Wei Jing Tang (Reed Decoction)
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Wei Jing Tang (Reed Decoction)

Formula 14 of 30 in Formulas that Clear Heat

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with a yellow greasy coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Slippery and rapid pulse.

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Thousand Ducat Formulas (Qian Jin Yao Fang)

Notes:

  • Wei Jing is another name for Lu Gen

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Lu Gen (Qty: 30 grams)

Cold Lu Gen (Rhizoma Phragmitis Communis)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Phragmitis Communis
Chinese:
芦根
Tone Marks:
lú gēn

Yi Yi Ren (Qty: 30 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

Dong Gua Zi (Qty: 24 grams)

Cold Dong Gua Zi (Semen Benincasae Hispidae)
Channels:
LU, ST, LI, SI
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Semen Benincasae Hispidae
Chinese:
冬瓜子
Tone Marks:
dōng guā zĭ
Alt Names:
Dong Gua Ren
Translation:
Winter Melon Seed

Tao Ren (Qty: 9 grams)

Neutral Tao Ren (Semen Pruni Persicae)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Pruni Persicae
Chinese:
桃仁
Tone Marks:
táo rén

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