Qing Wei San (Clear the Stomach Powder)

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Qing Wei San (Clear the Stomach Powder)

Formula 21 of 30 in Formulas that Clear Heat

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat from the Qi Level

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with scanty coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Large, slippery, and rapid pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Secrets from the Orchid Chamber (Lan Shi Mi Cang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 5 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

3-6 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

3-6 grams of Sheng Ma (Black Cohosh Rhizome, Bugbane Rhizome)

Cool Sheng Ma (Rhizoma Cimicifugae)
Channels:
LI, LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Cool
Latin:
Rhizoma Cimicifugae
Chinese:
升麻
Tone Marks:
shēng má
Translation:
Ascending Hemp

6-9 grams of Mu Dan Pi (Cortex of the Peony Tree Root)

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

6-12 grams of Sheng Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Rehmannia)

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

6-12 grams of Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root)

Warm Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Radix Angelicae Sinensis
Chinese:
当归
Tone Marks:
dāng guī
Translation:
State of Return

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