Zeng Ye Tang (Increase the Fluids Decoction)
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Zeng Ye Tang (Increase the Fluids Decoction)

Formula 5 of 9 in Formulas that Treat Dryness

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Gently Disperse and Moisten Dryness

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red dry tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin rapid pulse
  • Weak pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. If one dose does not cause a bowel movement within 12 hours, Zeng Ye Cheng Qi Tang should be prescribed instead.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Systematic Differentiation of Warm Diseases (Wen Bing Tiao Bian)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 3 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Xuan Shen (Qty: 30 grams)

Cold Xuan Shen (Radix Scrophulariae Ningpoensis)
Channels:
KI, LU, ST
Properties:
Salty, Sweet, Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Scrophulariae Ningpoensis
Chinese:
玄参
Tone Marks:
xuán shēn
Alt Names:
Yuan Shen
Translation:
Dark Root

Mai Men Dong (Qty: 24 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

Sheng Di Huang (Qty: 24 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

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