Mu Xiang Bing Lang Wan (Aucklandia and Betel Nut Pill)

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Mu Xiang Bing Lang Wan (Aucklandia and Betel Nut Pill)

Formula 2 of 5 in Formulas that Reduce Food Stagnation

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Reduce Food Stagnation

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind all substances into an even powder and use water to form into pills.
  • Take one 3-6 gram dose, 2-3 times with warm water or a decoction of Sheng Jiang
  • Appropriately reduce dosages to prepare a decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Confucian's Duties to Their Parents (Ru Men Shi Qin)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 10 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

30 g rams 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 Bing Lang (Betel Nut)

Warm Bing Lang (Semen Arecae Catechu)
Channels:
LI, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Semen Arecae Catechu
Chinese:
槟榔
Tone Marks:
bīng lang

90 grams of Da Huang (Rhubarb Root and Rhizome)

Cold Da Huang (Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei
Chinese:
大簧
Tone Marks:
dà huáng
Translation:
Big Yellow

120 grams of Qian Niu Zi (Morning Glory Seeds or Pharbitis)

Cold Qian Niu Zi (Semen Pharbiditis)
Channels:
KI, LI, LU, SI
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Cold, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Semen Pharbiditis
Chinese:
牵牛子
Tone Marks:
qiān niú zĭ

30 grams of Qing Pi (Immature Tangerine Peel)

Warm Qing Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride)
Channels:
GB, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride
Chinese:
青皮
Tone Marks:
qīng pí
Translation:
Green Peel

30 grams of Chen Pi (Orange Peel, Citrus Peel, Tangerine Peel)

Warm Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae
Chinese:
陈皮
Tone Marks:
chén pí
Alt Names:
Ju Pi, Guang Chen Pi, Xin Hui Pi
Translation:
Aged Peel

120 grams (dry-fried) of Xiang Fu (Nut Grass Rhizome)

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

30 grams of E Zhu (Zedoary Rhizome)

Warm E Zhu (Rhizoma Curcumae Zedoariae)
Channels:
LIV, SP
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Rhizoma Curcumae Zedoariae
Chinese:
莪术
Tone Marks:
é zhú

30 grams of Huang Lian (Coptis Rhizome)

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

90 grams of Huang Bai (Phellodendron or Amur Cork tree Bark)

Cold Huang Bai (Cortex Phellodendri)
Channels:
KI, BL
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Cortex Phellodendri
Chinese:
黄柏
Tone Marks:
huáng băi
Translation:
Yellow Fir

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