Lian Po Yin (Coptis and Magnolia Bark Decoction)

Lian Po Yin (Coptis and Magnolia Bark Decoction)

Formula 13 of 23 in Formulas that Expel Dampness

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Promote Urination and Leach out Dampness

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Yellow greasy tongue coat

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Discussion of Sudden Turmoil Disorders (Huo Luan Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 7 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Huang Lian (Coptis Rhizome)
Quantity = 3 grams
Cold Huang Lian (Rhizoma Coptidis)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Coptidis
Chinese:
黄连
Tone Marks:
huáng lián
Translation:
Yellow Links
Hou Po (Magnolia Bark)
Quantity = 6 grams
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
Zhi Zi (Gardenia, Cape Jasmine Fruit)
Quantity = 9 grams
Cold Zhi Zi (Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis)
Channels:
HT, LIV, LU, ST, TB
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis
Chinese:
栀子
Tone Marks:
zhī zi
Dan Dou Chi (Prepared Soybean)
Quantity = 9 grams
Neutral Dan Dou Chi (Semen Praeparatum Sojae)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Praeparatum Sojae
Chinese:
淡豆敕
Tone Marks:
dàn dòu chì
Shi Chang Pu (Sweetflag Rhizome)
Quantity = 3 grams
Slightly Warm Shi Chang Pu (Rhizoma Acori Graminei)
Channels:
HT, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Slightly Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Rhizoma Acori Graminei
Chinese:
石菖蒲
Tone Marks:
shí chāng pú
Ban Xia (Pinellia Rhizome)
Quantity = 3 grams
Warm Ban Xia (Rhizoma Pinelliae Tematae)
Photo Note:
Sheng Ban Xia Shown
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm, Toxic
Latin:
Rhizoma Pinelliae Tematae
Chinese:
半夏
Tone Marks:
bàn xià
Translation:
Half Summer
Lu Gen (Reed Rhizome)
Quantity = 60 grams
Cold Lu Gen (Rhizoma Phragmitis Communis)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Phragmitis Communis
Chinese:
芦根
Tone Marks:
lú gēn

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