Jin Suo Gu Jing Wan (Metal Lock Pill to Stabilize the Essence)

Jin Suo Gu Jing Wan (Metal Lock Pill to Stabilize the Essence)

Formula 9 of 17 in Formulas that Stabilize and Bind

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Stabilize the Exterior and the Lungs

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue with a white coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin frail pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind all herbs into an even powder and form into pills
  • Take 9 grams with salted water
  • Appropriately reduce dosages to prepare a decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Analytic Collection of Medicinal Formulas (Yi Fang Ji Jie)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Kidneys, Liver, Spleen, Heart

There are 6 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Sha Yuan Zi (Astragalus Seed, Flattened Milkvetch Seed)
Quantity = 60 grams
Warm Sha Yuan Zi (Semen Astragali Complanati)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Semen Astragali Complanati
Chinese:
沙苑子
Tone Marks:
shā yuàn zĭ
Alt Names:
Sha Yuan Ji Li, Guan Sha Yuan
Qian Shi (Euryale Seeds)
Quantity = 60 grams
Neutral Qian Shi (Semen Euryalis Ferocis)
Channels:
KI, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Astringent, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Euryalis Ferocis
Chinese:
芡实
Tone Marks:
qiàn shí
Lian Xu (Lotus Stamen)
Quantity = 60 grams
Neutral Lian Xu (Stamen Nelumbinis)
Channels:
HT, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Astringent, Neutral
Latin:
Stamen Nelumbinis
Chinese:
莲须
Tone Marks:
lián xū
Alt Names:
Jin Ying Cao
Long Gu (Fossilized Mammal Bones)
Quantity = 30 grams (crispy-fried)
Neutral Long Gu (Os Draconis)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Astringent, Neutral
Latin:
Os Draconis
Chinese:
龙骨
Tone Marks:
lóng gŭ
Translation:
Dragon Bone
Mu Li (Oyster Shell)
Quantity = 30 grams (calcined)
Cool Mu Li (Concha Ostreae)
Channels:
LIV, KI
Properties:
Salty, Astringent, Cool
Latin:
Concha Ostreae
Chinese:
牡蛎
Tone Marks:
mŭ lì
Lian Zi (Lotus Seed)
Quantity = 120 grams
Neutral Lian Zi (Semen Nelumbinis Nuciferae)
Channels:
HT, KI, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Astringent, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Nelumbinis Nuciferae
Chinese:
连子
Tone Marks:
lián zĭ

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