Dao Chi San (Guide Out the Red Powder)

Dao Chi San (Guide Out the Red Powder)

Formula 18 of 30 in Formulas that Clear Heat

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Rapid Pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • 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:

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

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Sheng Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Rehmannia)
Quantity = 15-30 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
Chuan Mu Tong (Clematis)
Quantity = 3-6 grams
Cold Chuan Mu Tong (Caulis Clematidis Armandii)
Channels:
BL, HT, SI
Properties:
Bitter, Cold, Bland
Latin:
Caulis Clematidis Armandii
Chinese:
川木通
Tone Marks:
chuān mù tōng
Alt Names:
Mu Tong
Translation:
Open Ended/Pipe Wood from Sichuan
Dan Zhu Ye (Lophatherum Stem and Leaves)
Quantity = 3-6 grams
Cold Dan Zhu Ye (Herba Lophatheri Gracilis)
Channels:
HT, SI, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Cold
Latin:
Herba Lophatheri Gracilis
Chinese:
淡竹叶
Tone Marks:
dàn zhú yè
Translation:
Bland Bamboo Leaves
Gan Cao (Licorice Root)
Quantity = 3-6 grams (Tips Used)
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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