Er Xian Tang (Two Immortal Decoction)

Er Xian Tang (Two Immortal Decoction)

Formula 27 of 30 in Formulas that Tonify

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  • Formulas that Tonify the Qi

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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  • This formula contains one or more toxic substances.
    While some Chinese herbs are toxic, many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity.

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Traditional Chinese Medical Formulas (Fang Ji Xue)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 6 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Xian Mao (Golden Eye Grass Rhizome)
Quantity = 6-15 grams
Hot Xian Mao (Rhizoma Curculiginis Orchioidis)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Hot, Toxic
Latin:
Rhizoma Curculiginis Orchioidis
Chinese:
仙茅
Tone Marks:
xiān máo
Translation:
Immortal Grass
Yin Yang Huo (Aerial Parts of Epimedium)
Quantity = 9-15 grams
Warm Yin Yang Huo (Herba Epimedii)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Herba Epimedii
Chinese:
淫羊藿
Tone Marks:
yīn yáng huò
Alt Names:
Xian Ling Pi
Translation:
Licentious Goat Wort
Ba Ji Tian (Morinda Root)
Quantity = 9 grams
Warm Ba Ji Tian (Morindae Officinalis Radix)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Morindae Officinalis Radix
Chinese:
巴戟天
Tone Marks:
bā jĭ tiān
Huang Bai (Phellodendron or Amur Cork tree Bark)
Quantity = 4.5-9 grams
Cold Huang Bai (Cortex Phellodendri)
Channels:
KI, BL
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Cortex Phellodendri
Chinese:
黄柏
Tone Marks:
huáng băi
Translation:
Yellow Fir
Zhi Mu (Anemarrhena Rhizome)
Quantity = 4.5-9 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
Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root)
Quantity = 9 grams
Warm Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Radix Angelicae Sinensis
Chinese:
当归
Tone Marks:
dāng guī
Translation:
State of Return

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