Xiang Su San (Cyperus and Perilla Leaf Powder)

Xiang Su San (Cyperus and Perilla Leaf Powder)

Formula 7 of 25 in Formulas that Release the Exterior

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Release Early-Stage Exterior Disorders

Pattern:

  • Invasion of Wind-Cold with internal Qi Stagnation

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, Spleen, San Jiao, Liver, Stomach

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Zi Su Ye (Perilla Leaf)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Warm Zi Su Ye (Perillae Folium)
Channels:
LU, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Aromatic, Warm
Latin:
Perillae Folium
Chinese:
紫苏叶
Tone Marks:
zĭ sū yè
Xiang Fu (Nut Grass Rhizome)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Neutral Xiang Fu (Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi)
Channels:
LIV, SJ, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Slightly Warm, Slightly Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi
Chinese:
香附
Tone Marks:
xiāng fù
Translation:
Aromatic Appendage
Chen Pi (Orange Peel, Citrus Peel, Tangerine Peel)
Quantity = 3-6 grams
Warm Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae
Chinese:
陈皮
Tone Marks:
chén pí
Alt Names:
Ju Pi, Guang Chen Pi, Xin Hui Pi
Translation:
Aged Peel
Zhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root)
Quantity = 6-9 grams
Warm Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Channels:
All 12 Channels
Properties:
Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Radix Glycyrrhizae
Chinese:
炙甘草
Tone Marks:
zhì gān căo

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