Hui Chun Dan (Return of Spring Special Pill)

Hui Chun Dan (Return of Spring Special Pill)

Formula 4 of 8 in Formulas that Open the Orifices

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat and Open the Orifices

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind all herbs into an even powder and form into small pills.
  • Dosage is one 0.9 gram pill taken 2-3 times a day for children under 1 year of age, and two 0.9 gram pills, taken 2-3 times a day for children between 1-2 years of age.
  • Take with warm water.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Herbal Teachings from the Respectfully Decorated Hall (Jing Xiu Tang Yao Shuo)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 19 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Niu Huang (Cattle or Ox Gallstone)
Quantity = 12 grams
Cool Niu Huang (Calculus Bovis)
Channels:
HT, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Calculus Bovis
Chinese:
牛黄
Tone Marks:
niú huáng
Translation:
Cattle Yellow
Tian Zhu Huang (Siliceous Secretions of Bamboo, Bamboo Sugar, Tabasheer)
Quantity = 37.5 grams
Cold Tian Zhu Huang (Bambusae Concretio Silicea)
Channels:
GB, HT, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Bambusae Concretio Silicea
Chinese:
天竺黄
Tone Marks:
tiān zhú huáng
Translation:
Heavenly Bamboo Yellow
Chuan Bei Mu (Tendrilled Fritillaria Bulb)
Quantity = 37.5 grams
Cool Chuan Bei Mu (Bulbus Fritillariae Cirrhosae)
Channels:
HT, LU
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Bulbus Fritillariae Cirrhosae
Chinese:
川贝母
Tone Marks:
chuān bèi mŭ
Translation:
Shell Mother from Sichuan
Dan Nan Xing (Jack-in-the-Pulpit Rhizome & Bile)
Quantity = 60 grams
Cool Dan Nan Xing (Rhizoma Arisaematis (Processed with Bile))
Channels:
LIV, LU, SP
Properties:
Bitter, Cool
Latin:
Rhizoma Arisaematis (Processed with Bile)
Chinese:
胆南星
Tone Marks:
dăn nán xīng
She Xiang (Deer Musk)
Quantity = 12 grams
Warm She Xiang (Secretio Moschi Moschifeni)
Channels:
HT, SP, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Secretio Moschi Moschifeni
Chinese:
麝香
Tone Marks:
shè xiāng
Gou Teng (Gambir Vine Stems and Thorns)
Quantity = 24 grams
Cool Gou Teng (Ramulus Uncariae Cum Uncis)
Channels:
HT, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Ramulus Uncariae Cum Uncis
Chinese:
钩藤
Tone Marks:
gōu téng
Translation:
Hook Vine
Quan Xie (Scorpion, Buthus)
Quantity = 37.5 grams
Neutral Quan Xie (Buthus Martensis)
Channels:
LIV
Properties:
Salty, Spicy, Neutral, Toxic
Latin:
Buthus Martensis
Chinese:
全蝎
Tone Marks:
quán xiē
Tian Ma (Gastrodia Rhizome)
Quantity = 37.5 grams
Neutral Tian Ma (Rhizoma Gastrodiae)
Channels:
LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Rhizoma Gastrodiae
Chinese:
天麻
Tone Marks:
tiān má
Translation:
Heavenly Hemp
Jiang Can (Body of Sick Silkworm)
Quantity = 37.5 grams
Neutral Jiang Can (Bombyx Batryticatus)
Channels:
LIV, LU
Properties:
Spicy, Salty, Neutral
Latin:
Bombyx Batryticatus
Chinese:
僵蚕
Tone Marks:
jiāng cán
Zhu Sha (Cinnabar)
Quantity = 0.3-1.8 grams
Cool Zhu Sha (Cinnabar)
Channels:
HT
Properties:
Sweet, Cool, Toxic
Latin:
Cinnabar
Chinese:
朱砂
Tone Marks:
zhū shā
Translation:
Vermillion Sand
Da Huang (Rhubarb Root and Rhizome)
Quantity = 60 grams
Cold Da Huang (Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei
Chinese:
大簧
Tone Marks:
dà huáng
Translation:
Big Yellow
Chen Pi (Orange Peel, Citrus Peel, Tangerine Peel)
Quantity = 37.5 grams
Warm Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae
Chinese:
陈皮
Tone Marks:
chén pí
Alt Names:
Ju Pi, Guang Chen Pi, Xin Hui Pi
Translation:
Aged Peel
Ban Xia (Pinellia Rhizome)
Quantity = 37.5 grams
Warm Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae Tematae)
Photo Note:
Sheng Ban Xia Shown
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm, Toxic
Latin:
Rhizoma Pinelliae Tematae
Chinese:
半夏
Tone Marks:
bàn xià
Translation:
Half Summer
Bai Dou Kou (Round Cardamom Fruit)
Quantity = 37.5 grams
Neutral Bai Dou Kou (Fructus Amomi Kravanh)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Aromatic Slightly Warm (or Neutral)
Latin:
Fructus Amomi Kravanh
Chinese:
白豆寇
Tone Marks:
bái dòu kòu
Translation:
White Cardamom
Tan Xiang (Sandalwood (Heartwood))
Quantity = 37.5 grams
Warm Tan Xiang (Lignum Santali Albi)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Lignum Santali Albi
Chinese:
檀香
Tone Marks:
tán xiāng
Mu Xiang (Costus Root, Saussurea)
Quantity = 37.5 grams
Warm Mu Xiang (Radix Auklandiae Lappae)
Channels:
GB, LI, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Radix Auklandiae Lappae
Chinese:
木香
Tone Marks:
mù xiāng
Translation:
Wood Fragrance
Zhi Ke (Bitter Orange Peel)
Quantity = 37.5 grams
Cool Zhi Ke (Fructus Citri Aurantii)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cool
Latin:
Fructus Citri Aurantii
Chinese:
枳壳
Tone Marks:
zhĭ ké
Alt Names:
Zhi Qiao
Chen Xiang (Aloeswood, Aquilaria)
Quantity = 37.5 grams
Warm Chen Xiang (Lignum Aquilariae Agallochae)
Channels:
KI, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Lignum Aquilariae Agallochae
Chinese:
沉香
Tone Marks:
chén xiāng
Translation:
Sinking Fragrance
Gan Cao (Licorice Root)
Quantity = 26.25 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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