Wu Mei Wan (Mume Pill)

Wu Mei Wan (Mume Pill)

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  • Formulas that Expel Parasites

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • On Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 10 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Wu Mei (Mume Fruit)
Quantity = 24-30 grams
Warm Wu Mei (Fructus Pruni Mume)
Channels:
LI, LIV, LU, SP
Properties:
Sour, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Pruni Mume
Chinese:
乌梅
Tone Marks:
wū méi
Translation:
Dark Plum
Chuan Jiao (Fruit of Szechuan Pepper)
Quantity = 1.5-3 grams
Hot Chuan Jiao (Pericarpium Zanthoxyli Bungeani)
Channels:
KI, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Hot, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Pericarpium Zanthoxyli Bungeani
Chinese:
川椒
Tone Marks:
chuān jiāo
Alt Names:
Hua Jiao, Qin Jiao, Shu Jiao, Ba Jiao, Hong Jiao
Translation:
Flower Pepper
Xi Xin (Chinese Wild Ginger, Asarum)
Quantity = 1.5-3 grams
Warm Xi Xin (Herba Asari Cum Radice)
Photo Note:
Xi Xin Gen Shown
Channels:
LU, KI
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Herba Asari Cum Radice
Chinese:
细辛
Tone Marks:
xì xīn
Translation:
Thin Spicy
Huang Lian (Coptis Rhizome)
Quantity = 9-12 grams
Cold Huang Lian (Rhizoma Coptidis)
Channels:
HT, LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Coptidis
Chinese:
黄连
Tone Marks:
huáng lián
Translation:
Yellow Links
Huang Bai (Phellodendron or Amur Cork tree Bark)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Cold Huang Bai (Cortex Phellodendri)
Channels:
KI, BL
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Cortex Phellodendri
Chinese:
黄柏
Tone Marks:
huáng băi
Translation:
Yellow Fir
Gan Jiang (Dried Ginger Rhizome)
Quantity = 6-9 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
Fu Zi (Processed Aconite)
Quantity = 3-6 grams
Hot Fu Zi (Radix Lateralis Praeparatus Aconiti Carmichaeli)
Channels:
HT, KI, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Hot, Toxic
Latin:
Radix Lateralis Praeparatus Aconiti Carmichaeli
Chinese:
附子
Tone Marks:
fù zi
Translation:
Appendage
Gui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig, Cassia Twig)
Quantity = 3-6 grams
Warm Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cinnamomi Cassiae)
Channels:
HT, LU, BL
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Ramulus Cinnamomi Cassiae
Chinese:
桂枝
Tone Marks:
guì zhī
Ren Shen (Ginseng Root)
Quantity = 6-9 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
Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root)
Quantity = 3-9 grams
Warm Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Radix Angelicae Sinensis
Chinese:
当归
Tone Marks:
dāng guī
Translation:
State of Return

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