Shi Xiao San (Sudden Smile Powder)
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Shi Xiao San (Sudden Smile Powder)

Formula 4 of 13 in Formulas that Invigorate the Blood

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Invigorate the Blood and Dispel Blood Stasis

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Powder. Grind equal amounts of Wu Ling Zhi and Pu Huang into an even powder
  • Take 6 gram dose with warm vinegar or white wine
  • Can also be prepared as a decoction.

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:

  • Spleen, Liver, Heart, Pericardium

There are 2 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Wu Ling Zhi (Qty: Equal amount)

Warm Wu Ling Zhi (Feces Trogopterori Seu Pteromi)
Channels:
LIV, SP
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Feces Trogopterori Seu Pteromi
Chinese:
五灵脂
Tone Marks:
wŭ líng zhī
Translation:
Fat of the Five Spirits

Pu Huang (Qty: Equal amount)

Neutral Pu Huang (Pollen Typhae)
Channels:
LIV, HT, PER, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Neutral
Latin:
Pollen Typhae
Chinese:
蒲黄
Tone Marks:
pú huáng

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