Jin Ling Zi San (Melia Toosendan Powder)

Jin Ling Zi San (Melia Toosendan Powder)

Formula 9 of 15 in Formulas that Regulate the Qi

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Promote the Movement of Qi

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with yellow coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Wiry pulse
  • Rapid pulse

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:

  • Powder. Grind the herbs into an even powder and take in 9 gram doses with water or wine.
  • Reduce dosages appropriately to prepare decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Collection of Writings on the Mechanism of Illness, Suitability of Qi, and the Safeguarding of Life as Discussed in the Basic Questions (Su Wen Bing Ji Qi Yi Bao Ming Ji)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Stomach, Small Intestine, Bladder, Liver, Lungs, Heart

There are 2 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Chuan Lian Zi (Sichuan Pagoda Tree Fruit)
Quantity = 30 grams
Cold Chuan Lian Zi (Fructus Meliae Toosendan)
Channels:
LIV, SI, ST, BL
Properties:
Bitter, Cold, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Fructus Meliae Toosendan
Chinese:
川楝子
Tone Marks:
chuān liàn zĭ
Alt Names:
Jin Ling Zi, Lian Shi
Yan Hu Suo (Corydalis Rhizome)
Quantity = 30 grams
Warm Yan Hu Suo (Corydalis Rhizome)
Channels:
HT, LIV, LU
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Corydalis Rhizome
Chinese:
延胡索
Tone Marks:
yán hú suŏ

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