Gua Luo Xie Bai Bai Jiu Tang (Trichosanthes Fruit, Chinese Chive, and Wine Decoction)

Gua Luo Xie Bai Bai Jiu Tang (Trichosanthes Fruit, Chinese Chive, and Wine Decoction)

Formula 1 of 15 in Formulas that Regulate the Qi

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Promote the Movement of Qi

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Thick greasy tongue coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Submerged and wiry pulse
  • Tight pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. 30-60ml of white wine (Bai Jiu) is added to the decoction. Can be prepared with even amounts of water and wine. The alcohol in this formula can also be omitted.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (Jin Gui Yao Lue)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Large Intestine, Stomach

There are 2 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Gua Lou (Trichosanthes Fruit)
Quantity = 12 grams
Cold Gua Lou (Fructus Trichosanthis Kirlowii)
Channels:
LI, LU, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Fructus Trichosanthis Kirlowii
Chinese:
栝楼
Tone Marks:
guā lóu
Xie Bai (Bulb of Chinese Chive)
Quantity = 9-12 grams
Warm Xie Bai (Bulbus Allii)
Channels:
LI, LU, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Bulbus Allii
Chinese:
薤白
Tone Marks:
xiè bái

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