Da Yuan Yin (Reach the Membrane Source Decoction)

Da Yuan Yin (Reach the Membrane Source Decoction)

Formula 4 of 8 in Formulas that Harmonize

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Harmonize Lesser Yang-stage Disorders

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Tongue has deep red edges and a foul, thick, and pasty coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Rapid and wiry pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Discussion of Epidemic Warm Diseases (Wen Yi Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Stomach, Spleen, Lungs, Large Intestine, Gall Bladder, Kidneys, Liver, Heart

There are 7 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Cao Guo (Tsaoko Fruit)
Quantity = 1.5 grams
Warm Cao Guo (Fructus Amomi Tsao-ko)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Amomi Tsao-ko
Chinese:
草果
Tone Marks:
căo guŏ
Translation:
Grass Fruit
Hou Po (Magnolia Bark)
Quantity = 3 grams
Warm Hou Po (Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis)
Channels:
LI, LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis
Chinese:
厚朴
Tone Marks:
hòu pò
Bing Lang (Betel Nut)
Quantity = 6 grams
Warm Bing Lang (Semen Arecae Catechu)
Channels:
LI, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Semen Arecae Catechu
Chinese:
槟榔
Tone Marks:
bīng lang
Huang Qin (Baical Skullcap Root)
Quantity = 3 grams
Cold Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis)
Channels:
GB, LI, LU, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Scutellariae Baicalensis
Chinese:
黄芩
Tone Marks:
huáng qín
Zhi Mu (Anemarrhena Rhizome)
Quantity = 3 grams
Cold Zhi Mu (Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis)
Channels:
LU, ST, KI
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis
Chinese:
知母
Tone Marks:
zhī mŭ
Translation:
Know About Mother
Bai Shao (White Peony Root)
Quantity = 3 grams
Cool Bai Shao (Radix Albus Paeoniae Lactiflorae)
Channels:
LIV, SP
Properties:
Bitter, Sour, Cool
Latin:
Radix Albus Paeoniae Lactiflorae
Chinese:
白芍
Tone Marks:
bái sháo
Alt Names:
Bai Shao Yao
Translation:
White Peony
Gan Cao (Licorice Root)
Quantity = 1.5 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

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