Qing Shu Yi Qi Tang (Clear Summerheat and Augment the Qi Decoction)

Qing Shu Yi Qi Tang (Clear Summerheat and Augment the Qi Decoction)

Formula 28 of 30 in Formulas that Clear Heat

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Deficient rapid pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Warp and Woof of Warm Febrile Diseases (Wen Re Jing Wei)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 10 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Xi Yang Shen (American Ginseng Root)
Quantity = 4.5-6 grams
Cold Xi Yang Shen (Radix Panacis Qinquifolii)
Channels:
HT, KI, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Panacis Qinquifolii
Chinese:
西洋参
Tone Marks:
xī yáng shēn
Translation:
Western Seas Root
Xi Gua (Watermelon Fruit)
Quantity = 24-30 grams (Shi Gua Pi)
Cold Xi Gua (Fructus Citrulli Vulgaris)
Channels:
BL, HT, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Fructus Citrulli Vulgaris
Chinese:
西瓜
Tone Marks:
xī guā
Lian Geng (Lotus Stem)
Quantity = 12-15 grams
Neutral Lian Geng (Nelumbinis Caulis)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Bitter, Slightly Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Nelumbinis Caulis
Shi Hu (Dendrobium Stem)
Quantity = 12-15 grams
Cold Shi Hu (Herba Dendrobii)
Photo Note:
Substitute Shown (You Gua Shi Hu)
Channels:
KI, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Salty, Bland, Cold
Latin:
Herba Dendrobii
Chinese:
石斛
Tone Marks:
shí hú
Translation:
Bushel of Stone
Mai Men Dong (Ophiopogon Tuber)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Slightly Cold Mai Men Dong (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici)
Channels:
SP, ST, HT (LU)
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici
Chinese:
麦门冬
Tone Marks:
mài mén dōng
Alt Names:
Mai Dong, Cun Dong, Da Mai Dong
Translation:
Lush Winter Wheat
Dan Zhu Ye (Lophatherum Stem and Leaves)
Quantity = 4.5-6 grams
Cold Dan Zhu Ye (Herba Lophatheri Gracilis)
Channels:
HT, SI, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Cold
Latin:
Herba Lophatheri Gracilis
Chinese:
淡竹叶
Tone Marks:
dàn zhú yè
Translation:
Bland Bamboo Leaves
Zhi Mu (Anemarrhena Rhizome)
Quantity = 4.5-6 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
Huang Lian (Coptis Rhizome)
Quantity = 2-3 grams
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
Gan Cao (Licorice Root)
Quantity = 2-3 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
Geng Mi (Rice)
Quantity = 12-15 grams
Cool Geng Mi (Oryzae Semen)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Oryzae Semen

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