Liang Fu Wan (Galangal and Cyperus Pill)

Liang Fu Wan (Galangal and Cyperus Pill)

Formula 8 of 15 in Formulas that Regulate the Qi

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Promote the Movement of Qi

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • White tongue coat

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Using equal amounts of the herbs, wash Gao Liang Jiang in wine, and wash Xiang Fu in Vinegar. Bake these herbs and grind them into an even powder and form into pills with Ginger juice.
  • 6 gram dose, twice a day.
  • Can be prepared as a decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Small Collection of Fine Formulas (Liang Fang Ji Ye)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Stomach, Spleen, San Jiao, Liver

There are 2 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Gao Liang Jiang (Lesser Galangal Rhizome)
Quantity = Equal amount
Hot Gao Liang Jiang (Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinari)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Hot
Latin:
Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinari
Chinese:
高良姜
Tone Marks:
gāo liáng jiāng
Xiang Fu (Nut Grass Rhizome)
Quantity = Equal amount
Neutral Xiang Fu (Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi)
Channels:
LIV, SJ, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Slightly Warm, Slightly Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi
Chinese:
香附
Tone Marks:
xiāng fù
Translation:
Aromatic Appendage

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