Qing Gu San (Cool the Bones Powder)

Qing Gu San (Cool the Bones Powder)

Formula 26 of 30 in Formulas that Clear Heat

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with little coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin rapid pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Standards of Patterns and Treatments (Zheng Zhi Zhun Sheng)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 8 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Yin Chai Hu (Stellaria Root)
Quantity = 9 grams
Cool Yin Chai Hu (Radix Stellariae Dichotomae)
Channels:
LIV, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Radix Stellariae Dichotomae
Chinese:
阴柴胡
Tone Marks:
yīn chái hú
Translation:
Silver Barbarian Kindling
Zhi Mu (Anemarrhena Rhizome)
Quantity = 6 grams
Cold Zhi Mu (Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis)
Channels:
LU, ST, KI
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Aspheloidis
Chinese:
知母
Tone Marks:
zhī mŭ
Translation:
Know About Mother
Hu Huang Lian (Picrorhiza Rhizome)
Quantity = 6 grams
Cold Hu Huang Lian (Rhizoma Picrorrhizae)
Channels:
LIV, ST, LI.
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Picrorrhizae
Chinese:
胡簧莲
Tone Marks:
hú huáng lián
Translation:
Barbarian Yellow Link
Di Gu Pi (Cortex of Wolfberry Root or Lycium Bark)
Quantity = 6 grams
Cold Di Gu Pi (Cortex Radicis Lycii Chinensis)
Channels:
LU, LIV, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Cortex Radicis Lycii Chinensis
Chinese:
地骨皮
Tone Marks:
dì gŭ pí
Translation:
Earth Bone Bark
Qing Hao (Wormwood)
Quantity = 6 grams
Cold Qing Hao (Herba Artemisiae Apiaceae)
Photo Note:
Qing Hao (Spring Harvest)
Channels:
KI, LIV, GB
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Herba Artemisiae Apiaceae
Chinese:
青蒿
Tone Marks:
qīng hāo
Qin Jiao (Gentiana Macrophylla Root)
Quantity = 6 grams
Slightly Cold Qin Jiao (Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae)
Channels:
GB, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae
Chinese:
秦艽
Tone Marks:
qín jiāo
Bie Jia (Chinese Soft Shelled Turtle Shell)
Quantity = 6 grams (Dry Fried)
Cold Bie Jia (Carapax Amydae Sinensis)
Channels:
LIV, SP
Properties:
Salty, Cold
Latin:
Carapax Amydae Sinensis
Chinese:
鳖甲
Tone Marks:
biē jiă
Gan Cao (Licorice Root)
Quantity = 3 grams
Neutral Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Channels:
All 12 (Primarily the LU, HT, SP, ST)
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Glycyrrhizae
Chinese:
甘草
Tone Marks:
gān căo
Alt Names:
Guo Lao
Translation:
Sweet Herb, Sweet Grass

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