Shi Zao Tang (Ten Jujube Decoction)
Formula 14 of 14 in Formulas that Drain Downward
- Formulas that Purge Heat Accumulation
Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:
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- This formula contains one or more toxic substances.
While some Chinese herbs are toxic, many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity.
- Powder or pills. Grind Gan Sui, Jing Da Ji, and Yuan Hua into an even powder. Take in 0.5-1 Gram doses in the morning on an empty stomach with a warm decoction made from Da Zao.
- This formula should cause 5-6 bowel movements a day, if fewer than 1-2 bowel movements a day, another dose can be administered one to two days later.
Originally Appeared In:
- On Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun)
Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:
- Lungs, Large Intestine, Kidneys, Spleen, Heart, Liver
There are 3 Substances in this Chinese Medicne
Gan Sui (Qty: Equal quantity each herb)
KI, LI, LU
Bitter, Sweet, Cold, Toxic
Radix Euphorbiae Kansui
Da Ji (Qty: Equal quantity each herb (Jing Da Ji))
LIV, SP, HT
Herba Cirsii Japonici
Jing Da Ji
Yuan Hua (Qty: Equal quantity each herb)
KI, LI, LU
Bitter, Spicy, Warm, Toxic
Flos Daphnis Genkwae