆
Tone Marks:
bái biăn dòu
Alt Names:
Bian Dou
Translation:
Flat Bean

Lian Zi (Qty: 5 grams)

Neutral Lian Zi (Semen Nelumbinis Nuciferae)
Channels:
HT, KI, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Astringent, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Nelumbinis Nuciferae
Chinese:
连子
Tone Marks:
lián zĭ

Yi Yi Ren (Qty: 5 grams)

Slightly Cold Yi Yi Ren (Semen Coicis Lachyrma-jobi)
Channels:
SP, LU, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Semen Coicis Lachyrma-jobi
Chinese:
薏苡仁
Tone Marks:
yì yĭ rén
Alt Names:
Yi Ren, Yi Mi, Yi Ren Mi

Sha Ren (Qty: 5 grams)

Warm Sha Ren (Fructus Amomi)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Fructus Amomi
Chinese:
砂仁
Tone Marks:
shā rén
Translation:
Sand Seeds

Jie Geng (Qty: 5 grams)

Neutral Jie Geng (Platycodi Radix)
Channels:
LU (ST)
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Neutral
Latin:
Platycodi Radix
Chinese:
桔梗
Tone Marks:
jié gĕng
Alt Names:
Ku Jie Geng, Bai Jie Geng, Yu Jie Geng
Translation:
Solid and Straight Root

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