Ge Gen Huang Lian Huang Qin Tang (Kudzu, Coptis, and Scutellaria Decoction)

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Ge Gen Huang Lian Huang Qin Tang (Kudzu, Coptis, and Scutellaria Decoction)

Formula 22 of 25 in Formulas that Release the Exterior

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Release Early-Stage Exterior Disorders

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Originally Appeared In:

  • On Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

18-24 grams of Ge Gen (Pueraria, Kudzu Root)

Cool Ge Gen (Radix Puerariae)
Ye Ge Gen (Peureria Lobata)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Cool
Latin:
Radix Puerariae
Chinese:
葛根
Tone Marks:
gé gēn

9 grams of Huang Qin (Baical Skullcap Root)

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

6 grams of Huang Lian (Coptis Rhizome)

Cold Huang Lian (Rhizoma Coptidis)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Coptidis
Chinese:
黄连
Tone Marks:
huáng lián
Translation:
Yellow Links

6 grams of Zhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root)

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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