Si Sheng Wan (Four Fresh Pill)

Si Sheng Wan (Four Fresh Pill)

Formula 2 of 9 in Formulas that Stop Bleeding

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat and Stop Bleeding

Pattern:

  • Heat in the Blood manifesting in the Upper Jiao

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue
  • Deep red tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Wiry, rapid, and/or forceful pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction or raw herb juice. Fresh herbs are used to strengthen this formula's ability of cooling the blood.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Fine Formulas for Women (Fu Ren Liang Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Ce Bai Ye (Biota Leaves, Leafy Twig of Arborvitae)
Quantity = 12 grams (fresh)
Slightly Cold Ce Bai Ye (Cacumen Biotae Orientalis)
Channels:
LU, LIV, LI.
Properties:
Bitter, Astringent, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Cacumen Biotae Orientalis
Chinese:
侧柏叶
Tone Marks:
cè băi yè
Translation:
Flat Fir Leaves
Sheng Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Rehmannia)
Quantity = 15-24 grams (fresh)
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
He Ye (Lotus Leaf)
Quantity = 9-12 grams (fresh)
Neutral He Ye (Folium Nelumbinis Nuciferae)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Bitter, Slightly Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Folium Nelumbinis Nuciferae
Chinese:
荷叶
Tone Marks:
hè yè
Ai Ye (Mugwort Leaf, Artemisia)
Quantity = 6-9 grams (fresh)
Warm Ai Ye (Artemisiae Argyi Folium)
Channels:
SP, LIV, KI
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Artemisiae Argyi Folium
Chinese:
艾叶
Tone Marks:
ài yè

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