Zhi Bao Dan (Greatest Treasure Special Pill)
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Zhi Bao Dan (Greatest Treasure Special Pill)

Formula 2 of 8 in Formulas that Open the Orifices

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat and Open the Orifices

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Grind each substance into a powder and sift together.
  • Take one 3 gram pill, 1-3 times a day with warm water
  • The final powder can also be dissolved and taken in warm water.
  • Shui Niu Jiao should be substituted for Xi Jiao (endangered)

Originally Appeared In:

  • Imperial Grace Formulary of the Tai Ping Era (Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 9 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Xi Jiao (Qty: 30 grams)

Cold Xi Jiao (Cornu Rhinoceri)
Shui Niu Jiao (water buffalo) Shown
Channels:
HT, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Salty, Cold
Latin:
Cornu Rhinoceri
Chinese:
犀角
Tone Marks:
xī jiăo

Niu Huang (Qty: 15 grams)

Cool Niu Huang (Calculus Bovis)
Channels:
HT, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Calculus Bovis
Chinese:
牛黄
Tone Marks:
niú huáng
Translation:
Cattle Yellow

Dai Mao (Qty: 30 grams)

Cold Dai Mao (Carapax Eretmochelydis)
Channels:
SI
Properties:
Cold, Sweet, Salty
Latin:
Carapax Eretmochelydis
Tone Marks:
dài mào

Bing Pian (Qty: 0.3 grams)

Cool Bing Pian (Borneolum)
Channels:
HT, LU, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Cool
Latin:
Borneolum
Chinese:
冰片
Tone Marks:
bīng piàn
Translation:
Ice Slice

She Xiang (Qty: 0.3 grams)

Warm She Xiang (Secretio Moschi Moschifeni)
Channels:
HT, SP, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Secretio Moschi Moschifeni
Chinese:
麝香
Tone Marks:
shè xiāng

An Xi Xiang (Qty: 45 grams)

Neutral An Xi Xiang (Benzoinum)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Neutral
Latin:
Benzoinum
Chinese:
安息香
Tone Marks:
ān xī xiāng
Translation:
Peaceful Rest Fragrance

Zhu Sha (Qty: 30 grams)

Cool Zhu Sha (Cinnabar)
Channels:
HT
Properties:
Sweet, Cool, Toxic
Latin:
Cinnabar
Chinese:
朱砂
Tone Marks:
zhū shā
Translation:
Vermillion Sand

Hu Po (Qty: 30 grams)

Neutral Hu Po (Succinum)
Channels:
BL, HT, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Succinum
Chinese:
琥魄
Tone Marks:
hŭ pò

Xiong Huang (Qty: 30 grams)

Warm Xiong Huang (Realgar)
Channels:
HT, LIV, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm, Toxic
Latin:
Realgar
Chinese:
雄黄
Tone Marks:
xióng huáng
Translation:
Male Yellow

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