Run Chang Wan (Moisten the Intestines Pill)

Run Chang Wan (Moisten the Intestines Pill)

Formula 9 of 14 in Formulas that Drain Downward

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Purge Heat Accumulation

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Dry tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind into an even powder, mix with honey to form pills. Take 15 Grams daily.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Master Shen's Book for Revering Life (Shen Shi Zun Sheng Shu)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 5 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Huo Ma Ren (Hemp Seeds or Cannabis Seeds)
Quantity = 15 grams
Neutral Huo Ma Ren (Semen Cannabis Sativae)
Channels:
LI, SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Cannabis Sativae
Chinese:
火麻仁
Tone Marks:
huŏ má rén
Translation:
Fire Hemp Seeds
Tao Ren (Peach Kernel)
Quantity = 9 grams
Neutral Tao Ren (Semen Pruni Persicae)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Pruni Persicae
Chinese:
桃仁
Tone Marks:
táo rén
Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root)
Quantity = 9 grams
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
Sheng Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Rehmannia)
Quantity = 30 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 Ke (Bitter Orange Peel)
Quantity = 9 grams
Cool Zhi Ke (Fructus Citri Aurantii)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cool
Latin:
Fructus Citri Aurantii
Chinese:
枳壳
Tone Marks:
zhĭ ké
Alt Names:
Zhi Qiao

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