Qi Li San (Seven Thousandths of a Tael Powder)

Qi Li San (Seven Thousandths of a Tael Powder)

Formula 12 of 13 in Formulas that Invigorate the Blood

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Invigorate the Blood and Dispel Blood Stasis

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • Do not use during pregnancy

Preparation Notes:

  • Powder. Grind all substances into an even powder.
  • 0.22-1.5 grams is taken internally with water or yellow wine
  • To use externally, mix with wine and apply to injured area
  • Can be applied externally for bleeding

Originally Appeared In:

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

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Heart, Liver, Spleen, Lungs

There are 8 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Xue Jie (Dragon's Blood Resin)
Quantity = 30 grams
Neutral Xue Jie (Sanguis Draconis)
Channels:
HT, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Neutral
Latin:
Sanguis Draconis
Chinese:
血竭
Tone Marks:
xuè jié
Translation:
Exhausted Blood
Hong Hua (Safflower Flower)
Quantity = 4.5 grams
Warm Hong Hua (Flos Carthami Tinctorii)
Channels:
HT, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Flos Carthami Tinctorii
Chinese:
红花
Tone Marks:
hóng huā
Translation:
Red Flower
Ru Xiang (Frankincense Resin)
Quantity = 4.5 grams
Warm Ru Xiang (Resina Olibani)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Resina Olibani
Chinese:
乳香
Tone Marks:
rŭ xiāng
Translation:
Fragrant Milk
Mo Yao (Myrrh)
Quantity = 4.5 grams
Neutral Mo Yao (Resina Myrrhae)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Bitter, Neutral
Latin:
Resina Myrrhae
Chinese:
没药
Tone Marks:
mò yào
She Xiang (Deer Musk)
Quantity = 0.36 grams
Warm She Xiang (Secretio Moschi Moschifeni)
Channels:
HT, SP, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Secretio Moschi Moschifeni
Chinese:
麝香
Tone Marks:
shè xiāng
Bing Pian (Borneol)
Quantity = 0.36 grams
Cool Bing Pian (Borneolum)
Channels:
HT, LU, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Cool
Latin:
Borneolum
Chinese:
冰片
Tone Marks:
bīng piàn
Translation:
Ice Slice
Er Cha (Paste from Dried Conc. Decoction of Black or Brown Cutch, Catechu, Gambier)
Quantity = 7.5 grams
Neutral Er Cha (Pasta Acaciae Seu Uncariae)
Channels:
LU
Properties:
Bitter, Astringent, Neutral
Latin:
Pasta Acaciae Seu Uncariae
Chinese:
儿茶
Tone Marks:
ér chá
Translation:
Child's Tea
Zhu Sha (Cinnabar)
Quantity = 3.6 grams
Cool Zhu Sha (Cinnabar)
Channels:
HT
Properties:
Sweet, Cool, Toxic
Latin:
Cinnabar
Chinese:
朱砂
Tone Marks:
zhū shā
Translation:
Vermillion Sand

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