Bu Dai Wan (Cloth Sack Pill)

Bu Dai Wan (Cloth Sack Pill)

Formula 1 of 4 in Formulas that Expel Parasites

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Expel Parasites

Pattern:

  • Malnutrition from parasites

Actions:

  • Purges and expels parasites, Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach, and improves childhood nutritional impairment

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Weak pulse

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Pale tongue

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • None Noted

Preparation Notes:

  • Powder. Grind all herbs into an even powder.
  • Take one 3 gram dose in the morning on an empty stomach with pork soup

Originally Appeared In:

  • Supplement to the Pocket Sized Discussion of Formulas for Children (Bu Yao Xiu Zhen Xiao er Fang Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 8 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Ye Ming Sha (Bat Feces)
Quantity = 60 grams
Cool Ye Ming Sha (Excrementum Vespertilionis Murini)
Channels:
LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Cool
Latin:
Excrementum Vespertilionis Murini
Chinese:
夜明砂
Tone Marks:
yè míng shā
Translation:
Night Brightness Sand
Wu Yi (Stinking Elm, paste from the fruit)
Quantity = 60 grams
Warm Wu Yi (Praeparatio Fructus Ulmi Macrocarpi)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Praeparatio Fructus Ulmi Macrocarpi
Tone Marks:
wú yí
Shi Jun Zi (Rangoon Creeper Fruit with Seeds)
Quantity = 60 grams
Warm Shi Jun Zi (Fructus Quisqualis)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Quisqualis
Chinese:
使君子
Tone Marks:
shĭ jūn zĭ
Translation:
Envoy Seeds
Fu Ling (Sclerotium of Tuckahoe, China Root, Poria, Hoelen)
Quantity = 15 grams
Neutral Fu Ling (Scierotium Poriae Cocos)
Channels:
HT, SP, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Neutral
Latin:
Scierotium Poriae Cocos
Chinese:
茯苓
Tone Marks:
fú líng
Alt Names:
Yun Ling, Bai Fu Ling, Fang Ling Kuai
Bai Zhu (White Atractylodes Rhizome)
Quantity = 15 grams
Warm Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Chinese:
白术
Tone Marks:
bái zhú
Ren Shen (Ginseng Root)
Quantity = 15 grams
Slightly Warm Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng)
Channels:
LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Radix Ginseng
Chinese:
人参
Tone Marks:
rén shēn
Translation:
Man root
Gan Cao (Licorice Root)
Quantity = 15 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
Lu Hui (Aloe Leaf - Dried juice Concentrate)
Quantity = 15 grams
Cold Lu Hui (Herba Aloes)
Channels:
LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Herba Aloes
Chinese:
芦荟
Tone Marks:
lú huì

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