Sang Piao Xiao San (Mantis Egg Case Powder)

Sang Piao Xiao San (Mantis Egg Case Powder)

Formula 10 of 17 in Formulas that Stabilize and Bind

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Stabilize the Exterior and the Lungs

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue with white coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Thin, slow, and frail pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. Double or triple the dosage of Dang Shen is commonly substituted for Ren Shen

Originally Appeared In:

  • Extension of the Materia Medica (Ben Cao Yan Yi)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 8 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Sang Piao Xiao (Mantis Egg Case)
Quantity = 9-12 grams
Neutral Sang Piao Xiao (Ootheca Mantidis)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Neutral
Latin:
Ootheca Mantidis
Chinese:
桑螵蛸
Tone Marks:
sāng piāo xiāo
Long Gu (Fossilized Mammal Bones)
Quantity = 12-30 grams
Neutral Long Gu (Os Draconis)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Astringent, Neutral
Latin:
Os Draconis
Chinese:
龙骨
Tone Marks:
lóng gŭ
Translation:
Dragon Bone
Ren Shen (Ginseng Root)
Quantity = 9-12 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 Shen (Poria Spirit)
Quantity = 9-12 grams
Neutral Fu Shen (Scierotium Pararadicis Poriae Cocos)
Channels:
HT, SP, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Neutral
Latin:
Scierotium Pararadicis Poriae Cocos
Chinese:
茯神
Tone Marks:
fú shén
Yuan Zhi (Chinese Senega Root)
Quantity = 3-6 grams
Slightly Warm Yuan Zhi (Radix Polygalae Tenuifoliae)
Channels:
HT, LU, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Radix Polygalae Tenuifoliae
Chinese:
元志
Tone Marks:
yuán zhì
Translation:
Profound Will
Shi Chang Pu (Sweetflag Rhizome)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Slightly Warm Shi Chang Pu (Rhizoma Acori Graminei)
Channels:
HT, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Slightly Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Rhizoma Acori Graminei
Chinese:
石菖蒲
Tone Marks:
shí chāng pú
Gui Ban (Fresh Water Turtle Shell, Testudinis)
Quantity = 9-15 grams (honey-fried)
Cold Gui Ban (Plastrum Testudinis)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV
Properties:
Salty, Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Plastrum Testudinis
Chinese:
龟板
Tone Marks:
guī băn
Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root)
Quantity = 6-9 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

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