Yang He Tang (Yang Heartening Decoction)
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Yang He Tang (Yang Heartening Decoction)

Formula 1 of 10 in Formulas that Warm Interior Cold

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Warm the Channels and Disperse Cold

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Very pale tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin and forceless pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. Lu Jiao Shuang can be substituted for Lu Jiao Jiao, and Gui Zhi can be substituted for Rou Gui.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Complete Collection of Patterns and Treatments in External Medicine (Wai Ke Zheng Zhi Quan Sheng Ji)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Heart, Kidneys, Liver, Spleen, Lungs, Stomach, Bladder

There are 7 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Shu Di Huang (Qty: 30 grams)

Slightly Warm Shu Di Huang (Processed Radix Rehmanniae)
Channels:
LIV, KI, (HT)
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Processed Radix Rehmanniae
Chinese:
熟地黄
Tone Marks:
shú dì huáng
Alt Names:
Shu Di
Translation:
Cooked Earth Yellow

Lu Jiao Jiao (Qty: 9 grams)

Warm Lu Jiao Jiao (Gelatinum Cornu Cervi)
Channels:
LIV, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Warm
Latin:
Gelatinum Cornu Cervi
Chinese:
鹿角胶
Tone Marks:
lù jiăo jiāo
Alt Names:
Bai Jiao
Translation:
Deer Horn Gelatin

Rou Gui (Qty: 3 grams)

Hot Rou Gui (Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Hot
Latin:
Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae
Chinese:
肉桂
Tone Marks:
ròu guì

Pao Jiang (Qty: 1.5 grams)

Pao Jiang (Blast-Fried Rhizoma Zingiberis)
Channels:
HT, LU, SP, ST, Unknown
Properties:
Bitter, Astringent
Latin:
Blast-Fried Rhizoma Zingiberis
Chinese:
炮姜
Tone Marks:
pào jiāng
Alt Names:
Hei Jiang

Bai Jie Zi (Qty: 6 grams)

Warm Bai Jie Zi (Semen Sinapis Albae)
Channels:
LU
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Semen Sinapis Albae
Chinese:
白芥子
Tone Marks:
bái jiè zĭ
Alt Names:
Huang Jie Zi

Ma Huang (Qty: 1.5 grams)

Warm Ma Huang (Herba Ephedrae)
Channels:
LU, BL
Properties:
Spicy, Slightly Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Herba Ephedrae
Chinese:
麻黄
Tone Marks:
má huáng
Translation:
Hemp Yellow

Gan Cao (Qty: 3 grams)

Neutral Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Channels:
All 12 (Primarily the LU, HT, SP, ST)
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Glycyrrhizae
Chinese:
甘草
Tone Marks:
gān căo
Alt Names:
Guo Lao
Translation:
Sweet Herb, Sweet Grass

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