Ji Chuan Jian (Benefit the Flow Decoction)

Ji Chuan Jian (Benefit the Flow Decoction)

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Purge Heat Accumulation

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Collected Treatises of Jing Yue (Jing Yue Quan Shu)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 6 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Rou Cong Rong (Fleshy Stem of the Broomrape)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Warm Rou Cong Rong (Herba Cistanchis Deserticolae)
Channels:
LI, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Warm
Latin:
Herba Cistanchis Deserticolae
Chinese:
肉苁蓉
Tone Marks:
ròu cōng róng
Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root)
Quantity = 9-15 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
Huai Niu Xi (Achyranthes Root)
Quantity = 6 grams
Neutral Huai Niu Xi (Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae)
Channels:
LIV, KID
Properties:
Bitter, Sour, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae
Chinese:
懷牛膝
Tone Marks:
huái niú xī
Alt Names:
Niu Xi
Translation:
Ox Knee from Huai
Ze Xie (Water Plantain Rhizome, Alisma)
Quantity = 4.5 grams
Cold Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis)
Channels:
KI, BL
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Alismatis
Chinese:
泽泻
Tone Marks:
zé xiè
Alt Names:
Fu Ze Xie
Translation:
Marsh Drain
Zhi Ke (Bitter Orange Peel)
Quantity = 3 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
Sheng Ma (Black Cohosh Rhizome, Bugbane Rhizome)
Quantity = 1.5-3 grams
Cool Sheng Ma (Rhizoma Cimicifugae)
Channels:
LI, LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Cool
Latin:
Rhizoma Cimicifugae
Chinese:
升麻
Tone Marks:
shēng má
Translation:
Ascending Hemp

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