Jiu Xian San (Nine Immortal Decoction)

Jiu Xian San (Nine Immortal Decoction)

Formula 2 of 17 in Formulas that Stabilize and Bind

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Stabilize the Exterior and the Lungs

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • True Lineage of Medicine (Yi Xue Zheng Chuan)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 9 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Ren Shen (Ginseng Root)
Quantity = 3-4.5 grams
Slightly Warm Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng)
Channels:
LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Radix Ginseng
Chinese:
人参
Tone Marks:
rén shēn
Translation:
Man root
Ying Su Ke (Opium Poppy Husk)
Quantity = 12-18 grams (honey-fried)
Neutral Ying Su Ke (Pericarpium Papaveris Somniferi)
Channels:
KI, LI, LU
Properties:
Sour, Astringent, Neutral, Toxic
Latin:
Pericarpium Papaveris Somniferi
Chinese:
罂粟壳
Tone Marks:
yīng sù ké
Wu Mei (Mume Fruit)
Quantity = 12-18 grams
Warm Wu Mei (Fructus Pruni Mume)
Channels:
LI, LIV, LU, SP
Properties:
Sour, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Pruni Mume
Chinese:
乌梅
Tone Marks:
wū méi
Translation:
Dark Plum
Wu Wei Zi (Schisandra Fruit)
Quantity = 3-4.5 grams
Warm Wu Wei Zi (Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis)
Photo Note:
Nan Wu Wei Zi (Schisandra Sphenanthera Rehd. et Wils.) Shown
Channels:
HT, KI, LU
Properties:
Sour, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis
Chinese:
五味子
Tone Marks:
wŭ wèi zĭ
Translation:
Five Flavored Seed
E Jiao (Ass Hide Glue, Donkey Hide Gelatin)
Quantity = 3-4.5 grams
Neutral E Jiao (Gelatinum Corii Asini)
Channels:
KID, LIV, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Gelatinum Corii Asini
Chinese:
阿胶
Tone Marks:
ē jiāo
Kuan Dong Hua (Coltsfoot Flower)
Quantity = 3-4.5 grams
Warm Kuan Dong Hua (Tussilaginis Farfarae Flos)
Channels:
LU
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Tussilaginis Farfarae Flos
Chinese:
款冬花
Tone Marks:
kuăn dōng huā
Translation:
Welcome Winter Flower
Chuan Bei Mu (Tendrilled Fritillaria Bulb)
Quantity = 3-4.5 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
Jie Geng (Root of the Balloon Flower)
Quantity = 3-4.5 grams
Neutral Jie Geng (Platycodi Radix)
Channels:
LU (ST)
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Neutral
Latin:
Platycodi Radix
Chinese:
桔梗
Tone Marks:
jié gĕng
Alt Names:
Ku Jie Geng, Bai Jie Geng, Yu Jie Geng
Translation:
Solid and Straight Root
Sang Bai Pi (Bark of Mulberry Root)
Quantity = 3-4.5 grams
Cold Sang Bai Pi (Cortex Radicis Mori Albae)
Channels:
LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Cortex Radicis Mori Albae
Chinese:
桑白皮
Tone Marks:
sāng bái pí
Translation:
Mulberry White Bark

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