Ju He Wan (Tangerine Seed Pill)

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Ju He Wan (Tangerine Seed Pill)

Formula 2 of 15 in Formulas that Regulate the Qi

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Promote the Movement of Qi

Pattern:

  • Damp-Cold invading the Liver channel causing Hernial disorder

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind the herbs into a fine powder and use wine to form into pills.
  • Take 6-9 grams, 1-2 times a day.
  • As the original formula includes 30 grams of Hai Dai (Laminaria japonica ARESCH) which can be used interchangeably with Hai Zao, the dosage of Hai Zao can be doubled.
  • Reduce dosages appropriately to prepare a decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Formulas to Aid the Living (Ji Sheng Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 11 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

30 grams of Ju He (Citrus/Tangerine Seeds)

Neutral Ju He (Semen Citri Reticulatae)
Channels:
Unknown
Properties:
Bitter, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Citri Reticulatae
Alt Names:
Ju Zi He, Ju Zi Ren, Ju Ren

30 grams of Chuan Lian Zi (Sichuan Pagoda Tree Fruit)

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

15 grams of Mu Xiang (Costus Root, Saussurea)

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

30 grams of Tao Ren (Peach Kernel)

Neutral Tao Ren (Semen Pruni Persicae)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Pruni Persicae
Chinese:
桃仁
Tone Marks:
táo rén

15 grams of Yan Hu Suo (Corydalis Rhizome)

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

15 grams of Rou Gui (Inner Bark of Saigon Cinnamon)

Hot Rou Gui (Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Hot
Latin:
Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae
Chinese:
肉桂
Tone Marks:
ròu guì

15 grams of Chuan Mu Tong (Clematis)

Cold Chuan Mu Tong (Caulis Clematidis Armandii)
Channels:
BL, HT, SI
Properties:
Bitter, Cold, Bland
Latin:
Caulis Clematidis Armandii
Chinese:
川木通
Tone Marks:
chuān mù tōng
Alt Names:
Mu Tong
Translation:
Open Ended/Pipe Wood from Sichuan

15 grams of Hou Po (Magnolia Bark)

Warm Hou Po (Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis)
Channels:
LI, LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis
Chinese:
厚朴
Tone Marks:
hòu pò

15 grams of Zhi Shi (Immature Fruit of the Bitter Orange)

Slightly Cold Zhi Shi (Fructus Immaturus Citri Aurantii)
Channels:
LI, SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Fructus Immaturus Citri Aurantii
Chinese:
枳实
Tone Marks:
zhĭ shí

30 grams of Hai Zao (Seaweed, Sargassum)

Cold Hai Zao (Herba Sargassii)
Channels:
KI, LIV, LU, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Salty, Cold
Latin:
Herba Sargassii
Chinese:
海藻
Tone Marks:
hăi zăo

30 grams of Kun Bu (Kelp, Eckloniae Thallus)

Cold Kun Bu (Ecklonia Kurome)
Channels:
KI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Salty, Cold
Latin:
Ecklonia Kurome
Chinese:
昆布
Tone Marks:
kūn bù
Alt Names:
Laminaria

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