Qing Hao Bie Jia Tang (Artemisia Annua and Soft Shelled Turtle Shell Decoction)

Qing Hao Bie Jia Tang (Artemisia Annua and Soft Shelled Turtle Shell Decoction)

Formula 25 of 30 in Formulas that Clear Heat

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Pattern:

  • Smoldering heat from Yin deficiency, usually during later stage febrile diseases

Actions:

  • Nourishes Yin and clears deficient heat

Indications:

  • Low grade night time fever and night sweats that clear by morning
  • Emaciation with normal appetite.
  • Possible afternoon fever.

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with scanty coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin and rapid pulse

Western Uses:

  • Phthisis
  • Summer Fever in Children
  • Chronic Pyelonephritis
  • Kidney Tuberculosis
  • Chronic Nephritis
  • Advanced Stages of Various Infectious Diseases

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • Do not use in cases where the heat in the Qi level
  • Do not use in cases where there has been spasms or convulsions.

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. Add Qing Hao during the last 10 minutes of boiling.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Systematic Differentiation of Warm Diseases (Wen Bing Tiao Bian)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 5 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Bie Jia (Chinese Soft Shelled Turtle Shell)
Quantity = 15 grams
Cold Bie Jia (Carapax Amydae Sinensis)
Channels:
LIV, SP
Properties:
Salty, Cold
Latin:
Carapax Amydae Sinensis
Chinese:
鳖甲
Tone Marks:
biē jiă
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
Sheng Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Rehmannia)
Quantity = 12 grams
Cold Sheng Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae
Chinese:
地黄
Tone Marks:
shēng dì huáng
Alt Names:
Sheng Di
Translation:
Fresh Earth Yellow
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
Mu Dan Pi (Cortex of the Peony Tree Root)
Quantity = 9 grams
Cool Mu Dan Pi (Cortex Radicis Moutan)
Channels:
HT, LIV, KI
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Cool
Latin:
Cortex Radicis Moutan
Chinese:
牡丹皮
Tone Marks:
mŭ dān pí

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