Tian Tai Wu Yao San (Top Quality Lindera Powder)

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Tian Tai Wu Yao San (Top Quality Lindera Powder)

Formula 3 of 15 in Formulas that Regulate the Qi

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Promote the Movement of Qi

Pattern:

  • Hernial Disorder and Qi Stagnation due to Cold

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue with white coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Submerged and slow pulse
  • Wiry pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Powder. Dry-fry Jin Ling Zi and Ba Dou together, discard Ba Dou, and grind Jin Ling Zi and the remaining herbs into an even powder
  • Take in 3 gram doses. Often chased by a small amount of wine
  • Can be decocted by omitting Ba Dou, appropriately reducing the rest of the dosages, and adding wine.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Medical Innovations (Yi Xue Fa Ming)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Spleen, Bladder, Kidneys, Large Intestine, Stomach, Gall Bladder, Liver, Small Intestine

There are 8 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

15 grams of Wu Yao (Lindera Root)

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

15 grams of Mu Xiang (Costus Root, Saussurea)

Warm Mu Xiang (Radix Auklandiae Lappae)
Channels:
GB, LI, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Radix Auklandiae Lappae
Chinese:
木香
Tone Marks:
mù xiāng
Translation:
Wood Fragrance

15 grams of Xiao Hui Xiang (Fennel Fruit)

Warm Xiao Hui Xiang (Fructus Foeniculi Vulgaris)
Channels:
LIV, KI, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Foeniculi Vulgaris
Chinese:
小茴香
Tone Marks:
xiăo huí xiāng

15 grams of Qing Pi (Immature Tangerine Peel)

Warm Qing Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride)
Channels:
GB, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride
Chinese:
青皮
Tone Marks:
qīng pí
Translation:
Green Peel

15 grams of Gao Liang Jiang (Lesser Galangal Rhizome)

Hot Gao Liang Jiang (Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinari)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Hot
Latin:
Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinari
Chinese:
高良姜
Tone Marks:
gāo liáng jiāng

12-15 grams (2 pieces) of Bing Lang (Betel Nut)

Warm Bing Lang (Semen Arecae Catechu)
Channels:
LI, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Semen Arecae Catechu
Chinese:
槟榔
Tone Marks:
bīng lang

12-15 grams (10 pieces) of Chuan Lian Zi (Sichuan Pagoda Tree Fruit)

Cold Chuan Lian Zi (Fructus Meliae Toosendan)
Channels:
LIV, SI, ST, BL
Properties:
Bitter, Cold, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Fructus Meliae Toosendan
Chinese:
川楝子
Tone Marks:
chuān liàn zĭ
Alt Names:
Jin Ling Zi, Lian Shi

15 grams (70 pieces) of Ba Dou (Croton Seed)

Hot Ba Dou (Crotonis Fructus)
Channels:
ST, LI, LU
Properties:
Spicy, Hot, Toxic
Latin:
Crotonis Fructus
Chinese:
巴豆
Tone Marks:
bā dòu
Translation:
Clinging Bean

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