Si Mo Tang (Four Milled Herb Decoction)

Si Mo Tang (Four Milled Herb Decoction)

Formula 10 of 15 in Formulas that Regulate the Qi

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Promote the Movement of Qi

Pattern:

  • Emotional issues causing Liver Qi Stagnation affecting the Lungs and Stomach

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Formulas to Aid the Living (Ji Sheng Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Ren Shen (Ginseng Root)
Quantity = 3 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
Bing Lang (Betel Nut)
Quantity = 9 grams
Warm Bing Lang (Semen Arecae Catechu)
Channels:
LI, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Semen Arecae Catechu
Chinese:
槟榔
Tone Marks:
bīng lang
Chen Xiang (Aloeswood, Aquilaria)
Quantity = 3 grams
Warm Chen Xiang (Lignum Aquilariae Agallochae)
Channels:
KI, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Lignum Aquilariae Agallochae
Chinese:
沉香
Tone Marks:
chén xiāng
Translation:
Sinking Fragrance
Wu Yao (Lindera Root)
Quantity = 9 grams
Warm Wu Yao (Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae)
Channels:
BL, KI, LU, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae
Chinese:
乌药
Tone Marks:
wū yào

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