Xiang Ru San (Elsholtzia Powder)

Xiang Ru San (Elsholtzia Powder)

Formula 8 of 25 in Formulas that Release the Exterior

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Release Early-Stage Exterior Disorders

Pattern:

  • Invasion of Cold with internal Dampness

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Originally Appeared In:

  • Imperial Grace Formulary of the Tai Ping Era (Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Stomach, Spleen, Large Intestine

There are 3 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Xiang Ru (Aromatic Madder, Elsholtzia)
Quantity = 9-12 grams
Slightly Warm Xiang Ru (Herba Elsholtziae)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Aromatic, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Herba Elsholtziae
Chinese:
香薷
Tone Marks:
xiāng rú
Bai Bian Dou (Hyacinth Bean, Dolichos)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Neutral Bai Bian Dou (Semen Dolichoris Lablab)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Dolichoris Lablab
Chinese:
白扁豆
Tone Marks:
bái biăn dòu
Alt Names:
Bian Dou
Translation:
Flat Bean
Hou Po (Magnolia Bark)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Warm Hou Po (Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis)
Channels:
LI, LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis
Chinese:
厚朴
Tone Marks:
hòu pò

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