Ren Shen Ge Jie San (Ginseng and Gecko Powder)

Ren Shen Ge Jie San (Ginseng and Gecko Powder)

Formula 4 of 30 in Formulas that Tonify

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Tonify the Qi

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Purple tongue with a thin white or thin yellow greasy coat.

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Floating deficient pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Powder. Grind all ingredients into an even powder. Take 3-6 gram doses with warm water twice a day on an empty stomach.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Precious Mirror of Health (Wei Sheng Bao Jian)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 8 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Ge Jie (Gecko)
Quantity = 1 Pair
Neutral Ge Jie (Gecko)
Channels:
LU, KI
Properties:
Salty, Neutral
Latin:
Gecko
Chinese:
蛤蚧
Tone Marks:
gé jiè
Ren Shen (Ginseng Root)
Quantity = 60 Grams
Slightly Warm Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng)
Channels:
LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Radix Ginseng
Chinese:
人参
Tone Marks:
rén shēn
Translation:
Man root
Fu Ling (Sclerotium of Tuckahoe, China Root, Poria, Hoelen)
Quantity = 60 grams
Neutral Fu Ling (Scierotium Poriae Cocos)
Channels:
HT, SP, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Neutral
Latin:
Scierotium Poriae Cocos
Chinese:
茯苓
Tone Marks:
fú líng
Alt Names:
Yun Ling, Bai Fu Ling, Fang Ling Kuai
Sang Bai Pi (Bark of Mulberry Root)
Quantity = 60 grams
Cold Sang Bai Pi (Cortex Radicis Mori Albae)
Channels:
LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Cortex Radicis Mori Albae
Chinese:
桑白皮
Tone Marks:
sāng bái pí
Translation:
Mulberry White Bark
Xing Ren (Apricot Seed or Kernel)
Quantity = 150 grams
Slightly Warm Xing Ren (Semen Pruni Armeniacae)
Channels:
LI, LU
Properties:
Bitter, Slightly Warm, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Semen Pruni Armeniacae
Chinese:
杏仁
Tone Marks:
xìng rén
Alt Names:
Ku Xing Ren
Chuan Bei Mu (Tendrilled Fritillaria Bulb)
Quantity = 60 grams
Cool Chuan Bei Mu (Bulbus Fritillariae Cirrhosae)
Channels:
HT, LU
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Bulbus Fritillariae Cirrhosae
Chinese:
川贝母
Tone Marks:
chuān bèi mŭ
Translation:
Shell Mother from Sichuan
Zhi Mu (Anemarrhena Rhizome)
Quantity = 60 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
Zhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root)
Quantity = 150 grams
Warm Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Channels:
All 12 Channels
Properties:
Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Radix Glycyrrhizae
Chinese:
炙甘草
Tone Marks:
zhì gān căo

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