Xiao Xian Xiong Tang (Minor Sinking Into the Chest Decoction)
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Xiao Xian Xiong Tang (Minor Sinking Into the Chest Decoction)

Formula 3 of 15 in Formulas that Treat Phlegm

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Dry Dampness and Expel Phlegm

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Yellow greasy tongue coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Slippery floating pulse
  • Slippery rapid pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • On Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 3 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Gua Lou (Qty: 24-30 grams (crushed))

Cold Gua Lou (Fructus Trichosanthis Kirlowii)
Channels:
LI, LU, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Fructus Trichosanthis Kirlowii
Chinese:
栝楼
Tone Marks:
guā lóu

Huang Lian (Qty: 3 grams)

Cold Huang Lian (Rhizoma Coptidis)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Coptidis
Chinese:
黄连
Tone Marks:
huáng lián
Translation:
Yellow Links

Ban Xia (Qty: 9-12 grams (Ginger fried))

Warm Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae Tematae)
Sheng Ban Xia Shown
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm, Toxic
Latin:
Rhizoma Pinelliae Tematae
Chinese:
半夏
Tone Marks:
bàn xià
Translation:
Half Summer

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