Suo Quan Wan (Shut the Sluice Pill)

Suo Quan Wan (Shut the Sluice Pill)

Formula 11 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 a white coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Submerged frail pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Fine Formulas for Women (Fu Ren Liang Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Spleen, Kidneys, Lungs, Bladder

There are 3 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Yi Zhi Ren (Black Cardamom, Alpinia Oxyphylla Fruit)
Quantity = 9-12 grams
Warm Yi Zhi Ren (Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae)
Channels:
KI, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae
Chinese:
益知仁
Tone Marks:
yì zhī rén
Translation:
Benefit Intelligence Nut
Wu Yao (Lindera Root)
Quantity = 6-12 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
Shan Yao (Chinese Yam Rhizome, Dioscorea)
Quantity = 9-15 grams
Neutral Shan Yao (Radix Dioscoreae Oppositae)
Channels:
KI, LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Dioscoreae Oppositae
Chinese:
山药
Tone Marks:
shān yao
Alt Names:
Huai Shan Yao, Huai Shan
Translation:
Mountain Herb, Mountain Medicine

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