San Wu Bei Ji Wan (Three Substance Pill for Emergencies)

San Wu Bei Ji Wan (Three Substance Pill for Emergencies)

Formula 12 of 14 in Formulas that Drain Downward

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Purge Heat Accumulation

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Blue-purple tongue with white coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Deep and tight pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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  • This formula contains one or more toxic substances.
    While some Chinese herbs are toxic, many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity.

Preparation Notes:

  • Powder. Grind herbs into an even powder, taking 0.6-15 Gram doses with rice water. Honey can be used to make into pills.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (Jin Gui Yao Lue)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 3 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Ba Dou (Croton Seed)
Quantity = 30 grams
Hot Ba Dou (Crotonis Fructus)
Channels:
ST, LI, LU
Properties:
Spicy, Hot, Toxic
Latin:
Crotonis Fructus
Chinese:
巴豆
Tone Marks:
bā dòu
Translation:
Clinging Bean
Gan Jiang (Dried Ginger Rhizome)
Quantity = 30 grams
Hot Gan Jiang (dry Rhizoma Zingiberis)
Channels:
HT, LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Hot
Latin:
dry Rhizoma Zingiberis
Chinese:
干姜
Tone Marks:
gān jiāng
Da Huang (Rhubarb Root and Rhizome)
Quantity = 30 grams
Cold Da Huang (Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei
Chinese:
大簧
Tone Marks:
dà huáng
Translation:
Big Yellow

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