Yi Guan Jian (Linking Decoction)
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Yi Guan Jian (Linking Decoction)

Formula 20 of 30 in Formulas that Tonify

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Tonify the Qi

Pattern:

  • Kidney and Liver Yin Deficiency with Qi Stagnation

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red and dry tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin and frail pulse
  • Deficient and wiry pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Continuation of Famous Physicians' Cases Organized by Categories (Xu Ming Yi Lei An)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 6 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Sheng Di Huang (Qty: 18-45 grams)

Cold Sheng Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae
Chinese:
地黄
Tone Marks:
shēng dì huáng
Alt Names:
Sheng Di
Translation:
Fresh Earth Yellow

Gou Qi Zi (Qty: 9-18 grams)

Neutral Gou Qi Zi (Fructus Lycii Chinensis)
Channels:
LIV, LU, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Fructus Lycii Chinensis
Chinese:
枸杞子
Tone Marks:
gŏu qĭ zĭ

Sha Shen (Qty: 9 grams)

Cool Sha Shen (Glehniae/Adenophorae Radix)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cool, Slightly Bitter
Latin:
Glehniae/Adenophorae Radix
Chinese:
沙参
Tone Marks:
shā shēn
Translation:
Sand Root From the South

Mai Men Dong (Qty: 9 grams)

Slightly Cold Mai Men Dong (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici)
Channels:
SP, ST, HT (LU)
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici
Chinese:
麦门冬
Tone Marks:
mài mén dōng
Alt Names:
Mai Dong, Cun Dong, Da Mai Dong
Translation:
Lush Winter Wheat

Dang Gui (Qty: 9 grams)

Warm Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Radix Angelicae Sinensis
Chinese:
当归
Tone Marks:
dāng guī
Translation:
State of Return

Chuan Lian Zi (Qty: 4.5 grams)

Cold Chuan Lian Zi (Fructus Meliae Toosendan)
Channels:
LIV, SI, ST, BL
Properties:
Bitter, Cold, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Fructus Meliae Toosendan
Chinese:
川楝子
Tone Marks:
chuān liàn zĭ
Alt Names:
Jin Ling Zi, Lian Shi

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