Bu Fei e Jiao Tang (Tonify the Lungs Decoction with Ass Hide Gelatin)

Bu Fei e Jiao Tang (Tonify the Lungs Decoction with Ass Hide Gelatin)

Formula 4 of 9 in Formulas that Treat Dryness

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Gently Disperse and Moisten Dryness

Pattern:

  • Lung Yin Deficiency with intense heat.

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with little coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Floating, thin, rapid pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. E Jiao is dissolved in the final strained decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Craft of Medicinal Treatment for Childhood Disease Patterns (Xiao Er Yao Zheng Zhi Jue)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 6 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

E Jiao (Ass Hide Glue, Donkey Hide Gelatin)
Quantity = 45 grams
Neutral E Jiao (Gelatinum Corii Asini)
Channels:
KID, LIV, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Gelatinum Corii Asini
Chinese:
阿胶
Tone Marks:
ē jiāo
Ma Dou Ling (Birthwort Fruit)
Quantity = 15 grams
Cold Ma Dou Ling (Aristolochiae Fructus)
Channels:
LI, LU
Properties:
Bitter, Slightly Spicy, Cold, Toxic
Latin:
Aristolochiae Fructus
Chinese:
马兜铃
Tone Marks:
mă dōu líng
Translation:
Bell of a horses Hat
Xing Ren (Apricot Seed or Kernel)
Quantity = 6 grams
Slightly Warm Xing Ren (Semen Pruni Armeniacae)
Channels:
LI, LU
Properties:
Bitter, Slightly Warm, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Semen Pruni Armeniacae
Chinese:
杏仁
Tone Marks:
xìng rén
Alt Names:
Ku Xing Ren
Niu Bang Zi (Great Burdock Fruit)
Quantity = 7.5 grams
Cold Niu Bang Zi (Fructus Arctii Lappae)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Fructus Arctii Lappae
Chinese:
牛旁子
Tone Marks:
niú bàng zĭ
Alt Names:
Niu Bang, Niu Zi, Da Li Zi, Shu Nian Zi, E Shi
Geng Mi (Rice)
Quantity = 30 grams
Cool Geng Mi (Oryzae Semen)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Oryzae Semen
Zhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root)
Quantity = 7.5 grams
Warm Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Channels:
All 12 Channels
Properties:
Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Radix Glycyrrhizae
Chinese:
炙甘草
Tone Marks:
zhì gān căo

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