Tao Hua Tang (Peach Blossom Decoction)

Tao Hua Tang (Peach Blossom Decoction)

Formula 6 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

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Slow and frail pulse
  • Faint and thin pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Powder. Grind all herbs into an even powder.

Originally Appeared In:

  • On Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Large Intestine, Stomach, Spleen, Lungs, Heart

There are 3 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Chi Shi Zhi (Halloysite, Kaolin)
Quantity = 30 grams
Warm Chi Shi Zhi (Hallyositum Rubrum)
Channels:
ST, LI. (SP)
Properties:
Sweet, Sour, Astringent, Warm
Latin:
Hallyositum Rubrum
Chinese:
赤石脂
Tone Marks:
chì shí zhī
Alt Names:
Hong Gao Ling, Chi Shi Tu
Translation:
Crimson Stone Resin
Gan Jiang (Dried Ginger Rhizome)
Quantity = 9 grams
Hot Gan Jiang (dry Rhizoma Zingiberis)
Channels:
HT, LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Hot
Latin:
dry Rhizoma Zingiberis
Chinese:
干姜
Tone Marks:
gān jiāng
Geng Mi (Rice)
Quantity = 30 grams
Cool Geng Mi (Oryzae Semen)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Oryzae Semen

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