San Zi Yang Qin Tang (Three Seed Decoction to Nourish One's Parents)

San Zi Yang Qin Tang (Three Seed Decoction to Nourish One's Parents)

Formula 11 of 15 in Formulas that Treat Phlegm

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Dry Dampness and Expel Phlegm

Pattern:

  • Cold and Phlegm in the Lungs with Food Stagnation

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • White greasy tongue coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Slippery pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. The seeds are crushed and placed in a cheesecloth before decocting.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Comprehensive Medicine According to Master Han (Han Shi Yi Tong)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Large Intestine, Stomach, Spleen

There are 3 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Bai Jie Zi (White Mustard Seed)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Warm Bai Jie Zi (Semen Sinapis Albae)
Channels:
LU
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Semen Sinapis Albae
Chinese:
白芥子
Tone Marks:
bái jiè zĭ
Alt Names:
Huang Jie Zi
Zi Su Zi (Purple Perilla Fruit, Perilla Seed)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Warm Zi Su Zi (Fructus Perillae Frutescentis)
Channels:
LI, LU
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Perillae Frutescentis
Chinese:
紫苏子
Tone Marks:
zĭ sū zĭ
Alt Names:
Su Zi
Lai Fu Zi (Daikon, Radish Seed)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Neutral Lai Fu Zi (Semen Raphani Sativi)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Raphani Sativi
Chinese:
莱菔子
Tone Marks:
lái fú zĭ

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