Tong Guan San (Open the Gate Powder)
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Tong Guan San (Open the Gate Powder)

Formula 8 of 8 in Formulas that Open the Orifices

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat and Open the Orifices

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.

Preparation Notes:

  • Powder. Grind equal parts of each herb into a fine powder.
  • A very small amount of powder is then blown up the nose to avoid the possibility of the powder entering the Lungs.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Additions to the Teachings of Dan Xi (Dan Xi Xin Fa fu)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Large Intestine, Kidneys

There are 2 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Zao Jiao (Qty: Equal Quantities)

Warm Zao Jiao (Gleditsiae Sinensis Fructus)
Channels:
LI, LU
Properties:
Spicy, Warm, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Gleditsiae Sinensis Fructus
Tone Marks:
zào jiăo
Translation:
Soap Thorn

Xi Xin (Qty: Equal Quantities)

Warm Xi Xin (Herba Asari Cum Radice)
Xi Xin Gen Shown
Channels:
LU, KI
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Herba Asari Cum Radice
Chinese:
细辛
Tone Marks:
xì xīn
Translation:
Thin Spicy

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